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Nearly two years after massive wildfires, the director of Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce says tourism has rebounded but drought…
For book-lovers drawn to the Texas Book Festival and its engaging congregation of authors each fall in Austin, it’s worth…
Women take a closer look at a piece of pottery at the Rockwall Founders Day Festival, which features all-day live…

Food and Wine recap

Written by | Published May 7, 2013
Among the many things I learned at the second annual Austin FOOD & WINE Festival, which took place at Austin's…
With the reopening of the Boquillas border crossing in Big Bend National Park, curious travelers have raised questions about the…
A cook-off competitor fries up his best chicken-fried steaks in Lamesa. The West Texas town of Lamesa, about 60 miles…

Passport to Brazil!

Written by | Published April 24, 2013
Brazil—the fifth largest country in the world and the host country of 2014’s World Cup and the 2016 Olympics­–has been…
The public gets its first chance this week to the see the newly restored Texas Governor's Mansion.
Some are shy on stage; others are natural performers. Some feature technical playing; others draw on their emotions. They're all…

Art City Austin

Written by | Published April 12, 2013
In Austin, artists and musicians are finalizing prepwork for this weekend's Art City Austin Festival (April 13-14), which transforms the…

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…
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