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JR Custom – helping victims of natural disasters JR Custom – helping victims of natural disasters

JR Custom is unfortunately greatly experienced in helping victims of natural disasters. In 2008, we were integral in the rebuilding of many homes and businesses in South Texas following Ike’s devastation. We like to believe …

Italian Festival Comes to Sugar Land Italian Festival Comes to Sugar Land

Umbria In Sugar Land Brings A Five-Day Festival Of Italian Films, Culture And Entertainment To Fort Bend, Sept. 27- Oct. 1
 
Text By Cheryl Alexander Photography By Debi Beauregard
Sugar Land has adopted an Italian sister, and …

Fort Bend Junior Service League Honors Scholarship Award Recipients Fort Bend Junior Service League Honors Scholarship Award Recipients

Volunteers Rewarded For Their Outstanding Efforts In The County
Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) established a scholarship program in 2008 for local teens and women who desire to further their education. FBJSL awards up to …

Solving Mysteries on the Family Tree Solving Mysteries on the Family Tree

A Houston DNA Lab Connects People Around The World
By Melanie Saxton | Photography by Kevin West
If you’ve ever “gotten stuck” compiling your family tree, a Houston company offers DNA testing to anyone in the world. Bennett …

Set Your Sights High Set Your Sights High

Exploring Space With The Out-Of-This-World Fort Bend Astronomy Club
By Judy Latta
Are you enthralled by the twinkling lights of celestial stars, the challenge of locating elusive planets and constellations in a speckled sea of darkness, …

Lacrosse Exploding onto Sports Scene in Football-Crazed Texas Lacrosse Exploding onto Sports Scene  in Football-Crazed Texas

Fort Bend Panther Lacrosse Hires Esteemed Development Coach To Guide Burgeoning Program
By Judy Latta
Known as the “fastest game on two feet,” lacrosse is currently the fastest-growing sport in the country, though it was created centuries …

Sugar Plum Market Preview Party, Nov. 2 Sugar Plum Market Preview Party, Nov. 2

A Fun Evening Of Exclusive Shopping Before Doors Open To The Public Has Sold Out For Six Years
With six years of a sell-out crowd, the Sugar Plum Market Preview Night Party has become the most …

Happenings September 2017 Happenings September 2017

LITERACY COUNCIL’S 8TH ANNUAL GREAT GROWN-UP SPELLING BEE, SEPT. 7
There’s a buzz around Fort Bend County for the Literacy Council’s 8th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee! The event, presented by CenterPoint Energy, is slated for …

Fabulous Fall Getaway Fabulous Fall Getaway

Sun-Drenched Southern California Climate
Text by Noelle Valentine | Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill
When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Natasha and James
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Natasha and James

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Weva Photography
Houstonian Natasha Dara met En­glish­­man James Langridge overseas in 2010. The couple fell in love, and after four-and-a-half years of courtship exchanged vows in a dream wedding on …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh
September 2017
Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh <br>September 2017</br>

-Spelling Bee With A Purpose
-Indo-American Open Comedy Forum
-Happy Birthday, Regina Morales!

Fashion – September 2017 – What’s in Store’s Now Fashion – September 2017 – What’s in Store’s Now

GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS
Let Gold Connection create a unique design with your fingerprint! Wear a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry as individual as you are. This is a unique way to say “I Love You” by …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. – Toys as Art and Jewelry Arts & Antiques by Dr. – Toys as Art and Jewelry

When embarking on a new phase of life, such as getting married, completing a degree, or moving to a new home, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an object.

Business in Fort Bend September 2017 Business in Fort Bend September 2017

Aliana Opens New Model Homes
Aliana, recently announced as Houston’s No. 2 selling community by RCLCO, has opened two new model homes by J. Patrick Homes and Perry Homes, both on 65-foot homesites. As the …

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

Blueberry Mojito

Sweet blueberries, tart limes, and smooth rum makes a
refreshing drink for summer

Say Cheese! Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile
By Judy Latta
A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all …

Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food” Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

Doctor Yum Dishes Up Important Reasons To Skip The Typical Kid-Related Food And Opt For More Nutritious Options
By Dr. Nimali Fernando and Heidi DiEugenio
According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third …

Around The Bend September 2017 Around The Bend September 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY ALUMNAE PANHELLENIC ANNOUNCES 2017-18 BOARD AND SCHEDULE
Fort Bend County Alumnae Panhellenic has announced its Executive Board for 2017-18. The new board members are co-presidents Liz Furman (Phi Mu) and Kathy Keene …

Historically Fort Bend:
Robert J.Calder
Historically Fort Bend:  </br> Robert J.Calder

By Chris Godbold
Fort Bend County had its share of men who fought in the Texas Revolution. More veterans settled here at some point after the fighting was done. One of those was Robert J. Calder. …

Discoveries September 2017 Discoveries September 2017

TODD SANDERS
Art: Todd Sanders’ neon art evokes a time when America fell in love with motion.
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Walls That Talk Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style
By Cheryl Alexander
Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering …

Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling
By Merry Wise
Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional …

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

TEXAS FFA STUDENTS RECEIVE $1.4 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM HLSR
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo leadership presented 70 Texas FFA students with $1.4 million in scholarships during the Texas FFA State Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, …

Project of the Year Award Clements Graduate Earns Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award Clements Graduate Earns Eagle Scout

Garrett Hermes Of Troop 731 Tops More Than1,100 Other Eagle Scouts For The Honor
Garrett Hermes, an Eagle Scout from Troop 731 in Sugar Land, a recent graduate of Clements High School, and son of Keith …

Book Reviews September 2017 Book Reviews September 2017

 
THE GRUMPY GARDENER
Gardeners from across the country have turned to Southern Living Senior Garden Editor Steven Bender, “The Grumpy Gardener,” for his keen knowledge and gardening know-how with equal doses sarcasm and sidesplitting humor for …

Ethan Zahid’s Aptitude for Math and Science Recognized at State and National Levels Ethan Zahid’s Aptitude for Math and Science Recognized at State and National Levels

Dulles High Sophomore Has Mastered The Topics Through Passion And Extra Effort

Great Values from Washington State and More Great Values from Washington State and More

FROM CHAMPAGNE TO REDS
AND ROSÉS
Whereas Oregon is producing winning Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, Washington State is producing equally great Riesling, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon! The following are the best values from tasting …

Infinity QX30 and Ford F150 Infinity QX30 and Ford F150

 
Infinity QX30 | Starting price: $30,000
By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Small SUVs are all the rage today. Buyers can’t get enough of them. They are compact is size, highly maneuverable, have a sporty demeanor, modern styling and …