Category archives for: Sugar Land

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Sugar Land City Council approves Phase II for Brazos River Park

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star The Sugar Land City Council met on Jan. 27 to vote on approval for a $12.3 million construction contract with Harper Brothers Construction for Brazos River Park and festival grounds. The City Council also authorized a budget amendment for roughly $3.4 million.  The project’s total budget is $20.6 million […]

2nd Annual Arts Fest to be held

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Fine art created by the members of the Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery (SLAC&G), and other artists will be featured for sale at the 2nd Annual Arts Fest. The event will also feature an art show by Fort Bend County ISD Art Students, entertainment, a kids’ zone with art project participation, a silent auction, […]

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Tom + Chee plans for Sugar Land location

Sitterle Homes is approaching the close out of its waterfront homes.  (Submitted photo)

By Subhrata Barot For The Star Cincinnati-based and grilled cheese-loving restaurant Tom + Chee are set to open a location in Sugar Land by the end of the year. The franchise owners, who appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank, have partnered with Tunica-Biloxi Holdings Inc. to bring the franchise to Fort Bend County. The menu allows […]

Rep. Rick Miller appointed to appropriations, public health committees


Texas House Speaker Joe Straus today announced that State Representative Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land) was selected to serve on the House Appropriations and the Public Health Committees. The House Appropriations Committee is responsible for the budget, the one item that the Legislature is required to pass each session. The Public Health Committee is responsible for […]

New cinema/microbrewery coming to The Crossing at Telfair in Sugar Land


Flix Brewhouse™, the world’s only combination first-run cinema and dine-in microbrewery, will become lead entertainment anchor at The Crossing at Telfair in Sugar Land, Scott Weaver of developer Rubicon Realty Group announced today. “We set out to bring a novel entertainment concept to the area and are thrilled to have Flix Brewhouse bring their unique […]

Ex-Sugar Land mayor vanishes, along with his company’s development contracts

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Former Sugar Land mayor David Wallace and business partner Costa Bajjali have closed the offices of their company, Wallace Bajjali, while governments and media alike have had no luck getting in touch with either man. Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, a Sugar Land-based development company, resigned from its contracts as the master developer for real estate development […]

Cadet from Sugar Land earns honor

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Marine Military Academy named freshman Brice Kolle of Sugar Land,  the Cadet of the Month for the Leatherneck Band for December 2014. The cadet who receives this esteemed award is nominated by his band instructor for his exemplary attitude, conduct, academic performance and dedication. In addition to the recognition he received Jan. 16 in front […]

Sugar Land resident named to UCO dean’s honor roll

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Sugar Land resident Ryan Kowalewski has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for their work in the fall 2014 semester, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards. To be included on the Dean’s Honor Roll, a student must record a 3.5 grade point average or better for the semester and […]

New Great Harvest Bread Co. celebrating grand opening in Sugar Land

Local owners Vijaianand Thirunageswaram and Arunadevi Vijaianand opened Great Harvest Bread Company in Sugar Land last month.

Locally owned whole grain bakery will offer fresh breads, sweets, and made-to-order sandwiches Sugar Land residents can enjoy freshly baked, handcrafted breads, goodies, and fresh-made sandwiches. Local owners Vijaianand Thirunageswaram and Arunadevi Vijaianand opened a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise in Sugar Land last month. The bakery mills premium wheat berries from the Golden Triangle […]

Skeeters and Sabr Hot Stove Banquet, Habca Awards announced

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All-Greater Houston Preseason High School Baseball Team Selected; Ray Knoblauch Coaching Award Winner Revealed; Banquet Relocated to Constellation Field The Sugar Land Skeeters and the Society of American Baseball Research, SABR, will host the Third Annual Skeeters Hot Stove Banquet on Thursday, January 22 from 6-9 p.m. at Constellation Field. The Skeeters will honor the […]

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