#TexasTunes: December

by Gracie Watt on December 1, 2021

There are so many live holiday shows happening around Texas this month, and it can be tough to keep them straight. We’ve compiled a few performances in December that you won’t want to miss.  Festival...

Five Minutes With Hamilton Actress, Texan Stephanie Umoh

by Britni Rachal on November 26, 2021

With the much-anticipated return of touring Broadway shows, we caught up with actress Stephanie Umoh, who is lighting up the stage with the traveling mega Broadway hit, Hamilton. Texas fans can catch Umoh in Hamilton’s...

21 Best Holiday Happenings Around Texas

by Julie Tereshchuk on November 23, 2021

As temps cool, pumpkin spice scents the air and Christmas decorations shimmer and shine, it’s time to gather family and friends. The holidays are here! Wherever in Texas you’re celebrating this season, we’ve got 21...

4 Timely Tips for Type 2 Diabetes Awareness and Prevention

by Richard Kelley, M.D. on November 19, 2021

Gobble ‘til you wobble... ? Thanksgiving is upon us, and with it the tradition of foodie indulgence. Yet, as we give thanks, let’s think about how our holiday eating impacts us and our loved ones....

Five Minutes With CEO and Co-Founder of Spiritless, Austin’s Lauren Chitwood

by Brittany Clark on November 17, 2021

Defeating stereotypes while building support teams, and conquering motherhood — all in the male-driven beverage company — is a daily adventure at Austin-based Spiritless, led by CEO and co-founder, Lauren Chitwood. Spiritless, a non-alcoholic beverage...

#Music Monday: The Dream Comes True for Wild Rivers

by Gracie Watt on November 8, 2021

Perfect weather, great music and a lively audience. That completed the scene for the Austin leg of the wildly popular Wild Rivers tour with opener Lindsey Lomis.  Five years ago, the members of Wild Rivers,...

4 Lavish Retreats You Need on Your List This Holiday

by Leean Vargas on November 4, 2021

Whether planning your next trip to Texas or just wanting a relaxing staycation around the holidays, these top-notch hotels will have you living the suite life.  [caption id="attachment_32211" align="aligncenter" width="800"] In the heart of downtown...

#TravelTuesday: You are Welcome In Aruba

by Daniel Ramirez on November 2, 2021

From the moment you arrive at the customs station in Aruba, the locals are so glad you’re here. When you arrive, listen carefully as the island whispers, “You, fair traveler, are welcome.” [caption id="attachment_32180" align="aligncenter"...

#TXVoices: Texan Tori Martin On Following Her Musical Dreams to Nashville

by Bob Valleau on October 13, 2021

Award-winning country music singer/songwriter and Season 14 American Idol contestant Tori Martin is a Texas-native who moved to Nashville to follow her musical dreams.   Martin’s roots run deep in country music classics, and the 21-year-old...

How We Save Thousands Every Year by Living in Portugal

by Terry Coles on September 22, 2021

After taking early retirement, Texans Terry and Clyde Coles wanted a travel-rich lifestyle. First, they ventured to Panama, then spent a couple of years housesitting, roaming the globe rent-free. Today, they’re settled in sun-soaked Portugal....

#TravelTuesday: The Tennessee Cumberland Plateau is Anything but Flat

by Selena Swartzfager on November 23, 2021

Most Texans would probably choose to fly to Nashville or Chattanooga for this adventure, but a 12-hour road trip from Dallas would take you through some beautiful country, making the drive a very pleasant journey....

#TXAway: Southern Hospitality + Night Golf at RB Golf Club & Resort

by Britni Rachal on November 22, 2021

Nestled just 55-miles west of downtown Fort Worth, you’ll find a somewhat hidden gem in the small-town community of Runaway Bay. Spacious and distant, proud locals tout RB Golf Club & Resort as one of...