See the new Buick Regal and the Chrysler 200 See the new Buick Regal and the Chrysler 200

BUICK REGAL – engaging, refined and appealing …
CHRYSLER 200 – the styling was masterfully designed …

An Italian Villa with 21st Century Style An Italian Villa with 21st Century Style

Tynewood Home Takes a Modern Turn
It only took one visit to the property for the clients to become the owners. They admit, “Though the home on the lot was a dated, one-story, flat roof …

Happenings Jun 2011 Happenings Jun 2011

FORT BEND TEEN SERVICE LEAGUE INFORMATIONAL MEETING
JUNE 21
The Fort Bend Teen Service League (FBTSL), a mentoring project of the Fort Bend Junior Service League, is now recruiting new members for the 2011-2012 League year. The …

Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ June 2011 Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ June 2011

To My Wonderful Readers:
Thank you for six wonderful years covering Fort Bend County’s exciting social events and happenings… soirées in every size, theme and for many worthy charitable causes.
This issue commemorates my last social column. …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : June 2011 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : June 2011

SUBURBAN SUGAR LAND WOMEN ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS – The 2011 Phenomenal Scholarship Recipients announced by SSLW all hail from Thurgood Marshall High School: Olewafemi Kinfeosi Adunbarin plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin …

Brother and Sister Run Away with Track Medals Brother and Sister Run Away with Track Medals

By Cindy Ziervogel
The Fields kids, Summor, 14, and Howard, 12, as well as older sister, Savannah, an 18-year old college freshman at Stephen F. Austin University, tried a variety of sports before they began running …

Around The Bend June 2011 Around The Bend June 2011

FORT BEND ISD NAMES DISTRICT TEACHERS OF THE YEAR. Danielle Moss was named Fort Bend ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Yolanda Clarke was named the Fort Bend ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year …

Fort Bend County Scope June 2011 Fort Bend County Scope June 2011

Memorial Hermann Signs on as Skeeters Founding Partner
The Sugar Land Skeeters, Houston area’s minor league baseball team, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital announced a founding partnership agreement that will make Memorial Hermann the official …

Business in Fort Bend June 2011 Business in Fort Bend June 2011

Robyn Ivery, a Fort Bend ISD police officer, was named the Professional Employee of the Month for March; and Reba Cook, volunteers/partnerships administrative assistant in the Community Relations De­partment, was recognized as the Auxiliary Employee …

Texas Under Mexico, Part II Texas Under Mexico, Part II

By Chris Godbold
Read Part 1 by clicking here:
By the end of 1824, the new Mexican government adopted its constitution and divided the country into states including the state of Coahuila y Texas. Most power, including colonization …

Houston’s Annual Pond Tour Houston’s Annual Pond Tour

Make a splash with great ideas to suit every taste
Twenty or more private water gardens and koi ponds will be open to the public on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5.  There’s something wet …

Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini & A. J. Foyt Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini & A. J. Foyt

Two well-known dads are “driven” to share thoughts on parenting

Treat Dad Like Royalty on Father’s Day Treat Dad Like Royalty on Father’s Day

Give Him a Fathers Day Feast Fit for a King
This Father’s Day, give Dad the royal treatment by creating a feast that combines his two favorite things — the grill and steak.
Whether you serve the …

How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Pasta How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Pasta

Sauce expert reveals tricks of the pasta trade
Pasta is one of the staples of the American diet, but it need not taste like a staple.
“It is so much more than just grabbing a jar of …

Fashion News: Summer Statements Fashion News: Summer Statements

BOUNKIT features an emerald-cut fluorite stone buttressed by amethyst and emerald cabochons.

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Discoveries Jun 2011 Discoveries Jun 2011

Vintage Art Pillow from Tracy Porter
The Rosa Blush linen pillow features vintage art printed on linen and will give any room a fresh new look and a sense of calm. The pillow is 17”x24” …

Lose the Belly Blues Lose the Belly Blues

By Elizabeth Anthony
You’ve dieted and cleansed, pushed up and squatted down, sucked in and sucked up, yet you still don’t have the taut tummy you desire and deserve. Most of us strive for a flat …

Belly Fat in Men: Why Weight Loss Matters Belly Fat in Men: Why Weight Loss Matters

Each year the Men’s Health Network designates the week leading up to Father’s Day as National Men’s Health Week. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and …

2011 Bath Design Competition 2011 Bath Design Competition

The Japanese people take their baths seriously — a trait that shower-loving Americans could take a lesson from.
The Japanese bath experience amounts to much more than simply washing off.  Many Japanese people view sitting in …

Book Reviews June 2011 Book Reviews June 2011

BACKYARD HARVEST
Backyard Harvest by Jo Whittingham takes you through all the states of growing, picking, storing and preserving fruits and vegetables. Each chapter contains four sections that provide instructions on what to eat, plant and …

Recently Tasted, Highly Recommended Wines Recently Tasted, Highly Recommended Wines

Although the subtitle has nothing to do with the article, I hope it brought a smile. Now on with the wonderful business of recommending good wines!

Introducing Bella Anna Introducing Bella Anna

Meet Bella Anna, the first pink Annabelle hydrangea in the Endless Summer Collection. Pink is a unique color for Annabelle hydrangea, and Bella Anna’s stunning, dark pink blooms will steal your heart. As its name …

SUBARU Outback & HONDA Civic SUBARU Outback & HONDA Civic

Subaru Outback, as capable as ever!
Honda Civic, the winning strategy refined!

It’s All In The Details It’s All In The Details

So, say you like a floor plan, but a few changes would put it more in sync with your lifestyle. Some might feel obligated to stay with the original format, never mind that certain rooms would rarely be used. But if you’re Tony Marimon, you’re already rearranging things in your head. >>

Happenings May 2011 Happenings May 2011

FORT BEND FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS LUNCHEON
MAY 19
Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors will hold its May “Freedom and Friendship” luncheon on May 19 beginning at 11 a.m. at BraeBurn Country Club in Houston. Scholarships will …