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Around Town — In Conversation with Shantella Williams

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

Meet 38-year-old Shantella Williams, a real estate agent for Realty Associates, as she grabs a quick bite to eat and prepares for a client meeting in the lobby of the Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel in Hughes Landing.

When and from where did you move to The Woodlands?

In 2009 from Aldine.

Favorite band or solo rocker from your teen years? 


Favorite local nature spot? 

North Shore Park on Lake Woodlands.

Name two books, films or television series on your nightstand to read or in your streaming queue? 

DC Comics animated films and travel documentaries. I read 1984 annually.

Favorite dishes from local restaurants?

The Mediterranean Wrap at the Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel is my go-to for a quick, healthy lunch. For desserts, I love the Berry Tart at The Hummingbird Café.

You win airline tickets to any destination. Where would you travel?


Favorite local store? 

Lush Cosmetics in Market Street.

Something not everyone knows about you?

I visit a game/pinball arcade in every city I travel to.

Favorite area event? 

The Houston Symphony events at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

What is on your bucket list?

Contributing to the tiny home movement by creating innovative, eco-friendly affordable housing solutions!

Next time you’re in Hughes Landing keep an eye out for Shantella. You never know who you might meet around town!