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The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Lobby rendering.

Lobby rendering.

The Performing Art Center’s Distinctive Features Will Be An Integral Part Of Each Performance

By Mara Soloway

Just as artists can practice for years to perfect their performance, the partners involved in bringing Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land to life – the City of Sugar Land and ACE SL, LLC (ACE) – had been working for several years before signing an agreement in 2013 to give Sugar Land a world-class performing arts center. Read the full story »

Joel Osteen Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive

High-Rise With History High-Rise With History

Stylish Remodel Reflects Unique Past
Built in 1963 as luxury apartments and converted to condominiums in 1980, Regency House is one of the first condominium buildings in Houston. The 13-story residential icon is an architectural …

Taking the Art of Topiary to New Heights Taking the Art of Topiary to New Heights

Meet Pearl Fryar At The Sugar Land Home & Garden Show Jan. 28-29
By Cheryl Alexander
Photography by Dustin Shores
Some days you’ll find him in the seat of his John Deere tractor mowing grass. Other days he’s …

Best of Fort Bend 2016 Best of Fort Bend 2016

2016 Best of Fort Bend
Annual recognition of Fort Bend County’s champions of
community, shopping, dining and more!

Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Founders’ Ball Set for Jan. 21 Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Founders’ Ball Set for Jan. 21

“In High Gear” Theme Will Offer High-Octane Entertainment
Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) and Audi Sugar Land, a Sewell Company, have announced the 2017 Founders’ Ball will be held at Safari Texas on …

Happenings January 2017 Happenings January 2017

Johnson Development Corp. “GRIDIRONGIVEAWAY” During January

Johnson Development Corp. is kicking off a super promotion that could have players scoring big during the $100,000 Gridiron Giveaway.

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Chelsey and Christian
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Chelsey and Christian

They met and fell in love on a cruise, and years later became engaged on a cruise. True to a theme of “romance on the water,” Chelsey Hill and Christian Bradshaw exchanged vows at Paradise Cove at Lake Grapevine on Oct. 8, 2016.

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh January 2017 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh January 2017

Dear Readers,

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but the years are going by way too fast for me… sometimes I wish I had a pause button! But since I don’t, here’s to a fabulous year in Fort Bend! Wishing you and yours all the best for 2017.

Fashion – January 2017 Fashion – January 2017

GUCCI
Sylvie embroidered leather top handle bag has embroidered flower appliques.
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Business in Fort Bend January 2017 Business in Fort Bend January 2017

FBISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR LAKE OLYMPIA MIDDLE SCHOOL
The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees has approved Janis Longmire as principal of Lake Olympia Middle School. She will replace Deirdre Holloway, who …

Color Me Happy Color Me Happy

Using Paint To Create Your Home’s Mood
By Cheryl Alexander
More than simply a demonstration of your preferences in taste and style, home décor can have a psychological impact on your mood. Proponents of color psychology believe …

Outstanding Bath Designers
Show off Their Work
Outstanding Bath Designers </br>Show off Their Work

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA
The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competiton show a steady stream of imaginative design solutions for challenges that included a …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques

Bring Your Item To Be Valued and Get One Free Appraisal from Dr. Lori Feb. 18-19 at the Berry Center.
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The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher January 2017 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher January 2017

– The Amazing Birth of a Hand Blown Glass Pitcher
– Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
– Creamy Garlic Noodles

To My Valentine, January 2017 To My Valentine, January 2017

LOGGINS JEWELERS
Surprise your sweetheart or special someone! Charles Garnier Paris redefines contemporary jewelry basics to create elegant and refined jewelry. A beautiful, comfortable and wearable bracelet made of sterling silver and CZ accents.

Around The Bend January 2017 Around The Bend January 2017

3RD STREET ART PARK RIBBON CUTTING AND ART BENCH DEDICATION
Members of the community joined Rosenberg Arts Alliance and Historic Downtown Rosenberg for their 3rd Street Art Park ribbon cutting and art bench dedication. The …

Historically Fort Bend:
Edwardian Fashions
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Edwardian Fashions

by Chris Godbold
Clothing styles in the Edwardian era (circa 1901-14) continued trends prevalent in the 1890s but also began a simplifying trend that would accelerate during and after World War I. The era was dominated …

Higher Education Deepens Stake in Fort Bend County Higher Education Deepens Stake in Fort Bend County

All Four Public Institutions Are Expanding, Investing More Than $206 Million In Capital Expenditures
Higher education is increasing its footing in Fort Bend County as institutions strive to meet the needs of the county’s local businesses …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students January 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students January 2017</br>

Fort Bend Christian Academy Cast of Twelve Angry Jurors Win State Championship
Members of the Fort Bend Christian Academy Theatre Department advanced, for the first time in school history, to the TAPPS One-Act Play Championship. Their …

Homage to Grandparents and Passion for Community Fuel Eagle Scout Project Homage to Grandparents and Passion  for Community Fuel Eagle Scout Project

Rahul Chauhan Gives The Gift Of Garden Beds To Armstrong Elementary
By Mara Soloway
When Rahul Chauhan was looking for an Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troup 1845, a couple of factors made him decide on …

Discoveries January 2017 Discoveries January 2017

PHILLIPS COLLECTION
For 30 years, Mark and Julie Phillips have displayed a striking skill for discovery, from one-of-a-kind treasures to new trends, such as the recycled metal Oil Drum Mirrors in assorted colors, and the Pipal …

Book Reviews January 2017 Book Reviews January 2017

THE FASHION OF FILM
The Fashion of Film, by fashion historian Amber Butchart, takes a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks. With beautiful imagery and thoroughly researched …

Jackson Family Wines — On Top of the World, Part I Jackson Family Wines —  On Top of the World, Part I

An unrivaled, premium collection of wineries and estate vineyards
Today, Jackson Family Wines is a multi-generational, family-owned wine company that has grown into an unrivaled, premium collection of wineries and estate vineyards across California, Oregon, Italy, …

Cadillac CT6 — Tesla Model X Cadillac CT6 — Tesla Model X

Cadillac CT6 | Starting price: $53,000
Cadillac’s newly launched prestige sedan, the CT6, aims to extend the reach and breadth of the brand. This new model will be available to a segment of luxury sedan buyers …