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Time to smell the roses

Written by | Published October 5, 2015
The joys of Texas wildflower season in the spring are well known, but fewer are familiar with the colorful array…

35 Years of Oktoberfest

Written by | Published September 24, 2015
Oktoberfest, Fredericksburg and Marktplatz. Those three words synch up so nicely for a perfect celebration of German culture. Plus it's…

Joe Ely talks "Panhandle Rambler" and rambling Texas

Written by | Published September 21, 2015
It’s been a busy year for roadhouse rocker Joe Ely, the prolific songwriter, guitarist, and singer known for his captivating…

Let the lessons begin

Written by | Published September 21, 2015
One of the hottest trends in tourism right now is the idea of experiential travel. Instead of taking a tour…

SXSW's $317 million impact

Written by | Published September 15, 2015
If anyone ever wondered if South by Southwest has any staying power, the answer is a resounding "Yes!" each year …

Patrols heightened over Labor Day Weekend

Written by | Published September 4, 2015
Labor Day weekend is always buzzing with fun gatherings, recreational outings and more. It's also a time of increased wrecklessness.…

10 Tips for Toddlers to Teens

Written by | Published September 4, 2015
Summer vacation zoomed by, fortunately the Labor Day holiday happens just in the nick of time. It's a dose of…

Open for Business

Written by | Published August 25, 2015
It has been 3 months since torrential rains soaked a drought-stricken and thirsty state, but in the wake of the…
Today, Aug. 7, is International Beer Day (the first Friday of every August since 2007) and, no doubt pubs, bars…
In creating Utopiafest, Travis Sutherland and his partners set out to develop a music festival worthy of its picturesque Hill…

Blanco State Park reopens after floods

Written by | Published July 31, 2015
Two months after devastating Memorial Day floods caused significant damage to Blanco State Park, the facility will reopen some areas…
Balmorhea State Park—home of the spectacular San Solomon Springs swimming pool—is adding parking options to accommodate heavy traffic on summer…
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