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Free Things to Do in Texas This Weekend: Sept. 22-24

It doesn't cost much to enjoy the beginning of fall in Texas. If you're on the hunt for free fun this weekend, head to these…
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Sip and celebrate at Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Texas’ biggest celebration of Texas craft beer—the annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival—returns to Austin’s Fiesta Gardens for an afternoon of tastings, live music, games, and…
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Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Sept. 22-24

Fall is in the air as the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens unveils its popular pumpkin-filled installation, Grand Prairie celebrates the annual fall migration of…
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Wide awake with Big Bend Coffee Roasters in Marfa

On a recent jaunt to the Davis Mountains and Big Bend area, I enjoyed drinking coffee from Big Bend Coffee Roasters in a half-dozen restaurants,…
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It's art in the making at Gruene's Texas Clay Fest

Randy Brodnax gingerly lifts a pot from the glowing kiln interior and places it on a small turntable, rotating it slowly while misting it with…
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Bunking down at Big Bend Ranch State Park

Backcountry aficionados flock to the largest state park in Texas, Big Bend Ranch State Park, to explore its rugged 315,000 acres on horse, bike, or…
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Medina's Great Hill Country Pumpkin Patch

As a young city slicker, I eagerly anticipated summer visits with my grandmother and other kinfolk in their tiny, two-gas-station town southwest of Fort Worth.…
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Making the rounds at Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese Co.

In a stainless steel vat in the back of a cheese shop in Lipan, I use a large paddle to swirl enzymes into 30 gallons…
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Fort Worth's Tokyo Trifecta of Japanese comfort food

Working as a dining critic and food writer for most of my career, I’ve been asked hundreds of times to name my favorite restaurant—an impossible…
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Daytripper: Conroe's a blast!

While Houston’s sprawl may be knocking on Conroe’s door, don’t make the mistake of lumping this town in with the masses. Its distinctive blend of…
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Hurricane Harvey: Coastal Community Updates

Updated 10 a.m. Monday, September 18: We care deeply about the communities that are undergoing challenges as a result of Hurricane Harvey. We will share…
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Literature Love: Autumn book fests in West Texas

Fall in West Texas may evoke images of Friday Night Lights, with whole towns rallying around their favorite football teams. But this autumn some of…
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Football star Dat Nguyen shares his life journey

Dat Nguyen holds the distinction of being the first and only Vietnamese-American to play in the National Football League. And he’s got a life story…
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Tribute to art of canning at the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas, held every fall at Dallas’ Fair Park, is a feast for eyes, ears, and taste buds, with music, livestock shows,…
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Thin Line Fest: Documentary Film Contest Rules

Thin Line Fest is excited to announce a new film category, the True Texas Travel Experience, sponsored by Texas Highways magazine. This category is for…
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