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The Fort Bend Fork 07/09/14

I always look forward to July because that means it’s blueberry season, when they are at their peak and usually on sale.  Full of anti-oxidants, these delectable berries can be used in variety of ways.  Here is a light dessert sure to deliver a burst of flavor in every bite. Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake CAKE […]

Farmers Market at Imperial – a smorgasbord of good times in Sugar Land

Photo courtesy of Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
Fresh from the field produce and specialty treats in mason jars helped attract this couple to the vendor with them at the Farmers Market at Imperial. 

Where on a Saturday can you experience visiting with neighbors and have the luxury of having your kids with you, who can benefit from some valuable lessons; combine that with some fun shopping, taste some beer, perhaps; sample foods, buy some fresh baked bread and other specialty signature treats to take home while you enjoy […]

The Afterburner

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Who says you only get to vote once – Monday night a meeting at the GOP Headquarters was an interesting insight into grassroots politics. With the death of sitting Justice of the Peace Jim Richard and his wife’s place on the upcoming November ballot for another elected position, a replacement candidate had […]

The Fort Bend Fork 07/02/14

Tierra del Fuego 2110 Town Square Place Sugar Land, TX 77479 This is a new restaurant in Sugar Land Town Square that is well worth trying. It serves authentic Argentinian food and offers live dancing, music, and artists on Friday and Saturday nights. The restaurant is well appointed in true Argentinian style and architecture. It […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/28/14

Summertime brings visions of palm trees, breezes, and exotic tropical beverages. The smell of coconut scented sun tan oil often tantalizes the taste buds for anything coconut. Here are a couple of recipes that are guaranteed to put you in coconut heaven! Mounds Cake This is one of the BEST cakes I have tasted. If […]

The Afterburner 06/25/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   No Facebook required – déjà vu – Again this week Richmond police officers are serving the public without fanfare, not seeking attention and not wanting credit for doing what they do…just serving the public.  Kudos to Officer Morales for saving a lady who was sitting on the railroad tracks waiting on a […]

Tassles to the left: 2014 graduation ceremonies already sweet remembrances

2014 graduates from Austin High School at Toyota Center

With cameras clicking and video rolling to capture moments intended to be remembered, proud parents looked on as each of their high school graduates on stage was presented with a diploma followed by the graduation cap tassle’s move to the left.  This was just the other day for Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD), Stafford […]

The Afterburner 06/18/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   No Facebook required- Last week I witnessed something refreshing that generally goes unnoticed. It was a Richmond Police Sergeant serving the public. She did it without fanfare. She did it with courtesy, kindness and compassion which is in stark contrast to a neighboring city that spends all it’s time trying to get […]

Fort Bend Fork 06/18/14

Soto’s Kitchen 8817 Highway 6, Ste. 200 Missouri City This small Mexican restaurant in the Sienna Plantation area was recommended by two un-related readers, each singing the praises of the margaritas and great food. On an early weekday evening we had our pick of the dozen or so tables. By the time we left, there […]

Capitalism with a cause

Spirit of new Gallery Furniture in Fort Bend With a new showroom for Gallery Furniture in the making in Fort Bend alongside the Grand Parkway, the recent groundbreaking this month leads the way to its opening, planned for near the end of the year. Just last week on June 3,Jim “Mack” McIngvale, the store’s owner […]

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