The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth

A BEAUTIFUL SMILE IS WITHIN REACH
Aside from detracting from your appearance, misaligned teeth also affect your confidence level. However, because of the constraints and consequences associated with traditional braces, many people, both teens and adults, opt to do nothing …

Gardening Trends and To-Dos Gardening Trends and To-Dos

Gardening with a purpose takes root; get your garden in shape
With Earth Day — and spring —just around the corner, it’s time to revitalize that garden that’s been dormant all winter. So, put on your …

Is a New Sofa in Your Future? Is a New Sofa in Your Future?

Know what to look for before you start shopping around
Need a new sofa? Take your decorator’s advice and buy the best one you can afford. But, don’t forget to make comfort a priority, too. …

Book Reviews Mar 2011 Book Reviews Mar 2011

Houston Classic Mexican Recipes
Erin Hicks Miller’s new book, Houston Classic Mexican Recipes, features more than 60 recipes from some of the most beloved Mexican food restaurants in Houston. Award-winning chefs have opened their kitchens …

The Urban Legend of Sulfites The Urban Legend of Sulfites

DEBUNKING THE MYTH
It is only occasionally that I see such a common sense article, which reflects almost exactly what I have said to many people in the past regarding sulfites in wine. The author of …

Spring Getaways – Explore local destinations Spring Getaways – Explore local destinations

New facility opens in May with expanded exhibits and facilities
When planning outdoor excursions for this summer, don’t forget to pencil in  a visit to the new Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
Scheduled to …

See the New FIAT 500 and the VW JETTA See the New FIAT 500 and the VW JETTA

FIAT 500
Class: Subcompact Hatch
Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive
Starting price: about $15,900
Fiat Returns with the 500
Because of the recent marriage of Chrysler and Fiat, the Italians are again coming to our shores. This may in fact be a …

An Architectural Gem, This Home With Curbside Charm Is The Perfect Fit For This Family Of Five An Architectural Gem, This Home With Curbside Charm Is The Perfect Fit For This Family Of Five

When Cary and Veronica Benson decided to move from North Carolina, they set their sights on the Houston area. Relatives lived within close proximity to the community. Cary, former part-owner of American Leather furniture company, …

Happenings Feb 2011 Happenings Feb 2011

HEARTS & FLOWERS ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP LUNCHEON
FEB 12
Sugar Creek Garden Club members are getting the jump on items for their Annual Friendship Luncheon, Raffle & Silent Auction on Feb. 12 at Sugar Creek Country Club.  …

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

Socials, parties, luncheons, and more in Fort Bend and Sugar Land Texas!
This month …
IMPERIAL IMPLOSION
SCENE IN THE BEND – February 2011
HYATT PLACE OPENING
CENTRAL FORT BEND CHAMBER ALLIANCE BALL
UPCOMING EVENTS – February 2011

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : February 20118 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : February 20118

WILLIAMS ELEMENTARY MISMATCHES FOR A GOOD CAUSE – Williams Elementary had a “Mis-match day” to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Approximately $250 was sent to the St. Jude’s kids.

Elkins Actor Performs at State Festival Elkins Actor Performs at State Festival

Emmanuel Peeples is used to getting stares both on and off the stage. The eloquent and talented 17-year-old first joined and fell in love with theater in middle school. He quickly learned that being on …

Around the Bend February 2011 Around the Bend February 2011

FORT BEND ISD POLICE OFFICERS DONATE TO CHILD ADVOCATES OF FORT BEND. Fort Bend ISD Police Department officers come together to support those in need by holding a toy drive to benefit Child Advocates of …

Fort Bend County Scope February 2011 Fort Bend County Scope February 2011

Missouri City Awarded Grants for High-Tech Emergency Response System
Missouri City is taking the first steps toward implementing a high-technology radio system that will provide residents with more efficient and effective responses from both the police …

Business in Fort Bend February 2011 Business in Fort Bend February 2011

Dr. Kesavan Shan has established Methodist Sugar Land Cardiology Associates. The new practice is focused on general and interventional cardiology, and is located on the Methodist Sugar Land Hospital campus in Medical Office Building One, …

Crabb, Booth and Thompsons Established Along G, C and SF Railway Crabb, Booth and Thompsons  Established Along G, C and SF Railway

Farming communities sprang up throughout Fort Bend County in the 1800s as more and more people immigrated to the area to work its fertile land. Even more towns were established as railroads extended their tracks …

DeWalt Heritage Center Opens DeWalt Heritage Center Opens

Grand opening of the renovated Dew house was held in January
The DeWalt Heritage Center is now open in Missouri City’s Kitty Hollow Park. Housed in the old Dew House, built around 1900 by Dr. Hugh …

11th Annual Book & Author Dinner 11th Annual Book & Author Dinner

“Fall in love with a good book” on Feb. 13
This year’s 11th Annual Book & Author Dinner benefiting the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will have you falling in love with exciting books written …

American Cancer Society Honors Cancer Survivors American Cancer Society Honors Cancer Survivors

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sugar Land encourages cancer survivors and their caregivers to attend a celebration of life and hope on Feb. 26. The American Cancer Society Survivor Celebration Lunch­eon will …

Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember

Guys, It’s Time to Show Your Love
February brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, and what better way to tell your Valentine you love her than by popping the question? Proposing is one of  life’s biggest …

Could You Have Heart Failure? Could You Have Heart Failure?

February is American Heart Month; join the fight against this life-threatening disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About 630,000  Americans die each year of some form of heart disease …

Visit these Fort Bend coffee houses Visit these Fort Bend coffee houses

What would a Monday morning be without a cup of coffee to get us going? If you are like me, you probably frequent the same shop and order the same drink each visit. The employees …

Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums

Bring Potted Bulbs Indoors for Winter Color
Winter winds carry more than rain and sleet; they bring a blizzard of colorful spring flowers. Winter is the season when shops and supermarket floral departments are laden with …

Think You Know Your Roses? Think You Know Your Roses?

You might be surprised to find out that the colors don’t mean what you think at all
Before you know it those prickly but beautiful rose plants will be sprouting new buds. In fact, due to …

Spice up your Valentine date with cocktails Spice up your Valentine date with cocktails

Lovey Dovey Daiquiri
Kiss Kocktail
Cupid’s Cosmo