The Historic Longview Farmers Market is located on the site of the former Kelly Plow Works, which was an important part of early Longview's development and growth. There is a Texas Historical Marker located on the lot at Center Street.
Three Upper East Side of Texas wineries received awards for the 2018 Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Competition and are part of the Champion Wine Garden during the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo February 27 through March 28.
Crossing the state line into Louisiana has gustatory rewards — the seafood gets better, the drinks flow more swiftly, and complexity of street food seems to ratchet up a notch. It’s where tomatillos supplant hatch chilies and daiquiris are more common than margaritas so Texas taste expectations have to be adjusted.