Business in Fort Bend November 2016 Business in Fort Bend November 2016

MISSOURI CITY PD WINS COMPETI­TIVE GRANT FOR AUTO LICENSE-PLATE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE
The Missouri City Police Department has earned a $59,255 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Formula Grant from the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of …

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2 What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2

The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends
By Mara Soloway
Just like the fashions we wear, home furnishings have new styles and trends. They start gaining notice and ultimately build momentum as trade show organizers (such as those …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Tailgating with Vintage Flair
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Tailgating with Vintage Flair

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Diabetes Myths Diabetes Myths

Learn The Facts About This Serious Disease
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts – such as that diabetes is a serious and potentially …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2016 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2016

-Puppy Attempts to Reclaim Bed From Cat
-Fall Bouquets
-Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs

Holiday Gift Ideas, November 2016 Holiday Gift Ideas, November 2016

GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS
Find a meaningful piece of jewelry that she never wants to take off at Gold Connection Jewelers. Invest in a sentimental piece like a modern update to a classic charm necklace, or choose …

Around The Bend November 2016 Around The Bend November 2016

QUILTING OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER
The Quilting our Community Together quilt was pieced by Sakeenah Mubashir and displayed at the Coastal Prairie Quilt Guild show at Stafford Centre on Sept. 9-10. The quilt includes squares produced by …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Nov ember 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Nov ember 2016</br>

SL TEEN MARKS 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY WITH BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT
Vianca Jimenez, a senior at Kempner High School, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. The award recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 …

Kendall Matthews Elected Student Council President Kendall Matthews Elected Student Council President

FBCA Senior Feels A Call To Serve
Fort Bend Christian Academy senior Kendall Matthews has been involved in student council since she was in the seventh grade.
“Jesus calls us to serve,” she said. “I truly believe …

Discoveries November 2016 Discoveries November 2016

DIMENSIONAL FISH ART
Who needs an aquarium? Create your own natural habitat with this Fish Wall Decor. You won’t need to fish for compliments—these Silver Fish will generate a tidal wave of admiration. Available in …

Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These Four Reasons Highlight Their Durability And Appeal
By Kathleen M. McCoy
Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent …

Book Reviews November 2016 Book Reviews November 2016

WINE IN TIME
In her new book, The 24-Hour Wine Expert, Jancis Robinson makes it possible to learn the really important details about wine in a single day. In this pithy, approachable, comprehensive guide, Robinson shares …

A Sanctuary for the Senses A Sanctuary for the Senses

Banyan Tree Mayakoba Fuses Asian Hospitality With The Magic Of The Riviera Maya
By Noelle Valentine
Imagine a setting with pristine shores, a warm sun and a soft Caribbean breeze where robust species of plant and animal …

A Compendium of Winning Wines A Compendium of Winning Wines

Take This List To Your Favorite Wine Shop
Once again, after tasting through several hundred wines a month, I have developed a backlog, and shall play catch-up, writing only briefly about many of the great values …

Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9 Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9

• Honda Ridgeline

• Mazda CX-9

Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

Family Of Five Discovers A Perfect Fit In Their Dream Home
When this young couple started their family, they imagined themselves living in a traditional home on a big lot removed a bit from city …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Happenings October 2016 Happenings October 2016

2016 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT CELE­BRA­TIONS, OCT. 1 AND 4
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the “Show Me City” will mark more than three decades of National Night Out celebrations as citizens, elected officials, first responders and stakeholders …

Winter in Whistler Winter in Whistler

Find pristine snow, adventure, culture, nature and leisure in this British Columbian mountain resort
By Noelle Valentine
From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being center stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli & Jordan MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli & Jordan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Wedding photos by  Luis JD Swiger, John David Photography
| Engagement photos by Colin and Christina Dismuke
Kelli Fyke and Jordan Fox met while playing intramural flag football through a Bible study class …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh October 2016 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh October 2016

-Riverstone Luau
-Girls Night Out At Vino & Vinyl
-Fort Bend Education Foundation Golf Tournament
-Fort Bend Regional Council Helen Cordes Dinner