A Compendium of Winning Wines A Compendium of Winning Wines

Take This List To Your Favorite Wine Shop
Once again, after tasting through several hundred wines a month, I have developed a backlog, and shall play catch-up, writing only briefly about many of the great values …

Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9 Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9

• Honda Ridgeline

• Mazda CX-9

Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

Family Of Five Discovers A Perfect Fit In Their Dream Home
When this young couple started their family, they imagined themselves living in a traditional home on a big lot removed a bit from city …

Young Leaders in Church Group Demonstrate that All Lives Matter Young Leaders in Church Group Demonstrate that All Lives Matter

Their Summer Was Filled With Generous Acts
By Mara Soloway
As it often does, a weekly Bible study discussion of the Body of Faith church’s youth ministry, located in Stafford, turned to societal events and how …

The Annual American Girl Fashion Show Returns to Houston for Grand Finale The Annual American Girl Fashion Show Returns to Houston for Grand Finale

The Junior League Of Houston To Host The Event Nov. 5-6
The event includes breakfast, lunch or tea and a fashion show featuring local girls and their dolls, as well as a girl-friendly marketplace.
After 22 years …

Third Time is a Charm for Sugar Land Superstar Winner Third Time is a Charm for Sugar Land Superstar Winner

Renee Boutelle Of Missouri City Finally Strikes The Right Chord With Judges And Fans
By Mara Soloway
When singer Renee Miura Boutelle was crowned the reigning 2016 Sugar Land Superstar in the finale competition on Saturday, …

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off Its 25th Season Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off  Its 25th Season

“Rhapsody In Blue” Is Opening Concert Oct. 9 And The Spooky Fun Of “Hauntcert” Follows On Oct. 29
Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra opens its 25th season on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at the …

Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home

Community Shows Support For Simone Manuel And Steven López
Photos by Michael Trollestrup
The City of Sugar Land hosted an evening welcome home party for Simone Manuel and Steven López on Aug. 25, when hundreds of people …

No Two Days are the Same for Christen Johnson No Two Days are the Same for Christen Johnson

Her Career Success Runs On Her Creative Energy, Which Is Fueled By Faith And Family
By Mara Soloway
Christen Johnson is not big on small talk; she would rather have real, meaningful conversations with people. The 43-year-old …

Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall! Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

SUGAR LAND’S HALLOWEEN TOWN
Sugar Land Town Square Sunday, Oct. 30, From 4-8 P.M. Sugarlandtx.gov/Halloweentown
All ghosts and goblins are invited back to the free Halloween Town at Sugar Land Town Square. All little witches, superheroes, princesses …

Record-Breaking Bowl Throwing for Fort Bend Empty Bowls Record-Breaking Bowl Throwing for Fort Bend Empty Bowls

Record-Breaking Bowl Throwing for Fort
Sugar Land Art Gallery To Host Event On Oct. 15
Local artist Albert Goldreich will be throwing bowls for more than 18 hours to break the world record.
Goldreich will attempt to break …

Happenings October 2016 Happenings October 2016

2016 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT CELE­BRA­TIONS, OCT. 1 AND 4
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the “Show Me City” will mark more than three decades of National Night Out celebrations as citizens, elected officials, first responders and stakeholders …

Winter in Whistler Winter in Whistler

Find pristine snow, adventure, culture, nature and leisure in this British Columbian mountain resort
By Noelle Valentine
From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being center stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli & Jordan MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli & Jordan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Wedding photos by  Luis JD Swiger, John David Photography
| Engagement photos by Colin and Christina Dismuke
Kelli Fyke and Jordan Fox met while playing intramural flag football through a Bible study class …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh October 2016 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh October 2016

-Riverstone Luau
-Girls Night Out At Vino & Vinyl
-Fort Bend Education Foundation Golf Tournament
-Fort Bend Regional Council Helen Cordes Dinner

Fashion – October 2016 Fashion – October 2016

BECK TURQUOISE AND AMETHYST
Handcrafted using hand-picked faceted amethyst stones paired with a hand-encrusted turquoise with tiny Swarovski crystals.

Business in Fort Bend October 2016 Business in Fort Bend October 2016

JOE RODRIGUEZ NAMED FORT BEND ISD ASST. SUPERINTENDENT
Dr. Joe Rodriguez has been named an assistant superintendent in Fort Bend ISD. He replaces Dr. Mark Foust, who is currently in his new role as the …

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I

The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends
By Mara Soloway
Just like the fashions we wear, certain furniture and decorative pieces emerge as trends that highlight what is in vogue for the home. Often they are announced by …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Vintage Scandinavian Design
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Vintage Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian design focuses on the lifestyle choices of those living in the lovely regions of Northern Europe. In Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, furniture must be thrifty in cost, comfortable and related to outdoor living.

Treating Breast Cancer Treating Breast Cancer

An Overview Of Options
I f you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher October 2016 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher October 2016

-Baby Girl Laughing
-Hauntingly Good Halloween Cocktails
-Fall Cabbage Container

Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

Common Beliefs That Shouldn’t Be Believed
By Connie Oliver
With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to …

Around The Bend October 2016 Around The Bend October 2016

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF LITERACY WITH CANDACE BUSHNELL AND COSMOPOLITANS!
In celebration of its 30th anniversary, The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County (LCFBC) has announced that Candace Bushnell will be the featured author for the …

Historically Fort Bend:
Blue Ridge
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Blue Ridge

by Chris Godbold
A crest of land on Oyster Creek in the northeast part of Fort Bend County lay unoccupied until the 1890s. It was part of Austin’s
Colony. In 1893, W. Allen Robinson and his family …