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Skeeters’ 2014 baseball start anticipated Fort Bend Chamber business fans celebrate

At the Insperity Club upstairs at Constellation Stadium, the highly anticipated upcoming baseball season took center stage with a celebration April 3, compliments of Patout & Shaw, PLLC and the Sugar Land Skeeters.  Organizers of the network nites event, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce earlier held a candidates forum at City Centre at Quail […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 04/02/14

Restaurant Etiquette: The Importance of the Napkin The napkin not only serves to protect your lap against falling food, it is also a key indicator to the people around you as to what to do next. In a restaurant the napkin could be thought of as a flag similar to the one used in sporting events….when […]

The Afterburner 04/02/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   When a picture says a thousand words…. The folks of Fort Bend County worked so very hard to clean up the elected law enforcement of Fort Bend County in 2012. So it is with great disappointment when we learn….It’s the Same Circus, Different Clowns! Sadly, the Ringmaster has changed but the arrogant […]

I’m Sick and Tired… 04/02/14

…of the Comcast cable company rip-off. First, I refused to pay $50 per month for an Internet connection. After four or five years of getting ripped off by Time Warner Cable I called the local phone company (Windstream) and asked for DSL prices and speeds. I switched! I got DSL, always on, high-speed Internet service […]

The Afterburner 03/26/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Fort Bend County politics is blood-sport – Well, maybe not anymore, but it sure was once upon a time. History tells us that politics led to shootouts on the courthouse steps when the first bunch of carpetbaggers showed up here in Fort Bend County. Now days it’s just sign wars! Yep, no […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/26/14

Restaurant Etiquette: Server Etiquette This week I want to address another side of the etiquette spectrum – that of the wait staff. As patrons, our experience is primarily shaped by the pleasantness and effectiveness of these people. Often the gratuity is a reflection of that experience. So if this is the line of work you […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/19/14

Ninja Japanese Cuisine 1800 FM 359, Suite 180 Richmond, TX Cuisine: Japanese & Sushi This restaurant came recommended by a few readers. It’s a small place in a strip center near Pecan Grove with a warm family feel inside. The wait staff was very eager to seat me, place a menu in my hands and […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/12/14

If you don’t know a lot about wines and price is a consideration, ask the wine steward for assistance.  Remember that they often work on commission and are likely to suggest a rather expensive wine if no guidelines are given.  If no prices are listed and price is a factor, ask about the house wine […]

The Afterburner 03/12/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   All in; all done: Rosenberg has a new police chief; he was appointed by Council Monday night, and his name is Dallis Warren. Chief Warren began his career with the Rosenberg Police Department in 1979 working all aspects of law enforcement and promoting up through the ranks to Assistant Chief in 2002. […]

Mardi Gras party festive on Texas Primary Election day

With a piano accordion playing fast tempo along with the sounds of a rub-board adding to the flavor of what is known as “la la” music, Fort Bend’s annual Mardi Gras party couldn’t have been any better.  The tradition on Fat Tuesday taking place locally featured Jabo “The Prince of Zydeco” and his band at a […]

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