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 …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students October 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students October 2016</br>

SUGAR LAND HAS THREE NEW EAGLE SCOUTS
Sugar Land’s Boy Scout Troop 911 recently added three new Eagle Scouts to its ranks: Ryan Polhemus, John Eric Casilang, and Justin Manangan. Troop 911 is sponsored by St. …

Discoveries October 2016 Discoveries October 2016

2016 EDITION POLISH POTTERY JACK-O’-LANTERN
In the village of Boleslawiec, Poland Uno Alla Volta works with artisans to ensure an exclusive Halloween design on this Polish stoneware Jack-O’-Lantern. Using the traditional folk art method, Halloween motifs …

Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

Plant Bulbs Now That Will Flower In Spring
By Melinda Myers
Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance …

Ice Cream Delights! Ice Cream Delights!

-Roasted White Peaches with Honeycomb and Vanilla Ice Cream
-Brookie Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches
-S’mores Ice Cream Birthday Pie

Book Reviews October 2016 Book Reviews October 2016

 
GET PUMPED
Shoes have the power both to fascinate men and women and to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe by Harriet Quick, with a foreword by Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, …

A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals

The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals
In the ’60s and early ’70s, wine was plentiful, mostly in the sweet red (Lam­brusco), sweet white (Liebfrau­milch), sweet fizzy (Mateus and Lancers) and jug wines (Almaden …

Acura RLX & Subaru Impreza Acura RLX & Subaru Impreza

Acura RLX| Starting price: $54,000
Acura’s flagship RLX remains both a supremely comfortable and surprisingly athletic vehicle. The model continues development with the addition of a host of safety features, and newer, bigger wheels.
Having a winning …

Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train
Inspire Mid-Century Remodel
Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train </br>Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award
Glen Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner …

Sugar Land’s own HeARTist Sugar Land’s own HeARTist

Ruth Stubenrouch Touches Lives Through Service And Art
Text By Cheryl Alexander   Photo of Ruth By Kevin West
Though I first knew Ruth Stubenrouch only marginally through my support of local artists, I realized the scope of …

Sugar Land’s Steve Stewart Lives and Breathes
a Love of Words
Sugar Land’s Steve Stewart Lives and Breathes </br>a Love of Words

His Works Span Plays, Music And Professional Communications
By Mara Soloway
Coming from a family of educators and communicators, Steve Stewart grew up with a love of words and storytelling. Those language talents have fueled his 33-year …

Happenings September 2016 Happenings September 2016

LIGHT AND SALT ASSOCIATION TO BENEFIT FROM SKEETERS CHARITY NIGHT, SEPT. 3
Join the Sugar Land Skeeters on Satur­day, Sept. 3 starting at 6:05 p.m at Constel­lation Field for a game against the Lancaster Barnstormers and …

Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

Resort’s Fall Festa dell’Autunno brings Tuscany to Southern California
Text by Noelle Valentine Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill
When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Ashley Gillen Photography
She’s a native Texan. He’s from Panama. A chance meeting at the office sparked a romance that led them down the aisle into “happily ever after.”
Kendall Harvey …

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

It is officially the end of summer, believe it or not! I hope yours was enjoyable. As you’ll see below, some of our Fort Bend friends have sent in their memories to share. You still can too! Share your high resolution vacation adventures with me at cari.fblifestyles@gmail.com. Please be sure to send photos Original size (do not reduce for email) and remember to include the names of all people.

Fashion – September 2016 Fashion – September 2016

Dolce & Gabbana Botanical Garden Fall Winter 2016-17 Collection

Business in Fort Bend September 2016 Business in Fort Bend September 2016

HOUSTON METHODIST SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL IMPLEMENTS INTENSIVISTS PROGRAM
Houston Methodist Sugar Land is the only hospital in Fort Bend County to implement an innovative program that places critical care physicians, also known as intensivists, in …

A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use
By Rachel Potter
Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Make Your Photos More Memorable
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Make Your Photos More Memorable

Lori Verderame on Google+

Dr. Lori, Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author and TV personality on Discover channel’s “Auction Kings” and Fox Business Network’s “Strange Inheritance,” Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, or call (888) 431-1010.
By …

New School Year Brings Changes to Fort Bend ISD New School Year Brings Changes to Fort Bend ISD

New Schools And New Programs Will Benefit Students
By Anna Saikin
As thousands of Fort Bend ISD students return to classrooms this fall, some will have back-to-school activities that include attending a new school or adjusting to …

Are Amalgam Fillings Safe? Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

Global Coalition Takes Aim At A Common Dental Practice
By Judy Latta
This summer, the United Nations announced that a coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end what some consider a …

Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Cancer

Women Should Understand This Serious Health Threat
The American Cancer Society estimates for 2016 are that about 22,280 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in the U.S., and about 14,240 women will die …

Around The Bend September 2016 Around The Bend September 2016

FORT BEND COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION RECOGNIZED BY STATE
On July 5, County Judge Bob Hebert recognized Fort Bend County volunteer historians and preservationists for their efforts in 2015. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) issued the THC …

Historically Fort Bend:
The Fort Bend County Fair
Historically Fort Bend:<br> The Fort Bend County Fair

Fort Bend County has long been interested in celebrating and promoting the produce of its fields and pastures and in recognizing the skill of its citizens. On occasion, Fort Bend County folks held fairs, open …