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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 
sugarlandtx.gov
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 …

No Two Days are the Same for Christen Johnson No Two Days are the Same for Christen Johnson

Her Career Success Runs On Her Creative Energy, Which Is Fueled By Faith And Family
By Mara Soloway
Christen Johnson is not big on small talk; she would rather have real, meaningful conversations with people. The 43-year-old …

Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall! Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

SUGAR LAND’S HALLOWEEN TOWN
Sugar Land Town Square Sunday, Oct. 30, From 4-8 P.M. Sugarlandtx.gov/Halloweentown
All ghosts and goblins are invited back to the free Halloween Town at Sugar Land Town Square. All little witches, superheroes, princesses …

Record-Breaking Bowl Throwing for Fort Bend Empty Bowls Record-Breaking Bowl Throwing for Fort Bend Empty Bowls

Record-Breaking Bowl Throwing for Fort
Sugar Land Art Gallery To Host Event On Oct. 15
Local artist Albert Goldreich will be throwing bowls for more than 18 hours to break the world record.
Goldreich will attempt to break …

Sugar Land’s own HeARTist Sugar Land’s own HeARTist

Ruth Stubenrouch Touches Lives Through Service And Art
Text By Cheryl Alexander   Photo of Ruth By Kevin West
Though I first knew Ruth Stubenrouch only marginally through my support of local artists, I realized the scope of …

Sugar Land’s Steve Stewart Lives and Breathes
a Love of Words
Sugar Land’s Steve Stewart Lives and Breathes </br>a Love of Words

His Works Span Plays, Music And Professional Communications
By Mara Soloway
Coming from a family of educators and communicators, Steve Stewart grew up with a love of words and storytelling. Those language talents have fueled his 33-year …

New School Year Brings Changes to Fort Bend ISD New School Year Brings Changes to Fort Bend ISD

New Schools And New Programs Will Benefit Students
By Anna Saikin
As thousands of Fort Bend ISD students return to classrooms this fall, some will have back-to-school activities that include attending a new school or adjusting to …

Sugar Land Elects New Mayor Sugar Land Elects New Mayor

Businessman And Engineer Joe Zimmerman Takes The Reins At City Hall
By Judy Latta
The voters of Sugar Land have chosen their new mayor. In June, Joe Zimmerman, a businessman and engineer by training and profession, was …