The lovely town of Winnsboro is a treat to visit any time of the year but as autumn leaves start to turn delicious shades of red and gold along the surrounding country roads the townsfolk take every opportunity to enjoy it while it lasts.
or many Texans, 1975 was the year of jumpsuits, boots, mood rings, and Birkenstocks. For Greenville residents, it was the year they had to say goodbye to their favorite movie house of 41 years and bask under the buzzing glow of the Texan Theater sign while awaiting a show one last time.
The small East Texas art community of Edom readies itself for an influx of visitors for its annual Edom Festival of the Arts. Fine art, fine crafts, live music and great food fill the festival grounds behind the resident artists’ studios on the one main street in town, Farm to Market Road 279.
While Tyler native and artist William Montgomery was growing up on what was then the country “outskirts” of the city, he watched as little by little the city grew to absorb nature in his surrounding neighborhood.
Tradition meets an untraditional, eclectic and sensational music line-up at the Innovation First 2014 Rally ’Round Greenville September 19-21.
Emerald City Band’s exciting performance and dance party in the street on Friday kicks things off and an all-new schedule of thrilling bands takes the Bud Light Stage Saturday and Sunday.
Just around the corner from Longview Regional Hospital, down the street from Longview Mall and tucked into an older upscale shopping center is a world of art in the form of food and drinks at Goung Zhou’s Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar or as it is fondly know GZ’s.
The need to get away is essential to most hard working East Texans in this day and age, but finding an inexpensive retreat that offers true serenity is rare. Pittsburg, Texas is the home to just this kind of oasis.
Rolling hills lined with climbing grapevines in perfect rows surround a historic Victorian-style white two-story mansion with wraparound porches. In the shadows sits a massive wine works restaurant and event center rising from the hill. It’s a scene one might imagine in Europe, but it’s right here in the Upper East Side of Texas in the form of Tara Vineyard & Winery near Athens.
Choosing the right lakefront property involves many factors. Family-run BG Development Group searched every possibility near Dallas to find exactly the right situation for families in need of a peaceful lakefront retreat.
Make plans this fall to step back in time, to slow down the fast pace and simply enjoy the pure romantic magic of Jefferson, Texas. This lovely little town has kept its rich history and beautiful antebellum and turn-of-the-century homes, many of which are now bed and breakfast inns.
Back in the mid 1990s, the East Texas band Perfect Stranger seemed to be on its way to country music stardom, or at least something close to that. Then reality happened.
The three principals – lead singer Steve Murray, lead guitarist Richard Raines, and bass player Shayne Morrison – began playing together in 1986 in Carthage and paid dues in the bars, honky-tonks, rodeos, and wherever else it could play. The sound was a little bit different, and the songs and the gigs kept coming.