Southern Charm Southern Charm

Despite what images the term might conjure, “Southern” features more than one style of architecture. Some styles are grand; others are more modest. But Southern homes typically have certain commonalities.

2017 Fort Bend County Fair Entertainment Lineup 2017 Fort Bend County Fair Entertainment Lineup

There’s Something For Everyone In Concerts Sept. 29-Oct. 8
A Grammy winner, a Texas Music pioneer, and an alumnus of The Voice are a few of the credentials of artists who will be performing at the …

Andrea Ramsey Finds Meaning in Art Andrea Ramsey Finds Meaning in Art

Artist’s Life Has Come Full Circle Back To The Community That Supported Her
By Mara Soloway
Throughout Andrea Ramsey’s life, being an artist has had different significance at different times. As she learned and honed her skill …

Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music

More Than 50 Years After His Career Started, He Is Not Slowing Down
By Judy Latta
In an era in which it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between contemporary country and pop music, Houstonian Gene Watson has …

Robert Mirza, the Polyglot Robert Mirza, the Polyglot

The Fort Bend Christian Academy Teacher Speaks Seven Languages
By Brittney Byrd
Fort Bend Christian Academy teacher, Robert Mirza, is both an artist and linguist. Not only has he lived all over the globe, but he can …

Happenings August 2017 Happenings August 2017

43RD ANNUAL HOUSTON GLASS CLUB VINTAGE GLASS & ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE, AUG. 18-20
The Houston Glass Club has announced its 43rd Annual Vintage Glass and Antique Show and Sale. The show begins on Friday, Aug. …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Katherine and Doug
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Katherine and Doug

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Chris Bailey Photography
Katherine Mizell and Doug Jackson met through mutual friends while he attended Louisiana State University and she attended the University of Texas. They reconnected 12 years later …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh
August 2017
Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh <br>August 2017</br>

— Happy Birthday Star!
— Jack And Jill Of America Foundation Gala
— Fort Bend Education Foundation 25th Anniversary Celebration

Fashion – August 2017 – What’s in Store’s Now Fashion – August 2017 – What’s in Store’s Now

DOLCE & GABBANA- Printed Mini Dauphine Leather Sicily bag in Mambo print.

Business in Fort Bend August 2017 Business in Fort Bend August 2017

The master-planned community of Cane Island has been named one of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States by Where to Retire Magazine.
CANE ISLAND LAUDED AS ONE OF NATION’S BEST FOR RETIREES
The master-planned …

Dental Implants Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth
By Judy Latta
A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, …

Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The Production Of The Metabolite Indolepropionic Acid Is Boosted By A Fiber-Rich Diet
A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the blood serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of …

Around The Bend August 2017 Around The Bend August 2017

SSLW CELEBRATES 29TH ANNIVERSARY OF SERVICE
Suburban Sugar Land Women and its partners are celebrating 29 years of service to Fort Bend County and beyond. For 29 years SSLW’s committed members and Phenomenal Partners have provided …

Historically Fort Bend:
Dancing in Old Fort Bend
Historically Fort Bend:  </br> Dancing in Old Fort Bend

By Chris Godbold
Ever since settlers first made their homes along the Brazos River or Oyster Creek, families have worked hard to create a life for themselves. However, they didn’t work all of the time. Families …

Discoveries August 2017 Discoveries August 2017

MASON JAR WITH FIREFLIES: Vintage-style neon, handmade in Texas. 5’ tall with animated neon fireflies.

Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA
The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition demonstrated a flow of imaginative design solutions. Seven individuals were honored across the …

10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders 10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders

Eco-friendly plants save gardening effort
Garden beds and borders, artfully filled with a colorful tapestry of flowers and foliage, are very much back in vogue. But unlike the traditional perennial beds and borders, which were labor …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students August 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students August 2017</br>

HLSR COMMITS $1.4 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO TEXAS 4-H MEMBERS
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) warded 70 4-H members from 54 different Texas counties with $1.4 million in scholarships during the Texas 4-H Roundup …

Book Reviews August 2017 Book Reviews August 2017

MILLER’S ANTIQUES HANDBOOK & PRICE GUIDE
Miller’s Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer …

Beaulieu Vineyard Rarity Napa Valley 2013 — An Other-Worldly Wine Beaulieu Vineyard Rarity Napa Valley 2013 —  An Other-Worldly Wine

Rarity is the name of a wine only released four times by B.V. since the original owner Georges de Latour bought his first vineyard in Napa Valley in 1900. The vintage of 2013 was perhaps …

Lincoln Continental and Toyota Rav4 Lincoln Continental and Toyota Rav4

Lincoln Continental | Starting price: $45,600
By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Lincoln, the luxury brand of Ford Motor Company, has a long history in the automotive world. The Continental is the signature model, the heritage life blood of …

Modern Marvel Modern Marvel

Andria Cain is a visionary. “I can go into a ballroom and make it into Never-Never Land,” says the former international event planner. So it logically follows that her lust for inventive design translates to home turf as well.

Bringing Home the Bacon Bros. Bringing Home the Bacon Bros.

Travis Cook And Joseph Zerwas Bring Inventive Restaurant To Sugar Land Town Square
Text by Mara Soloway
As you walk toward Bacon Bros. Public House on Sugar Land Town Square, the smell of bacon being smoked hits …

Rising Inspiration Stage’s Jasmine Rogers’ Star is Rising Rising Inspiration Stage’s Jasmine Rogers’ Star is Rising

Teen Wins The TUTS Tommy Tune Award For Best Actress
National award-winning Inspiration Stage is proud to congratulate one of its own – Jasmine Rogers.
A graduating senior at Austin High School and veteran of the …

Sugar Creek Country Club Reinvents Itself for 21st Century Demographics Sugar Creek Country Club Reinvents Itself for 21st Century Demographics

Emphasis On Younger Professionals And Families Pays Off In Increased Membership
By Anna Saikin
When Sugar Creek Country Club opened its traditional 27-hole golf course in 1972, it quickly became a popular location for local golfers. Over …

Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

Krissy Venosdale Of The Kinkaid School Is One Of 52 Educators Across The U.S. Recognized As Classroom Changemaker
Houston Public Media has an­nounced that Krissy Venosdale, a Fort Bend County resident and the innovation coordinator …

Happenings July 2017 Happenings July 2017

SIENNA PLANTATION KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH FUN AND FITNESS CAMPS
Sienna Plantation has kicked off summer vacation with a variety of day camps designed to encourage physical and mental agility as well as loads of fun. …

Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

Palm Beach Opens And New Aquarium Pyramid Treasures Are Revealed
Guests are invited to kick off their summer with a splash at Moody Gardens with the recent openings of Palm Beach and the newly renovated …