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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PVA roots
The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts hosted its eighth annual Encore for Excellence luncheon at the River Oaks Country Club. The event, chaired by Jo and Jim Furr and Minnette and Peter Boesel, featured student performances as well as an appearance from World War Z movie actress and HSPVA alumna Mireille Enos. The …

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In This Issue

  • Connecting with Cuban
  • Publisher’s Note – April 2014
  • 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
  • Neighborhood Tails – Tucker, age 6
  • Sunday Drives
  • Taking the Field (Hockey)
  • This Month in Dining: Culinary Sojourns
  • Text Me
  • Buzz About Town – April 2014
  • Buzz Kidz by Sarah Portugal, age 18
  • 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