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Art branches out on Austin's Lady Bird Lake

Written by | Published October 1, 2013
  If you visit downtown Austin this fall, you might wonder "why is there a big, white tree hovering over…

Updated Digs for Big Texas

Written by | Published September 26, 2013
Last year’s State Fair of Texas cliffhanger was an electrical fire that damaged the iconic Big Tex. As the State…

We'll Cotton to that

Written by | Published September 18, 2013
According to weather forecasts, cooler temperatures arrive in Central Texas this weekend. While it won't be quite sweater weather, these…
Freedom Over Texas, Houston's Fourth of July celebration, includes a huge firworks show over downtown. (Photo by Richard Carson) From…
(Fireworks explode over Waterway Square at the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in The Woodlands./Photo courtesy of The Woodlands CVB) Memorial…

Houston to host 2017 Super Bowl

Written by | Published May 21, 2013
The Super Bowl is heading back to Houston—Super Bowl LI, to be exact.
Women take a closer look at a piece of pottery at the Rockwall Founders Day Festival, which features all-day live…
A cook-off competitor fries up his best chicken-fried steaks in Lamesa. The West Texas town of Lamesa, about 60 miles…
Some are shy on stage; others are natural performers. Some feature technical playing; others draw on their emotions. They're all…
In Houston this Saturday, March 23, from 11-2, the always zany and creative Orange Show Foundation hosts its annual Easter…

Go outdoors!

Written by | Published March 15, 2013
The Vernal Equinox and the first official day of spring—March 20—is so close we can taste it. Well, FEEL it…

Celebrating Texas' Independence Day

Written by | Published February 28, 2013
Growing up in Texas and learning about how this state became a nation for a time, I always wondered why…
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