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 …

Book Reviews February 2017 Book Reviews February 2017

A RAINBOW OF SMOOTHIE BOWLS
A Rainbow of Smoothie Bowls, by Leigh Weingus, is a cookbook that features more than 100 amazing creations and 40+ gorgeous, full-color photos. Page by page, this book serves up flavorful …

Jackson Family Wines —
On Top of the World, Part II
Jackson Family Wines —  </br>On Top of the World, Part II

An Unrivaled, Premium Collection Of Wineries And Estate Vineyards
In Part I of this series, published in the January issue, I discussed the incredible Kendall-Jackson winery itself in Sonoma County, California, and the iconic Vintner’s Reserve …

Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volvo XC90 Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volvo XC90

Chevrolet Bolt EV | Starting price: $$30,000
When Chevrolet introduced the 2017 Bolt EV— a totally electric or battery electric vehicle — it fulfilled its promise to offer a long-range, affordable electric vehicle for the masses. …

The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart  Financial Centre at Sugar Land

The Performing Art Center’s Distinctive Features Will Be An Integral Part Of Each Performance
By Mara Soloway
Just as artists can practice for years to perfect their performance, the partners involved in bringing Smart Financial Centre at …

Joel Osteen Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive

High-Rise With History High-Rise With History

Stylish Remodel Reflects Unique Past
Built in 1963 as luxury apartments and converted to condominiums in 1980, Regency House is one of the first condominium buildings in Houston. The 13-story residential icon is an architectural …

Taking the Art of Topiary to New Heights Taking the Art of Topiary to New Heights

Meet Pearl Fryar At The Sugar Land Home & Garden Show Jan. 28-29
By Cheryl Alexander
Photography by Dustin Shores
Some days you’ll find him in the seat of his John Deere tractor mowing grass. Other days he’s …

Best of Fort Bend 2016 Best of Fort Bend 2016

2016 Best of Fort Bend
Annual recognition of Fort Bend County’s champions of
community, shopping, dining and more!

Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Founders’ Ball Set for Jan. 21 Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Founders’ Ball Set for Jan. 21

“In High Gear” Theme Will Offer High-Octane Entertainment
Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) and Audi Sugar Land, a Sewell Company, have announced the 2017 Founders’ Ball will be held at Safari Texas on …

Happenings January 2017 Happenings January 2017

Johnson Development Corp. “GRIDIRONGIVEAWAY” During January

Johnson Development Corp. is kicking off a super promotion that could have players scoring big during the $100,000 Gridiron Giveaway.

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Chelsey and Christian
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Chelsey and Christian

They met and fell in love on a cruise, and years later became engaged on a cruise. True to a theme of “romance on the water,” Chelsey Hill and Christian Bradshaw exchanged vows at Paradise Cove at Lake Grapevine on Oct. 8, 2016.

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

Dear Readers,

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but the years are going by way too fast for me… sometimes I wish I had a pause button! But since I don’t, here’s to a fabulous year in Fort Bend! Wishing you and yours all the best for 2017.

Fashion – January 2017 Fashion – January 2017

GUCCI
Sylvie embroidered leather top handle bag has embroidered flower appliques.
Gucci.com

Business in Fort Bend January 2017 Business in Fort Bend January 2017

FBISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR LAKE OLYMPIA MIDDLE SCHOOL
The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees has approved Janis Longmire as principal of Lake Olympia Middle School. She will replace Deirdre Holloway, who …

Color Me Happy Color Me Happy

Using Paint To Create Your Home’s Mood
By Cheryl Alexander
More than simply a demonstration of your preferences in taste and style, home décor can have a psychological impact on your mood. Proponents of color psychology believe …

Outstanding Bath Designers
Show off Their Work
Outstanding Bath Designers </br>Show off Their Work

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA
The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competiton show a steady stream of imaginative design solutions for challenges that included a …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques

Bring Your Item To Be Valued and Get One Free Appraisal from Dr. Lori Feb. 18-19 at the Berry Center.
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