A “New” Hall Bath in Three Weeks

“My son is a big guy at 6 foot 4,” says Mike. “So we wanted to take the tub out of the hall bathroom next to his room, put in a shower for him, and connect the bathroom to his room with a pocket door. When the bathroom door was open to the hallway, it […]

Winner Winner
(Virtual) Spaghetti Dinner!

The Exchange Club of Sugar Land is very excited to announce their annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser benefiting many Fort Bend nonprofits. This fundraiser marks 34 years of service by our local Exchange Club. Spaghetti Chairperson Rick Bell says, “The Spaghetti Dinner is almost older than the club. It’s the event that started our club! This […]

Customized Medications for Thyroid
and Diabetic Patients

Endocrinologist Dr. Shreya Parikh founded Sugar Land Endocrine and Thyroid on a philosophy of patient empowerment. Dr. Parikh says, “We treat all endocrinologic disorders. When you are a patient here, we don’t want you to feel helpless, as if the disease controls you. We want you to feel empowered and in control of your own […]

Relief Without Surgery

Dr. Vlada Matytsin has been practicing dentistry for more than 30 years. For 25 of those 30 years, she’s experienced back problems. Dr. Matytsin says, “I’m not sure if being a dentist caused my back problems, but it sure does not help. I’ve also been in car accidents, and I used to ski in the […]

Dr. Baltazar Really Loves His Job!

Norma Gonzales owns local Continental Cleaners 195 with her husband. She’s on her feet a lot, and was experiencing some problems with her legs. Norma says, “I had ugly veins that looked like big bruises on my right leg. I had read about Dr. Ulises Baltazar in UpClose magazine a while back, and I decided […]

Stories of HOPE.

Injury, overuse and chronic medical conditions can cause pain and suffering of the spine, neck and nervous system. If you’re hurting, turn to the experts at the Houston Methodist Neuroscience & Spine Center at Sugar Land. For more than a decade, our multi-disciplinary team has helped residents of Fort Bend and surrounding areas lead the […]

The Season of New Beginnings

It’s been one year since most of us really started to feel the effects of the global pandemic. Last month, we endured one of the harshest arctic events ever to hit Fort Bend County. It’s time for spring…the season of new beginnings. Are you ready for a new beginning? I think we all are! Brian […]


If you’re reading this, chances are you either experienced a frozen pipe that burst last month, or you know someone who did. Alan Burkhalter, Master Plumber and owner of local Alan’s Plumbing, says, “We received thousands of calls in the days after Fort Bend’s historic arctic event about burst pipes. I wanted to let homeowners […]

Tears of Joy

Sugar Land native Kevin Tran spent 15 years working in the finance industry. Two years ago, Andrew Cheng invited Kevin to join Clutch City Insurance where the primary focus is Medicare. Andrew is Kevin’s childhood friend and the Principal at Clutch City Insurance. “I’ll be honest,” says Kevin. “Andrew approached me a few times about […]

Custom, All-Natural, Nonsurgical Hair Replacement

Shalita Bundage, owner of local Salons in the City, is a Paul Mitchell instructor. When her own mother was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Shalita’s career took a turn. Shalita says, “I wanted to make my mom a custom hair unit. She was my first hair replacement client.” Today, Shalita’s specialty is custom, nonsurgical hair […]

Welcome Dr. Michael Everson!

Dr. Michael Everson is the latest optometrist to join the Memorial Eye Center at Sugar Land family. Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, Dr. Everson grew up wanting to be a surgeon like his dad. Dr. Everson says, “I have some stomach issues, and stress is not my thing…so I realized I had to lean […]

Home is where our HEART is!

Fort Bend County is one of the most diverse counties in the nation. But did you know that local Keller Williams Southwest (KWSW) is just as culturally diverse? Located in the heart of Sugar Land on Highway 6, KWSW real estate agents hail from more than 20 countries and speak 17 different languages…and in this […]

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