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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…

Hugs for Everyone

Written by | Published February 13, 2014
It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow and maybe the pressure’s on. As Waylon Jennings himself put it so eloquently in his 1977…

Big Squeeze accordion contest kicks off

Written by | Published January 30, 2014
The Big Squeeze contest for young accordionists kicks off this weekend under a new format designed to diversify the genres…
It may seem like the 1963 assassination of President Kennedy has been dissected in every manner imaginable. But the assassination's…
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