• Same Concept, New look: The Social Book Unveils Updated has undergone a complete visual make over, but the mission still remains the same. In working with our friends/web provider, Content Active, we have overhauled our system in order to better serve the Houston and Dallas philanthropic and charity communities. Aside from the sleek look of the site, there are a number of functional additions which allows for a more user-friendly experience whether on your computer, tablet, or cell phone. Read More

  • Keeping it in the Family!

    Houston’s own restaurateur Benjy Levit was pleasantly surprised when Vice President Joe Biden and his entourage recently stopped by his Rice Village establishment on his way back from visiting son Beau Biden. Beau was being evaluated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Read More

  • Social “In-Etiquette-cy”

    Over the last nineteen years of publishing The Social Book, the one social faux pas that I have noticed more than most others is disrespecting the art of the RSVP. I'm not sure why, but increasingly it seems that only the most conscientious guests bother to respond to social invitations, whether due to lack of interest or manners, or perhaps simply because responding via internet or email has made the once imperative RSVP something so casual as to be deemed unnecessary. Read More

  • A Second Look at Date Night

    It was becoming fairly routine in the “date night” order of operations: moments before any Friday night date was about to begin, I would do a clean sweep of my apartment and quickly hide any evidence that might reveal who I actually am. Any old photos of me from the awkward years, any Louise Hay inspired affirmations taped to my mirror, and any erroneous object that might imply I had more depth than a kiddie pool was quickly stowed away in my desk drawer. Read More