Jerrod Niemann Returns to the Road for Live In Concert

by Bebe Brown on July 19, 2019

Where better for a Texas-rooted recording artist to return to the Lone Star State than John T. Floore’s Country Store, musical birthplace of Texas royalty, Willie Nelson? That’s right, platinum-selling Jerrod Niemann is back on...

Musicians Rising at Fort Worth’s Magnolia Motor Lounge

by Sage Howell on July 17, 2019

On a Wednesday night in Fort Worth’s Cultural Arts district, a red hue illuminates the crowd at a lively music hot spot. And not everyone was there for the headliner. This night, as on so...

“Fly Me to the Moon”: Celebrating  50 Years of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

by Lisa Davis on July 16, 2019

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy had an ambitious goal of sending an American safely to the moon and back before the end of the decade, which seemed like a lofty goal at the time....

Five Minutes With Gustavo Padron, SoulCycle Instructor, Personal Trainer

by Lisa Davis on July 16, 2019

In the end, the cruel bullies did not break his spirit. Today, Gustavo Padron is an Austin-based yoga instructor and personal trainer who teaches with enthusiasm, positivity and kindness, putting the soul into his SoulCycle...

2019’s Must See Summer Blockbusters & Family Movies

by Brian Maass on July 12, 2019

With temperatures soaring, summer is the ideal time to cool down in front of the big screen with a few of your favorite heroes and villains. So many characters await! Blockbusters In April, "Avengers: End...

Five Minutes With DFW New Country 96.3-FM KSCS’ Hawkeye in the Morning

by Bob Valleau on July 11, 2019

Popular on-air personality Mark “Hawkeye” Louis has been waking up DFW-area residents, on 96.3-FM KSCS, since 1988. (That was the year before the Dallas Cowboys drafted Troy Aikman!) Over his career, Louis has been awarded...

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Five Minutes With Emily Jones, Texas Rangers Sports Reporter

by Lisa Davis on July 10, 2019

Emily Jones isn’t your typical sports announcer. This mother of two keeps herself busy as a philanthropist, published author, actress, entrepreneur and Texas Rangers reporter.  Growing up in Plainview, Texas, had aspirations from a young...

#TravelTuesday: Going Solo in Rockport-Fulton

by Haven Lindsey on July 9, 2019

French for ‘I am alone’, the term ‘Je suis seul,’ is one that solo travelers repeat to hostesses and waiters, hotel and concierge staff throughout France to let them know they are traveling or dining...

Texas Essentials: Rongrong DeVoe, Houston’s Most Fashionable Illustrator

by Gabi De la Rosa on July 18, 2019

Chances are, if you’re on Instagram or have picked up an issue of “Vogue” or “InStyle,” you’ve seen her work. The cute and whimsical illustrations have captured the hearts of fashionistas everywhere. Born in China,...

#MusicMonday: The Stars Align at Willie’s Fourth of July Picnic

by Christian De Massis & Julie Tereshchuk on July 15, 2019

Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic just wouldn’t be the same without—-of course—the red headed stranger himself. Yet, it’s not just about Willie. In fact, the iconic headliner puts together a line up of music...

1915 Farm is Where all the Livestock Want to Graze

by Lisa Davis on July 8, 2019

When Tanner and Catherine Klemcke first started on their search for less than 20 modest acres of land, they had no way of knowing they would end up with 57 sprawling acres and a rundown...

#Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots Take Off in Austin

by Brian Maass on July 8, 2019

Setting the stage on fire—literally—Twenty One Pilots’ Bandito Tour blazed into Austin.  Singer, pianist and guitarist Tyler Joseph and drummer Joshua Dun are known for their energetic performances, and on this night they didn’t disappoint...

5 Ways to Keep Your Landscape Thriving All Summer in the Texas Heat

by Tony Steine on July 3, 2019

As the Texas days get hotter and drier, it’s hard to keep your lawn lush and green. Temperatures frequently hit the triple digits, and we sometimes see drought conditions. Use the following five tips to...

#WineDownWednesday: Grillin’ & Chillin’ with Vino

by Robin Barr Sussman on July 3, 2019

Have the grill of your dreams this summer with these wine pairing tips. From burgers and steaks to seafood and veggies, we’ve got a quaffable match for smoky, spiced foods kissed from the grill. Don’t...

#TravelTuesday: Discover Your Sense of Wonder in South Dakota

by Haven Lindsey on July 2, 2019

Thinking the only thing to see in South Dakota is Mount Rushmore is like thinking the only thing to see in Texas is the Alamo. Make no mistake. Both are magnificent testaments to our nation’s...

Five Minutes With Brooke Waupsh, Swoovy Dating App Co-Founder, CEO

by Lisa Davis on July 1, 2019

Brooke Waupsh has discovered a new way for singles to meet without swiping right or left. The result? People stay together. Sound good? Read on! Austin-based Waupsh’s dating app, Swoovy, encourages singles to get to...

#FoodieFriday: The Grill on the Alley, Dallas

by Adam Zoblotsky on June 28, 2019

On a recent June evening, I was taken back to 1940s old Hollywood—without leaving Dallas. My elegant culinary time travel came as I sipped on a Ruby Red Martini and previewed the new summer menu...

Five Minutes With Dave Ward, Longtime Houston News Anchor

by Leona Barr on June 27, 2019

Dave Ward once held the Guinness World Records title as the longest-running local TV news anchor at the same TV station in a major market. Ward, known to many as “the most trusted voice in...

