Five Minutes With Kat Edmonson, Musician, Texas Native

by Britni Rachal on February 6, 2020

A timeless voice with deep Austin roots returns to Texas this month. Jazz vocalist Kat Edmonson plays in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston just two weeks after the Feb. 7 release of her new...

Five Minutes With Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley, Co-Founders Card My Yard

by Lisa Davis on February 5, 2020

Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley created their successful Card My Yard business to help others create moments of surprise and to celebrate their special moments.  Arnold and Stanley, both native Texans and moms to three...

#TravelTuesday: 24 Hours in Houston

by Marika Flatt on February 4, 2020

Houston, we (don’t) have a problem! As the biggest city in Texas, Houston offers a lot of options when it comes to dining and accommodations. From intimate boutique establishments to luxurious resorts, Houston has something...

#FoodieFriday: Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, Faith-Restoring Authentic Mexican Food

by Gabi De la Rosa on January 31, 2020

For more than 30 years (a lifetime is Houston’s constantly revolving food scene) Pico’s has been serving up authentic Mexican food to the appreciative masses. Tex-Mex is what you have come to expect in Texas;...

Tilting at the World in Houston, Alley Theatre’s Quixote Nuevo

by Julie Bonnin on January 30, 2020

In “Quixote Nuevo,” by Octavio Solis, kooky characters from an elderly man’s fever dreams dance across the stage throughout, taking the edge off the production’s underlying themes: Regret over a lost love, aging, death and...

#TXAway: Catching More Than Z’s at Austin’s Hotel ZaZa

by Marika Flatt and Leean Vargas on January 30, 2020

Located in the heart of downtown Austin within the Warehouse District, Hotel ZaZa combines big city sophistication with authentic Hollywood style around every corner. This Hotel ZaZa property features rustic, exposed brick throughout and iconic...

Texas Essentials: Carly Brasseux, Author “How To Hunt Like A Girl”

by Lisa Davis on January 27, 2020

Carly Brasseux’s hunting journey began because she fell in love with a true outdoorsman. This love fueled her desire to connect more deeply with him but, during the process, she discovered herself.  [caption id="attachment_26023" align="aligncenter"...

Rat Pack Lounge: The Kings of Cool Sophistication Are Back in Town

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on January 24, 2020

The Garland Civic Theatre rings in 2020 and its 52nd Season with the comedic, jukebox musical “The Rat Pack Lounge,” by James Hindman and Ray Roderick. The production boasts over 30 swinging tunes from legendary...

#TXAway: The Best of Downtown Houston, C. Baldwin Hotel

by Gabi De la Rosa on January 23, 2020

“Well behaved women seldom make history”, a larger-than-life quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, is one of the first things you’ll see when you walk into the C. Baldwin Hotel, and it perfectly embodies everything the...