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New Marriott hotel will be Austin's largest

Written by | Published April 28, 2014
Austin’s largest hotel is quickly taking shape in downtown. Developers of the JW Marriott Austin say they’re moving up the…

Off the Wall

Written by | Published April 24, 2014
A few years ago, I had the good fortune to attend one of the inaugural “Where the Chefs Eat” culinary…
We have good news for peach enthusiasts in the Hill Country, East Texas, and beyond: The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

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…
Fort Worth is a fine city, with plenty of laid-back charm and style. It’s home to world-class museums, honky tonks…
Supporters of the National Park Service and its parks and historic sites in Texas are gearing up for 2016, the…
With spring officially here and summer around the corner, lots of folks are making vacation (and staycation) plans.  Museums, since…

Oil spill closes Galveston-Bolivar Ferry

Written by | Published March 24, 2014
The Galveston-Bolivar ferry remains closed Monday morning as a result of an oil spill in Galveston Bay. The Texas Department…

Wildflower sightings!

Written by | Published March 21, 2014
If you’re getting ready to hit the road for a spring trip, be sure to check out the Texas Department…

A True Irish Blessing

Written by | Published March 16, 2014
May the luck of the Irish fall upon you! For me, St. Patrick's Day brings fond memories of a special blessing.

'Road to Austin' at SXSW

Written by | Published March 13, 2014
One musical director, 6 days of rehearsal,  3-hour concert, 60 artists, 38 songs and 3 reasons to celebrate. It’s a labor of…
Amid the hundreds of documentaries, dramas, comedies, and experimental films available for screening during South by Southwest’s film offerings this…
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