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Happy Birthday America!

President Harry Truman once said, “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination...
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July 2019 Events

July 4th Independence Day July 5th, 7:30 – 9:30 pm Town Square Tribute:  Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac Cover Join the town for a tribute that...
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16th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

Returns October 24th-27th – As the saying goes, “It’s always bigger and better in Texas,” and the 16th annual Sugar Land Wine & Food...
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July 2019 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Local authors were at the Meet The Authors event held at St. Laurence Church, Ave Maria Center in Sugar Land, to kick-off summer reading. The...
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Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?

By Tim Kaminski, M.S. CCC/SLP – Making sure that your child is Kindergarten ready is an important step in the overall success of his or...
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Globetrotting: Staycationing

By Alisa – While I do plan a lot of travel inside and outside of this country, there’s plenty to be experienced right in our own backyard....
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Up, Up and Away Gala Benefitting Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Up, Up and Away Gala Benefitting Child Advocates of Fort Bend May 4, 2019 • Sugar Land Marriott Town Square...
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absolutely! focus media Welcomes General Manager Diane Strehl

absolutely! focus media, publisher of community magazines Fort Bend Focus, absolutely! Brazos, absolutely! Katy and Fort Bend CEO, is proud to...
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Meet Emma Watson

By Joan Frances  | Photos by Candace Byers – As a graduated senior from George Ranch High School, Emma Watson has enjoyed the benefits of a...
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Nickelodeon’s Jojo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour Comes to Sugar Land

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M The Tour is coming to Sugar Land! The YouTube personality will perform at the Smart Financial Centre on September...
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recent from PUBLISHER'S PREVIEW July 2019 – Exclamation Points!
July 2019 – Exclamation Points! American Milestones – Fifty years ago this month, American history was made.  Apollo 11 landed on the moon, and Neil Armstrong said, “This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” I’m not certain if NASA always intended Apollo 11 to land on the moon during the most historic...
recent from HEART OF THE BEND July 2019 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
July 2019 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend Local authors were at the Meet The Authors event held at St. Laurence Church, Ave Maria Center in Sugar Land, to kick-off summer reading. The community supported and purchased signed books of a variety of authors and genres from devotionals to fantasy for children and adults. Mia and Susan Pothanikat with...
recent from HOMETOWN HEROES Hometown Heroes: Pat Somers
Hometown Heroes: Pat Somers By Joan Frances – Did you know there are hundreds of homeless and unaccompanied minors in Fort Bend County alone? It’s shocking to even think about.  And one of the most surprising facts is this abuse, neglect and homelessness, is happening in all sections of Fort Bend. These facts alone are what...
recent from NEWSWORTHY 16th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair
16th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair Returns October 24th-27th – As the saying goes, “It’s always bigger and better in Texas,” and the 16th annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair has taken that motto to heart. Celebrating the region’s rich diversity of food, drink and culture, this year’s event promises new and exciting...
recent from FEATURES Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?
Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready? By Tim Kaminski, M.S. CCC/SLP – Making sure that your child is Kindergarten ready is an important step in the overall success of his or her  long-term education. But making certain that your child is ready is more than just purchasing school supplies and new sneakers. Before you pack your little one off...
recent from HIGH SCHOOL HOT SHOT Meet Emma Watson
Meet Emma Watson By Joan Frances  | Photos by Candace Byers – As a graduated senior from George Ranch High School, Emma Watson has enjoyed the benefits of a quality education and fulfilling extracurricular activities. With the knowledge and life lessons she has experienced these past four years, she is looking forward to...