Texas Essentials: Danessa Yaschuk, Beekeeper, Rescuer

by Lisa Davis on May 13, 2021

What do you get when you take a fearless Texan and give her a hive of bustling honeybees? You get tasty homegrown SweetNes Honey.   It could have been the buzz of the honeybees surrounding the...

5 Minutes With Author Melanie Gibson — Using Taekwondo to Find Inner Peace

by Leona Barr on May 10, 2021

A figurative and literal kick in the pants calmed this Fort Worth native’s mental health issues. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we recently chatted with Fort Worth resident Melanie Gibson who, as an...

“As I Am” Art Celebration

by Bebe Brown on May 6, 2021

Meeting the evolving needs of families impacted by autism. Inaugural “As I Am” Art Festival, May 23, Houston’s Wortham Theatre The KNOWAutism Foundation was founded in 2013 to help families of children with autism better...

Five Minutes With Nine-Year-Old Child Actress Quinn Copeland

by Bob Valleau on May 6, 2021

We recently talked with Fort Worth’s child actress, Quinn Copeland, 9, about her sassy role as Izzy on Peacock’s reboot of Punky Brewster. Her mom, Katie, joined in. Fun trivia: Quinn’s mom is an Aggie...

Five Minutes With Acclaimed Stick Sculptor Patrick Dougherty

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on April 29, 2021

For over 30 years, Patrick Dougherty’s unique woven sculptures have been marveled at worldwide. Currently, his one-of-a-kind Stickwork installation is creating a buzz among Texans at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. A wilderness enthusiast, Dougherty combines...

TXAway: 3 Undeniably Austin Activities

by Marika Flatt and Dana Maass on April 29, 2021

We’re constantly reminded how much the whole country loves Austin. Everywhere we travel, when we say we’re from Austin, the response is “I love Austin” or “I can’t wait to check out Austin.”  Even if...

Clean Origin Store Opening in Frisco, TX

by The Clean Origin Team on April 27, 2021

In a move that's been years in the making, Clean Origin is excited to announce the grand opening of its first store on April 24th! We want to share a little about our journey and...

#MusicMonday: Shakey Graves Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Breakout Debut Album with Re-release of “Roll the Bones X”

by Leean Vargas on April 26, 2021

Austin-based musician Shakey Graves recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of his breakout debut album, “Roll the Bones,” originally released exclusively on Bandcamp. The special double LP release is now available on all digital service providers...

Five Minutes With The Freebie Guy

by Haven Lindsey on April 19, 2021

Kendall Motzny was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Nor was there a silver spoon anywhere nearby. His upbringing in Corsicana, Texas was void of a lot of the things that kids...

Dreamland Dripping Springs, Your New Go-To For Outdoor Fun

by Gracie Watt on April 15, 2021

Dreamland is like no place Dripping Springs has seen before. Recently opened, Dreamland is an oasis of outdoor sports, music and stunning visual arts on 64 acres of wide open space in the Texas Hill...

Live Music: Songs Under the Stars at Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on April 14, 2021

With an intriguing variety of musical performances, Austin’s innovative and award-winning ZACH Theatre is back in action Now through May 9, Songs Under the Stars is back for a spring season. The socially distant series...

#TravelTuesday: Scottsdale — Perfect Desert Destination, Unique Summer Getaway

by Heidi Gollub on May 4, 2021

Gliding over the desert in a hot air balloon, scouting for coyotes as the morning sun makes the mountains glow orange and pink, it’s impossible not to be impressed by the tranquil beauty of Scottsdale,...