Throughout the last year, finding a good arcade bar was not exactly top of mind during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rainy weather last weekend was the impetus for the last-minute change in plans which resulted in my discovery of Altitude Trampoline Park at 4550 State Highway 6 S. in Sugar Land.
The cause for celebration, of course, was Juneteenth, which originated in Galveston and was first celebrated in 1866 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people at the end of the Civil War.
Parents in search of mentally stimulating and interactive activities for their children this summer have a variety of choices available to them in Missouri City and Sugar Land.
Fort Bend County Judge KP George partnered with the Houston Food Bank and Missouri City-based Second Mile Mission for a food drive last Saturday at Heritage Rose Elementary School in Rosharon that served residents of Fresno and Rosharon impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and Winter Storm Uri.
For the second straight year, Crossbridge Church at 1049 Eldridge Rd. in Sugar Land partnered with RIP Medical Debt, a New York-based nonprofit, to purchase and forgive $1.9 million in medical debt for 688 individuals who earn less than twice the federal poverty level, or $26,500.
COVID-19 has given Stafford native Mike Augias the fight of his life, but the 51-year-old appears to be beating the odds and making progress on the long road to recovery.
Stafford product Esat Bayar is proud to be a first-generation college student, but he also recognizes that several of his peers who come from low-income households face some of the same challenges he did in learning to navigate a professional setting and get the most out of a collegiate experience.
No matter how daunting the obstacle, Fabian Romo has never backed away from a chance to shoot his shot. The 24-year-old is giving his latest challenge his all as he remains on the watch list for the U.S. men’s national wheelchair basketball team as it prepares for the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Sugar Land’s Food Truck Fridays series is back beginning next Friday, April 16, at Sugar Land Memorial Park at 15300 University Blvd. There will be additional events on April 23 and April 30.
Erin Cummings, founder of YESYoga in Sugar Land, has helped create a community of fitness lovers thanks to her offering of free weekly classes at Sugar Land Town Square.
The Fort Bend Exchange Club (FBEC) honored the thousands of child abuse victims who have been served by Child Advocates of Fort Bend through the dedication of its “awareness field” Monday in Stafford.
City of Richmond Economic Development Director Jerry Jones, who started with the city in November, was recently named a recipient of the 2021 Economic Development 40 Under 40 Award.
H-E-B, which has five area locations across Missouri City, Richmond and Sugar Land, has resumed its “H-E-B Quest for Texas Best” search. The annual contest samples food and beverage products from around the state to see which ones win the honor of being featured at all of the Texas grocery g…
As Sugar Land City Council member William Ferguson recently sat and watched Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit,” one particular scene at the end of the show proved to be the origin story of the city’s latest attempt to bring Sugar Land and the Houston region together.
A local charity that said it has seen an uptick in the need for its services during the COVID-19 pandemic recently received a donation aimed at helping spread the love in Fort Bend County.
Devard and Devaughn Darling always intended to pour back into the community when their dreams of making it to the NFL came to fruition.
Alexis Geissler is among several Fort Bend County residents who have lost electricity in their homes this week, with her lights cutting out Tuesday night in Richmond’s Waterview Estates neighborhood.
Two landlords have been indicted by a Fort Bend County grand jury for allegedly using fraudulent documents to receive CARES Act funds from the county.
Against all odds, the love story of Missouri City’s Chad and Ellen Bishop is an example of Fort Bend County’s growing fondness for diversity.
Nathan VonMinden has never been to space. He was just 3 years old on Jan. 28, 1989, when the U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded a minute into its launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is accepting applications for its annual educational scholarships aimed at helping Fort Bend County women pursue higher education.
More than a dozen Fort Bend ISD students recently had their artwork selected to advance in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s annual art show, according to a news release from the district.
The Rosenberg Railroad Museum and The Black Cowboy Museum have partnered to showcase the “Pullman Porter Exhibit,” which opens Friday and runs through May 31.
In some ways, Brooke Billedo’s life is like that of many other 14-year-old girls. The eighth grader at Reading Junior High loves to read, swim, play piano and hang out with her dog, Leo, a goldendoodle.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is accepting applications from local qualifying 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations to be considered as a "Core Placement" for the organization's 2021-23 league years, according to a news release from FBJSL.
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com The Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City market will open its 2021 season from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 16 at 5855 Sienna Springs Way in Missouri City. Billed as a “local hub” for vendors and farmers to showcase their products and produce, the Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City market is in its […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com Jan Kolk and her husband, Kevin Kolk, were at a crossroads when he retired from Fort Bend ISD in March of last year. She was still teaching at Alief ISD, but wanted to find a way for her and her husband to spend more of their free time together doing things […]