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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…

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…
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