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Happy Birthday, Texas!

Written by | Published February 24, 2015
This year marks Texas' 179th birthday, and several events across the state make fun places to join the celebration (and…

Cupid's Picks

Written by | Published January 28, 2015
Looking for a more creative way to treat your sweetie this Valentine’s Day than giving the typical store-bought card, candy…

Mardi Gras Madness

Written by | Published February 1, 2015
  For Mardi Gras fun, there’s no need to drive to the state next door—there are beads and bon temps galore at…

Hometown festivals for the holidays

Written by | Published December 4, 2014
December’s arrival means hometown holiday festivals are lighting up almost every community across Texas, large and small.
  Put on your scarves and grab a cup of hot cocoa, merrymakers—'tis the season for Christmas lights! Let our…

The Trail is Open in Austin!

Written by | Published June 6, 2014
Hikers, bikers, dog-walkers, and sightseers! The City of Austin and The Trail Foundation announce the grand opening of the long-awaited…
As the nation honors those who have died in military service on Memorial Day, dozens of events pop up this…

What's YOUR Story?

Written by | Published May 7, 2014
I was struggling to surmount a Friday-afternoon energy slump a few weeks ago when I received a phone call that…

A Giraffe Birthday Party?

Written by | Published April 11, 2014
Last year around this time, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in New Braunfels celebrated the birth of twin reticulated giraffes, the…
With spring officially here and summer around the corner, lots of folks are making vacation (and staycation) plans.  Museums, since…
Amid the hundreds of documentaries, dramas, comedies, and experimental films available for screening during South by Southwest’s film offerings this…

Happy Independence Day!

Written by | Published February 26, 2014
On March 2, 1836, 59 delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, setting in motion a…
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