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For book-lovers drawn to the Texas Book Festival and its engaging congregation of authors each fall in Austin, it’s worth…
Women take a closer look at a piece of pottery at the Rockwall Founders Day Festival, which features all-day live…

Food and Wine recap

Written by | Published May 7, 2013
Among the many things I learned at the second annual Austin FOOD & WINE Festival, which took place at Austin's…
With the reopening of the Boquillas border crossing in Big Bend National Park, curious travelers have raised questions about the…
A cook-off competitor fries up his best chicken-fried steaks in Lamesa. The West Texas town of Lamesa, about 60 miles…

Passport to Brazil!

Written by | Published April 24, 2013
Brazil—the fifth largest country in the world and the host country of 2014’s World Cup and the 2016 Olympics­–has been…
The public gets its first chance this week to the see the newly restored Texas Governor's Mansion.
Some are shy on stage; others are natural performers. Some feature technical playing; others draw on their emotions. They're all…

Art City Austin

Written by | Published April 12, 2013
In Austin, artists and musicians are finalizing prepwork for this weekend's Art City Austin Festival (April 13-14), which transforms the…

Celebrating Texas wildflower season

Written by | Published April 11, 2013
It's shaping up to be a beautiful weekend, with the weather cooperating just in time for several wildflower festivals and…

Boquillas border crossing opens in Big Bend

Written by | Published April 10, 2013
The United States and Mexican governments opened the Boquillas border crossing on Wednesday, reestablishing tourist access between the two countries…

Spring bloom update from Wildflower Center

Written by | Published April 9, 2013
Texas wildflowers are so delicately beautiful that it’s no surprise their annual blooms are subject to the whims of spring…
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