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.
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.
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 Piney Woods Fine Arts Association (PWFAA) in Crockett, Texas, is gearing up for its 24th season bringing the best in the performing arts to East Texas. Merle Haggard opens the season on September 1.
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.
Just five miles east of the art community of Edom is a shopping oasis at Blue Moon Gardens. Among acres of herb plants, perennials, and old-fashioned flowers is a gift shop in a 90-year-old farmhouse filled with soaps, candles, linens, books, and home and seasonal décor.
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.
Dotting the highways and byways of the Upper East Side of Texas is a growing number of charming “tin can” trailers, tiny “teardrops,” and fanciful wing-adorned Shastas. These vintage trailers are renewing the romance of the open road.
A recent visit to Texarkana made me wonder why I hadn’t made this staycation trip before and it certainly sealed the deal for a return trip soon. It was also the perfect mid-way spot to meet friends from Little Rock.
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.