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Sidekicks Now Features Two Locations

Sidekick’s Restaurant in Emory is a home-cooking, family-style restaurant that makes hungry people happy. They are known for big portions, friendly service, and for serving breakfast all day. They are also known by many as having the best chicken fried steak in the region, a title that obviously changes depending on who one talks to, but they have been given that distinction by different publications over the years including County Line Magazine in 2014. They also won honorable mention as best catfish in County Line’s 2017 Best of the Upper East Side of Texas.
October 25, 2019

Vocal Majority Presents Polar Express

Vocal Majority takes the stage at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium!
October 25, 2019

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

In honor of our 200th issue falling during the holiday season, we’ve gathered 200 thoughtful gift ideas from around the Upper East Side of Texas.
October 24, 2019

Try Cajun Tex in Marshall for Family Dininig Cajun Tex

August 20, 2019

Edom Art Festival Welcomes New and Returning Artists

The arrival of young artists and new art establishments in Edom, Texas, over the past year has brought an infusion of excitement to the annual Edom Art Festival. The famous East Texas art festival is now celebrating its 47th anniversary and this time there are 20 first-time participants joining the dozens of returning crafts people and artists.
August 20, 2019

New Arts Center Is Coming to Winnsboro

Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) engages people in the arts through educational opportunities, cultural experiences, and entertainmen, and integrates the arts into community life.
August 20, 2019

Munster Mansion Recreated in Waxahachie Offers Adventures

On September 24, 1964, The Munsters TV show aired their first episode. The show was a satire of both traditional monster movies and the wholesome family fare of the era. The family that lives at 1313 Mockingbird Lane in the fictional suburb of Mockingbird Heights in California is still entertaining fans in reruns.
August 20, 2019

Jefferson Tours Give Visitors A Look Back in Time

​There are many ways to tour historic Jefferson, Texas, a pre-Civil War town with scenic streets, charming restaurants, quaint bed and breakfasts, historic hotels, and picturesque landscapes. The town was founded in Marion County in the late 1830s to early 1840s and named in honor of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.
August 20, 2019

Feed My Sheep Cookbook Offers Summer Salad Recipes

The Dinner Bell cooks are part of First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs and along with serving meals every Wednesday to those who need a hot meal, they produced a cookbook, Feed My Sheep, a few years ago under the direction of Chef Lyndsay Caldwell.
June 21, 2019

Sunday Afternoon Classical Series Celebrates Fourth Season at Winnsboro Center for the Arts

Winnsboro Center for the Arts presents its 2019-2020 Sunday Afternoon Classical Series lineup beginning September 1 with the return of Mount Vernon Music’s Orchard Ensemble.
June 21, 2019

Country Music’s Kathy Mattea Comes to Lufkin

Tickets are on sale now for “An Evening with Kathy Mattea” presented by The Pines Theater and the Angelina Arts Alliance at 7 p.m. November 22 at the historic Pines Theater.
June 21, 2019

Plan a Stay in the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District

For those looking for a four-day getaway in the Upper East Side of Texas, try the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District. Located in the southeast corner of Van Zandt County, Texas, (between Dallas and Shreveport) visitors find a unique district with three culturally active small towns — Edom, Van, and Ben Wheeler — and beautiful surrounding countryside. There’s plenty to experience in a four-day weekend.
June 21, 2019