Get Off Your Keister and Enjoy Open Streets Sunday
Make it one of those no Netflix or video games Sundays.
Go outside and play (or power walk). Remember Mom telling you that back in the day? Megacities have been borrowing an initiative that closes major thoroughfares for a spell to get people on the move.
Seriously, don't look at it like some hipster thing. It's about taking advantage of public walking space without pedestrian casualties.
Houston's no exception (joining places like San Francisco, Bogotá and Mexico City), having kicked off its first Sunday open streets event last month and continuing it this Sunday, May 4.
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. St. Thomas University Men's Basketball
TicketsWed., Dec. 21, 7:00pm
Advocare V100 Texas Bowl
TicketsWed., Dec. 28, 8:00pm
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee State Univ Blue Raiders Mens Basketball
TicketsThu., Jan. 5, 7:00pm
PRCA XTreme Bulls
TicketsFri., Jan. 6, 7:30pm
That's right, no need to heed your mom's command to "get out of the street" because that's what this is all about. Our grand Westheimer Road, between Yoakum and McDuffie, will be closed to you automobile people but open to bicycles and those on foot.
Save your drama if you don't like the inconvenience of having to take a detour to avoid this event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It's happening again June 1 on Washington/ Market Square from Studemont to Milam.
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