Fall Festivals, Markets & More Fall Festivals, Markets & More

Fall is bazaar and festival time in Texas. Every little country town seems to have their own event from oatmeal and watermelon festivals to fairs celebrating local crafts and food. There’s something for everybody — …

The Father of Rosenberg The Father of Rosenberg

One of Rosenberg’s most important early citizens came to Fort Bend County in 1871. Born in Louisville, Ky., on March  4, 1854, Richard T. Mulcahy, came to Texas with his parents Col. and Mrs. John …

Grand Soiree October Stylish Events Grand Soiree October Stylish Events

Grand Soiree Continues Through October
with More Stylish Events
Houston and Fort Bend’s first annual Grand Soiree continues through the month of October with an eclectic mix of stylish events. Couture for the Cause, a style show …

A (Second) Chance of a Lifetime for Crystal Gayle Fan A (Second) Chance of a Lifetime  for Crystal Gayle Fan

Rotary Club of Fort Bend Member Provides Ticket to Concert
Timothy Edward Levine had a rough early beginning. A diaphragmatic hernia, a birth defect, caused his lungs to be underdeveloped. Soon after his birth on Dec. …

The Arc of Fort Bend The Arc of Fort Bend

32nd Annual Event Benefits Local Citizens With Intellectual And Developmental Disorders
A welcome hint of fall in the air means the “Best in the West” will soon be here! The Arc of Fort Bend and returning key …

2011 Founder’s Ball 2011 Founder’s Ball

Taking The Stage On Jan. 15, 2011
Save the date for Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, that’s when the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation will hold its ninth annual Founders Ball, which has become one of Sugar …

Brewing Help for Kids in Need Brewing Help for Kids in Need

Friends Of CAFB Fall Membership Coffee Set For Oct. 19
With a little help from Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, abused and neglected children are getting opportunities they never could have imagined.  Friends is …

Fort Bend Father and Son are Saving Lives One Mile at a Time Fort Bend Father and Son are Saving Lives One Mile at a Time

Duo Raises Money For Leukemia And Lymphoma Society
Last summer, Fort Bend resident Buddy Meyer was a sedentary business professional without athletic aspirations.  This summer he is 60 pounds lighter and training side by side …

Together in Coaching, Teaching and Retiring Together in Coaching,  Teaching and Retiring

Pair Leaves Behind Decades Of Court And Classroom Lessons
The Lechtenbergers had a great gig going. Up until the early ’90s, Brenda Lechtenberger coached the girls’ basketball team at Quail Valley Middle School. She knew just …

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Child Advocates of Fort Bend

19th Annual CASA Christmas Home Tour Set for Dec. 10 –11
Committee members, decorators and sponsors are gearing up for the 19th Annual CASA Christmas Home Tour. A Fort Bend holiday tradition, the tour offers guests …

Safari Texas’ Salute to Fort Bend Safari Texas’ Salute to Fort Bend

A Tapestry of the Past, Present and Future Benefits the Mamie George Community Center
Safari Texas will present its 9th Annual Salute to Fort Bend, “A Tapestry of the Past, Present and Future,” on Saturday, Oct. …

Hillwood Residential Taking Positive Steps Hillwood Residential  Taking Positive Steps

Group Formed To Brainstorm With Community On Ways To
Preserve Historical Scanlan Mansion
From the Dew House to the Scanlan Mansion, East Fort Bend County is shedding a spotlight on its rich history and area developers are …

Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk Alzheimer’s Association  Memory Walk

New Program Powered By Omnilink Offers Help For Families
The annual Alzheimer’s Association Fort Bend Memory Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30. The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through …

Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler
I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have …

Mother/Daughter Fashion Show Mother/Daughter Fashion Show

Sweetwater Women’s Association Hosts Mother/Daughter Fashion Show
The Sweetwater Women’s Association presented its 26th annual Mother/Daughter Fashion Show by honoring its mothers, daughters and grandmothers in this parade of fashion.
The event was supported by Sugar Land’s …

Breast Cancer Survivor Story Breast Cancer Survivor Story

Jenny Hrbacek Shares Her Experience And Offers Tips
Cancer has no timeline and did not care that I already had plans for the next year. When I received the diagnosis of breast cancer in April 2009, …

Sugar Land and the Kempner Family Sugar Land and  the Kempner Family

To tell the story of Sugar Land and the Kempner family you have to go back to the 1830s — and, then it all makes good sense.
The 1830s saw the birth of the Republic of …

A Message from Rep. Charlie Howard

Plans to support and vote for Legislation to protect Texans from costs of illegal immigration
By State Rep. Charlie Howard
Given the spike in violence in Northern Mexico, securing our state’s border is imperative to protect …

Missouri City Girls Start First Local Support Group Missouri City Girls Start  First Local Support Group

Teen Crohn’s Disease/Colitis meetings offer help to better manage disease with support of peers
This is a Cinderella story with a twist.  Once upon a time, there were two Missouri City teens who had never met, …

Gaining Value by Gardening Gaining Value by Gardening

Home Gardening Provides Benefits For More Than Just The Home
A volatile economy and rise-and-fall real estate market have flipped the switch for many homeowners to become avid Do-It-Yourselfers, especially when it comes to gardening. Part …

Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause

Pink Breast Cancer Beads
Chamilia
Chamilia is a line of handcrafted beads for create-your-own jewelry. Choose from beads of 14k gold, sterling silver, Swarovski® Crystals, Italian Murano glass and colored stones that you may choose from to …

Fall Finds Oct 2010 Fall Finds Oct 2010

From Rosie Weisencrantz, “Ghazala” is vintage green enameled sparkly flower trinkets with green cut glass beads handwoven into a linen tiara style headband. $140. www.rosieweisencrantz.com

Discoveries Oct 2010 Discoveries Oct 2010

Links Vase from CB2
Hand-cast aluminum sculpture handwelds five mini vases for an arc of small blossoms. The watertight interior is sealed with silver paint. Even without floral enhancement, the vase makes an intriguing conversation piece. …