Watching football at the Hancock house is a bonding ritual for the whole neighborhood. Joining the Hancocks on a recent Sunday were the O'Conor, Daniel, Shah and Ferris families. (Photo:

Football, Cajun Style

October 2014

Saints and Tigers fans live among us

Each Sunday at this time of year, you can find 50 or so neighbors at Charles and Chandel Hancock’s Mimosa Drive home, decked out in gold and black, eating gumbo, drinking Miller Lite, cheering on the New Orleans Saints – and enjoying playful bickering between their husband-and-wife hosts.

Charles, an art director at …

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West U Citizens Academy
Interested in learning more about the city in which we live? The City of West University Place is launching the brand-new West U Citizens Academy, which will provide an inside look at the city’s operations and governmental structure. Classes take place on Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Oct.7-Nov. 18. There’ll be seven sessions rotating between city departments, and …

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In This Issue

  • Fall Festivals
  • Neighborhood Tails – Big, age 7
  • Cooking Buzz – October 2014
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • This Month in Dining – Sweet Southern comfort
  • Travel Buzz – Taking in the colors
  • Buzz Kidz by Thierry Chu, age 10
  • Publisher’s Note – October 2014
  • Football, Cajun Style
  • Mailbag – October 2014
  • Low and Slow
  • Drafting Divas
  • Everything Pumpkin
  • SportzBuzz, Jr. – October 2014
  • SportzBuzz – October 2014
  • Buzz About Town – October 2014
  • Back Porch – Halloween on the block
  • We are Here
  • A Word on Compassion
  • What I’m Doing with the Rest of my Life
  • Stuck in Quarter System Limbo
  • Summer Internship Conclusion
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  • HSPVA Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music in All-School Musical
  • The Falling of the Sacred Heart Oak Tree at Duchesne
  • Bellaire High School’s College Fair
  • HISD’s Newest Student Government
  • My Experience with College Visits
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