Historically Fort Bend:
Numerous Black Politicians Rose to Prominence in Years Following Civil War
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Numerous Black Politicians Rose to Prominence in Years Following Civil War

By Chris Godbold
The end of the Civil War in Fort Bend County gave rise to a black population active in county politics. After Juneteenth, thousands of black slaves in Fort Bend County were suddenly free, …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Nov. 2015
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Nov. 2015</br>

Sugar Land Girl Scout’s Destinations trip takes her to Scotland
Catherine Phillips, a senior at George Ranch High School, participated in Girl Scouts of the USA’s Destinations travel program over the summer, traveling to Scotland. …

Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band and Angels Present “Home of the Brave” Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band  and Angels Present “Home of the Brave”

School also wins Houston-area marching band festival
While most students were still enjoying their summer, the students of The Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band and Angels were back at school getting ready for football season. …

Ridge Point High School Senior Takes on Leadership Role to Help End Hunger Ridge Point High School Senior Takes on Leadership Role to Help End Hunger

Sophia George’s position on the National Youth Advisory Board of the Souper Bowl of Caring advances her mission
Most people can recall a childhood memory that helped shape their lives, making them who they are today. For …

Discoveries Nov 2015 Discoveries Nov 2015

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN PEONY PLATE
This Oscar de la Renta for The New York Botanical Garden salad plate features a peony print Oscar handpicked from the Garden’s private collection of rare 18th and 19th century …

Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape

These No-Sweat Fixes Bring Year-Round Benefits
Fall is the landscaper’s secret weapon. It is the best time of year to fix problems or make wonderful things happen in the garden. Here are some tips on how …

Book Reviews November 2015 Book Reviews November 2015

 
THE PIT STOP
Plants from Pits by Holly Farrell shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables from pits that you might otherwise toss into the trash. Farrell offers guidance to growing more …

Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan

Mayakoba offers eco-friendly family fun in Riviera Maya
By Elizabeth Anthony
Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International …

Wines from Around the World Wines from Around the World

From New Zealand, Europe and the United States

Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade

Starting Price $24,000
By Kelly Foss
mycardata.com
It’s no small thing that the Ford Mustang turns 50 this year. As America’s “pony car,” the Mustang has come to symbolize freedom and the open road and has inspired generations …

THORNWOOD GALLERY, LLC THORNWOOD GALLERY, LLC

Nestled in the heart of Houston just one block West of Kirby Drive between Richmond and Alabama, Thornwood Gallery has earned a reputation of providing high quality artwork by international, national and local artists for …

WOOD VILLE INTERIORS WOOD VILLE INTERIORS

Wood Ville Interiors is a unique one of a kind home décor retail store. They are direct importers of solid wood exotic furniture from India and Indonesia. Old antique doors, windows, ceiling tiles are incorporated …

CASTLE FURNITURE DESIGN CENTER CASTLE FURNITURE DESIGN CENTER

Castle Furniture design center Castle Furniture Design Center proudly displays the finest Italian leather, marble and contemporary collections you can find in Houston. There are unique modern pieces in bedroom, dining room and living room …

Transitional Design Takes Dated Home from Drab to Sophisticated Transitional Design Takes Dated Home from Drab to Sophisticated

 

Couple Sees Potential In Older Home
When a couple has been married for 40 years, life- and homestyle preferences are pretty well-defined and mutually understood. Additionally, when they’re longtime Hous­tonians, they know which part of town …

2015 Sugar Land Superstar Winner ! 2015 Sugar Land Superstar Winner !

Raivyn Hearne wows the judges and the overflow crowd in Sugar Land Town Square

“Mad Hatter Adventure” Oct. 30 “Mad Hatter Adventure”  Oct. 30

Major fundraiser for Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels at Safari Texas Ranch
On Friday, Oct. 30, Fort Bend Seniors (FBS) Meals on Wheels will host its major fundraising event of the year – the Mad …

Missouri City Honors African-American Commissioner with Parkway Missouri City Honors African-American Commissioner with Parkway

Thomas Taylor became an elected official after the Civil War
Thomas Lane Taylor was a history maker who left a legacy in area communities of a man who would protect, preserve and promote his heritage. In …

Happy ThanksGolfing Classic Happy ThanksGolfing Classic

Nov. 23 event aids homeless families in Fort Bend

What’s Cool & Creepy in Fort Bend What’s Cool & Creepy in Fort Bend

Seasonal events with some fun for everyone

Happenings October 2015 Happenings October 2015

“SHOW ME CITY” CELEBRATES NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, OCT. 6
Missouri City residents will partner with police officers, firefighters and elected officials on Tuesday, Oct. 6 to participate in National Night Out (NNO) and promote community unity …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Chloe & Cody
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Chloe & Cody

Chloe Potter and Cody Duffy grew up 30 minutes from each other, but didn’t meet until a mutual friend introduced them at Texas A&M University.

Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh October 2015 Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh October 2015

Happy Fall y’all! As the seasons change, (or not so much here in Houston!) so does our level of busy-ness with the holidays quickly approaching and the gala season shifting into high gear! It is truly my favorite time of year when I start to feel the cooler weather

Fort Bend County Ranks No. 1 for Incoming Investments in Texas Fort Bend County Ranks No. 1  for Incoming Investments in Texas

Thriving Economy Continues To Grow Each Year
Fort Bend County ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 5 in the United States as the area with the most incoming investments, according to a recent report by …

Online Quilt Auction to Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research And Awareness Online Quilt Auction to Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research And Awareness

Bidding open to all for 184 quilts in MD Anderson auction

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now

 
Burakuyan-Bold geometric shapes are taken into a third dimension through contrasted materials. burakuyan.com

Business in Fort Bend Oct 2015 Business in Fort Bend Oct 2015

FORT BEND ISD EDUCATOR SERVES AS ASSOCIATION STATE PRESIDENT
Eddie Damian, talent management senior consultant in Fort Bend ISD’s Human Resources Department, will serve as President for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). Damian …