A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best
By Mara Soloway
Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the …

Respect for Animals and Science Expertise Lead Father And Daughter To Veterinary Careers Respect  for Animals and Science Expertise Lead Father And Daughter To Veterinary Careers

George Woodley And Jesse Woodley Benefit The Profession With Their Talents
By Mara Soloway
Since earning his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Auburn Uni­versity in 1982, George H. Woodley, 64, has treated numerous large and exotic animals …

Magnificent Seven Magnificent Seven

Large Family’s Eclectic Style Defines Luxury Home
For several years, Mark and Melissa Flores lived in what might be considered a traditional “cookie cutter” suburban family home. Their values and life were structured around what was …

“Texas, Our Texas” Concert, Feb. 19 “Texas, Our Texas” Concert,  Feb. 19

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Showcases New Works By Texas Composers And Performances By Texas Artists
Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, FBSO continues its 25th season with a performance both …

Missouri City Recycling Program Missouri City Recycling Program

Municipal Solid Waste Program Helps Keep The “Show Me City” Clean And Green
There are multiple social, environmental and economic benefits associated with recycling. Missouri City households that participate in the Municipal Solid Waste Program …

Happenings February 2017 Happenings February 2017

FORT BEND JUNIOR SERVICE LEAGUE ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS, THROUGH FEB. 1
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is offering two scholarship programs to assist women in Fort Bend County who desire to further their education.
The …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Alyssa and Garrett
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Alyssa and Garrett

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Caffrey’s Photography
Few married couples can claim they met in junior high school, but Katy residents Alyssa Dowdle and Garrett Glover have those bragging rights. The couple can take that …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh February 2017 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh February 2017

– Central Fort Bend Chamber Gala
– Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour Sponsor Party
– FBJSL Sugar Plum Market Preview Night

Fashion – February 2017 Fashion – February 2017

DOLCE & GABBANA
Black calf leather “Rosalia” shoulder bag features foldover top with twist-lock closure and pink rose print. farfetch.com

Business in Fort Bend February 2017 Business in Fort Bend February 2017

FBISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES NEW CAMPUS, DISTRICT LEADERS
During the Dec. 12 Regular Board Meeting, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees named new leaders. Rodney Chant is the new director of athletics; Damian …

Walls That Talk Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style
By Cheryl Alexander
Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering …

Kid and Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas Kid and Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

A Range Of Flooring Types Will Work For High-Activity Areas
By Mara Soloway
Sure, empty nesters can have stylish concrete floors in their homes. It certainly makes having dogs easier. And area rugs can make a soft, …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Valentines from the Head and Heart Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Valentines from the Head and Heart

Lori Verderame on Google+

Dr. Lori Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery Channel’s Auction Kings, History Channel’s The …

Take A Bite Out Of Cancer At Bark For Life Riverstone,
Feb. 25
Take A Bite Out Of Cancer At Bark For Life Riverstone, </br>Feb. 25

Fundraiser For American Cancer Society Will Celebrate Cancer Survivorship
Canines and their humans are invited to help take a bite out of cancer during Bark for Life, being held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. …

Say Cheese! Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile
By Judy Latta
A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher February 2017 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher February 2017

– Twin Babies Rock Out to Daddy’s Guitar
– Crème Brulee Cheesecake
– Skinny Broccoli Salad

Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

American Heart Association Report Reveals Greater Risk To African American Adults Of All Ages
Even modest increases in high blood pressure were linked to a greater risk of death and heart failure among African American adults …

To My Valentine, February 2017 To My Valentine, February 2017

CORELLI’S ITALIAN CAFE
Wine and dine your loved one at Corelli’s. A romantic atmosphere, delicious food and great service are sure to impress some one special. Show you care by not making your loved one …

Around The Bend February 2017 Around The Bend February 2017

SUGAR PLUM MARKET RAISES AN IMPRESSIVE $310,000 FOR CHARITY
The holidays are a little brighter for many charitable organizations in Fort Bend County thanks to a record-breaking year for the Sugar Plum Market. Presented by the …

Historically Fort Bend:
Recalling Icy Cold Winters in the County
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Recalling Icy Cold Winters in the County


by Chris Godbold
Fort Bend County has had a mild winter so far but the past has not always been so kind. Jane Long told that Galveston Bay froze over in December 1821 while she waited …

Historically Fort Bend:
Recalling Icy Cold Winters in the County
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Recalling Icy Cold Winters in the County


by Chris Godbold
Fort Bend County has had a mild winter so far but the past has not always been so kind. Jane Long told that Galveston Bay froze over in December 1821 while she waited …

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

FORT BEND HARRIS RETIREDEDUCA­TORS CHILDREN’S BOOK PROJECT
The Texas Retired Teacher’s Association’s (TRTA) local unit, Fort Bend Harris Retired Educators (FBHRE), on Dec. 8 presented over 285 new books to E. A. Jones students in kindergarten, …

Discoveries February 2017 Discoveries February 2017

BLUE STAR RANGE
BlueStar® range in red orange. BlueStar®, manufacturer of high-performance appliances for the home and a trailblazer in color innovation is unveiling a new Matte collection of eight striking finishes, giving home chefs even …

Young Entrepreneurs Focus on Philanthropy Young Entrepreneurs Focus on Philanthropy

Brothers Ben And Grant Mize Combine Business Savvy With Hearts Of Gold
By Mara Soloway
If you saw their business résumés, you might think that brothers Ben and Grant Mize had already earned bachelors of business …