#TXPlaylist Vol. 3, Lockdown Listening

by Leean Vargas on March 30, 2020

With a lot more free time on your hands, (which I hope you’ve been washing) what better way to practice social distancing than to put in those earbuds and crank up the music? Whether Texas-raised...

Texas Streaming: New Releases, Virtual Events

by Margaret Richards on March 20, 2020

Hunkering down and staying safe doesn’t mean you can’t keep up with what’s going on in the Texas music scene. And now you can do it from the comfort of your living room! For your...

Texas Essentials: Sarah Ford, Owner, Ranch Road Boots

by Lisa Davis on March 19, 2020

What do the University of Texas, Harvard Business School, the Marine Corp and Western boots have in common? The answer is one very fierce, super creative and entirely Texas-raised woman.  Sarah Ford proudly sports the...

Five Minutes With Dr. Brooke Goldner on How To Boost Immune Systems

by Gabi De la Rosa on March 18, 2020

Dr. Brooke Goldner, a board-certified physician and best-selling author, has made it her life's mission to educate people on how to heal or reverse chronic disease through a plant-based nourishing diet. At the age of...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 1, Lockdown Listening

by Gracie Watt on March 17, 2020

Hey, Texas music fans! What are you listening to now your favorite shows are cancelling and venues closing? If you’re looking for some great tips, take a peek at our newest feature, shining the spotlight...

#WineWednesday: Wining and Dining Well During the Pandemic

by Robin Barr Sussman on March 25, 2020

Finally, some good news you can use. Texas restaurants and bars that serve food can now deliver beer, wine and cocktail kits with food orders under a new waiver issued by the Texas governor. Although...

#TXReads: Top Picks for Your Quarantine Reading List

by Leona Barr on March 24, 2020

Since it looks like we are going to be hunkered down at home over the next weeks, it’s time to update our TBRs. So, let's get reading! Who better to support than Texas authors and...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 2, Kendra Scott’s Lockdown Listening

by Julie Tereshchuk on March 23, 2020

What do you listen to when you’re the founder and creative force behind one of the world’s leading lifestyle brands and the entire globe has gone into panic mode? When you’re Kendra Scott, who launched...

Five Minutes With Bob Williams, Ranch Hands Rescue

by Lisa Davis on March 11, 2020

Bob Williams is a rescuer of broken animals and broken people, with a heart as big as Texas. In 2008, Williams began Ranch Hands Rescue, located in Denton, Texas, with a mission to bring together...

Briscoe’s “Night of Artists” Showcases Art and Beauty of the West

by Bebe Brown on March 4, 2020

It should come as no surprise that one of the largest Western art auctions in the world takes place annually in Texas. After all, everything is bigger here, right? Update, Mar 17: The Briscoe Western...

Five Minutes With Brandon Alan, Musician

by Britni Rachal on March 3, 2020

Bluesy, modern Texas country artist Brandon Alan will help kick off SXSW in the Hill Country at KGSR’s live broadcast, Road to SXSW. In the heart of the Hill Country, Spicewood’s family-friendly Iron Wolf Ranch...

Embracing Your Welsh Roots in the Heart of Texas

by Alicia Holroyd on February 27, 2020

Wales, a country that is part of the United Kingdom, is less than one third the size of Texas. If Wales were a US state, it would struggle on the Size By Square Miles leader...

Texas Essentials: Jaylon Smith, Dallas Cowboys Linebacker

by Lisa Davis on February 27, 2020

Jaylon Smith is living the American dream.  Smith played college football for Notre Dame, where just last year during the off-season, he completed his degree after signing a five-year contract extension with America’s Team, the...

Five Minutes With J. Mack Slaughter Jr., Former Boy Band Singer Turned ER Doctor

by Bob Valleau on January 22, 2020

J. Mack Slaughter Jr. is on a mission: To bring joy to young hospital patients in the DFW-area.  The Fort Worth native, now 36, recently talked to us about his hit music career, and the...

#FoodieFriday: Flavorful Dining at Drop Kick on Austin’s East Side

by Britni Rachal on March 20, 2020

Austin’s East Side has done it again. Update: This review was written before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drop Kick is now closed but offering online ordering. Whether you are looking for a happy...

#Music Monday: Dream-Maker Marc Broussard Lulls Houston

by Emily Bond on March 16, 2020

The Louisiana-raised singer, songwriter and soulful entertainer made a recent stop at Houston’s The Heights Theatre. Promoting his latest album, "A Lullaby Collection SOS III," and first children’s book “I Love You, For You,” the...

#FoodieFriday: 4 Great Ways to Get Your Green On At Home

by on March 13, 2020

Just like a lucky four-leaf clover, we’ve got four St. Patrick’s cocktails for you to try. And, great news for those who are social distancing, you can make these festive beverages at home. Read on...