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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…

Love is in the air, even for historic courthouses

Written by | Published February 13, 2013
In an era of social media crushes and online dating, preservation groups are seizing on the romantic month of February…
Exploring new territory by canoe or kayak is different than other modes of travel. There’s a serenity to gliding quietly…

Laissez les bons temps rouler, Texas style

Written by | Published February 1, 2013
Fat Tuesday isn't until Feb. 12, but why wait until then to let the good times roll? Mardi Gras events…
With the recent reopening of the Hotel Settles in Big Spring, I couldn’t help but wonder about the viability of…
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