At the Cedar Street block parties, neighbors bring their own drinks. Sharing a toast back in 2011 are (from left) Johanna Wen, Gabriella Gillette and Daniella Gillette.

Block Parties

August 2014

Getting to know the neighbors

Mari and Dale Rude met when both were dorm resident assistants at Iowa State University, responsible for making sure a floor of 50 or so disparate students interacted. Forty years later, Mari, a nurse practitioner, and Dale, associate professor of management at the University of Houston, are still helping people interact. But now they do …

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Fashion and fun
Mark your calendar for The Junior League of Houston’s 2014 Opening Style Show. In honor of the League’s 90th anniversary, the show will celebrate the era in which the League began. “Dressed to the 9s” is the theme for the the event, which will be held Sept. 4 at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the Junior …

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In This Issue

  • SportzBuzz, Jr. – August 2014
  • Buzz About Town – August 2014
  • Mailbag – August 2014
  • Buzz Kidz by Elizabeth Moore, age 15
  • Buzz Home – It’s a labor of love
  • Back Porch – Parents embarrassing their kids
  • Competitive Sports
  • Editor’s Note – August 2014
  • SportzBuzz – August 2014
  • Neighborhood Tails – Cupcake, age 6
  • Rumor Has It – August 2014
  • Block Parties
  • School Buzz – Introducing our correspondents
  • This Month in Dining – August 2014
  • Travel Buzz – Stepping out of the bubble
  • Summer Internship Conclusion
  • An Intern’s Insight: Reflections on Working at The Buzz & The Value of an Internship
  • An Intern’s Insight: The Buzz at The Health Museum
  • An Interns’ Insight: The Buzz Explores the Houston Zoo
  • An Interns’ Insight: A Trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science
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  • First Day of High School
  • 8 Days of Summer
  • The First of Many
  • How to Do High School Well
  • Lamar Back to School Guide
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