The World’s Best Pro Surfers Making Waves in Waco, Texas

by Cullen Parker on June 24, 2019

When people think of surfing, Waco probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. In the middle of Texas, it's far from the salty air and crashing blue ocean waves synonymous with the sport....

Why You & the Family Need to Visit the Perot this Summer

by N.L.Thi-Hamrick on June 24, 2019

Everywhere you look, there is a visual spectacle sure to delight the senses at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, with educational galleries and programs for all ages. The Perot first opened its doors...

5 Safe Summer Driving Tips for Texas Teens

by Donna Fitzgerald on June 19, 2019

Summer’s here, school’s out and road trips here we come! Heavier traffic can make driving difficult for anyone, but when you’re a brand new driver it can be incredibly nerve-racking. Texas drivers face even more...

#TravelTuesday: 4 Top Reasons Why South Africa Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

by Alicia Saba, The Splendid Traveler on June 18, 2019

South Africa is a year-around destination and really has it all - diverse scenery, world-class cities, wildlife and culture. In one visit, you can have an array of different experiences, making it an attractive and...

A Look Back: Rising Stars, UT Austin’s Fashion Designers 2019

by Edith Henry on June 17, 2019

Austin may not be known as the fashion mecca of the world (yet), but the designers coming out of The University of Texas could certainly give us a chance! They are turning out some incredible...

Summer Family Fun with the Kids, Texas-Style

by Marika Flatt and Cullen Parker on June 14, 2019

Things are heating up around Texas! With the kids out of school, summer vacation is the perfect time to explore our great state and get in some much-needed relaxation. Here are our top picks for...

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Texas Essentials: Dave Steakley, Zach Theatre’s Beloved Artistic Director

by Lisa Davis on June 5, 2019

How do you hang on to the soul of an icon in a city that is booming beyond belief? That's the daily challenge for Dave Steakley. A native of Grandview, Texas, Steakley first came to...

Five Minutes With Grayson Berry, Entertainment Powerhouse

by Alexis Michele Higgins on June 3, 2019

Grayson Berry is an actor, writer, producer and director who channels his passion by hosting and executive producing documentaries and network shows that celebrate its fans. This University of San Diego graduate and Texas native...

Who Needs New York, London or Paris When You Can See Hamilton in Austin, Texas?

by Julie Tereshchuk on May 30, 2019

I love Mary Poppins. So, when I heard a remake of the classic movie was in the works, I wondered why. How could anyone improve on the 1964 film? Then I heard Lin-Manuel Miranda had...

15 Essentials for Sizzlin’ Summer Travel

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on May 23, 2019

We are SO ready for summer! Why? Because our fave season means hitting the road or flying high in the skies... These fun items will put some sizzle into your summer travel and add some...

14 Gifts Every Grad Will Love

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on May 21, 2019

Looking for the ideal gift for a grad? Take a peek at our guide with one-of-a-kind gifts that will help launch them into the world with style. Tip: Click the photos for more info [caption...

6 Cool Looks to Beat the Texas Heat

by Ashley Allen on May 10, 2019

Spring has revved up, we are on the cusp of summer and the temperatures in Texas are rising---leaving you feeling hot, stuffy and ready for a change in your wardrobe. As you prepare to shop...

Texas Essentials — Alex Williamson, Chief Brand Officer, Bumble

by Julie Tereshchuk on April 24, 2019

Bumble has changed the way people date, find friends and the perception of meeting online—and Alexandra ‘Alex’ Williamson is at the heart of this disruption. With her unwavering passion for and belief in the Austin-based...

#WineDownWednesday: Best Food & Wine Festivals of the Year

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 24, 2019

Calling all foodies and wine lovers: For epicurean eats and the finest imbibing, the cream of the crop food and wine festivals in the U.S. deliver with cooking demos, eclectic food and wine pairings, gourmet...

World’s Elite Motorcycle Riders Roar into Austin for Red Bull MotoGP

by James Stacy on April 18, 2019

MotoGP fans watched a thrilling and unexpected finish to the third stop in the 2019 premier globetrotting motorcycle series this past weekend. Known as the Horsepower Rodeo, in honor of the Red Bull Grand Prix...

Texas Essentials – Justin Turner, Bernie’s Burger Bus

by Gabi De la Rosa on March 26, 2019

Hamburger aficionados across Houston have been clamoring for a taste of what Justin Turner is serving up. What started as a yellow school bus converted into a food truck, Bernie’s Burger Bus has become four...

#TravelTuesday: 10 Texas Towns with Totally Tubular Names

by Kinsley Fisher on March 12, 2019

With Spring Break here, it’s the perfect time for a Texas road trip. Why not add a twist, and head for some of these uniquely named burgs? Kermit, Texas [caption id="attachment_22587" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Among other...

Muralist Jon Pucci Has Gone to the Dogs

by Christian De Massis & Julie Tereshchuk on February 27, 2019

Muralist Jon Pucci first made his way to Austin after falling for a girl from Texas, who said they should move to her hometown after college. It turns out, the boy and girl fell out...

#TravelTuesday: 19 Places To Go in 2019

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine Travel Team on January 22, 2019

We know you’re jonesin’ to travel this year; after all, the world is your oyster! Have you taken our travel quiz? If not, do so to find out what type of traveler you are and...

The 2018 Fall/Holiday Travel Issue is Here!

by The TLM Team on October 10, 2018

Read the latest travel stories and tips from the mountains, to the beach, to the very heart of Texas in this exciting Fall/Holiday Travel Issue. We’ve got the inside scoop on Saranac Lake, Copper Mountain...