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Quirky Treasures in the Upper East Side of Texas

No list of area adventures is complete without the region’s offerings of oddball treasures in museums and quirky educational exhibits.
August 27, 2017

Resurrection of The Cannery Brings New Life to Lindale

There’s a big reason why Lindale won County Line Magazine’s “Best Improved Small Town” in the last annual survey — major expansion and renovations in a downtown complex called The Cannery has everyone talking.
August 27, 2017

Edom Art Festival Celebrates 45 Years with Artist Duos

The Edom Art Community is full of couples working together at their crafts throughout the year. Showing their work at the Edom Art Festival — celebrating its 45th year October 14-15 — are numerous other artist couples.
August 27, 2017

The Winnsburger is Worth a Drive from Anywhere

August 27, 2017

Peace Efforts Scheduled for East Texas

The 7th Annual Art of Peace celebration takes place September 15-24 in various locations in Tyler.
August 27, 2017

Get Ready for the Great American Eclipse of the Sun

The eclipse of the sun occurring August 21 this year is dubbed the “Great American Solar Eclipse” because of how the path of totality crosses directly over the continental United States. It is only visible from the United States and parts of Canada and Mexico.
June 28, 2017

Explore the Treasures Along El Camino Real

Early Spanish explorers, traveling from Mexico City, embarked upon the untamed wilderness that was Texas 300 years ago. They followed a series of trails first trodden by Native Americans like the Caddo tribe.
June 28, 2017

Potters Brown Still Playing in the Mud After 46 Years

Potter Doug Brown started the Edom arts community when he moved to East Texas in 1971. The very next year he and other artists started the Edom Art Festival which marks 45 years with this year’s event October 14 and 15.
June 28, 2017

Growth on Tap for Brewing Company

Founding brewmasters and brothers Brian and Matt Gilstrap, along with co-owner Annie Gilstrap, opened East Texas Brewing Company in the downtown area of Tyler earlier this year in response to the area’s demand for more craft beer.
June 28, 2017

Ben Wheeler Junebug Fest Welcomes Summer

Organizers at The Forge Bar & Grill in Ben Wheeler are gearing up for the 5th Annual Junebug Summer Fair, set for June 17-18
April 24, 2017

Help for Honeybees

“Texas Honey Queen” Marilyn Arnaud will award prizes to winners of a hive-painting contest June 17 at the Winnsboro Farmers Market.
April 24, 2017

NASA Launch Site Offers Tours

The Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in Palestine is one of only a handful of NASA launch sites in the world.
April 24, 2017