Clancy’s is an Irish pub with a Texas soul

By Joe Southern 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

By Joe Southern 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 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

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 […]


Approximately 20,000 people jammed into Sugar Land Town Square Saturday night for the city’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Street performers, musical groups, 3-D projections and other entertainers engaged the crowds as they counted down the last moments of 2016 and welcomed 2017 with a huge fireworks display. Pictured is J & D Aerialist Michelle Teeters. […]

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation plans permanent museum

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation (SLHF) is taking several steps in preparation for opening a new museum in second to third quarter of 2017. The most visible step was the closing of its interim museum at 198 Kempner as of Dec. 31. “While, we cannot give a firm date for the opening of the new […]

Smart Financial Centre to host community open house

The City of Sugar Land and ACE SL, LLC will host a special public open house of the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land on Jan. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. The new world-class venue for performing arts, music, comedy, family entertainment and other activities is like no other in the Houston area. The […]

Historic prison cemetery preserved, honored

The City of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend County Historical Commission recently unveiled a Texas historical marker at the site of a prison cemetery that’s more than a 100 years old. The cemetery contains the remains of prisoners and guards who died from 1912-1942 at the Texas Department of Corrections’ Central Prison Unit. The […]

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