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Enjoy Mardi Gras Upriver

Mardi Gras Upriver takes place in Jefferson February 5-7. For more information call 903.665.2672 and visit mardigrasupriver.com.
December 30, 2015

New Exhibit Examines Manned Space Travel

“Orion- Journey to Mars,” the newest exhibit at Discovery Science Place in Tyler, is now open to the public.
December 30, 2015

Tyler Museum is Embracing Diverse Voices

Celebrating 45 years of serving the greater East Texas community, the Tyler Museum of Art casts the spotlight on our nation’s diversity for its first major exhibition of 2016: Embracing Diverse Voices: 90 Years of African-American Art.
December 30, 2015

Red River Steamboats Brought Settlers to East Texas

Taking a look at the Red River today—often shallow and showing many sand bars—doesn’t conjure up images of passing seafaring vessels, but the Red River of yesteryear was a key passageway for transporting early settlers and facilitating commerce to and from the nation’s newest frontier.
December 30, 2015

Sadler's Kitchen

On Friday nights in East Texas the rumbling you hear in Jacksonville could be the crowds at the Tomato Bowl where local football teams square off or it could be folks rambling to get to the dining room at Sadler’s Kitchen as the doors open at 5 p.m. Recently, I was a diner in the crowd.
November 14, 2015

Caddo Lake: Past, Present, and Future

Texas Parks and Wildlife is presenting a variety of programs to educate guests on Caddo Lake.
October 30, 2015

Cherokee Civic Theatre Kicks Off New Season

Cherokee Civic Theatre (CCT) in Rusk celebrates is 43rd season of providing great community theatre with a fun-filled schedule of four upcoming shows.
October 30, 2015

Longview Presents Cute & Creepy

Cute & Creepy artwork is now on exhibit at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts through December 19
October 30, 2015

True Vine Taps in to Local Flavor

Small and unassuming, True Vine Brewery at 219 S. Englewood in Tyler proves that you do not need to be big to provide big flavor. Founded in 2011 by Ryan Dixon, Stephan Lee, and Dan Griffith it was the culmination of hard work and big visions.
August 31, 2015

Dance Longview

Two groups in Longview offer dance lessons and dancing afterwards throughout the month.
June 27, 2015

Summer Fun Ideas

From water parks to lakeside picnics, intriguing museums to exploring a community, the Upper East Side of Texas has no shortage of things to do for families and adventurous souls of all ages during the dog days of summer.
May 2, 2015

Bob's Bar-B-Que

Driving down Highway 79 in Henderson you can’t miss the red flags dancing in the wind stating “barbecue” at the corner of Pope Street. Almost no one in Henderson needs a map or assistance to find this small brown storefront that has smoked savory meats and sides since 1987 — it’s Bob’s (or in my family Mr. Bob’s).
May 2, 2015