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Texas energy goes with the wind

Written by | Published June 17, 2014
Texas’ wind power production is gaining strength. Earlier this spring, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced a new record…
Natural Bridge Caverns has opened a new and expanded visitor’s center, including a 5,000-square-foot maze and a new gift shop.

Texas bats receive clean bill of health

Written by | Published June 10, 2014
A recent survey of Texas caves turned up good news for the state’s bat population: According to the Texas Parks…

The Trail is Open in Austin!

Written by | Published June 6, 2014
Hikers, bikers, dog-walkers, and sightseers! The City of Austin and The Trail Foundation announce the grand opening of the long-awaited…
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is adding 120 acres to the future Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, including lakefront…

The Full Flavor Palette

Written by | Published May 30, 2014
I’ll be headed to The Woodlands next weekend to help judge the final event of 10th annual Houston Wine & Food…
If you’re going to go to the “extreme,” then Texas is the place to do it, and next weekend, two…
A new grassroots festival is launching in Austin to showcase a relatively little-known style of Mexican folk music called huapango. 
As the nation honors those who have died in military service on Memorial Day, dozens of events pop up this…

2014 James Beard winners!

Written by | Published May 13, 2014
On May 5 at the Koch Theater in New York City, Food Network star Ted Allen presided over a black-tie-clad…
The general public will have its first chance to check out the new Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco…

What's YOUR Story?

Written by | Published May 7, 2014
I was struggling to surmount a Friday-afternoon energy slump a few weeks ago when I received a phone call that…
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