Home improvement experts headline Sugar Land Home & Garden Show


The 7th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show – scheduled for Jan. 28 and 29 at the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road in Stafford – will be the scene of professional presentations ranging from outdoor cooking to master gardeners and color consultations to topiary design. “This year we are bringing in Pearl […]


(Photo by Joe Southern)

TD, the mascot for the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, poses with fans in front of an inflatable We Love Houston sign Saturday in Alief as the committee’s Touchdown Tour makes it’s final stop. The traveling show made stops throughout Greater Houston for the last several months providing games and entertainment for fans while getting […]

Body Worlds RX bring prescription for healthy living to Health Museum

(Photo by Joe Southern)
Dr. Melanie Johnson, president and CEO of The Health Museum, poses in front of one of the displays in the traveling Body Worlds RX exhibit that opened Saturday and runs through April 23. The exhibit of human specimens preserved through the process of Plastination shows the affect different diseases have on the body.

Residents in the Greater Houston area can get a real, inside look at the impact of disease on the human body. The Health Museum is hosting the traveling exhibit Body Worlds RX: Prescriptions for Healthy Living, which contains 75 preserved human specimens displayed in ways to demonstrate the affects of diseases on the body such […]

Houston Rodeo bringing new, favorite acts to rotating stage


More than half of the star-studded entertainer lineup scheduled to perform at RodeoHouston will take the rotating stage for the first time in 2017. “With a number of RodeoHouston veterans and entertainers who are new to the rotating stage, the March entertainment schedule is set,” said Joel Cowley, president and CEO of the Houston Livestock […]

Clancy’s is an Irish pub with a Texas soul


By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Originally intended to be an Irish pub, Clancy’s Public House in Richmond has become a local favorite restaurant and watering hole. According to chef Brad Pitre, when owner Sean Bielstein and his father Sandy opened Clancy’s almost two years ago, it was meant to be an Irish pub that also served […]

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation holding gala


Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) will hold its 2017 “In High Gear” Gala at Safari Texas on Jan. 21. Collaborating on this year’s “high geared” show that is sure to rev up the entire audience are Roy Hamlin, former Artistic Director of TUTS, and musical director, John Cornelius. Honorees for the 2017 Gala are […]

Sugar Land Home and Garden Show coming to Stafford Centre

Last year’s Sugar Land Home & Garden Show. (File Photo)

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com As people take down their holiday decorations and make plans for the coming year, thoughts may turn to home improvement or perhaps some landscaping projects. If so, the 7th annual Sugar Land Home and Garden Show is the place to be. The show will be held Jan. 28-29 – the gap […]

Smart Financial Centre opens doors to the public


By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Approximately 7,000 people took a free peek behind the scenes Saturday at Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, the city’s new $84 million performing arts venue. The City of Sugar Land and its management partner ACE SL, LLC, held an open house from noon to 4 p.m. to allow residents a […]

Ruben Davis Drive ribbon cutting ceremony


On Saturday, Jan. 7, Missouri City staff, councilmembers, stakeholders and residents joined Houston-area elected officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ruben Davis Drive. The day’s ceremony included a salute to the former Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable at the Fort Bend County Annex building, which is located next to the newly renamed Orchard […]

Traveling nightclub Club Nomadic brings super talent to super week

Artist renderings of Club Nomadic.

By Donna Hill For The Fort Bend Star Club Nomadic is in town putting together a few parties for Super Week, leading up to Super Bowl LI. It’s only a temporary gig, but they want fans to remember they were here. The “traveling pop-up entertainment center” bustling with local construction crews, sits in the Sawyer […]

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