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Gracepoint Homes Builds New Brownstones in Sugar Land

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star Houston-based Gracepoint Homes is in the process of building Brownstones in Imperial Sugar Land. The homebuilder will construct 35, three-story luxury homes in the area’s newest neighborhood, The Point. The Brownstones will range from 3,350 – 4,000-square-feet. They are designed to reflect a “19th century, east coast charm.” Each […]

Methodist Sugar Land to host Cancer Survivors Day

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 14 million American cancer survivors in celebrating the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®   this year. Also being recognized are the many family members, friends and health care providers whose contributions to, and support of, cancer survivors help make the celebration possible. “Surviving cancer is more than […]

Sugar Land residents produced international movie

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The 48th Annual WorldFest – Houston International Film Festival, which takes place from April 10   through April 19   2015 will feature “Leaves of the Tree,” a film produced by Sugar Land residents David and Rebecca Healey. The film stars well-known Hollywood actress Sean Young, and some scenes were filmed in Sugar Land The Remi Achievement […]

Federal government looking to change Sugar Land’s name

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services has a clear message for the city of Sugar Land – change your name because it’s contrary to a healthy lifestyle. “Through educational programs we’re looking to reduce sugar intake because it is a leading cause of many ailments and diseases that are very serious,” HHS […]

Sugar Land students win regional National Science Bowl® Competition, Secure Spot in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that a team of middle school students from Fort Settlement Middle School in Sugar Land won their regional competition for the 2015 National Science Bowl® (NSB) this past weekend and are advancing to compete at the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. This year marks the 25th […]

Skeeters’ season on the horizon

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The Sugar Land Skeeters will open the 2015 season on April 23 vs. the Lancaster Barnstormers in a rematch of last season’s Atlantic League Championship Series, which Lancaster swept, 3-0. Check out the April 22 edition of The Star for a special section on the Skeeters 2015 season.

Sugar Land native wins popular Food Network show


By Michael Sudhalter From a young age, Sugar Land native Jackie Khanich was destined for culinary success. The 29-year-old California entertainment attorney’s grandmother watched her as a toddler. Khanich shadowed her grandmother, and by the age of 4, she was capable of baking a cake on her own. Fast forward 20+ years and Khanich’s […]

Sugar Land keeps clean recycling stations

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The City of Sugar Land installed two solar-powered waste and recycling stations in the Sugar Land Town Square plaza. The new compacting bins are part of the City’s ongoing commitment to improve recycling and sustainability efforts.   The solar-powered compacting stations hold five times more trash and recyclables than regular bins. Compacting trash and recyclables […]

Tree Trimming inspections to ensure public safety

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The city of Sugar Land will conduct neighborhood tree inspections beginning in late March to ensure compliance with City codes. Low-hanging branches can prevent access for large vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances and garbage trucks. An inspection schedule is available at, and signs will be posted at subdivision entrances prior to the start […]

TIRR Memorial Hermann is offering outpatient rehabilitation in Sugar Land


TIRR Memorial Hermann is known around the world for its state-of-the-art rehabilitation care and is now offering its outpatient services in Sugar Land. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all customized and tailored to meet the patient’s needs and goals. The new […]

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