The Wykoff family – Julia, 8, Jae, 5, and Alexander, 21 months (with parents Charlie and Samantha) – load their bikes onto their family SUV for day outings around Houston. (Photo: Sea Star Photography)

Sunday Drives

April 2014

Aimless Sunday driving used to be fun. Back in the first half of the 20th century, driving – or riding in – the car was itself the pleasant activity. There was no rush to reach any particular destination.

Times have changed. Freeways are packed morning and night with frustrated commuters. Most everyone has a car. Just driving around with nowhere …

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Heart for the ‘hood
More than 600 people attended the 23rd annual Park Lovers’ Ball, themed “I Love West U Parks.” This year’s event had the most guests in attendance and raised the highest gross income of approximately $450,000. Since its inception in 1988, more than $5 million has been raised for West U parks. Pictured (from left) are chairs …

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In This Issue

  • Connecting with Cuban
  • Buzz About Town – April 2014
  • Publisher’s Note – April 2014
  • Buzz Kidz by Liam Garrison, age 13
  • To Be or Not to Be Gluten-Free
  • Travel Buzz – Just the gals
  • Mailbag – April 2014
  • SportzBuzz, Jr. – April 2014
  • Back Porch – The birthday’s new face
  • SportzBuzz – April 2014
  • Sunday Drives
  • Neighborhood Tails – Jacques, age 15
  • Taking the Field (Hockey)
  • This Month in Dining: Culinary Sojourns
  • Text Me
  • SXSWi 2014: Highlights from The Buzz
  • Recapping Digital Garage Sales
  • An Intern’s Insight: Reflections on a Week at The Buzz
  • An Intern’s Insight: Rodeo from Visitors’ Eyes
  • Learning to love LinkedIn: Lunch & Learn Highlights and more