October 24, 2014 |
This athletic team wins gold in the most unpredictable sport.

Five local residents of Manvel and Rosharon are proud to be bringing home the gold medal for one of the most surprising athletic competitions you can imagine.

They are the winners of the 2014 National Skydiving Championships held this past September in Chicago. 30 other teams competed, but the Texas team SPX 5 won first place for the intermediate four-way formation skydiving event.

October 17, 2014 | festival | Tomball
Tomball Bluegrass Festival hosted at historic Old Depot

Fall is here and the harvests are in! To celebrate this traditional time of year, Tomball will host its 3rd Annual Fall Bluegrass Festival held at the historic Old Depot. The festival is all about getting in touch with your southern roots with traditional mountain music full of picking banjos and howling fiddles.

October 10, 2014 | Methodist Hospital
Methodist Sugar Land is proud of Ann Hernandez

No one looks forward to visiting the hospital, especially when it’s a family member who’s ill. But at the Houston Methodist Hospital in Sugar Land, those in need will be able to find the greatest care from committed staff and nurses.

Such a family was facing strong concerns for their father as he began showing signs of an oncoming stroke. Despite their fears for his possible diagnosis, they came to Methodist Sugar Land and were met with extraordinary care and dedication by Nurse Ann Hernandez.

October 3, 2014 | festival
78th Annual Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo

Put on your cowboy boots and saddle up – there’s only three days left to head over to the 78th Annual Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo in Rosenberg.

The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo is one of the largest and most successful fairs in the State. This ten-day fair has activities for the whole family: rodeo and livestock shows, pageants, rides, lawn mower races and culinary BBQ cook-off competitions. Be sure to join in the fun before the party stops this Sunday, October 5th.

September 26, 2014 |
Katy Growth Continues to Soar

It’s no secret that Houston’s suburbs have been growing at a very high rate. The latest reports indicate that this growth - at least in Katy - will continue for the foreseeable future.

September 19, 2014 |
La Toretta Hosts Charity Golf Event

The second annual Greater Montgomery County Restaurant Association Golf Classic will be held at La Toretta Resort on Monday, October 13th.

September 16, 2014 |

Three communities of The Johnson Development Corp. are joining forces for a luxurious, month-long event, the Fort Bend Fall Home Tour.


September 12, 2014 |
Texas Renaissance Festival Returns

The 2014 Texas Renaissance Festival is less than a month away.

The festival kicks off on Saturday, October 11th, and will be held every weekend until the end of November.

September 5, 2014 |
Pearland International Festival takes place September 13th

Last year, 5,000 people braved inclement weather to attend the first-ever Pearland International Festival.

This year’s festival is set for Saturday, September 13th at Pearland Independence Park. The festival will start at 11 a.m. and last until 9 p.m. and feature plenty of music, food, contests and more.

August 29, 2014 |
George Ranch Historical Park Hosts Labor Day BBQ

Is there anything better than a 3-day weekend? How about adding an old-fashioned barbecue, fun games, music and homemade ice cream?

This weekend, George Ranch Historical Park is hosting two 1930s-themed BBQ parties ‒ one Saturday and one Monday. Visitors can play popular games from the ‘30s, enjoy some old-fashioned barbecue, then make their own ice cream (yes, that means homemade ice cream) to go with their cobbler.

A three-piece band will serenade the crowd with old timey country and folk music. The band will be present both Saturday and Monday.