Living Texas Ranch History

Take a short drive and travel back in time at George Ranch Historical Park in Fort Bend County. 

A Home for Children

When children find the Boys and Girls Country home in Hockley, they’ve found a home for life. The children at Boys and Girls Country come mostly from impoverished Houston-area families who are unable to provide for their needs. While most children in group-living centers will eventually age out of their program, those at Boys and Girls Country continue receiving support…

The Perfect Summer Sangria

Nothing is better than relaxing poolside (or lakeside!) with family and friends in the hot Texas summer. When you are looking for a refreshing adult beverage to cool you off, this Spanish-inspired white wine sangria is the perfect drink for brunches, parties or just a hot summer afternoon. The recipe is simple, only takes 15 minutes to make and can…

2019 Cypress Cay Seabreeze Pontoon Boat

Cypress Cay provides a great family-friendly pontoon boat in the new Seabreeze 233. The Mercury FourStroke 150 outboard motor with a quiet but gutsy Mercury FourStroke 150 outboard went from 0 to 30 mph in just 6.9 seconds, planed in 3.5 seconds and topped out at just over 37 mph with the engine revving at 5,500 rpm. The decibel meter barely broke 80 decibels even at…

The Dog Days of Summer Are Here

It’s July, and summertime is in full swing. The days are long, the nights are humid and the kids are begging to head to the pool. For many, the summer brings to mind childhood memories of playing in lawn sprinklers, camping outside or listening to the hum of cicadas in the trees. This month we … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Haute Suburban Mess and Freckles Announce Sip and Stroll Don’t miss the Sip and Stroll on July 25 with Haute Suburban Mess and Freckles Boutique at the Cypress Town Center on Highway 290 at Spring Cypress. From 6–9 p.m., enjoy special discounts, including 20% off the entire store at Haute Suburban Mess, door prizes and … Continued

2019 Cy-Fair Chamber of Commerce Corporate Challenge

The Cy-Fair Chamber Corporate Challenge, underwritten by Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, brought together Cy-Fair businesses for a day of team building, networking and fun. This year's champions were the team from McCall Gibson Swedlund Barfoot, PLLC. VillaSport Athletic Sports & Spa placed second, and one of the two teams from INSite Architecture placed third.

Shots for Holly’s Fundraiser Holly on the Range

Shots for Holly held its annual Holly on the Range fundraiser at Topgolf to benefit the group's efforts to help educate the need for the flu shot and coordinate the immunization for those in our community who would otherwise not have access to the flu vaccine. ShotsForHolly.org

Life Lessons

Cypress Businessmen Share Words of Wisdom

Dude Food

At Murdoch’s Backyard Pub, the owners enjoy creating cuisine inspired by people and places they know, says Sarah Franke, chef and part owner.

Cheers to Cypress Gents!

Our June issue celebrates the important men in our lives and community! Whether they be fathers, brothers, grandfathers, sons or friends, we all have men who mean so much to us. This month we introduce you to four men who, although they followed different career paths, all say the same thing: They love living in Cypress! … Continued

Unconventional Father’s Day Gifts

Still wondering what to get Dad for Father's Day? Give a gift with a fun twist like any of these exciting, off-beat experiences that are sure to make him feel special.