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Sugar Land residents brainstorm the city’s future

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The variety of future housing options was part of the discussion last Wednesday during a Sugar Land—Land Use Plan Meeting last Wednesday at City Hall. “As the community changes, ‘what do we need so people can live out their lives here’ (is a question we’re hoping to answer),” said Lisa Kocich-Meyer, […]

Sugar Land breaks ground on Live Entertainment Venue

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Construction of Sugar Land’s live entertainment venue began today with a formal groundbreaking southeast of U.S. Highway 59 and University Boulevard. Completion is expected in the fall of 2016. Joining Sugar Land City Council at the event were ACE Theatrical Group, the City’s partner in the development; Martinez+Johnson Architecture; Linbeck Group, LLC, the construction manager; […]

A new toy will get you into the annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl

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The holidays are upon us and one of the best ways to kick off the season is to attend the Battle of the Bend, the ninth annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Enforcers will be taking on the Sugar Land Police Department Chargers at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at […]

Report: Sugar Land ranked eighth snobbiest city in Texas

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Movoto, a California-based online real estate brokerage company, regularly releases Top 10 lists, nationally and statewide. Its most recent list may be flattering or demeaning – depending on your perspective. Movoto ranked Sugar Land as the eighth snobbiest city in the state of Texas. The criteria used was based on positive things such as household […]

Hockey time in Sugar Land…

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The Sugar Land Imperials hosted the Nashville Junior Predators last month at the Sugar Land Ice & Sports Center last month. The Imperials’ next home series with be Jan. 30-Feb. 1 against the Dallas Junior Stars. The team will host a Can Drive on Jan. 30, Star Wars Night on Jan. 31 and “Skate With […]

J.J. Watt Charity Classic coming to Sugar Land in May

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J.J. Watt, is excited to announce the date for the 2015 J.J. Watt Charity Classic. The event will be held on the evening of Friday, May 1, 2015, at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas.   A softball game featuring the defensive and offensive players from the Houston Texans will compete on opposing teams under “Friday Night Lights”. A home run derby […]

The Changing Face of North Sugar Land

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By Karen Daniels For The Star After closing its doors in 2003, the redevelopment of the former Imperial Sugar refinery site has been in the works for some time. Progress is finally being made with the culmination of several projects. Johnson Development is finalizing the infrastructure of the 27-acre refinery site. Parts of this land […]

One dead, one injured in New Territory crash

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One person is dead and another is critically injured in an accident on Friday evening in Sugar Land, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Police said two teens were driving a Corvette before 7 p.m. when their car flipped at the intersection of Homeward Way at New Territory. A 15-year-old male was killed […]

Meritage homes acquires land in Imperial Sugar Land for 335 home sites

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Meritage Homes has purchased 127 acres in Imperial Sugar Land where it will develop 335 home sites in the Fort Bend master-planned community at Highway 6 and Highway 90A. The acquisition represents about a third of the land to be developed in the community, according to Imperial Sugar Land General Manager Shay Shafie.  The new […]

Sugar Land to break ground on new Performance Venue on Dec. 9

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Sugar Land City Council approved a guaranteed maximum price of $74.3 million to build an indoor performance venue that will be the first of its kind in the region and set a new standard for “the theater of the future.” Construction is expected to begin with a formal groundbreaking event on Dec. 9. The venue […]

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