BBQuest is Back for Season Three: “Beyond the Pit”

by Maddie Rhodes on September 19, 2022

If you like brisket plates, brisket sandwiches, or even brisket burnt end steamed buns, stay tuned as BBQuest: “Beyond the Pit” is back for season three. The popular video series is now streaming on BeefLovingTexans.com,...

2022 Ice Ball Gala Raises More Than $930,000

by Kaye Phelps on September 12, 2022

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas’ 2022 Ice Ball Gala raised over $930,000 to create life-changing friendships between at-risk youth and caring adult mentors. Held at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin on Saturday,...

Greek Life in Athens, Greece

by Marika Flatt on September 15, 2022

Greece had been on my bucket list for years! And, over the past few years, Greece is probably the bucket list country I hear people say most often. It’s true, there’s an other-worldly mysticism to...

#TravelTuesday: What’s En Vogue in NYC (It’s Not the Cosmopolitan)

by Brook Benten on September 13, 2022

Many of us fell in love with New York to the tune of Sex and the City. We wore camisoles with tulle skirts and necklaces with our names engraved. We clinked cosmos with our girl...

Texan Couples Together in Business: Kim and Whit Hanks of Whim Hospitality

by Kristen O’Brien on September 12, 2022

As founders of Whim Hospitality, Kim and Whit Hanks knew they wanted to leave their mark on the event and hospitality industries in Central Texas, but their ambitions soon turned global. With a 289-acre resort...

Beauty and the Beach: Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, Awaits For Your Fairytale

by Marika Flatt on September 6, 2022

[caption id="attachment_35070" align="aligncenter" width="640"] When you can dine, relax, and drink to your heart's desire, you know it’s going to be a good vacation. Photo Courtesy Wagstaff[/caption] Since its opening in 2017, Baha Mar has...

#TXTunes: September 2022

by Gracie Watt on September 1, 2022

New releases and tours in Texas– we have some of the best of the month of September rounded up here for you in this month’s #TexasTunes.   #1 Houston Chamber Choir [caption id="attachment_35044" align="aligncenter" width="300"]...

#FoodieFriday: Snooze, an A.M. Eatery Sizzles with Creative Breakfast Specials to Celebrate International Bacon Day

by Wendi Baird on August 26, 2022

As if we needed a reason to eat more bacon . . . now you can help to end childhood hunger while celebrating International Bacon Day.   Snooze, an A.M. Eatery is committed to “making...

Seven Hot Texas Books for (Hopefully) Cooler Autumn Reading

by Leona Barr on August 26, 2022

Texas is one of the most literary states in the country, and we’ve rounded up a great list of new and upcoming books from seven Texas authors for you to pack along on your last...

Greece is the Word: Windstar Cruises “Wind Star” Sets Sail for Treasures of the Greek Isles 7-day Cruise

by Marika Flatt on August 5, 2022

It’s not just a holiday (as they say in Europe) - a vacay- it’s an experience! It’s absolutely no ordinary cruise line; in fact, it is 180° from ordinary, as they say. There are several...

El Paso, TX: What’s Got the West Texas Town Buzzing

by Brook Benten Jimenez on August 3, 2022

Known for gastronomy, Franklin Mountains, its Mexican border, rich history, Fort Bliss, UTEP, and a reimagined downtown, there’s plenty to buzz about in El Paso.   Tequila Buzz Ambar Restaurante, downtown El Paso, houses the...

Five Minutes With Award-Winning Actor, Houstonian Sean Patrick Flanery

by Bob Valleau on July 28, 2022

Sean Patrick Flanery stars in his directorial debut feature film that he also wrote, “Frank & Penelope,” which was released on June 3. We caught up with him to ask about the film and his...

Southern Oregon: Get Stuck Between a Rock and a Beautiful Place

by Marika Flatt on July 19, 2022

A breath of fresh air on the West Coast, Southern Oregon is naturally created for outdoor living. Whether it’s fly fishing, hiking, river rafting, mountain biking or simply strolling small towns on a brisk day...

48 Hours in New Orleans: How to Make History

by Brian & Dana Maass on July 14, 2022

Hosting over 130 annual festivals, the city of New Orleans (NOLA) boasts a long history of celebrating a tapestry of cultures along the banks of the Mississippi River. From Mardi Gras to the annual Spring...

#MusicMonday: The Killers Spread Peace, Love, and Rock & Roll with An Exhilarating Performance

by Leean Vargas on September 26, 2022

If I could describe seeing The Killers in concert with just a few words, it would be exhilarating, entertaining, engaging, and enjoyable. Since the start of the pandemic, the legendary band has been itching to...

#FoodieFriday: Wimberley Steps up its Culinary Game with Exclusive New Supper Club

by Leslie Barrett on September 23, 2022

My boyfriend and I decided to check out a swanky new spot for dinner in the quaint village of Wimberley, tucked between Austin and San Antonio in the gorgeous Blanco River Valley. After taking advantage...

Five Minutes With Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk, Partners With Yelp For “Make It Happen” Day

by Gracie Watt on September 9, 2022

Bobby Berk is a Texas native who has made it big by being part of the fab five of popular lifestyle-improvement reality show “Queer Eye.”    This year, he’s teaming up with Yelp for “Make...

#WineWednesday: Napa Valley Wines Take Center Stage

by Marika Flatt on September 7, 2022

We recently had the pleasure of visiting the Napa Valley area and brought you all the juicy details (pun intended!). [caption id="attachment_35090" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo Courtesy Fantesca Estate and Winery from Unsplash[/caption] Napa Valley, California,...