Jeanne grew up in Cajun country where the bayous look a little different from the Bayou City’s. After graduating from LSU, she garnered lifestyle editorial experience on staff at New Orleans Weddings, Southern Living and Country Living magazines, as well as freelancing for Architectural Digest, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Brides and Coastal Living magazines. After living throughout the Southeast, Jeanne and her husband packed up their boots for Texas in June 2016 and haven’t looked back thanks to Tex-Mex, bluebonnets and bigger hair.

When she’s not covering the world-renowned arts scene of Houston, Jeanne can be found walking her hound dog Pepper in the Heights, braking for antique markets that rarely have air conditioning or rearranging her living room furniture (again).

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

'Harris Phest' Celebrates Comedian and Houstonian Harris Wittels

Honor the late Parks and Recreation writer at 8th Wonder Brewery this 4/20.

04/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hill Country Guide

Seeking Antiques? Head to Round Top

It's all about the thrill of the hunt.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ice House

At Rummy's Beach Club, the Swimming Pool Has Gone to the Dogs

At the private, one-acre dog park in Spring, water is for loving, not loathing.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Concert

Billy Currington Loves Houstonians

We're not surprised the country music crooner is a big fan of the Bayou City.

04/13/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Family Fun

Fill Your Baskets at This Weekend's Easter Egg Hunts

Plus: a Peeps-themed art contest!

04/12/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Art News

After a Successful First Year, Downtown District Extends 'Art Blocks' at Main Street Square

Popular public art works, like Trumpet Flower, will remain on view through December 2017.

04/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Meet the Author

Joy the Baker Mixes Things Up With Her New Cookbook Over Easy

The NOLA-based baker, who stops by the Bayou City on Thursday, chews the fat about brunch, brownies and how Drake lyrics became the icing on her cakes.

04/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hakuna Matata

Will Beyoncé Be Queen of the Jungle in The Lion King Reboot?

The internet is roaring with rumors, but we're crazy in love with Bey playing Nala.

03/31/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Women Making History

"Don't Just Give Your Ideas Away," and Other Female Leadership Advice from UH's Karen Farber

The director of UH's Mitchell Center and next month's CounterCurrent Fest shares what she's learned throughout her career.

03/31/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

March 31—April 2

From Jim Jefferies to The Producers, Get Ready to Laugh This April Fool's Day Weekend

Round out March at these hilarious happenings.

03/30/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music of the Heart

Country Star RaeLynn Debuts Her New Album and Launches a Diabetes Fund at Texas Children's

The Houston native, who dropped Wildhorse today (it's already No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart), returns to the hospital that saved her life.

03/24/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Meet the Artist

Meet Amanda Bennett: The 2017 Featured Artist of Bayou City Arts Fest

Get to know the mixed-media artist—who grew up thinking she'd be an astronaut!—before viewing her pop art at this weekend's festival.

03/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Sit with Us

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical is Officially Happening

While it's premiering in D.C. this fall, a Houston tour date isn't too far-fetched.

03/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

We're Going to These 5 Weekend Events and You Should Too

From the Bayou City Arts Fest to two exceptional ballets, the last weekend of March isn't meant for streaming Netflix.

03/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dance

Shake It Up at Houston's Dance Salad Festival

Audiences will get a taste of different types of dance from around the world in April.

03/21/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston Rodeo

5 Things to Know About Willie Nelson Before His Concert This Saturday

Spoiler: He used to sell Bibles.

03/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Women Making History

From Mentee to Mentor, Annise Parker Shares Lessons on Female Leadership

In honor of Women’s History Month, the former mayor of Houston shares the mentorship experiences that shaped her career.

03/13/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Local Love

Send the Right Message With Houston-Themed Emojis

From construction cones to queso, these H-Town Stickers are worth a thousand words.

03/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis