Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Names Executive Director Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Names Executive Director

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation has appointed Eleanor Barton as its new executive director/curator. Reporting to the board of directors, Barton will serve as the chief executive officer and curator for this newly-formed foundation whose …

FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market 10 Year Anniversary FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market 10 Year Anniversary

*Fort Bend Junior  Service League announced that Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will return in 2010 as the Presenting Sponsor for the FBJSL Sugar Plum Market. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of …

Food Pantry Honors George Foundation With Building Dedication Food Pantry Honors George Foundation With Building Dedication

Friends and supporters of East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry Inc. joined together for an Open House and Building Dedication to mark the completion of a new facility and expansion project. More than 200 guests …

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels March for Meals Campaign a Success Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels March for Meals Campaign a Success

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels participated in the national 2010 March For Meals campaign. The March For Meals campaign kicked off at the “Senior Moments” Volunteer Appre­ciation/Recruitment Network­ing event at La Cocina Mexican Restaurant …

Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & The Ford Mustang Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & The Ford Mustang

CADILLAC ESCALADE HYBRID
To begin, the new Escalade Hybrid is a fine piece of luxury automotive workmanship. The regular Escalade shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and the GMC Yukon, but its received the …

Ick is for Tick

Spring has sprung, and with warm weather and sunshine comes a more sinister visitor—the flea. A threat to your pets and your home, fleas may cause severe itching. which can lead to sores if left …

Three Myths About Hearing Loss Three Myths About Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions in the world. Yet there are a number of misconceptions about hearing loss, which lead many to let it go untreated.
The Better Hearing Institute found that …

Bunny Hop Bunny Hop

COMMUNITY EGG HUNT A HIT WITH CHILDREN
Sunny skies prevailed for the 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt co-sponsored by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and River Pointe Church. The gathering brought together 15,000 eggs, 800 …

Happenings May 2010 Happenings May 2010

SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE KICKS OFF FIFTH-ANNUAL SUGAR LAND SUPERSTAR COMPETITION
Sugar Land Town Square is gearing up for its fifth annual Sugar Land Superstar competition. The American Idol-like competition will result in one …

Luxurious New Amenities Lead Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2010 Luxurious New Amenities Lead Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2010

Does your kitchen or bath look like it’s trapped in a time warp? Are the countertops, cabinets and floors all the wrong colors? Don’t despair!

Bonnie Richardson of the Na­tional Kitchen and Bath Associ­ation says …

Fort Bend County Scope May 2010 Fort Bend County Scope May 2010

Hyatt Place Houston/Sugar Land Celebrates Topping Out
Hyatt Place Houston/Sugar Land, a nine-story structure, held a topping out ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s highest point, which is107 feet above ground.
The 214-room hotel is expected to …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : May 2010 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : May 2010

Burton Elementary Student Breaks National Track Record
Howard Fields, a fifth-grade student at Burton Elementary School and member of the Houston Visions Track and Field Club, set new track records at the 2010 AAU Indoor National …

Business in Fort Bend May 2010 Business in Fort Bend May 2010

Demarius McRae, M.H.A., R.C.I.S., has joined Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital as director of cardiology. He previously served as manager of invasive cardiology at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y., which cares for more …

What to Wear to Galas, Proms, & Special Events What to Wear to Galas, Proms, & Special Events

by Ephraim Danforth – Store Director at WARDROBE the boutique.
Spring has sprung in Fort Bend County and so has the season for galas, prom and special events too numerous …

Kevin Chen, Math Whiz Wins Grand Prize in Siemens Competition Kevin Chen, Math Whiz Wins Grand Prize in Siemens Competition

Kevin Chen is a 2009 team grand prize winner of the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.
The Clements junior really just considers himself a good problem solver, which is his simple answer to …

Around the Bend May 2010 Around the Bend May 2010

Local Organization Collects Recipes For Cookbook Sales After many months of collecting recipes, Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors is taking presale orders for their 30th Anniversary Celebration Cookbook, Cooking With Friends, with all profits going …

Special Gifts You Can Buy For Mom in Fort Bend County Special Gifts You Can Buy For Mom in Fort Bend County

Trollbeads for Mother’s Day
INTERIORS MARKET
Come to the Trunk Show on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Interiors Market, 2625 Town Center Blvd., Sugar Land. Welcome to the charming world of Trollbeads, where every …

Hydrangeas Hydrangeas

With a colder-than-usual winter behind us and spring bursting into bloom, home gardeners are salvaging what they can from the winter freezes and filling in with new plants where necessary.
For colorful blooms that last from …

Family Friendly Woodlands Resort Family Friendly Woodlands Resort

If you’re in need of a relaxing weekend getaway, why spend hours in the car when you can lounge in a tropical oasis in less than an hour? Set your sights on the family-friendly Woodlands …

The Phoenician Resort – Arizona’s Premier Luxury Resort The Phoenician Resort – Arizona’s Premier Luxury Resort

Picturesque, elegant, diverse, indulgent, aesthetic: adjectives that represent only a sneak preview of the words one might use to describe Arizona’s premier luxury resort—The Phoenician. In 1988, this AAA Five Diamond resort opened its doors …

The Third International Wine Exhibition in Tel Aviv The Third International Wine Exhibition in Tel Aviv

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In mid February 2010, I was fortunate enough to join a small group of global importers and wine writers on a trip to Israel. Although it was a short trip, it was packed full of …

Living in Pain? You Don’t Have To Living in Pain? You Don’t Have To

How to deal with common orthopedic injuries
By Angela Bickford
The human body has 206 bones and even more ligaments, joints, muscles, and tendons. Is there any question why we find ourselves in pain at some …

Thomas Barnett, Pioneer Texan Thomas Barnett, Pioneer Texan

Thomas Barnett house as it appeared in 1962.
Thomas Barnett, pioneer Texan, was born in Logan County, Ky., on Jan. 18, 1798. By 1821, he had moved to Livingston County, Ky. He was sheriff there for …

Asparagus Bundles – Fresh flavors to make any meal special Asparagus Bundles – Fresh flavors to make any meal special

Cooking shouldn’t be a chore; it should be a celebration. To help achieve that, Chef Michael Chiarello has created some recipes with Progresso broth and Panko bread crumbs.

“Any chef knows that the secret to truly …

Classic Makeover – Cottage Cheese Gets Hip Classic Makeover – Cottage Cheese Gets Hip

Classics never go out of style — whether presented simply or dressed up with trendy new touches. Cottage cheese has been a favorite for generations, but innovative serving ideas give new appeal to this trusty …

Bake It Organic Bake It Organic

If you thought that organic baking means dry granola bars, think again. Organic baking has come a long way from the granola days. It’s come full circle, really.Long before supermarkets and commercial farming, folks made baked …

Costa Rica – Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica – Hacienda Pinilla

Just mention the name “Costa Rica” and images of lush green tropical mountains backing white sandy beaches are evoked. Centuries ago, friendly natives of this area presented explorers with gifts of gold. As a result, …

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