Five Minutes With Skateboarding Olympian Hopeful Kendra Long of Vidor, Texas

by Bob Valleau on January 14, 2021

Kendra Long’s interest in skateboarding was more of a fluke than a planned event. Long was jealous of her younger brother receiving a skateboard, so she took it for herself. What happened after that will...

#TXAway: The Cotton Court Hotel, Lubbock, Texas

by Marika Flatt on January 14, 2021

Cotton Court in Lubbock is the perfect layover on the way to Colorado. We just love the Valencia Group’s selection of motor court style hotels spread around Texas. You’ve heard us talk before about Lone...

Five Minutes With Texas-born Red Dirt Music Artist Cody Canada

by Leean Vargas on January 13, 2021

Cody Canada found his love for music at the age of five when his parents took him to a George Strait concert. From that point on, music soared through his veins and soul.  As an...

Texas Essentials: Houston’s Debra Myers, Creator of Enfusia and Muscle Rehab

by Gracie Watt on January 11, 2021

If your New Year's resolutions include staying healthy and relaxed, then Debra Myers is here to help! As the Houston-based CEO and founder of companies Enfusia and Muscle Rehab, which create health and relaxation products...

#FoodieFriday: Enjoy a Flavor Explosion at The Jerk Shack

by Dawn Robinette on January 8, 2021

We’ll be honest: the little spot that The Jerk Shack calls home is not impressive.But anyone who has tasted the food and knew their life wouldn’t be complete until they had more will tell you...

Texan Couples Together in Business: Houstonians Josephine and Ibrahim Firat

by on January 7, 2021

Josephine Firat has always had a passion for entrepreneurship. Meeting Turkish-born Ibrahaim Firat at Houston’s University of St. Thomas sealed the go-getting couple’s fate—both in life and business. Combining their business skills and qualifications, in...

Five Minutes With Kate Thomas, San Antonio HS Sophomore, Rising International Ballet Dancer

by Bob Valleau on January 4, 2021

Recently accepted as a student by the Royal Ballet, London, 16-year-old Kate Thomas has now been selected to compete in the finals of the prestigious Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland—another career-making moment for this young Texan....

#FoodieFriday: Aba in Austin is Flavorful, Fresh and Fabulous

by Leean Vargas on December 11, 2020

Whether for a first date, hanging with friends or a family get together, Aba’s unique flavors, fresh ingredients and fabulous ambiance will have you coming back for more and soon become your new favorite spot....