Texas 4000: Fighting Cancer Every Mile

by Brook Benten Jimenez on June 16, 2021

Tired. Depleted. Overwhelmed with the difficulty of it all. And the urge to keep going barely trumps the urge to give up.  That is how millions of people around the world feel as they fight...

When Yoga Meets Hospitality, You Namastay

by Brook Benten Jimenez on June 4, 2021

On a special Saturday in May, the Black Swan Yoga team collaborated with Lone Star Court and it was the hippest thing to come to Austin since McConaughey moved back to Texas in 2012.  Lone...

#FoodieFriday: At Fort Worth Stockyards, Swoon for the Mule Alley Cowboy-Cool Eateries

by Brook Benten Jimenez on May 14, 2021

Harnessing the unique Western heritage of Fort Worth, the legendary horse and mule barns of Mule Alley is emerging as a beautifully restored destination within the Stockyards Historic District.  Today, you’ll find a charming collection...

#TravelTuesday: Cowtown’s Hotel Drover is Looking Good

by Brook Benten Jimenez on May 11, 2021

Hotel Drover fits the Fort Worth Stockyards like a belt buckle on a pair of Wranglers.  And just like the cowboy’s painted-on jeans, everything about Hotel Drover looks and feels good! Part of the handpicked...

#FoodieFriday: Wicked Butcher, Heavenly Steaks

by Brook Benten Jimenez on April 2, 2021

Unpretentious southern sophistication is the essence of Fort Worth, TX. And both Wicked Butcher and the art deco hotel that houses the visit-worthy steakhouse nail Fort Worth charm on the bullseye. Home to Wicked Butcher,...

#TravelTuesday: Experiencing It All at Fort Worth’s Sinclair Hotel

by Brook Benten Jimenez on March 30, 2021

With your first steps into the former Sinclair Oil Building, you’ll get a sense of Great Gatsby opulence meets Texas flair. The Sinclair, a Marriott Autograph Collection hotel, is where innovation, authenticity and Southern hospitality...

#TravelTuesday: Sports Destination, Westin Stonebriar Frisco, TX

by Brook Benten Jimenez on March 9, 2021

Hold my beer, Mark Cuban and Jerry Jones; Frisco is growing into the ultimate sports destination!  Part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, Frisco is the fastest growing city in Texas and the sixth fastest...

#TravelTuesday: The Reserve at GreenLeaf — S’more Than Just a Yurt

by Brook Benten Jimenez on March 2, 2021

Picture a mecca of rolling hills in wooded nature with hiking trails and a river running through it.  You’re far from the hustle and bustle of life in major Texas cities—yet only an hour from...

#TXVoices: Bastrop’s Bubba and Jeanne Clardy on Preserving an Outdoor Paradise

by Brook Benten Jimenez on February 24, 2021

If you’re like 330 million other Americans, you’ve probably found yourself a little fatigued with 11 months of pandemic pandemonium, plus winter weather, and bored with the every-weekend vacay to Puerta Backyardo. You’re not quite...