6 (Virtual) Texas Book Festival Foodie Sessions

by Bebe Brown on October 20, 2020

Good news! It’s never been easier to attend the Texas Book Festival. To keep readers and authors safe this year, TBF has shifted its two-day in-person festival to a two-week virtual event for its 25th...

#TravelTuesday: Escape — To Nowhere, Cinnamon Shore on Mustang Island, Texas

by Marika Flatt on October 20, 2020

Sand and surf equals only good vibes, especially these days. We’re working from home, quarantining at home, schooling at home. Escape to some place where sunscreen is the only screen needed (you know we love...

#MusicMonday: For The Barrens, All Roads Lead to Austin

by Gracie Watt on October 19, 2020

Playing country covers for weddings and farmer’s markets across San Antonio, vocalist Jordan Gibbons and guitarist Dana Smith decided it was time to showcase their songwriting and create original music. So in 2018, the duo...

#FoodieFriday: Now Serving Brunch — Houston’s The Tasting Room

by Gabi De la Rosa on October 16, 2020

Finally! The Tasting Room has launched a tasty weekend menu with offerings that will delight both the sweet and savory connoisseurs in your brunch crowd. It is officially patio season in Houston, and cooler temperatures...

Boo! 8 Witchy Ways To Scare Up Your 2020 Texas Halloween

by Julie Tereshchuk on October 15, 2020

Ready for all things spooky and scary? Want some gruesome ghoulish glee? We’ve got a boo-tiful bundle of family-friendly events across the Lone Star State, all with social distancing and safety rules in mind. ALL...

Five Minutes With Roger Duncan, International Thought Leader in Energy Efficiency

by Leona Barr on October 15, 2020

Are smart cities and flying cars in Texas’ near future? Former Research Fellow at the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and former General Manager of Austin Energy, Roger Duncan knows his...

#TXBites: Sweet Paris Brings a Sweeter Place to Austin

by Leean Vargas on October 14, 2020

As I heard the words “Mommy, look! Sweet Paris is here!” coming from an excited little girl, I knew I was in for a sweet treat I most definitely would not regret. With the savory...

Legends Do Live Among Us: Five Minutes with Houston’s Bertie Simmons, Ed.D.

by Kim Weiss on October 13, 2020

Sometimes we're fortunate to find legends living among us, and 86-year old Houston icon Bertie Simmons is one. This octogenarian still makes social justice her number one cause, her passion since childhood. Simmons' book, Whispers...