Layla Grace’s Legacy Layla Grace’s Legacy

You’ve probably heard about her. Little Layla Grace Marsh touched many lives in the Cy-Fair area and beyond, her story reaching nationwide. In May of 2009, at just 18 months old, the youngest of the …

European Persona European Persona

THIS SINK-IN COMFORTABLE ADOBE HAS THE AIR OF AN ENGLISH COUNTRY HOME
Helen Stroud surveys the warm, green-colored den of her beautiful home, explaining the design …

Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ May 2010 Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ May 2010

Socials, parties, luncheons, and more in Fort Bend and Sugar Land Texas!

Bob Pack’s Bronze Creations Bob Pack’s Bronze Creations

Can you imagine waking up in the morning and not hearing any birds all day long,” said Bob Pack, Sugar Land’s renowned sculptor, as he casually spoke about the launch of his next series of bronze sculptures …

Book Reviews May 2010 Book Reviews May 2010

The Beginner’s Guide to Edible Herbs by Charles W.G. Smith features in-depth profiles and full-color photos of 26 basic herbs. The book also includes information on growing, harvesting and preserving each herb, as well as …

Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home

By Christie Craig
Spring has officially sprung in southern Texas and for many homeowners, this means it’s time to launch that big home remodeling project …

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Wine & Music Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Wine & Music

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will host its 20th anniversary celebration of Wine & Music with “Around the World in 80 Days.” The Literacy Council will be marking the occasion in a big …

Dew House Dedication, Dewalt Heritage Center Dew House Dedication, Dewalt Heritage Center

“If you build it, they will come,” a popular line from the movie Field of Dreams, seems to de­scribe the day the Dew House was dedicated as the DeWalt Heritage Center. This post Civil …

Discoveries May 2010 Discoveries May 2010

Aria Chair
“Divine drama” aptly describes the Aria chair from MacKenzie-Childs. Vividly colored in deep, jewel-toned blue, rose, plum and gold, the chair and matching ottoman add divine …

The Wall That Heals Comes To Sugar Land The Wall That Heals Comes To Sugar Land

For those who haven’t experienced Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sugar Land is bringing the half scale-replica, The Wall That Heals, to Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.
The traveling exhibition is …

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Names Executive Director Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Names Executive Director

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation has appointed Eleanor Barton as its new executive director/curator. Reporting to the board of directors, Barton will serve as the chief executive officer and curator for this newly-formed foundation whose …

FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market 10 Year Anniversary FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market 10 Year Anniversary

*Fort Bend Junior  Service League announced that Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will return in 2010 as the Presenting Sponsor for the FBJSL Sugar Plum Market. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of …

Food Pantry Honors George Foundation With Building Dedication Food Pantry Honors George Foundation With Building Dedication

Friends and supporters of East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry Inc. joined together for an Open House and Building Dedication to mark the completion of a new facility and expansion project. More than 200 guests …

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels March for Meals Campaign a Success Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels March for Meals Campaign a Success

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels participated in the national 2010 March For Meals campaign. The March For Meals campaign kicked off at the “Senior Moments” Volunteer Appre­ciation/Recruitment Network­ing event at La Cocina Mexican Restaurant …

Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & The Ford Mustang Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & The Ford Mustang

CADILLAC ESCALADE HYBRID
To begin, the new Escalade Hybrid is a fine piece of luxury automotive workmanship. The regular Escalade shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and the GMC Yukon, but its received the …

Ick is for Tick

Spring has sprung, and with warm weather and sunshine comes a more sinister visitor—the flea. A threat to your pets and your home, fleas may cause severe itching. which can lead to sores if left …

Three Myths About Hearing Loss Three Myths About Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions in the world. Yet there are a number of misconceptions about hearing loss, which lead many to let it go untreated.
The Better Hearing Institute found that …

Bunny Hop Bunny Hop

COMMUNITY EGG HUNT A HIT WITH CHILDREN
Sunny skies prevailed for the 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt co-sponsored by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and River Pointe Church. The gathering brought together 15,000 eggs, 800 …

Happenings May 2010 Happenings May 2010

SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE KICKS OFF FIFTH-ANNUAL SUGAR LAND SUPERSTAR COMPETITION
Sugar Land Town Square is gearing up for its fifth annual Sugar Land Superstar competition. The American Idol-like competition will result in one …

Luxurious New Amenities Lead Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2010 Luxurious New Amenities Lead Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2010

Does your kitchen or bath look like it’s trapped in a time warp? Are the countertops, cabinets and floors all the wrong colors? Don’t despair!

Bonnie Richardson of the Na­tional Kitchen and Bath Associ­ation says …

Fort Bend County Scope May 2010 Fort Bend County Scope May 2010

Hyatt Place Houston/Sugar Land Celebrates Topping Out
Hyatt Place Houston/Sugar Land, a nine-story structure, held a topping out ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s highest point, which is107 feet above ground.
The 214-room hotel is expected to …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : May 2010 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : May 2010

Burton Elementary Student Breaks National Track Record
Howard Fields, a fifth-grade student at Burton Elementary School and member of the Houston Visions Track and Field Club, set new track records at the 2010 AAU Indoor National …

Business in Fort Bend May 2010 Business in Fort Bend May 2010

Demarius McRae, M.H.A., R.C.I.S., has joined Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital as director of cardiology. He previously served as manager of invasive cardiology at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y., which cares for more …