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As the season slowly changes from winter to spring -- and especially since Valentine's Day is around the corner -- it's a good time to uncover some favorite places to go shopping. In a recently reader poll conducted by County Line Magazine, a set of great shopping options were recognized. Pi…

Cowburners BBQ & Taproom. Mineola. With mouth-watering, flavorful, fall-off-the-bone barbecue, Cowburners offers brisket, turkey, sausage and "rib candy" by the pound; half and full rack ribs; Yankee, Diablo, and Texan sandwiches; and sides including the Gut Bomb baked potato, pork rind …

County Line Magazine celebrates its 15th year of conducting the annual Best of the Upper East Side of Texas readers survey. More than 3,500 nominations were received with an expanding list of gems in this growing region featuring delicious food, wonderful attractions, beautiful backdrops, on…

In its 14th year now, County Line Magazine’s annual survey keeps uncovering more and more local gems in the Upper East Side of Texas. Nominations more than doubled this year showing that our region continues to grow as a Texas treasure with delicious food, wonderful attractions and beautiful…

Uptown Forum in Greenville won in the shopping experience category in County Line Magazine's 2016 Best of the Upper East Side reader survey.

Guests sitting down for the Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction Dinner at NRG Center during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in March will enjoy the rodeo’s international wine competition’s winning wines — including selections from East Texas’ Kiepersol Vineyards & Winery.

In its 13th year now, County Line Magazine’s annual survey keeps uncovering more and more local gems in the Upper East Side of Texas. More than 1,200 nominations were received this year and 2016 showed that our region continues to grow as a Texas treasure with delicious food, wonderful attra…

Park the car and stroll the downtown shops of Mineola to find antiques, apparel, gifts, coffee, fudge, fried pies, furniture, garden art, home decor, jewelry, and more. More than 35 retail stores and several dining choices to round out the day. 800.MINEOLA. mineola.com.

Sabor a Pasion in Palestine is an East Texas culinary destination offering osteria-style dining at Restaurant Abergine with locally-grown ingredients used in their menu items including salads, pastas, ribeye steaks, fish, New Zealand pavlova and other specialty desserts.

Winner of several national awards this past year for their crafted wines, Landon Winery & Bistro in Greenville is a favorite dining location as well as wine tastings, local happy hours, and other special events. The menu includes soups and salads, pastas, and chef specialties like pecan …

In its 12th year now, County Line Magazine’s annual survey keeps uncovering more and more local gems in the Upper East Side of Texas. More than 1500 nominations were received this year and 2015 showed that our region continues to grow as a Texas treasure with delicious food, wonderful attrac…

The Upper East Side of Texas is home to many of "the bests" in the state, but when a business or place consistently receives the  most nominations in the annual County Line Magazine BEST they are inducted into a category of home to the greats. 

The Texas State Railroad (TSR) runs through the piney woods of East Texas between the towns of Palestine and Rusk, with Maydelle in between. It was established in 1881 by the state prison system. Inmates built the line which was used to transport hardwood for furnace fuel at the prison-opera…