#WeddingWednesday: Bridal Spa Bliss

by Robin Barr Sussman on July 1, 2020

Even though weddings are smaller, summer bride season is in full bloom across Texas. Last month we wrote about wedding wines and today it’s luxurious spa treatments to prepare for The Big Day—or just any...

Five Minutes With Rising Artist Rudi Gutierrez

by Leean Vargas on June 29, 2020

With her incredible pipes and fearless nature that captured the attention of fans all over the world, Rudi Gutierrez is on the path to being the next big thing. Born with a love for music...

Five Minutes With Morgan Alexis, Clutch City Dancer for the NBA’s Houston Rockets

by Bob Valleau on June 25, 2020

A North Texas native, astrophysics enthusiast and photographer, Morgan Alexis is also the newest member of the the Houston Rockets' Clutch City Dancers. (Editor’s note: Clutch City is the nickname given to the city of...

The Back and Core Exercise You Never Knew You Were Doing Wrong

by Brook Benten Jimenez on June 24, 2020

Whether you've been exercising for as long as you can remember or you've just gotten off the sofa, some common exercises seem like no-brainers.  But, all too often, it's on these seemingly obvious exercises that...

#MusicMonday: Jon Wolfe’s Oklahoma Roots, Texas Style

by Lisa Davis on June 22, 2020

Jon Wolfe traded in his professional weekday attire for a pair of cowboy boots, a cowboy hat and a steel-string guitar. Growing up among the mountain ranges of Oklahoma, Wolfe was born with a passion...

Chartering Summer Fun for All Ages Across Texas

by Dawn Robinette on July 2, 2020

Like the rest of 2020, there’s nothing normal about this summer. Except that the usual boredom and malaise that can hit when routines are upended are at an all-time high. As our usual summer go-tos...

Five Minutes With Pam Owens, Talking Birds and Blooms in Dripping Springs

by Haven Lindsey on June 17, 2020

Want to discover the best birding in the Texas Hill Country? Read on! Pam Owens’ love for the region combined with her former business experiences made her a natural fit to lead the newly formed...

Celebrating Juneteenth and General Orders, No. 3

by Margaret Richards and the Team at Galveston Historical Foundation on June 16, 2020

“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a Proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.” – General Orders, No. 3 Juneteenth and General Orders, No. 3, read...

#TXVoices: “Harp! Who Goes There?”

by Haven Lindsey on June 15, 2020

Spider Mackenzie’s harmonica emotes the feelings that emerge from the lyrics and music of Steve Crawford. Together, the Scottish pair has introduced a version of Americana music that raises the bar for everyone. Question: What...

Five Minutes With Monte Warden Bandleader, Songwriter, 7th Generation Texan

by Leean Vargas on June 8, 2020

An ace to the Austin music scene, Monte Warden has been performing at local honky-tonks since he was just 15 years old.  Over the last four decades, Monte Warden and his songs have inspired the...

Texan Couples Together in Business: Kim and Mike Barnes

by Leean Vargas on June 4, 2020

This dynamic duo knows how to make a great impression on camera or in front of a room! Hard as it is to believe, Austin-based Kim and Mike Barnes have each spent 30 years on...

#FoodieFriday: The Great Texas Cheese and Wine Road Trip

by Robin Barr Sussman on May 29, 2020

Going stir crazy? Then let’s take a road trip to nationally-lauded Antonelli’s Cheese Shop in Austin, pack a picnic, and hit a Texas winery that welcomes picnics and is offering tastings. Optionally, have a happy...

#TXReads: Five Minutes With Attica Locke, Author, Writer/Producer

by Leean Vargas on May 22, 2020

What better way to celebrate Texas Writers Month than to spotlight author, writer/producer and deep-rooted Texan, Attica Locke? From making up stories during road trips daydreamin’ in the back seat of the car, to writing...

#FoodieFriday: Everything You Need To Know About Texas BBQ

by Bebe Brown on May 15, 2020

There are four regional styles of Texas BBQ---all of them mouthwatering. Impress your foodiest of friends by learning how to identify them here. Plus, now that you’re in the ‘cue mood, we’ve got great news......

Five Minutes With Rafael Gonzales, Creator of Pandemic Lotería

by Gabi De la Rosa on May 7, 2020

Pandemic Lotería is perfect for your next quarantine game night. San Antonio native Rafael Gonzales was looking for a creative outlet while he was at home during quarantine with his wife and five-year-old daughter. Gonzales, a...

#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...

#FoodieFriday: TRIBUTE’s Summer Menu Delivers Big Flavors

by Gabi De la Rosa on June 26, 2020

Amidst social distancing guidelines, The Houstonian Hotel’s TRIBUTE restaurant delivers not only safety and service but also delicious food. Pass through the front doors of The Houstonian Hotel, and you will be greeted by a...

#FoodieFriday: Chef Tyson Cole’s Sushi 101

by Bebe Brown on June 19, 2020

All the things you wanted to know about sushi but were afraid to ask, from the expert. Who knew that International Sushi Day was June 18? If that holiday puts you in the mood for...

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