Happy Holiday Happenings Around Texas for Everyone

by Julie Tereshchuk on December 10, 2020

Take your pick from our rollicking roundup of events and happenings around Texas this holiday season. For 2020, we’ve sought out virtual and outdoor events, with safe social distancing in mind. Happy Holidays, y’all! VIRTUAL...

Five Minutes With Alex Frnka, Lifetime Movies TV Star and Houston Native

by Bob Valleau on December 10, 2020

Actress Alex Frnka has a unicorn of a story to tell about her first professional break. Based in California since college, Frnka has appeared in over 20 Lifetime Movies and numerous TV series (Castle, Bones,...

Behind the Scenes at Houston’s “Mandela: Struggle for Freedom” Exhibit

by Abimbola Farinde on December 2, 2020

The landmark exhibition, “Mandela: Struggle for Freedom,” is on view until January 3, 2021 at the Holocaust Museum Houston’s Lester and Sue Smith Campus. The visually stunning exhibit focuses on the fight for social justice...

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Five Minutes With Austin’s Callie Haverda, Teen Netflix Star

by Bob Valleau on October 29, 2020

At just 13, Austin native Callie Haverda already has a long list of acting credits to her name, from national commercials with the likes of Troy Aikman to her latest movie now on Netflix. In...

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Five Minutes With ChipMonk Co-Founder, Houston’s Jose Hernandez

by Gracie Watt on October 29, 2020

Hailing from Houston, Jose Hernandez had a mission. To bring great tasting healthy desserts to Texans.  Today, at his company ChipMonk, Hernandez bakes with all natural ingredients and ensures all goods are diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly and...

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#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...

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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...

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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...

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#TXReads: ‘The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square,’ a Paranormal Walk Through History

by Lisa Davis on October 2, 2020

“The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square” is an unconventional ghost story fusing Houston’s illustrious beginning with its present in an homage to the past, and a great read to get you in the Halloween mood!...