Not too long after this week’s regular paper is thrown, you might see something resembling a thicker version of our weekly publication adorning your lawn or front porch. That would be our annual Newcomer’s Guide, a once-per-year magazine dedicated to fleshing out all there is to love about Fort Bend County. Between myself, our editor Adam Zuvanich, our page designer Brooke … [Read more...] about Newcomer’s Guide can help residents old and new
It’s a certainty with every election cycle. You hear candidates and pundits tout the political backing of what they claim is a significant name or organization. Similar to sports analysts who often claim the biggest free-agent signing means giving a trophy to the offseason winner, certain political endorsements are thought to be game changers. But the adage that has come to be … [Read more...] about Do national endorsements matter in local politics?
Many times, we’re not initially thankful for change. When something disrupts the status quo, our kneejerk reaction tends to be one of trepidation and fear. I was no different when the most notable shift in my routine occurred earlier this year. When I was transferred down to Stafford in order to take over day-to-day editorial operations at The Star this past April, I have to … [Read more...] about Rocking the boat led me to fascinating waters
There’s no place like home. As a kid, I can’t count the times I thought to myself, “Man…I can’t wait to get out of this house,” or (mostly) jokingly thought I wanted to run away from the rules and stipulations of my parents. But as an adult, I will admit there is a more-than-occasional longing to return to a simpler time in my childhood home. And the upcoming holiday is the … [Read more...] about Clear memories, full stomachs, can’t beat it
I’ve used this space on numerous occasions to talk about changing landscapes in Fort Bend County with regards to development, politics and other issues. This week, it’s a bit of the same song but a different verse in talking about a potential seismic shift for the area sports scene’s biggest player. According to a mid-October report from Baseball America, Major League … [Read more...] about MLB affiliation would raise Skeeters’ profile