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Missouri City honors Crystle Stewart a day before she weds Belgian model

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By Elsa Maxey  Missouri City’s favorite daughter, Crystle Stewart, weds Belgian born international model, Max Sebrechts, and adds the Mrs. title to a long list of so many of her accomplishments.  She wed her beau on August 9th after being honored in a ceremony the day before, in and by the city she’s called home. Missouri City […]

Sugar Land Superstar finale at Town Square

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By Elsa Maxey Elsa@FortBendStar.com Electrifying…that’s how the feel of the evening describes the turnout at the Sugar Land Town Square on Town Center Boulevard this past Saturday in support of the finalist contestants aiming for the 2014 Superstar title.  What’s more, it was in the presence of Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas, on […]

Singing geek, characters & hungry plant attraction in historic venue

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By Elsa Maxey Elsa@FortBendStar.com Lightning has been crackling in the skies over Sugar Land, Missouri City, Stafford and all other parts of Fort Bend County lately, but there are no reports of a strike that could have affected plant growth here.  This is one of the first thoughts that came to mind as the cult […]

Museum site for Sugar Land Heritage Foundation to be announced Preservation of city’s past on historic grounds

While some may say there’s no sugar in Sugar Land since the Imperial Sugar Factory is no longer in operation, life here continues to be sweet.  That includes the connection to a legendary past that has made way to the city’s phenomenal future.  Sugar Land Heritage Foundation (SLHF) Executive Director Dennis Parmer heads the historic […]

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

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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 […]

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