Thanksgiving 2020: Feast or Famine?

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher Over 30 weeks ago, we began chronicling life during the pandemic with The Corona Chronicles.  I honestly thought our crisis would be over in a minute – certainly by summer. I never contemplated the holiday season with COVID as a guest. And now, here we are.  It’s...

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19: Fort Bend Hospitals Stress Importance of Safety During the Holidays

Hospitals across Fort Bend County are currently experiencing meaningful increases in the number of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalizations. This is especially troubling considering that the holiday season is approaching, and local residents will be reuniting with friends and family. According to...

Candy Cane Market with Real Craftwives of Katy Returns to Cane Island Saturday, December 5th

One of west Houston’s most popular single-day holiday shopping events, Candy Cane Market with the Real Craftwives of Katy, returns to Cane Island Saturday, December 5 from 11 am – 5 pm when local vendors present handcrafted jewelry, custom clothing and accessories, fun items for the home and other unique...

Mayor Zimmerman Takes Oath

Sugar Land Mayor Joe R. Zimmerman was sworn in for his third term in office by Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman. Justice Guzman administered the oath of office to Mayor Zimmerman before his wife and family, City of Sugar Land staff, and a limited audience due to COVID-19 limitations. Mayor Zimmerman,...

Space: The Final Frontier?

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher Well, it happened again. You would think that I would have learned my lesson, but no, apparently not. In my defense, I’ve been struggling with the two F’s since my battle with the vicious virus: fogginess and fatigue. So, having someone else take the reins on anything...

Sugar Land Rolls Out ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash Holiday Shopping Incentives

Sweet Cash Program Continues with Simpler, Quicker Features to Support Local Economy ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash launched November 11th for Sugar Land’s holiday shopping season, bringing back the popular program with a festive twist and simplified features to continue supporting local businesses and...

Jingle Jangle or Jingle Tangle?

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher I am a staunch admirer of talent in virtually any form or fashion. And yes, it’s likely because I really don’t have any talent to speak of, so I am an avid admirer of the talent I see on a daily basis. Perhaps one of the most coveted talents – in my mind – is the...

Fort Bend County Libraries Host Virtual Book Fest Author Kevin Kwan to Highlight Festival

Fort Bend County Libraries is excited to host a virtual Book Fest on Saturday, November 14th, from 10 am to 4:30 pm. This event will be live-streamed through WebEx; it will not be in person. Kevin Kwan, author of the international bestselling novel Crazy Rich Asians, joins the festival as a special guest...

Patti vs. Rona: Guess Who Won?

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher The Corona virus reminds me of a baseball game – you know, the ones that go on for double digit innings and seem to last forever. Things will get real quiet for long periods of time, and then all of the sudden, a player hits a home run, and it’s game on. Just like the...

Did You Gain The Quarantine 15?

How to get rid of those extra pounds and maintain before the holidays! By Travis Johnson, DotFit and APEX Certified Nutrition Specialist Since the middle of March, many of us were under statewide restrictions, and we all started to be a little less active. Gyms were closed. Parks were closed. Trails for...

Best in the West – 2020

It’s a party, a bidding party that is! The Best in the West goes online for 2020. The iconic fundraiser that benefits The Arc of Fort Bend County is reimagined due to COVID-19. Grabbing your hat and boots are an option this year, but get ready to bid in the silent, bid board and live auctions that will...

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