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A Whole Body Solution for Neck Discomfort

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Did you know the human head weighs about 12 lbs. — the equivalent of a medium bowling ball? As you look down at your phone, the weight on your neck begins to increase.

To give some perspective, the human head at a 15° angle, is about 27 lbs. At 30°, it weighs about 40 lbs., and at 45° it weighs about 49 lbs. At 60°, the point in which your head is hunched over your phone, your head weighs about 69 lbs.!

NO GLASS in the Green Curbside Recycling Program.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

The City of Houston Recycling program will NO LONGER accept GLASS in the Green Curbside Recycling Program.

Posture and body awareness

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

– By Birgitt Haderlein Owner of To Fit You, Wellness coach/Fitness Consultant I have been in the fitness industry for over 25 years. As we have evolved to using iPads and iPhones more, our posture is being challenged more than ever. You can be in great shape, have really strong muscles yet if you don’t [...]

Knitting Hearts

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

The core of Knitting Hearts is community friendship and interaction in a supportive, gentle, peaceful environment. Women of all ages, from various backgrounds, come for a variety of reasons.

Mayor Parker Orders Mandatory Water Conservation Measures

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Mayor Parker Orders Mandatory Water Conservation Measures Due to persistent drought conditions and continuously decreasing water levels in Lake Houston, as of Monday, August 15, 2011, Mayor Annise Parker has mandated the implementation of the City of Houston Stage Two Water Conservation Measures in accordance with the procedures outlined in Chapter 47 in the Code of Ordinances. [...]

Newsletter Article Deadline

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

July 5th is the upcoming deadline for the printed newsletter. Please get your articles and any pictures to me by that time. If you cannot make the deadline, PLEASE email me to let me know so that I can save space for you in the layout. Thanks Crystal

Spark Park Dedication

Monday, May 16th, 2011

They couldn’t have had a more perfect weather day for the dedication of the SPARK Park at our local neighborhood elementary school, Thomas A. Sinclair, Communications Magnet School.

Jaycee Park Update

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

It is hard to believe, but just 1 1/2 years since our first meeting, construction at Jaycee Park has begun!!!!! The work they are doing at the park today is the silt fence, which is to prevent construction sediment and debris from running into the storm water system. It will remain up for the duration of the water playground project.

Hike and Bike Trail Supporters

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

London, Fat Tire Bike ToursIn an effort to expand the development of hike and bike trails throughout Texas and especially in urban areas, State Representative Jim Murphy has filed House Bill 1943. This bill encourages (but does not require) local governments and local utilities to work together to develop trails along utility corridors. Specifically, it protects the utilities from additional liability resulting from their allowing recreational use of the property. In addition to our bayou corridors, there is a real need to provide long stretches of off-street multi-use trails via our many utility corridors.

Trick or Tree

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

While children accept chocolate goodies and other sweet treats on Halloween, Westbury area residents will have a chance to take home free trees.

The Westbury Civic Club will present its second Trick or Tree program from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Westbury Baptist Church, 10425 Hillcroft St.

Paver Push and 2nd Annual Coin Drive for Jaycee Park

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Your generosity and that of local businesses has allowed us to change the park considerably and soon we’ll add a new playground, splashpad, and rennovate the basketball court. However, we still need to fund the walking trail, tennis court renovations, and a new open pavilion. So, save your coins (we will even take checks and cash!) over the next four weeks and we will have 2nd Annual Coin Drive on September 25 from 10:00 a.m. until Noon!

Remodels and Additions

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

It is steadily coming to my attention we have neighbors who are substituting a cement board such as Hardi backer for the deed restrictions required brick or natural stone. Each section of Lazybrook has a set of deed restrictions for the particular section you live in. Just because you see a type of construction in one [...]

National Night Out 2010 and Back to School Information

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Where has the summer gone?  School is just around the corner (this is where everyone hears thousands of Mothers start to cheer!)   

It is also time to start to coordinate our National Night Out 2010 parties again (this is where all the crooks start to boooooo).

Jaycee Park Update

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Party for a PlaygroundThe Party for a Playground held May 8th was a really great time and raised approximately $10,500! Thanks to all who came out to the festival and to Hartman & Associates’ Carolyn Bryant and Marshall Hartman for underwriting this event.

Yard Recycling on Esplanades

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Yard recycling to Lazybrook esplanades has stopped for the summer. Please stop dropping your grass/leaves bags at the esplanades for Nancy to empty at the trees. Summer is here and it is TOO HOT to have her continue this effort for us thru the summer. We will start back up in the late fall with [...]