December 4, 2014 | Pearland
Skate Pearland is working hard to bring a skatepark to the community.

Skateboarding is one of the most popular recreational activities for kids between the ages of 6 and 18. But for one 44-year-old Pearland resident, it’s a lifelong passion.

Darren Evans is a member of Skate Pearland, an organization focused on raising funds to build a new skatepark in the Pearland community – not just for the thrill of jumping ramps and half-pipes, but to bring kids off dangerous streets and parking lots.

November 26, 2014 | Klein ISD
Klein High School students enjoying the newly renovated school.

After two phases which spanned four years, the Klein High School renovation project is complete. Join the community on December 4th, 2014 as Klein High hosts an open house to show off it newly-renovated halls.

November 21, 2014 | LaCenterra
LaCenterra offers an open-air shopping and dining experience in Cinco Ranch.

Phase III of LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is almost complete, with an exciting lineup of new shops and restaurants set to open soon. These brand new storefronts will not only compliment the existing retail and office space, but also Central Green – the outdoor venue on the south side of LaCenterra used for special events, concerts and festivals. Central Green was completed during the Phase II development cycle.

November 15, 2014 | Riverstone
Riverstone's Big Adventure Park is sure to bring families outside.

Last month, Riverstone celebrated the opening of its new Big Adventure Park to over 800 explorers and families. The new park boasts several exciting amenities like a 100 foot zip line, large bridge and forested areas. Spanning roughly two acres of The Club at Riverstone, the new park has plenty of room for everyone.

November 7, 2014 | Farmer's Market
Try the Farmer's Market at Imperial

Fall weather has finally arrived, making this the perfect time to enjoy weekends outside. If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to get your family outdoors, look no further than the Farmer’s Market at Imperial. Each Saturday from 9am to 1pm, you can peruse roughly 50 vendor booths to find fresh produce, savory meats, baked goods and other unique items. With different musicians playing and activities planned, no two markets are the same.

October 31, 2014 | Texas Renaissance Festival
The Masquerade Ball is new this year at the Texas Renaissance Festival.

Dust off your ruff, noblemen and women! The Texas Renaissance Festival is in full swing. This season marks the festival’s 40th anniversary, and it’s already yielding record-breaking attendance numbers.

It would be uncharacteristic of the festival to turn 40 without a special celebration. Thus, planners have added a major event to this year’s lineup: King Midas’s Masquerade Ball. A new tented pavillion, dubbed King Midas’s Golden Court, has been constructed to host the event.

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.