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“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. …

Sugar Land Sees a Dynamic Year Ahead Sugar Land Sees a Dynamic Year Ahead

Mayor And City Manager Give Details In State Of The City Address
By Mara Soloway
While New Yorker magazine highlighted the City of Sugar Land’s Selfie statue as one of nine objects that defined 2016, the City …

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