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Fort Bend Cares Presents Grants to Local Organizations Fort Bend Cares Presents Grants to Local Organizations

Disadvantaged children and youth benefit
The showroom was crowded at  Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land for Fort Bend Cares event honoring sponsors as well as the presentation of the 2010 grants. For the sixth year, Fort Bend …

Texas Country Mainstay Brandon Rhyder to Take Stage in Rosenberg Texas Country Mainstay Brandon Rhyder to Take Stage in Rosenberg

Performance is set for Oct. 2 at Fort Bend County Fair
It’s Fort Bend County Fair time again, so mark your calendars now. The Fair takes place from Friday, Sept. 24, through Saturday, Oct. 2.
Closing out …

Fort Bend Museum to Honor Carmen Willey Fort Bend Museum to Honor Carmen Willey

Special exhibit set for Sept. 10 opening
The Fort Bend Museum will pay tribute to local artist Carmen Willey with a special exhibit opening Sept. 10. Willey, 92, helped form the first art league in Fort …

Area Beauties Have Strong Showing at Miss Texas Pageant Area Beauties Have Strong Showing at Miss Texas Pageant

Eight regional winners from Houston
and surrounding communities
Houston has always been known for its beautiful women, but never more so than this year when eight local beauties claimed regional titles in the contests leading up …

Fort Bend County Proud: Change of Command Fort Bend County Proud: Change of Command

Lt. Col. Todd A. Murphey in command of 310th Fighter Squadron
Former Fort Bend County resident Lt. Col. Todd A. Murphey made his old friends and classmates in the county proud when he assumed command of …

Indulge Your Senses at The Grand Soiree Indulge Your Senses at The Grand Soiree

Beginning Sept. 25 and continuing through the end of October, Hou­ston and Fort Bend County present the first annual Grand Soiree, a series of 10 events spotlighting Houston and Fort Bend’s finest in art, design, …

Sixth Annual Impact a Hero Weekend Hits New Record Sixth Annual Impact a Hero  Weekend Hits New Record

Events help support severly wounded veterans and their families
Impact A Hero Weekend set a new record with more than $750,000 in donations, sponsorships and participation.  Impact A Hero supports severely wounded veterans returning home from …

Popular Post Oak Grill Sugar Land Now Open in Lake Pointe Popular Post Oak Grill Sugar Land Now Open in Lake Pointe

Grill’s trademark flavor and ambience enhanced by lake views
The view from the patio is spectacular, especially when the sun sets over the lake. The dining room, dressed in a conservative burgundy and white, opens onto …

Guilt Free Shopping Guilt Free Shopping

Clean out your closet and shop resale
It’s no secret that women love to shop. Shopping is a stress reliever for many women, and there is no greater feeling than finding that gorgeous dress or those …

Oxalis: Clever Clovers Also Known as False Shamrocks Oxalis: Clever Clovers Also Known as False Shamrocks

Plant world’s “little engine that could”
Here’s a bit of luck for gardeners who’ve flipped for Oxalis, the small rounded lucky clover plants also known as wood sorrel or false shamrock.
Oxalis come in colors galore, with …

Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life

Ways to stay mentally and physically fit throughout life
September is Healthy Aging Month. Established 15 years ago as the Baby Boomer generation began reaching age 50, Healthy Aging® is a national health initiative developed to …

Some Like it Cold – It’s not too late to get your veggie garden growing Some Like it Cold – It’s not too late to get your veggie garden growing

If you didn’t join the “grow your own” vegetables craze this spring, it’s not too late to join in. You can produce a bounty of vitamin-rich veggies from plot or pot to plate this fall, …

Methodist SL Hospital and FBJSL Host Swing for the Cure Methodist SL Hospital and FBJSL Host Swing for the Cure

Charity golf tournament to benefit local breast cancer patients
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and the Fort Bend Junior Service League are teaming up to host a new charity golf tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society.
Swing for …

“Holly Jolly Christmas” Fashion Shows at 2010 Sugar Plum Market “Holly Jolly Christmas” Fashion Shows at 2010 Sugar Plum Market

Preview Night is new to market this year
What more could you ask for than a day of shopping, food, a fabulous fashion show and sharing it all with your girlfriends? The 2010 FBJSL Sugar Plum …

Sienna Plantation is Location for TV Show Sienna Plantation is Location for TV Show

Indian sitcom features several custom, model homes
Sienna Plantation has gone Bolly­wood! An Indian sitcom called Teri Meri Dosti (Your & My Friendship) was filmed in Sienna Plantation in June and will soon be broadcast internationally. …

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful Receives Community Improvement Grant Keep Sugar Land Beautiful Receives Community Improvement Grant

Funds to be used for environmental education
resources in schools
Keep Sugar Land Beautiful has been named a recipient of a $10,000 community improvement grant from The UPS Foundation. Nationwide, 16 Keep America Beautiful affiliates received the …

Survival Guide for College Freshman Survival Guide for College Freshman

By Annie Hale
Going from a senior in high school to a freshman at a college or university can be a difficult transition for many students. Here are some tips to help make that adjustment a …

FBJSL Charity Ball Welcomes Presenting Sponsor Sterling McCall Lexus FBJSL Charity Ball Welcomes Presenting Sponsor Sterling McCall Lexus

Grant awarded to Fort Bend Family Promise, applications solicited for event beneficiary
Fort Bend Junior Service League has announced that Sterling McCall Lexus will once again be the presenting sponsor of the League’s 2011 Charity Ball. …

Hurricane Preparation List Hurricane Preparation List

Follow these tips to ensure readiness
Hurricane season is in full swing, and now is the time to ensure that families are prepared for what experts are predicting will be a heavy storm season. Here are …

Disorganized? What to Do? Disorganized?  What to Do?

Simple, sensible solutions for staying organized
The average person wastes about 55 minutes every day looking for things they own but cannot find. We spend weekends sorting through paper piles, rushed mornings trying to find kids’ …

Sports and Fitness Injuries Sports and Fitness Injuries

Many are preventable, and most respond well to treatment
While exercise is wonderful for health, people who exercise do run the risk of injury.
Although exercise rarely triggers serious heart problems, they must be the first concern …

Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now

Body’s largest organ takes major impact
While most Americans are keenly aware of the potentially deadly health consequences of cigarette smoking on the heart and lungs, many smokers don’t realize the effects that smoking can have …

Minor League Baseball is Coming to Sugar Land Minor League Baseball is Coming to Sugar Land

Stadium site to be selected this summer
Sugar Land City Council has approved an agreement with Opening Day Partners, LLC to bring minor league baseball to Sugar Land and is in the process of picking a …