Happenings Feb 2013 Happenings Feb 2013

FORT BEND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS A TRIO OF MASTER WORKS
FEB 17
The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra welcomes spring with Orchestral Masterworks featuring a trio of works by the great composers Ravel, Sibelius and Elgar. The Feb. …

Aakash Jacob Aakash Jacob

By Cindy Ziervogel

Aakash Jacob has his mind set on the brain. He loves learning about, talking about and for the past three years, doing research all about the brain. Ever since Aakash was 13, he’s …

A Conversation with Russell Autrey A Conversation with Russell Autrey

By Melanie Saxton
All photos courtesy of Russell Autrey
Russell Autrey compares life in Rosenberg to a Norman Rockwell painting. “I like small town photography,” he says. “Everyone knows you, and vice-versa.” As Autrey photographed community functions, …

Around The Bend Feb 2013 Around The Bend Feb 2013

RIVERSTONE DONATES TO FORT BEND EDUCATION FOUNDATION. Riverstone presented the Fort Bend Education Foundation with a check for $5,000 as part of the community’s Favorite Resident Contest. Through the online contest, the public was invited to …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Monica & Stephen
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS  </br>Monica & Stephen

 
Monica Stout and Stephen Myers had a very modern, “online” start to their relationship. What followed was a first date, courtship, surprise proposal (with a twist), engagement, and traditional wedding ceremony that reflected the formal …

Business in Fort Bend Feb 2013 Business in Fort Bend Feb 2013

‹Susan Phipps Carr is the new executive director of Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity. Carr is the second executive director in the 20-year history of the affiliate. She is a graduate of San Diego State …

FREEMAN IRBY BOOTH – Fort Bend County History FREEMAN IRBY BOOTH – Fort Bend County History

The small town of Booth is located south of Richmond. Its founder was Freeman Irby Booth. Booth was born in Holly Springs, Miss. on Sept. 7, 1866, the son of Robert and Abie Adine Randolf …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Feb 2013 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Feb 2013

MY FAVORITE :

• Dog Fetches Cat
• Cherry Chocolate Kiss
• Knitted Heart

Get Heart Healthy in 2013 Get Heart Healthy in 2013

An increasing number of Amer­icans are searching online for health tips. The American Heart Association’s website shares a wealth of life-changing topics. See mylifecheck.heart.org for their “Life’s Simple 7” campaign. It shows that anyone can …

GIFTS OF LOVE GIFTS OF LOVE

Nothing Says “I Love You” Like Pasta And Wine
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 …

Fashion Feb 2013 Fashion Feb 2013

FENDI BAGUETTE

Red parchment goatskin Baguette. Available at Neiman Marcus.

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Laced Zip-Back Platform Bootie neimanmarcus.com

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Discoveries Feb 2013 Discoveries Feb 2013

BERNARD CHESS PIECES
The set of five oversized chess pieces are handcrafted of a sheesham wood in a natural finish. The set makes a perfect “scholarly” accent to a den, office or library. Pieces range in …

Take the Guesswork Out of Selecting New Countertops Take the Guesswork Out of Selecting New Countertops

Find the right material for your space
By Angela C. Crissman
Looking for a countertop material that will take center stage and dramatically transform your space? Choosing a new countertop for your kitchen or bathroom is an …

“Emerald” is 2013’s Color of the Year “Emerald” is 2013’s Color of the Year

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced its Color of the Year for 2013: PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green.
The 2012 Color …

Book Reviews Feb 2013 Book Reviews Feb 2013

BETTER FOOD FOR DOGS
Written by a veterinarian and dog experts, Better Food for Dogs, is filled with expert and advice on understanding your dog’s nutritional needs and building the framework for optimum health. More than …

Share Sweets from the Heart this Valentine’s Day Share Sweets from the Heart this Valentine’s Day

What better way to show love and affection on Valentine’s Day than by sharing a delicious gift made from the heart? A sweet treat is the perfect way to say “I love you” to the …

Sustainable Splendor on Mexico’s Rivera Maya Sustainable Splendor on Mexico’s Rivera Maya

By Cheryl Alexander
Mention the Mexican Riviera and images of the decadence, partying and over-consumption of Cancun may be conjured in the minds of many who have traveled there. But there’s a new resort destination in …

DINNER OF THE DECADE PART II; Fabulous Dishes, Perfect Wine Pairings DINNER OF THE DECADE PART II; Fabulous Dishes, Perfect Wine Pairings

By Denman Moody
theadvancedoenophile.com
Last month, I discussed the $5,000 per couple dinner for the Sheriff’s Foundation held at the home of Deana and Larry Blackburn on Sept. 29, 2012. The lineup of chefs — probably unrivaled …

Dodge Dart • Subaru Outback Dodge Dart • Subaru Outback

The Dodge Dart is a dramatic-looking and nice-driving car that gets good fuel economy and is priced right.

The Subaru Outback is offered with an excellent navigation system, a 440 watt Harmon/Kardon audio unit, USB connections, XM Nav-traffic, streaming audio and a backup camera.

New England Meets European Elegance New England Meets European Elegance

Couple blends culture, style and family
She’s a familiar face and a local treasure who appears on the television in our living rooms for the evening news. Now the tables are turned on KPRC news anchor …

Sugar Land Parties and Galas, Kelly Buettner social column Jan 2013 Sugar Land Parties and Galas, Kelly Buettner social column Jan 2013

Kelly Buettner reports on Socials, Parties, and Events in Fort Bend!

CAFB Christmas Home Tour • Pretty In Pink •
Dan Pastorini Celebrity Golf Invitational •
Out And About • December Events

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori How to Preserve That Antique Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori How to Preserve That Antique

How to Preserve That Antique

While museums make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting objects in their care to educate the public, most of us are equally committed to keeping our family heirlooms and keepsakes in good condition in order to retain their value.

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Jan 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Jan 2013

STUDENTS AT SUGAR MILL MONTESSORI COLLECT FOOD ITEMS – Students at Sugar Mill Montessori School collected non-perishable food items for the Fort Bend County Women’s Center. This year, SMMS not only met, but exceeded its …

A Man of Many Ministries A Man of Many Ministries

Text by Melanie Saxton • Photos by Visage Photography
When Alex Kinion looks back on his life, he sees that God had a plan for him, though he never could have known it early on. He …

Happenings Jan 2013 Happenings Jan 2013

FBJSL ACCEPTING CHARITABLE GROUP APPLICATIONS
THROUGH JAN 4
The Fort Bend Junior Service League is accepting applications from charitable organizations interested in benefiting from an FBJSL event to be held in 2013-14.  Event Beneficiary applications must be …

A Chat with Page Parkes A Chat with Page Parkes

Text by Melanie Saxton • Photos by Studio One to One
She left her hometown for Europe to earn her bachelor’s degree.a “I studied design at American College London,” says the owner of a renowned talent …

Victor Taylor Victor Taylor

By Cindy Ziervogel
Victor Taylor’s job is child’s play. Victor is 9. Just a kid, acting like a kid, in a place where kids hang out. Yet once a month he shows up for work where …

2013 Sugar Land City Calendar Contest Winners 2013 Sugar Land City Calendar Contest Winners

 
Images of “The best of Sugar Land & Cultural Arts” 
Amateur and professional photographers were invited to submit their favorite photos of Sugar Land for the city’s 2013 calendar: “The best of Sugar Land & Cultural …