You’re Going Down 2020 Because It’s Time to Sparkle

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher I’m not even going to sugar coat it: 2020 has sucked. We’ve been faced with so many trials and tribulations, to me it has felt like an episodic time much like the Great Depression. Not that I was alive back then – even though my roots might suggest otherwise – but...

Sugar Land Celebrates 12 Days of Christmas with Virtual, In-Person Activities!

Mark your calendars and prepare to celebrate the Christmas holiday in Sugar Land from December 1st -12th. The city will offer 12 consecutive days of festivities with virtual activities Monday through Thursday and in-person events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Sugar Land Town Square. A new attraction...

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...

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