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Around Town — In Conversation with Melissa D’Mello

Every month we meet people who live or work in The Woodlands as they answer our Around Town questionnaire.

Meet Creekside Villager Melissa D’Mello, a 33-year-old Marketing Consultant for AstraZeneca and world traveler, who loves to shop at Artisanat Home Décor. 

When and from where did you move to The Woodlands?
In 2015 I moved from Wilmington, Delaware.

Favorite band from your teen years?
Bryan Adams.

Favorite local nature spot?
Woodpecker Reserve in the W.G. Jones State Forest.

Name two films and/or television series in your streaming queue?
Jumanji for a film and This is Us for a television series.

Favorite dish from a local restaurant?
Grilled Octopus at Broken Barrel.

You win airline tickets to any destination. Where would you travel?
Antarctica. It is one of the 2 continents I have yet to visit.

Favorite local store?
Artisanat Home Décor in Creekside Park Village Green. Lots of handmade mid-century modern furniture.

Something not everyone knows about you?
Born and lived 18 years in the Middle East on the island of Bahrain.

Favorite area event?
Volunteering and watching Ironman!

What is on your bucket list?
Hot air ballooning!

Next time you’re in Creekside Park Village Green keep an eye out for Melissa. You never know who you’ll meet around town!