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Let Freedom Ring!

Round up the kids, neighbors and friends – it’s time to celebrate Independence Day in Fort Bend! These star-spangled festivities in Sugar Land,...
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Make the Most of Summer Travel

Whether you want to travel alone, with family, find a place to unwind or the ultimate adventure, having a few insider tips under your belt always...
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Living the Sweet Life: Bittersweet Sixteen!

Well folks, she’s driving! Victoria Ann that is, and with this next level of growing up, I have found myself both overjoyed at the young woman we...
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The Heart and Souk of Dubai

By Zeenat Kassam Mitha - The most glamorous place in the world is not just a tourist haven; it is a city rich with heritage and multi-cultural...
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Poolside Bites

By Stephenie Cox- The Houston heat and sweltering humidity can only mean one thing – it’s time for a pool party! Houstonians won’t be stopped...
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Sweet Tips for a Fabulous 4th of July

It’s easy to throw a 4th of July party that looks like you worked on it for weeks. Celebrate the holiday in style by serving classic entrées...
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Congratulations to the Fort Bend Leadership Forum Class of 2014

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership, under the direction of Division Vice-Chairs Jeff Tallas and Emily Rhodes, celebrates its tradition of...
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