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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…
It’s hard to believe it’s been 27 years since musicians like Stevie Ray Vaughan and the Fabulous Thunderbirds started showing…

Last-minute travel?

Written by | Published March 28, 2013
Sometimes, part of the fun of taking a vacation is the planning—researching itineraries, hotels, restaurants; making plans for special activities;…

Spring events in bloom

Written by | Published March 26, 2013
We may be hard at work finishing up the summer edition of the Texas Highways Events Calendar, but our eyes…

Dallas International Film Fest gears up

Written by | Published March 25, 2013
The Dallas Film Society is busy preparing for this year’s Dallas International Film Festival, which kicks off next week. The…
In Houston this Saturday, March 23, from 11-2, the always zany and creative Orange Show Foundation hosts its annual Easter…

Go outdoors!

Written by | Published March 15, 2013
The Vernal Equinox and the first official day of spring—March 20—is so close we can taste it. Well, FEEL it…
Photo courtesy of Best Maid What goes great with a green shirt and green beer on St. Patrick's Day? If…
Here's another example of the enduring appeal of "retro." There's a new drive-in movie theater scheduled to open adjacent to…

Celebrating Texas' Independence Day

Written by | Published February 28, 2013
Growing up in Texas and learning about how this state became a nation for a time, I always wondered why…
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