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A Tour Through Texas’ Doughnut Capital

March 22, 2024 | By Ramona Reeves

Who Needs Venice When There Are Gondolas in Irving?

March 8, 2024 | By Amanda Ogle

Gliding across Lake Carolyn in Irving, I sip a flute of sparkling cider while watching suburbia unfold around me.

9 Texas Cruises to Keep You Cool and Charmed This Summer

July 26, 2018 | By Heather Brand, Matt Joyce, Clayton Maxwell, June Naylor, Jennifer Babisak

We love the idea of taking a boat ride—the cool breezes, sparkling waters, and rare perspectives you just can’t see from shore. Not everybody has a boat, though. For the otherwise landlocked, here are nine Texas cruise experiences—from spotting dolphins on a paddleboat to serenading your sweetie on a gondola—that make getting out on the water a summer treat anyone can enjoy.

Songs in the Key of T

December 15, 2015 | By Helen Anders

A guitar-brandishing fiberglass jalapeño beckons from the sidewalk in downtown Irving. Walk a few paces more and you’ll find a keyboard painted on the walkway, and beyond that, a glass door etched with the names of famous songs, from “Tumblin’ Tumbleweed” to “Wooly Bully” and “I Want to Take You Higher.”

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