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A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best
By Mara Soloway
Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the …

Respect for Animals and Science Expertise Lead Father And Daughter To Veterinary Careers Respect  for Animals and Science Expertise Lead Father And Daughter To Veterinary Careers

George Woodley And Jesse Woodley Benefit The Profession With Their Talents
By Mara Soloway
Since earning his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Auburn Uni­versity in 1982, George H. Woodley, 64, has treated numerous large and exotic animals …

“Texas, Our Texas” Concert, Feb. 19 “Texas, Our Texas” Concert,  Feb. 19

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Showcases New Works By Texas Composers And Performances By Texas Artists
Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, FBSO continues its 25th season with a performance both …

Missouri City Recycling Program Missouri City Recycling Program

Municipal Solid Waste Program Helps Keep The “Show Me City” Clean And Green
There are multiple social, environmental and economic benefits associated with recycling. Missouri City households that participate in the Municipal Solid Waste Program …

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

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 …

Joel Osteen Joel Osteen

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

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 …

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 …

Houston Prepares to Host Super Bowl LI Houston Prepares to Host Super Bowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation
The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …

Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary Honors Fallen Firefighter And Local Graduate Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary Honors Fallen Firefighter And Local Graduate

Dedication Ceremony Held for FBISD’s New School
Fort Bend ISD held a dedication ceremony for its newest elementary school – Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary – on Oct 16 in Riverstone.
Sullivan Elementary, which openedin August, is named …

H-E-B Aliana Market Opens H-E-B  Aliana Market Opens

Store Offers Over 105,000 Square Feet Of World-Class Shopping
With its ideal location, amazing amenities, and premier builders, it’s hard to imagine life at Aliana being any more joyful. But now it is! Aliana is …

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Offers Service Programs to the Public Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Offers Service Programs to the Public

Suburban Houston/Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter Celebrating 40 Years
Members of the Suburban Houston –Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter (SHFBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are celebrating 40 years of service to the community while building …

Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role
By Mara Soloway
Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A Match Made In Houston Has Held Strong On The Radio For 13 Years.
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …

Homegrown Roasters Brewing a Strong Passion for Fresher Coffee Homegrown Roasters Brewing a Strong Passion for Fresher Coffee

Fort Bend Coffee Roasters To Open Richmond Coffeehouse And Offer Brewing Classes
By Anna Saikin
Bryan Hibbard, the founder of Fort Bend Coffee Roasters, didn’t grow up drinking coffee. He only discovered an affinity for the …

Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour

Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour  The Gambler’s Last Deal
By Judy Latta   Photos By Piper Ferguson
After a legendary career spanning more than 50 years, citing a desire to spend …

‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping ‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – DEC. 1, 5-8 P.M.
SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE 
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Come out for the lighting of Sugar Land’s beautiful 40-foot Christmas tree, with a special appearance by Santa Claus. Partake in the Christmas cheer, visit …

The Annual American Girl Fashion Show Returns to Houston for Grand Finale The Annual American Girl Fashion Show Returns to Houston for Grand Finale

The Junior League Of Houston To Host The Event Nov. 5-6
The event includes breakfast, lunch or tea and a fashion show featuring local girls and their dolls, as well as a girl-friendly marketplace.
After 22 years …

Young Leaders in Church Group Demonstrate that All Lives Matter Young Leaders in Church Group Demonstrate that All Lives Matter

Their Summer Was Filled With Generous Acts
By Mara Soloway
As it often does, a weekly Bible study discussion of the Body of Faith church’s youth ministry, located in Stafford, turned to societal events and how …

Third Time is a Charm for Sugar Land Superstar Winner Third Time is a Charm for Sugar Land Superstar Winner

Renee Boutelle Of Missouri City Finally Strikes The Right Chord With Judges And Fans
By Mara Soloway
When singer Renee Miura Boutelle was crowned the reigning 2016 Sugar Land Superstar in the finale competition on Saturday, …

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off Its 25th Season Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off  Its 25th Season

“Rhapsody In Blue” Is Opening Concert Oct. 9 And The Spooky Fun Of “Hauntcert” Follows On Oct. 29
Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra opens its 25th season on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at the …

Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home

Community Shows Support For Simone Manuel And Steven López
Photos by Michael Trollestrup
The City of Sugar Land hosted an evening welcome home party for Simone Manuel and Steven López on Aug. 25, when hundreds of people …