Lamar CISD Board Approves Namesakes for Six New Campuses

At the December Board meeting, the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees approved six names for new campuses including elementary schools 35-38, middle school 7 and a future campus site. In the next phase, these elementary schools will be matched with the respective namesake. Namesakes selected include: Antonio...

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Seeks Talented Artists to Participate in 3rd Annual Sugar Land Arts Fest

The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation has opened the call for artists to participate in the 2024 Sugar Land Arts Fest, a two-day festival highlighting the cultural and artistic diversity of Fort Bend County and beyond. Created by the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation and presented by PrimeWay Federal...

DARKROOM A Beacon of Light for Young Adults

As a father of three sons, Sugar Land dad Randy Templeton is like most dads:  concerned about his children.  And his concern isn’t limited to his own teens; he’s also concerned about the middle and high school students he is involved with in the programs at his church. “Students today are...

The Spirit of Giving In Fort Bend ISD

I am not going to talk about the Sugar Land 95.  I am not going to talk about VATRE.  I am not going to talk about school vouchers.  This column has never been about politics, and I am not going to start now.  I am going to talk about the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD).  I want to...

Top 10 Champagnes for the Holidays

the drunken cyclist By Jeffrey M. Kralik, Ph.D.  | www.thedrunkencyclist.com  – Every year at this time I hear it, and I bristle. It drives me absolutely crazy, and for years I fought it down to the last fiber of my being (or at least to the last bubble of the bottle). It seems like just about...

Living the Sweet Life: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The first is to live in the moment. This is not going to be easy as many of you enjoy way too much thinking about the what coulda’s and shoulda’s of years gone by! But if you’ll wake up with the perspective of right now and not yesterday, nor hey, what have I gotta do tomorrow?… you will enjoy life...

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Announces 2023 Ornament on Sale

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is excited to announce the 2023 Holiday Ornament in honor of the Laura Eldridge Hospital.  Keep your collection current with the new 2023 Laura Eldridge Hospital Ornament! The ornaments are $25 each and can be ordered at Shop – Sugar Land Heritage Foundation...

The Sweet Life Gardener : The Foxglove

Hey Sweet Lifers! There’s something pretty awesome about studying plants in your garden, and I hope over this past year, you have learned a bit more than you already knew about the history, uses and benefits of growing herbs and vegetables in your home gardens. I have always been struck by the cottage...

2023 Lexus RX

absolutely AUTO REVIEW  |  By Steve Kursar – The 2023 Lexus RX is the fifth generation for the Lexus core model. It was completely redesigned from the wheels to the roof rails, featuring a new global platform that provides a lighter, lower center of gravity.  This is the car that essentially created...

11th Annual FOCUS FAVS Readers’ Choice of Fort Bend’s Favorites

This fall, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their favorites are in Fort Bend in nine different categories: • FOOD • SHOPPING • ENTERTAINMENT • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • SCHOOLS • PETS • HEALTHCARE • AUTO • HOME IMPROVEMENTS And boy, did they come...

Future of Fulshear with Mayor Aaron Groff

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Relations Division will host Mayor Aaron Groff for the Future of Fulshear. This event will take place at Safari Texas Ranch, located at 11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX 77407, on Thursday, December 14th  from 11:30 am to 1 pm. The Title Sponsor for this event is...

A Full Menu of Festive Holiday Flavor

Cooking up a successful holiday gathering calls for everyone’s favorite recipes. From the centerpiece main dish to fresh salads and appetizers, roasted sides and baked sweets, you can take seasonal get-togethers up a notch by mixing traditional classics with newfound favorites. Consider this full-fledged...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Welcomes Neurosurgeon Christopher Sy, M.D.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome neurosurgeon Christopher Sy, M.D. to the Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery at Sugar Land. Sy treats a wide range of neurosurgery conditions, including craniocervical junction disorders, hydrocephalus, brain and spine tumors and traumatic...

The Sweet Life Gardener Lemon Grass

By Alisa Murray www.alisamurray.com Hey Sweet Lifers! Hope y’all are digging in and prepping those beds for some Fall harvesting. I have prepped and added nutrients to all of my beds and will start sprinkling some seeds over the next few weeks for radishes, beets, carrots and collards. One of my favorites...

Living the Sweet Life: Having Some Fun at Wisteria

Hey Sweet Lifers! Oh, I just love watching HGTV, and my mother-in-law did, too. Both of us have always had a knack and passion for decorating, and for me, a sincere appreciation for old houses. I got the chance to spend some time in Laurel, Mississippi as B and I have been setting up our second home, and we...

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