When it comes to culinary festivals, nothing tops the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair. Attracting thousands of food- and wine-lovers annually, the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair is where top chefs share secrets, sommeliers get uncorked and all manner of foodies—from bonafide gourmands to everyday eaters—come to indulge in fantastic fare, sensational spirits and some of the finest wines around.
That’s right, the 6th Annual Classic Chevy Sugar Land Chili Challenge is just around the corner (April 14, 4-8pm) and this year the popular event includes the auctioning of a custom built AR-15!
Stephane Leveque moved to the United States from Haiti in 1999. “I took a job with a moving company in Los Angeles,” says Stephane. “It was a flexible position that allowed me to pursue my degree at the University of Southern California.”
That’s what Barbie Perry told us about her pharmacists at Campbell’s Compounding Pharmacy. And she should know. She’s been with them for more than five years!
Sugar Land natives Jamie Fish and her husband live in Richmond with their two young sons...five year old Landon, and Ashton who just turned two. Ashton—a typical, active toddler—was taking a nap when Jamie heard him whining. She went in to see if he was okay and he had blood smeared on his face, coming from his nose.
Local mom Norma Rivera knows a thing or two about kids being terrified of the dentist. “When my oldest, Daniel (now 15) was little, he had a very bad experience when getting some work done on his teeth. So bad...that he didn’t want to ever go back. He cried at the very mention of the word ‘dentist.’”
The Sugar Land area enjoys warm temperatures almost year round. That means shorts and sandals, short-sleeved T-shirts and a whole smorgasbord of exposed parts for mosquitoes and other biting insects to feed on. And they really line up for the attack.
Adrian and Lisa Davilá O’Toole wanted a full update for their 1980s kitchen. “We needed to take down a wall,” says Lisa, “opening the kitchen to the living area. Plus we wanted to rearrange the appliances, all new cabinets, granite, a gas stovetop with an updated hood, and new trim and baseboards.”
Kids. One day you’re showing them how to throw a football or tie a shoelace. The next day you blink and they’re all grown up, ready to show you a thing or two—about life, yourself, or in the case of master plumber Alan Burkhalter and his sons, just how well everything he taught them about plumbing actually stuck. The good news is they paid attention in a big way. And the results? “They’re first-rate plumbers,” says Alan. “I couldn’t ask for a better crew.”
When you have an ache or a pain...it’s difficult to know where to turn. Getting the right help at the right time can sometimes seem like you’re on a rabbit trail instead of a direct path for a solution to your problem. When Linda Miller first noticed her feet swelling and weakness in her legs, she consulted a couple of doctors without much help. One doctor even suggested she might need to get used to walking with a cane.