Texas’ Oldest Company Helps Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Imperial Sugar supports city-wide Lemonade Day Texas’ Oldest Company Helps  Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Imperial Sugar supports city-wide Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day, an innovative youth program that got its start right here in Houston, is teaching children how to build the American dream and become entrepreneurs. The program provides youth with free materials and support, …

FBJSL Concludes Successful Year, $184,000 rasied for the Fort Bend community FBJSL Concludes Successful Year, $184,000 rasied for the Fort Bend community

As the Fort Bend Junior Service League concludes its 2009-2010- league year, it is pleased to announce that it raised approximately $184,000for the Fort Bend County community this year.  Proceeds were raised through various fundraising …

Branding Cattle in Fort Bend County Branding Cattle in Fort Bend County

Cowboys have branded cattle in Texas since it was a Spanish colony. Early Texan colonists used initials, numbers or pictures on their brands. Brands were used to mark ownership of livestock. Ranchers could claim any …

Business in Fort Bend June 2010 Business in Fort Bend June 2010

Planned Community Developers, Ltd. was awarded a Landmark Award by the Houston Business Journal for its development of the Minute Maid Building in Sugar Land Town Square. The Landmark Awards recognize commercial real estate projects …

New Ways to Enjoy Texas Grapefruits New Ways to Enjoy  Texas Grapefruits

This sweet variety is sure to add a new twist to any recipe.
We all know it is important to eat fruits and veggies, but just why is Texas citrus so healthy? The Texas grapefruit is …

A More Youthful You, Women turn to cosmetic procedures to fight aging A More Youthful You, Women turn to cosmetic procedures to fight aging

Fighting the Clock
Every woman gets to a point in their life when they look in the mirror and just don’t like what they see. Some women just accept aging as a part of life; others …

Around the Bend June 2010 Around the Bend June 2010

Fort Bend County’s Outstanding Voulunteers Honored.
Fort Bend County’s top volunteers were honored at the 2010 County Judge’s Volunteer Awards Ceremony with a celebratory breakfast at Safari Texas Ranch.
Dr. Mary Ernestine Butler, Barbara Garaygordobil, Robert Pourciau, …

Father’s Day-special moments Father’s Day-special moments

Put Dad on Cloud Nine!
River Bend Country Club
Make Dad’s day by giving him a Riverbend Country Club Membership as a Father’s Day present. Membership benefits include a championship golf course, luxurious men’s locker room, four …

Fort Bend County Scope June 2010 Fort Bend County Scope June 2010

Community Leaders Work to Ensure
Sugar Land is Counted in Census
Haven’t completed a Census form? Avoid visits from Census workers by calling 1-866-872-6868.
The deadline to mail forms has passed. The U.S. Census is compiling a list …

Happenings Jun 2010 Happenings Jun 2010

Classical and Jazz Music Festival at UH, NOW thru July 3rd
The 21st annual Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival will be held June 7-July 3 at the Moores School of Music at the University …

Ford Fiesta & Audi TT Ford Fiesta & Audi TT

FORD FIESTA
With the never-ending demand for greater efficiency, as measured by government fuel economy and emissions standards, buyers are shifting dramatically to smaller vehicles. In response to this seismic shift, auto makers are offering more …

Israel and Its Wines Israel and Its Wines

In mid February 2010, I was fortunate enough to join a small group of global importers and wine writers on a trip to Israel. Although it was a short trip, it was packed full of …

Book Reviews June 2010 Book Reviews June 2010

Raw Energy
It’s time to rescue snacks from the realm of empty-calorie packaged junk food and transform everyday pick-me-ups into healthful, satisfying mini meals. Raw Energy author Stephanie Tourles’s 125 recipes for trail mixes, parfaits, energy …

Discoveries Sep 2010 Discoveries Sep 2010

Sea Life Outdoor Platter
This 14-inch diameter melamine platter has a brown turtle design. Perfect for outdoor or indoor casual dining, the sea life pattern is also available in dinner and salad plate sets of four …

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 …