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Sugar Land uses TIRZ to improve area infrastructure

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By S. Barot For The Star The City of Sugar Land recently approved Fiscal Year 2016 budgets for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ) #3 and #4. Total anticipated FY16 revenue with interest for TIRZ #3 and #4 are $179,772 and $492,131, respectively. In addition, Council approved of several new appointments to the TIRZ Board of […]

Cradle of Texas Chorus performs at the opening of Gigi’s Playhouse in Sugar Land

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Cradle of Texas Chorus was proud to be part of the opening ceremony of Gigi’s Playhouse in Sugar Land, entertaining the large, excited crowd with lively Christmas songs. The chorus, under the direction of Holly Ritter, is a member of the Sweet Adelines International women’s barbershop organization, singing musical harmonies, four part a cappella style. […]

Sugar Land postpones Sugar Creek drainage project to re-evaluate options

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The City of Sugar Land announced that it will delay plans to complete the East Sugar Creek Drainage Project, in order to re-evaluate its options. “We thoroughly studied every single one of the alternatives and found the most effective drainage impact for the most amount of people,” Sugar Land City Council […]

Sugar Land cancer patient involved in design of Rose Bowl float

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Northwestern Mutual, presenting sponsor of the 2016 Rose Bowl Game, unveiled its float design for the Rose Parade on Dec. 2, showcasing the greatest adventure of Peyton Richardson, a 13-year-old aspiring ballerina from Sugar Land, who is battling leukemia. Peyton wants to travel the world to see performances from the world’s most distinguished ballet companies. […]

Miller named President of Sugar Land Skeeters

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The Sugar Land Skeeters are thrilled to announce Jay Miller as their new President. The former Round Rock Express President and Texas Rangers Executive brings 34 years of front office baseball experience to the Skeeters organization. “We’re extremely excited that Jay has joined our team.” Skeeters owner Bob Zlotnik said. “He brings a wealth of […]

Sugar Land woman leads church volunteer effort to help homeless

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Kira Halcarz has spent her whole life helping people. The Sugar Land resident was a public school teacher in Houston and now works as a substitute teacher in Fort Bend. She’s also the leader of Christ United Methodist Church in Sugar Land’s participation in Fort Bend Family Promise, a non-profit that […]

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Cornerstone Elementary School in Sugar Land hosted a “Cornerstone Dads” Event last month, so fathers of Cornerstone students could participate in school activities with their children.

Report: Alamo Drafthouse theater coming to Sugar Land in 2017

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Sugar Land is going to become the movie-going hotbed of the Greater Houston area. The city already has an AMC 30 next to the First Colony Mall, and the Flix Brewhouse coming next year. On Tuesday, CultureMap of Houston reported that Alamo Drafthouse will open a location in Sugar Land’s Imperial Market, a new multi-use […]

Rangeland Energy signs lease for Class A office space in Sugar Land Town Square

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Rangeland Energy Signs Lease for Class A Office Space in Sugar Land Town Square Rangeland Energy has leased 8,199 square feet of Class A office space in Sugar Land Town Square, the vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment destination at U.S. 59 and Highway 6. The midstream energy company will relocate its headquarters to 2150 Town […]

Sugar Land to host public hearing on capping apartments at 200

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A public hearing will be held at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled on Dec. 8 to consider the elimination of recent updates to the City’s Development Code and the addition of a provision limiting multi-family in planned development districts to no more than 200 units. Should the commission make a recommendation on Dec. […]

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