Slideshow: Take a first look at reimagined Red Berry mansion
Two new ballrooms, a speak-easy bar and lakeside views, the historical Red Berry mansion got a makeover under its new owner, The RK Group. Full Screen 1 / 12 Red Berry Estate image“We wanted to make sure that we caught that era of opulence,” Kowalski said. The lower level pays homage to Red Berry, a Texas politician who is known for horse racing and gambling. Historians say Red Berry kept his horses on-property and would have them exercise in the lake. “Red Berry originally, when he bought this place, had his horses on here.
Hospitality Provider RK Group Stands Up New Tent Division
The RK Group, a group of hospitality and event services companies, recently established yet another division to supply temporary structures to clients across the country for major sporting events, music festivals, auto shows, galas and weddings, and disaster response camps. We hung an airplane from the rafter in a tent the other day for a party, said Travis Kowalski, corporate director of operations for the RK Group. Scott Ball / Rivard ReportThe new structures division is being established to take over that portion of the business for the RK Group, he said, and allow the Illusions division to focus on its core business. Two years ago, it added mobile kitchen and emergency service assets under the division, RK Emergency Management Support. Disclosure: The RK Group is a Rivard Report business member.therivardreport.com