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Written by Lois Rodriguez

NorthPoleExpressThe flurry of Christmas activity has kicked into high gear. For all that said they’d finish their shopping much earlier this year, only a fraction actually did. And for the children who are counting the days ‘til Santa’s visit, the excitement level is about to explode.

5DD922FB 155D 451F 67DE70D1A4D7EE62 largeFree access to national treasures? Yes. The National Wildlife Refuge System and National Parks Service have allotted fee-free days in 2016 to further entice visitation.

Art, history, science, and Lone Star culture are celebrated at museums both large and small across Texas’ 168 million acres, from the Tigua Indian Cultural Center in El Paso to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, from the Museums of Port Isabel to Amarillo’s Don Harrington Discovery Center.

MiroPainter and sculptor Joan Miró had a prolific and profound career, and the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio is giving Texans, and Americans, a rare opportunity to see some of his astounding works.

Just heard. It's National Deviled Egg Day.

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morrisThis is true, you can draw your own conclusions! Yesterday we think we saw a ghost.

bn23Here's my scary story that made me believe in ghosts!

hotelgalvezI spent a weekend with one of my best friends, Jana, at the Hotel Galvez in room 507, if I recall correctly. It was a couple doors down from the famous room where a woman had hung herself so many years ago.

mengerplazaentrIt seemed like any other business conference.

jeffersonHalloween certainly drums up images of ghosts, goblins and the sort, but the truth is, most Texans can tell you a solid ghost story anytime of the year. Whether skeptic or believer, sharing a first-hand experience or passing on the tale, there are many goosebump-inducing stories to be told.

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Texas Highways magazine won 17 awards at the annual International Regional Magazine Association conference and awards ceremony held in San Diego, Calif. this week. The awards recognize excellence in general-interest, regional publishing. Each year, magazines from across the United States and Canada compete in 28 categories.

Known for its Louisiana-inspired food and relaxed (Louisiana-inspired?) pace, Southeast Texas—especially the so-called “Golden Triangle” of Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange—has a lot going for it when it comes to entertainment. In the November issue, we take you to Suga’s Deep South Cuisine & Jazz Bar in historic downtown Beaumont, and here are ten other things to do while you’re in town.

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