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Barstool Races Return to Ben Wheeler With Joint Activities in Edom

Ben Wheeler’s famous Barstool Races are expanding this year to include a full day of activities and concerts, and participation from their FM 279 sister city, Edom, just eight miles east, for this annual Saint Patrick’s Day celebration.
February 22, 2019

Artist Captures Faces of Newgate

When artist Anup Bhandari was growing up in Nepal, he saw how kind his father was to others, even to strangers. Those memories followed him to Texas as an adult and eventually collided with some people that inspired him to do the same.
February 22, 2019

Enjoy Wings Over Pegasus for a Good Cause

The Pegasus Project presents the Fifth Annual Wings Over Pegasus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 in Murchison.
February 22, 2019

Lola’s Handcrafted Sandwiches Continue to Impress

Lola’s Handcrafted Sandwiches in Tyler repeatedly provides guests with some of the freshest, biggest, and most flavorful sandwiches in the Upper East Side of Texas.
February 22, 2019

Spring Flower Trails and Gardens, 2019

The Upper East Side of Texas is very beautiful in the springtime. Numerous flower trails and gardens show off the natural splendor of the flowers that thrive in this area.
February 21, 2019

Ham It Up with the Dancing Pig of Ben Wheeler

Taking a bite of The Dancing Pig sandwich at Moore’s Store in historic downtown Ben Wheeler is a deliciously messy roller coaster of flavor.
December 27, 2018

Best Artist: Maureen Killaby

December 26, 2018

Freezin' for a Reason

Freeze Your Fanny bike ride is scheduled for February 2 in Longview
December 26, 2018

Five Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

In the Upper East Side of Texas there are plenty of places with activities to keep the dark days of winter fun for families and friends. There are the usual like movie theaters, game rooms, and bowling alleys — some with extra things to do like laser tag, virtual reality snowball fights, and jump zones. Here are a few other ideas sure to beat the winter blues.
December 25, 2018

Deep Space Is As Close as Nacogdoches

The lyrics “The stars at night are big and bright … the prairie sky is wide and high … deep in the heart of Texas” are ever more meaningful with the unveiling of the new planetarium at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA), Nacogdoches.
December 25, 2018

Greenville Thespians Announce Inaugural Season

Not content to let the kids in the community have all the fun, theater lovers in Greenville embark on their own stage pursuits with the creation of Greenville Theatre Works (GTW).
December 25, 2018

Ringing in the New Year in the Upper East Side of Texas

The world’s getting ready to ring in 2019 on December 31 and those looking for something special — but maybe not too rowdy — have some good choices in the Upper East Side of Texas. Some, like the delightful Four Winds Steakhouse in Wills Point as well as other locations, are already booked up for the evening since early October so mark your calendars for next year. Others may still have a spot just right for you.
November 26, 2018