Sean Burnett files to run against Jajoo on Sugar Land City Council

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Sean Burnett a 17-year resident of Sugar Land and business owner has officially announced his intent to run for the City of Sugar Land Council Member District 4 in the May 6 election. “I believe our city is among the greatest in the country and I want to do my part to ensure Sugar Land […]

Home improvement experts headline Sugar Land Home & Garden Show

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The 7th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show – scheduled for Jan. 28 and 29 at the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road in Stafford – will be the scene of professional presentations ranging from outdoor cooking to master gardeners and color consultations to topiary design. “This year we are bringing in Pearl […]

TOUCHDOWN TOUR

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TD, the mascot for the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, poses with fans in front of an inflatable We Love Houston sign Saturday in Alief as the committee’s Touchdown Tour makes it’s final stop. The traveling show made stops throughout Greater Houston for the last several months providing games and entertainment for fans while getting […]

Jerry Seinfeld opens Smart Financial Centre

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By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Although the attention over the weekend was on the grand opening of the Smart financial Centre at Sugar Land, the entertainment on stage was still much ado about nothing. The $84 million arts and entertainment venue opened Saturday night with two performances by comedian Jerry Seinfeld, whose self-titled TV program in […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis comes back in OT to beat Hightower, 52-44

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Travis Coach Tanisha Ellison gives instruction to her players.

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With the clock counting down, her team behind by three points, and the carefully designed play from her coach unraveling, Travis’ Miranda Ramsey drifted from her wing position to the top of the key, called for the ball, and smoothly drained a three-pointer at the buzzer to […]

CRUSHED

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is sacked by Houston Texans defenders during the AFC Divisional Playoff game Saturday. Although the top-ranked defense kept the Texans close for most of the game, the Patriots pulled away in the fourth quarter 34-16 to advance to the AFC Championship game next weekend.

Houston Rodeo bringing new, favorite acts to rotating stage

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More than half of the star-studded entertainer lineup scheduled to perform at RodeoHouston will take the rotating stage for the first time in 2017. “With a number of RodeoHouston veterans and entertainers who are new to the rotating stage, the March entertainment schedule is set,” said Joel Cowley, president and CEO of the Houston Livestock […]

Clancy’s is an Irish pub with a Texas soul

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By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Originally intended to be an Irish pub, Clancy’s Public House in Richmond has become a local favorite restaurant and watering hole. According to chef Brad Pitre, when owner Sean Bielstein and his father Sandy opened Clancy’s almost two years ago, it was meant to be an Irish pub that also served […]

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation holding gala

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Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) will hold its 2017 “In High Gear” Gala at Safari Texas on Jan. 21. Collaborating on this year’s “high geared” show that is sure to rev up the entire audience are Roy Hamlin, former Artistic Director of TUTS, and musical director, John Cornelius. Honorees for the 2017 Gala are […]

Incumbents file for city council, school board

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Complied by Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Several incumbents have field for re-election to the Sugar Land City Council and the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees. The election will be held May 6. Sugar Land Councilman Steve Porter announced his re-election bid last week. Since then, a flood of announcements have been made by incumbents of […]

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