“A Literary Café” “A Literary Café”

Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae Chapter Hosts Annual Event To Inspire Appreciation For Literature And Music
The Arts and Letters Committee of the Suburban Houston Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter (SHFBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presented …

Eagle Week Inspires Students to Serve Others Eagle Week Inspires Students to Serve Others

High School Students At Fort Bend Christian Academy Show They Care
Every spring, Fort Bend Christian Academy high school students participate in a week-long service opportunity called Eagle Week.
“These service-and-ministry teams go out locally, regionally, …

High and Clear Voices Heard Around the World High and Clear Voices Heard Around the World

The Fort Bend Boys Choir celebrates its 35th anniversary
By Mara Soloway
Before the 32 members of the Tour Choir of the Fort Bend Boys Choir begin their weekly Sunday practice, they gather in the First United …

Fort Bend Boys Choir Success Story: Fort Bend Boys Choir Success Story:

Interview by Mara Soloway
A Q&A With John Holiday
John Holiday joined the Fort Bend Boys Choir in 1993 (as verified by his mother, Waverly Holiday) at 8 years old. He won the highly coveted Outstanding Choirboy …

Happenings May 2017 Happenings May 2017

INSPIRATION STAGE PRESENTS SEUSSICAL JR., MAY 5-7
Sugar Land’s national award-winning community theatre, Inspiration Stage, presents Seussical JR. for two evening shows and two matinees from May 5-7 at the historic Sugar Land Auditor­ium, 226 Lakeview …

Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights  at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

An Enchanted Oasis Minutes From Houston, But Worlds Apart
As temperatures begin to heat up in Texas, so does the fun at The Woodlands® Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston and set among …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Sylvia and Zachary
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Sylvia and Zachary

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Misty Dameron Photography
Sylvia Bernier of Katy and Zachary Seaton of Bakersfield, California met as university students. During their very first date, they discovered that they were a perfect pair!
Sylvia …

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

-Reading Between the Wines Sponsor Party
-Fort Bend Education Foundation Gala

Fashion – May 2017 – Spring Impressions Fashion – May 2017 – Spring Impressions

WILD BLUE DENIM is a brand that aims to empower young women, with goals …  and give them the opportunity to grow up in a world that values them, so that they too can live an original, authentic life just like Sadie Robertson. wildbluedenim.com

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Finds in Houston and Beyond! Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Finds in Houston and Beyond!

Lori Verderame on Google+
Celebrity appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame is an internationally syndicated columnist, author, and award winning TV personality on History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from …

Business in Fort Bend May 2017 Business in Fort Bend May 2017

 
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT CORP. PROMOTES GOFF, SMITH; JOHNSON REMAINS CHAIRMAN AND CEO
Johnson Development Corp. has announced the promotion of Doug Goff and Michael J. Smith to co-presidents of the Company, a milestone achievement for two key …

Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

The Goal Of Treatment Is To Prevent Long-Term Joint And Organ Damage
Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you …

Celebrate Mother – Mother’s Day May 14 Celebrate Mother – Mother’s Day May 14

LOGGINS JEWELERS
Tell that special mom “I love you 365 days a year.” Hand crafted in sterling silver with a pink sapphire accent, each stackable ring contains the powerful message of love. For Mother’s Day and …

Around The Bend May 2017 Around The Bend May 2017

SSLW HONORS 13 ACCOMPLISHED LOCAL WOMEN FOR NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) recently honored 13 Fort Bend County Community Servants in observance of National Women’s History Month, which recognizes and honors the …

Historically Fort Bend:
1917 — World War I and Fort Bend County
Historically Fort Bend:  </br> 1917 — World War I and Fort Bend County

By Chris Godbold
One hundred years ago, World War I had been raging for three years of brutal trench warfare, submarine attacks and intrigue. For all of this time, the United States remained neutral, not choosing …

Discoveries May 2017 Discoveries May 2017

SAGAPONECK STRIPED-EDGE RUG
Adding an artistic touch to any room, the Sagaponeck rug is hand-woven in India from a wool-and-cotton blend and features a solid-colored central panel and striped edges.

Walls Gone Wild Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends
By Cheryl Alexander
From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or …

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

FORT BEND AUSTIN STUDENT EARNS GIRL SCOUTS HIGHEST HONOR FOR SERVICE PROJECT
Jade Bryant, a junior at Fort Bend Austin High School, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. The …

Ridge Point FFA Students Show Their Skills in Poultry Judging Ridge Point FFA Students Show Their Skills in Poultry Judging

The Four Seniors Lead The Way For Upcoming Students With National And Other Championships
By Mara Soloway
Four seniors at Ridge Point High School have accomplished several firsts in this last year of their high school careers. …

Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

They Have Several Advantages For Homes In The South
With the new year, homeowners are looking to new trends as they make home renovation plans. The roof is the biggest design element on a home and …

Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

By Melinda Myers
Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and then preserve a few for winter.
Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you …

Book Reviews May 2017 Book Reviews May 2017

WILL IT SKILLET?
Discover a new world of cast-iron cooking. From Dan Shumski, Will It Skillet? serves up 53 surprising, delicious, and ingenious recipes for the cast-iron skillet. Savor the simplicity of Toast with Olive Oil …

Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

Classical Music And Opera Inspires Winemakers
By Denman Moody
A mong charity wine auction attendees, Fritz Hatton is well known for his booming voice, bowties and jovial manner as he rhythmically tallies up millions of dollars for …

Honda Civic & Mazda 6 Honda Civic & Mazda 6

By Kelly Foss
Honda Civic| Starting price: $18,700
The creation of this new 10th-generation Civic represents one of the most comprehensive and ambitious new-model developments ever undertaken by Honda. The change is truly transformational and buyers now …

A Vision in White A Vision in White

Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine
Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house.

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …