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A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

| February 1, 2017
A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best By Mara Soloway Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the U.S. draws hundreds of millions of viewers, and brings unprecedented media attention and a substantial economic impact to […]

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Graeme’s Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk

| February 1, 2017
Graeme’s Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk

Second Annual Event Scheduled For Feb. 25 At No Label Brewery By Cheryl Alexander Feb. 25 marks the second annual Graeme’s Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk event, benefitting the Children’s Heart Foundation. This family-friendly event will be held at No Label Brewery, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Run start at […]

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Katy-Based Liv & B Brings
Meaning to Jewelry

| January 1, 2017
Katy-Based Liv & B Brings </br>Meaning to Jewelry

Angela Martin’s Designs Reflect Her Focus on the Mind-Body Connection By Mara Soloway Angela Martin’s energetic and upbeat character had almost met its match in the long, dark hours of Alaskan winters. It was there she and her native-born husband, Shannon, 45, lived for 10 years and where they began their family; daughter Alivia is now […]

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Joel Osteen

| January 1, 2017
Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive By Judy Latta / Photography courtesy of Lakewood Church How you think is how you live.” That is the practical advice Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen offers in his new book, Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in […]

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Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

| January 1, 2017
Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion With the grand opening event on Nov. 28 of Audi Sugar Land and the opening of Mercedes-Benz of West Houston on Dec. 6, Sewell Automotive Companies is continuing its 105 years of growth in Texas. Audi Sugar Land officially opened Nov. 1 at 10330 […]

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The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

| December 1, 2016
The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

The Performing Art Center’s Distinctive Features Will Be An Integral Part Of Each Performance By Mara Soloway Just as artists can practice for years to perfect their performance, the partners involved in bringing Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land to life – the City of Sugar Land and ACE SL, LLC (ACE) – had been working […]

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Homegrown Roasters Brewing a Strong Passion for Fresher Coffee

| December 1, 2016
Homegrown Roasters Brewing a Strong Passion for Fresher Coffee

Fort Bend Coffee Roasters To Open Richmond Coffeehouse And Offer Brewing Classes By Anna Saikin Bryan Hibbard, the founder of Fort Bend Coffee Roasters, didn’t grow up drinking coffee. He only discovered an affinity for the hot beverage in college after a roommate who worked at Starbucks shared his free stash, which Hibbard brewed in […]

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Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

| December 1, 2016
Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

Scott Shuster And Stephen Boyd Play With The Pros In Annual Event Local teens Scott Shuster and Stephen Boyd represented The First Tee of Greater Houston at the 13th annual Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, a PGA Tour Champions event. The professional player field included World Golf Hall of Fame member Bernhard […]

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Eagle Scout Project Grants Handcrafted Tables, Benches to Discovery Park

| December 1, 2016
Eagle Scout Project Grants Handcrafted  Tables, Benches to Discovery Park

Boy Scout Jacob “JT” Miller stands under the Discovery Park pavilion following the delivery of his Eagle Scout project. Miller’s project consisted of building four picnic tables and two benches for the park with the help of his family and fellow scouts from Boy Scout Troop 567 of Katy. Jacob “JT” Miller’s Efforts Appreciated By […]

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Houston Texans Support Breast Cancer Patients

| November 1, 2016
Houston Texans Support Breast Cancer Patients

The Houston Texans honor breast cancer patients and survivors each year during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This October, team members visited Houston Methodist Hospital to cheer on breast cancer patients and distribute gifts. When the Texans later heard that patient and superfan, Denise Gouge, was unable to be among the group due to her health situation that day, they […]

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Giving Straight from the Heart

| November 1, 2016
Giving Straight from the Heart

Angeline And Byron Auzenne Make A Difference In Children’s Lives By Mara Soloway With her lifelong focus on charitable acts, it’s in keeping with Angeline Labbé-Auzenne’s character that she would spend her birthday giving gifts to others rather than concerning herself with receiving them. For her recent October birthday, she and her husband, Byron Auzenne, […]

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‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

| November 1, 2016
‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

FROSTY FROSTYFEST – DEC.3, 9 A.M.-3 P.M Epiphany Of The Lord Catholic Church 1530 Norwalk Dr., Katy FrostyFest is the church’s longstanding annual craft fair. More that 70 vendors will feature their handmade-only items. Food and baked goods will be available for sale. Take your own pictures with Santa! All proceeds go to charity.

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Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

| November 1, 2016
Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role By Mara Soloway Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good the economy is. According to the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) website (ghba.org), home sales in Houston set […]

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Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour

| October 1, 2016
Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour

The Gambler’s Last Deal By Judy Latta   Photos By Piper Ferguson After a legendary career spanning more than 50 years, citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and children, country and pop music icon Kenny Rogers launched his farewell tour, aptly called The Gambler’s Last Deal. For this series of concerts, which […]

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Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

| October 1, 2016
Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

ALL HALLOW’S DAY AT THE PARK George Ranch Historical Park, Saturday, Oct. 29 Starting At 9 A.M. Georgeranch.Org Visit the George Ranch Historical Park on Halloween day for a historical trick AND treat! Learn about 100 Years of Halloween pasts with fun historic games and activities, some ghoulish ghost stories, a Halloween promenade and costume contest, […]

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Houston Finalist Ties for First Place in H-E-B Food Contest

| October 1, 2016
Houston Finalist Ties for First Place in H-E-B Food Contest

Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field of 25 finalists to an unprecedented FIVE winners, increasing the winnings totaling $90,000. The winners received cash prizes and coveted […]

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Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home

| October 1, 2016
Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home

Community Shows Support For Simone Manuel And Steven López Photos by Michael Trollestrup The City of Sugar Land hosted an evening welcome home party for Simone Manuel and Steven López on Aug. 25, when hundreds of people gathered in Sugar Land Town Square despite some bouts of rainy weather to celebrate the hometown heroes. The […]

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Katy ISD Alum Returns Home to Take the Reins as Superintendent

| September 1, 2016
Katy ISD Alum Returns Home to Take the Reins as Superintendent

Dr. Lance Hindt Was Strongly Influenced By Katy ISD Educators, Coaches And Colleagues By Mara Soloway Along with the city it serves, Katy ISD has experienced a major growth spurt since 1983 when Lance Hindt, its new superintendent as of Aug. 1, graduated from Taylor High School as part of its first four-year graduating class. […]

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Katy ISD Police Department Urges Drivers to Share the Road with Returning Students

| September 1, 2016
Katy ISD Police Department Urges Drivers to Share the Road with Returning Students

Katy ISD Police To Enforce Traffic Codes In School Zones With the start of the school year just around the corner, it’s important for drivers to remember to slow down near school zones and pay attention when kids are present, especially before and after school. The Katy ISD Police Department, in conjunction with area law […]

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The 80th Annual Fort Bend County Fair

| September 1, 2016
The 80th Annual Fort Bend County Fair

The Fun Runs From Sept. 23-Oct. 2 September in Fort Bend County is Fair Time! This year the tradition of the Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate 80 years of family fun. Grab your hat; dust off your boots, and head out for good music, great food and a grand time at the […]

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