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Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo Musical Lineup Ready to Entertain Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo  Musical Lineup Ready to Entertain

Wide Variety Includes 13 Acts Performing From Sept. 28-Oct. 7
The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo has announced that 13 musical artists will be performing during the fair’s 10-day run. Grand Ole Opry legend John …

Nubia Gala’s Art Reflects Her Adventurous Life Nubia Gala’s Art Reflects Her Adventurous Life

The Katy Resident Is An Intrepid Explorer, An Abstract Painter, An International Mentor
By Mara Soloway
For Katy artist Nubia Gala, finding inspiration does not involve any stereotypical artist angst of standing in front of a canvas waiting …

The Arts of Russell Autrey The Arts of Russell Autrey

Special exhibit of his photography and drawings to open Sept. 9 at George Memorial Library
A special Fort Bend County Libraries’ exhibit, The Arts of Russell Autrey: Artist, Photo­grapher, Raconteur, will open on Sunday, Sept. 9 …

Should There Be A Dog In The White House? Should There Be A Dog In The White House?

Six Breeds That Could Help Ensure Domestic Tranquility
Dogs and the White House have a long and stirring mutual history. Herbert Hoover prowled the grounds with King Tut, his Belgian Malinois police dog. Franklin D. Roose­velt’s …

Happenings September 2018 Happenings September 2018

HMNS-SUGAR LAND LAUNCHES AUGMENTEDREALITY – WALK WITH THE DINOSAURS
The Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) has expanded of its Augmented Reality (AR) technology to the Sugar Land Museum (13019 University Blvd.) where museum visitors …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Margie and Matt
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Margie and Matt

Text by Melanie Saxton  Photos by Chris Wineinger of Chris W Photo
Margie McGregor and Matthew Webb both began working at Texas Children’s Hospital in June 2015, but their paths would have never crossed if it had not …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Three Tips for Collecting Wine Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Three Tips for Collecting Wine

Dr. Lori Verderame is the author and award-winning TV personality who appears on History channel’s #1 show, The Curse of Oak Island. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University and experience appraising 20,000 antiques every year …

Preventing Childhood Obesity Preventing Childhood Obesity

Tips For Parents To Help Their Kids Maintain A Healthy Weight
You’ve probably read about it in newspapers and seen it on the news: in the United States, the number of children with obesity has …

Have No Fear Have No Fear

Sedation Dentistry Can Help You To Receive The Dental Care You Need
ByJudy Latta
Did you know that your oral health is critical to your overall wellness?  Regular dental care is imperative for keeping your teeth healthy …

Business in Fort Bend September 2018 Business in Fort Bend September 2018

SIENNA PLANTATION RANKS AS HOUSTON’S TOP-SELLING COMMUNITY
Sienna Plantation is the Houston area’s top-selling master-planned community and is ranked No. 15 in the nation, according to a report by housing researcher Robert Charles Lesser & Co. …

Around The Bend September 2018 Around The Bend September 2018

RICHMOND FIRE STATION WELCOMES NEWEST MASCOT
The tradition of the Dalmatian as the firehouse dog began in early days when fire vehicles were horse-drawn carriages. It was discovered the Dalmatian had three useful qualities – speed, …

Historically Fort Bend: Antique Sewing Machines Historically Fort Bend: Antique Sewing Machines

Sponsored by
Sugar Land Health Center
 
By Chris Godbold
The Randal Jones historical marker in Wessendorff Park in Richmond. The marker states this land is the site of his house, but local historians believe it was actually north …

Discoveries September 2018 Discoveries September 2018

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN MANILACABA multi-pattern tote bag has embroidery and sequin design.
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Bringing Your Home’s Surfaces to the Forefront Bringing Your Home’s Surfaces to the Forefront

Show Off Your Style With These Sinks, Veneers, Floors And Kitchen Islands
The large surfaces of your home – such as sinks, floors, kitchen islands, fireplace surrounds and walls  – play a major part in setting …

Popular Swimming Pool Trends for Your Backyard Popular Swimming Pool Trends for Your Backyard

By Cheryl Alexander
Though summer may be drawing to a close, there is actually no better time to start on a backyard pool project. For most pool companies, the onset of cold weather can mean a slowdown …

Tips for Remodeling Your Home Office Tips for Remodeling Your Home Office

By Joanna Fallon
With the home office becoming a necessary feature of new homes, those who are working in spare bedrooms or other spaces in the home should consider remodeling to create a dedicated office space. A …

Flavor Infusion Flavor Infusion

When your taste buds can’t settle on just one flavor, a fusion dish may be just the answer. Fusion dishes combine some of the best ethnic culinary traditions from around the world, and Asian influences …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students September 2018
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students September 2018</br>

NORD ANGLIA EDUCATION STUDENT AMBASSADORS RAISE FOCUS ONSUSTAINABILITY
In collaboration with UNICEF, secondary school students from Nord Anglia Education (NAE), the world’s leading premium schools organization, converged in New York City for seminars, debates and speaking …

So Many Great Wines So Many Great Wines

By Denman Moody, author, The Advanced Oenophile
Exceptional Taste And Good Pricetags
The incredible, limited, big, rich, old-vine Zinfandels with breed and class from Ravenswood: All the following wines come from ancient vineyards, mostly still propagated with …

Crockett Middle School Students Recognized for Their STEM Achievements Crockett Middle School Students Recognized for Their STEM Achievements

Three Eighth-Grade Girls Earned The Chance To Present Their Design For A Life-Saving Electronic Device At A National Competition
An electronic device designed to save the lives of babies left in hot vehicles could someday be …

Book Reviews September 2018 Book Reviews September 2018

ALI ON ALI
Muhammad Ali was a champion, a poet, a prophet. Sports Illustratedcalled him “the greatest athlete of the 20th century.” He got there with his fists, his actions and his words. Compiled and written …

Honda Insight and Ram Pickup Honda Insight and Ram Pickup

By Kelly Foss | mycardata.com  
HONDA INSIGHT| Starting price: $22,800
Though Toyota has become the dominant player in the hybrid market, it must be remembered that it was actually Honda that first introduced a hybrid car. In 1999 the …

Contemporary Abode with a Rustic Hill Country Vibe Contemporary Abode with a Rustic Hill Country Vibe

Texture, custom details and indoor/outdoor fusion create free-flowing home
In 2011, this homeowner had a specific vision to build a house, and she knew exactly what she wanted: a traditional design with a rustic Western-style decor.

Donna and George Buenik Thrive on Community Involvement Donna and George Buenik Thrive on Community Involvement

Sugar Land residents have an area-wide influence
By Mara Soloway
Longtime Sugar Land residents Donna and George Buenik have raised their family here – daughters Jennifer, 30, and Leah, 27, who are now both married – and set …