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Guitar Pickers—and Fans of the Same—Invited to Jam Sessions

Statewide band of strummers heads to Mineola — and the public is welcome for a free concert.
January 19, 2016

Downtown Mineola is Great Shopping Experience

Park the car and stroll the downtown shops of Mineola to find antiques, apparel, gifts, coffee, fudge, fried pies, furniture, garden art, home decor, jewelry, and more.
December 30, 2015

The Day the Music Died

On February 2, 1959, three of the biggest stars of the day — Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, and J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) — played their last show. The next day the talented trio died in a small plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.
December 30, 2015

Sundays Are “Fun Days” to Shop in Mineola

Sundays are special in Mineola during the holidays with more than 35 welcoming "Merry Merchants" awaiting your visit.
November 26, 2015

Admiring the Birds in Northeast Texas

​Pretty much any park or natural environment in the Upper East Side of Texas is going to give bird lovers a great show. To the delight of many that live here, their own backyards provide endless hours of entertainment by their fearless flying friends.
June 27, 2015

Lake Country Playhouse Opens Deer Season Early

Lake Country Playhouse in Mineola brings Jeff Daniels' comedy, “Escanaba in da Moonlight,” to the stage of the historic Select Theater April 24-26 and May 1-3 as the second play in its 2015 season.
April 23, 2015

Waldo Way and the Golden Guernsey Girls

NaRisa “Ris” Waldo quit her job as a University of Texas at Tyler professor in October 2013 taking on a different form of education than she did with her PhD in nursing — she made a leap of faith from what she calls the “illness” business to the “wellness” business and started a dairy farm.
March 2, 2015

Inspiration at Wellness Retreats

Retreat in the Pines near Mineola recently celebrated 10 years of providing women with wellness and yoga getaways and has a full schedule underway for 2015.
February 24, 2015

Northeast Texas Spring Blooms

This is the time of year when festivals, gardens and trails present beautiful flowers in addition to the natural wildflowers seen along roadsides, and thought-provoking landscapes are part of the public garden crown jewels of the Upper East Side of Texas.
February 24, 2015

‘Love Letters’ Takes Stage In Mineola

February 12, 2015

Northeast Texans Enjoy Hawk Patrol

For “nature nerds” and others, playing a game of “count the hawks” is a fun pastime on scenic drives and winter is a great time since there is an abundance of them here during this time and they’re easy to see with the leaves off the trees.
December 19, 2014

Northeast Texas Groups Join Forces for Contest

December 19, 2014