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Bringing Home the Bacon Bros. Bringing Home the Bacon Bros.

Travis Cook And Joseph Zerwas Bring Inventive Restaurant To Sugar Land Town Square
Text by Mara Soloway
As you walk toward Bacon Bros. Public House on Sugar Land Town Square, the smell of bacon being smoked hits …

Rising Inspiration Stage’s Jasmine Rogers’ Star is Rising Rising Inspiration Stage’s Jasmine Rogers’ Star is Rising

Teen Wins The TUTS Tommy Tune Award For Best Actress
National award-winning Inspiration Stage is proud to congratulate one of its own – Jasmine Rogers.
A graduating senior at Austin High School and veteran of the …

Sugar Creek Country Club Reinvents Itself for 21st Century Demographics Sugar Creek Country Club Reinvents Itself for 21st Century Demographics

Emphasis On Younger Professionals And Families Pays Off In Increased Membership
By Anna Saikin
When Sugar Creek Country Club opened its traditional 27-hole golf course in 1972, it quickly became a popular location for local golfers. Over …

Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

Krissy Venosdale Of The Kinkaid School Is One Of 52 Educators Across The U.S. Recognized As Classroom Changemaker
Houston Public Media has an­nounced that Krissy Venosdale, a Fort Bend County resident and the innovation coordinator …

“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos! “Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

Suburban Sugar Land Women and Partners Award 2017 Scholarships Suburban Sugar Land Women and Partners  Award 2017 Scholarships

Five First-Time Recipients Were Given This Honor For The Upcoming College Year
Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) and its partners held the 28th annual Service and Academic Excellence Luncheon on April 22. Five first-time, annual and …

How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness

Remedies For Dogs Who Travel
Many of us may be planning on hitting the road with our pooches for a little summer fun. However, for some four-legged family members, road trips can mean upset tummies.
Queasiness in …

Unexpected Places That Allow Pets Unexpected Places That Allow Pets

Surprise! You Can Take Fluffy Or Maxwell With You
It’s common knowledge that pets are welcome at dog parks, most people parks, and most pet stores. Beyond that, however, the world can sometimes seem a …

FBISD Honors Teachers of the Year FBISD Honors Teachers of the Year

Elementary And Secondary Educators Feted At Annual Dinner
Fort Bend ISD announced its 2017 District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year at its annual Teacher of the Year Awards dinner and program, held April …

“A Literary Café” “A Literary Café”

Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae Chapter Hosts Annual Event To Inspire Appreciation For Literature And Music
The Arts and Letters Committee of the Suburban Houston Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter (SHFBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presented …

Eagle Week Inspires Students to Serve Others Eagle Week Inspires Students to Serve Others

High School Students At Fort Bend Christian Academy Show They Care
Every spring, Fort Bend Christian Academy high school students participate in a week-long service opportunity called Eagle Week.
“These service-and-ministry teams go out locally, regionally, …

High and Clear Voices Heard Around the World High and Clear Voices Heard Around the World

The Fort Bend Boys Choir celebrates its 35th anniversary
By Mara Soloway
Before the 32 members of the Tour Choir of the Fort Bend Boys Choir begin their weekly Sunday practice, they gather in the First United …

Fort Bend Boys Choir Success Story: Fort Bend Boys Choir Success Story:

Interview by Mara Soloway
A Q&A With John Holiday
John Holiday joined the Fort Bend Boys Choir in 1993 (as verified by his mother, Waverly Holiday) at 8 years old. He won the highly coveted Outstanding Choirboy …

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair! Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair!

The Annual Epicurean Extravaganza Will Delight Foodies And Oenophiles At Multiple Events April 6-9
On April 6, Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair will officially kick off, celebrating the region’s diverse food and drink culture while …

Autism Awareness Month Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and local autism advocacy organization Hope for Three is going to bat for families with “ausome” kids. The 5th Annual Strike Out Autism Family Fun Day Event, presented by Fred and Mable R Parks Foundation, takes place April 23 …

Jerry Seinfeld Delivers Non-Stop Laughs Jerry Seinfeld Delivers Non-Stop Laughs

Smart Financial Centre Grand Opening Event Is A Huge Success
Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, the region’s first state-of-the-art, indoor performance venue, debuted Jan. 14 with two sold-out performances by legendary comedian, Jerry Seinfeld.
Before the …

Folksy, Funky and Fun Folksy, Funky and Fun

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention
By Cheryl Alexander
Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs …

Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981
By Mara Soloway
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – …

Registration Now Open for 13th Annual Impact a Hero 5K Registration Now Open for 13th Annual Impact a Hero 5K

The May 20 Event Brings The Community, Combat Veterans And Their Families Together
Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Impact a Hero 5K, one of Impact a Hero’s major fundraising events of the year. …