The perfect gift for NBA’s No. 1 fan

Sunday, November 26th, 2000

The Houston Chronicle – Sunday 2 STAR EDITION MAXINE MESINGER THE Sunday snooper: Are you ready for this? The National Basketball Association’s new catalog offers a basketball fan a chance to step on the same court as the league’s elite players. The NBA is selling the 2001 All-Star Game court, and the price tag is […]

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Tenants to the Stars; Celebrity homes popular among vacationers

Sunday, September 10th, 2000

The San Diego Union-Tribune – Sunday Elizabeth Bernstein; THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Looking for a special place to unwind with friends recently, Joy Evans chose to rent a private villa in Acapulco, Mexico. But it wasn’t just the stunning view of the bay or the opulent decor that lured her. It was the home’s owner: […]

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Sarofim, Lanier wedding planned

Monday, September 4th, 2000

The Houston Chronicle – Monday 2 STAR EDITION MAXINE MESINGER FROM the romance department: In line with my long-running saga of different ways for bachelors to pop the big question, how about Christopher Sarofim taking his intended, Courtney Lanier, to the grounds of the River Oaks swankienda he recently bought for them to live in? […]

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Some Renters Enjoying Celebrity Treatment

Sunday, July 23rd, 2000

Chicago Tribune – Sunday, CHICAGOLAND FINAL EDITION By Elizabeth Bernstein, Wall Street Journal. Looking for a special place to unwind with friends recently, Joy Evans chose to rent a private villa in Acapulco, Mexico. But it wasn’t just the stunning view of the bay or the opulent decor that lured her. It was the home’s […]

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Public Eye

Monday, July 17th, 2000

The San Diego Union-Tribune – Monday Want to sleep in a movie star’s bed or romp in a rock star’s Jacuzzi? You can, for a price, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reports that more celebrities than ever are renting their homes to strangers. Of course, the celebrity doesn’t come with it, but if […]

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Husband surprises wife with lavish London

Sunday, April 16th, 2000

The Houston Chronicle – Sunday 2 STAR EDITION BYLINE: MAXINE MESINGER THE Sunday snooper: Momentum Securities CEO James Lee surprised his wife, Amy, with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to London. Tours of Enchantment’s Gregory Patrick made all the arrangements, including a full-time butler flown in from Amsterdam. They had lunch at the House of Lords with […]

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Travel agency caters to client’s dreams of a luxurious vacation

Saturday, September 11th, 1999

The Record (Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario) September 11, 1999 Saturday Final Edition HOUSTON CHRONICLE Some travelers prefer budget motels for overnight accommodations. Others splurge for Ritz-Carltons and Four Seasons. And then there are those who luxuriate at Mick Jagger’s vacation retreat on the private Caribbean island of Mustique, at Jane Seymour’s castle in England or in an […]

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Your Wish Is Patrick’s Command

Saturday, August 28th, 1999

Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada) -Saturday Final Edition HARRY SHATTUCK, THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE Some travelers prefer budget motels for overnight accommodations. Others splurge for Ritz-Carltons and Four Seasons. And then there are those who luxuriate at Mick Jagger’s vacation retreat on the private Caribbean island of Mustique, at Jane Seymour’s castle in England or in an […]

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Time to draw a line against some celebs

Monday, August 9th, 1999

The Houston Chronicle – Monday 2 STAR EDITION MAXINE MESINGER I’VE had a bone to pick with an element of Hollywood and its so-called big stars for a long time, and a story in Thursday’s Chronicle got me to the point that I’m going to address it today. Clint Eastwood is coming to town to […]

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Turning dreams into reality

Sunday, August 1st, 1999

The Houston Chronicle – Sunday 2 STAR EDITION HARRY SHATTUCK, Houston Chronicle Travel Editor SOME travelers prefer budget motels for overnight accommodations. Others splurge for Ritz-Carltons and Four Seasons. And then there are those who luxuriate at Mick Jagger’s vacation retreat on the private Caribbean island of Mustique, at Jane Seymour’s castle in England or […]

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