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The Afterburner 06/11/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Up for grabs – There is more gyrating going on than in an Elvis movie! Just slight weeks ago Fort Bend County lost a long time public servant; Justice of the Peace Jim Richard. He was laid to rest and shortly thereafter his wife Laura Richard was sworn in as his replacement. […]

The Afterburner 06/04/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   My, my, my…After last week, we are buried in information requests and loading up to hunt bear with a switch when it comes to the Central Appraisal District. HOA’s, CAD’s, why is it and the alphabet soups of government operations are so impossible to deal with? On that note, it appears there […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/04/14

Tucanos Brazilian Grill 16535 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2001, Sugar Land The restaurant was clean and quiet, the manager very cordial and accommodating. The menu described the churascaria style meats, the elaborate salad bar, dessert and beverage options. The full churascaria experience includes salad bar and meats; you can choose the salad bar only for a […]

Advocacy = fighting chance: 2014 “Justice for All” luncheon with touching message

Going on its 6th year, the Fort Bend Lawyers Care fundraiser luncheon, which was held at the Sweetwater County Club in Sugar Land, featured Jim McIngvale of Gallery Furniture, and he brought a powerful message.  He’s also brought to Fort Bend in Richmond what will turn out to be the largest Gallery Furniture. McIngvale was […]

The Fort Bend Fork 05/28/14

You see it correct folks, the Fort Bend Foodie is now the Fort Bend Fork.  In an effort to spruce up for spring and keep it fresh, we updated the name. The focus is still the same bringing you handy recipes, up-to-date restaurant reviews, and food-related events and issues around the bend. Summer is upon […]

The Afterburner 05/28/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Pick’n on old ladies and widow women- We all know compliance is the backbone of Master planned neighborhoods, but when a homeowners association ignores something for years and then starts pick’n on an elderly widow woman… what’s next for the First Colony Community Association, taking candy from babies? Here is how this […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center opening in 2 years

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Hats, Gloves & Boutonnieres 11th annual brunch announcement A very special brunch was held last Monday, May 12, raising more than $26,000 at the home of KK and Scott West celebrating the 11th annual Hats, Gloves and Boutonnieres Spring Brunch in Fort Bend. As one of highlights, an update was presented by Children’s Museum of […]

Fort Bend Foodie 05/21/14

Lasagna House 16089 City Walk Sugar Land, TX 77478 Cuisine:  Italian Nestled in the heart of Sugar Land Town Square, adjacent to City Hall in this upscale area, one would expect this restaurant to be…well, upscale and pricey.  It was a very nicely appointed place with a comfortable feel, tablecloths, cloth napkins, and adequate space […]

Annual Mental Health America of Fort Bend event supports care, hope & help

The 9th Annual Beacon of Hope Banquet at the Sugar Creek Country Club in Sugar Land on May 9th featured Jim McIngvale as the keynote speaker with a strong message about ending stigmas and expected outcomes of mental illness.  Emcees James Ives and Jake Messinger together with Teresa Cox Reading served as the vocal glue […]

The Afterburner 05/14/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   We can’t make this up! Remember how the Toll Road Guru Mike Stone told us that the Xerox company in New Jersey was top shelf and reliable, yada, yada, yada….well how about this!  I’m tell’n ya, we can’t even begin to make this up; we can only tell you about it… Here […]

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