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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keeping it local, keeping it real Biz alliance group stays active

  The Tri City Business Alliance keeps working at it when it comes to connecting businesses, charities and residents in Sugar Land, Stafford, and Missouri City. Just the other day on April 16, a get together had the reality feel of almost going back to being close to the earth’s formation. The business organization met […]

Lone Star Stomp’s silver anniversary at the ranch

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Consistent with the color psychology of silver, the celebration of a 25th anniversary, this year’s Lone Star Stomp XXV at the George Ranch Historical Park on Sat., Apr. 12, witnessed graceful and sophisticated cultural experiences. They were of the Fort Bend, Texan community. Full of excitement with live music by the Josh Fuller Band, Jeff […]

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 […]

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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