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...

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...

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Palmilla Beach Golf, Where Fewer Holes Mean More Balls

by Lisa Davis on June 12, 2019

Red McCombs has been a well-respected fixture in the world of Texas business for more than 61 years. 2017 was one of the most devastating he’s seen. True to form, McCombs stepped up when Texas needed...

#WineDownWednesday: What’s Your Dad’s Wine Personality?

by Robin Barr Sussman on June 12, 2019

Thinking all men like red wine is like assuming they all like sports. Keep calm and read on, however. No matter what his personality, we have a wine for Father’s Day, based on his passions....

Five Minutes With Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson, Host of the Texas Dance Hall Tour

by Lisa Davis on June 11, 2019

What do Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson and punk music band the Sex Pistols have in common? Both have played at one of Texas' most historic dance halls. And now, Texans can two-step their...

#MusicMonday: Hootie & the Blowfish in Texas (Finally!)

by Brian Maass on June 10, 2019

More than a decade after they last went on tour together, the members of Hootie & the Blowfish are back together. The Group Therapy Tour, featuring opener Barenaked Ladies, will make stops in Austin on...

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...

Five Minutes With Disney’s “Bunk’d” Co-star Mallory James Mahoney

by Bob Valleau on May 29, 2019

Her first acting role was in a Chuck E. Cheese’s commercial. Since then, Fort Worth native, Mallory James Mahoney, 14, has co-starred in several movies and is now a regular character on Disney’s popular sitcom,...

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...

Hamilton Finally Comes to Austin, Texas

by Marika Flatt and Selena Swartzfager on May 22, 2019

With worldwide fans and nearly 800,000 followers on Twitter, and about the same on Facebook, Hamilton, the Broadway phenom, needs no introduction. (By the way, you can find trending hashtags for #Hamilmoms, #Hamilkids and #Hamilgrads...

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...

#Music Monday: Five Minutes With Country Music’s Smithfield

by Judy McDonough on May 20, 2019

Two native Texans - Trey Smith and Jennifer Fielder - make up Smithfield, country music’s hottest rising duo; a pair with an intriguing connection. Smithfield’s new single “Our World” is the follow-up to their critically...

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...

5 Texas Latinas You Need To Know, 2019

by Gabi De la Rosa on May 1, 2019

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo 2019, we are shining the spotlight of five Latina women who are making things happen in the Lone Star State. Elena Flores, Owner of “Sew Bonita,” Corpus Christi What...

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...

#TravelTuesday: The Perfect Daycation at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake

by Gabi De la Rosa on June 11, 2019

Need to get away from your daily Houston grind, but don’t want to have to pack a suitcase or worry about long lines at the airport? Then plan a day visit to The Boardwalk at...

15 Dad-Approved Gifts for Father’s Day

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on June 10, 2019

How to find the perfect gift for the dad who has it all? Check out our gift guide for the best ideas that celebrate your special man and are guaranteed to please even the most...