Samuel Albert Countee of Marshall, Texas, was one of the nation’s most inspiring young artists of the 1930s.
This year’s Best of the Upper East Side of Texas readers survey set a record with 4,591 nominations for a growing list of gems in the region featuring delicious food, wonderful attractions, beautiful backdrops, one-of-a-kind shops, exciting entertainment, and many talented individuals. We lo…
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. Some you can find online but for a true experience, plan a getaway around shopping, then dining at area restaurants, and staying over in one of th…
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Downtown Marshall, Texas, comes alive every second Saturday beginning in March – and every month through October – with an outdoor festival hosted by Marshall Main Street. The event offers arts, crafts, vendors, live music, and a great car show.
A landmark in downtown Marshall, Texas, pays tribute to a form of communication that predated the telephone and helped lead to the growth of the new state of Texas.
Millions of white lights adorn the historic Harrison County Courthouse as downtown Marshall, Texas, is transformed into a winter wonderland. Nearby businesses and residents likewise go all out with lights and decorations for the enjoyment of neighborhood driving tours.
In the Harrison County logging camps of the Texas and Pacific Railway, the throbbing beat of boogie-woogie was created by newly freed African-Americans.
Tickets are on sale now for "A Night of Jazz" with Maryah McHam and Martyn Popey at OS2 Pub in downtown Marshall, Texas, on Friday, November 9, at 6 p.m.
Now entering Van Zandt County. Perhaps a mystery to many, the county is the namesake of one of the foremost early Texans.
Yelberton Abraham Tittle Jr., also known as Y.A. Tittle, was a groundbreaker, Hall of Fame and seven-time Pro Bowl quarterback and part of the San Francisco 49ers’ famed "Million Dollar Backfield." He was also the first professional football player featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated…
On August 16, 1960, civil rights attorney Romeo M. Williams died when his car was struck by a train in Marshall, Texas.
Dude! You missed Coachella again? The tickets went on sale in January. Sure was pricey this year — $429 to get in the gate and $999 to hang with the swells. No wonder you weren’t there. Oh well, you weren’t going to get close to Beyoncé anyway.
It’s no secret that fresh food grown by our local farmers is tastier and comes with better nutritious benefits than food that is shipped over long distances.
Baseball. Soccer. Hockey. Bowling. Kickball. Surfing. People around the country are drawn to compete in these sports and many others. Still more gather on the sidelines to cheer for their favorite athletes and teams. Nowhere do Americans more intimately connect to sports than in their hometowns.
"While capturing the Harrison County Courthouse [Marshall], I noticed the Quince blooming and thought it would be good in the front of the shot." -- Wendy Floyd, Nacogdoches
Downtown Marshall, Texas, came alive with the recent Jingle Bell Run. The 2017 5K and One Mile Fun Run made its return to a night-time event. It was clear the runners loved the return to a lit run as registration numbers topped 275.
With the snap of a rusty spring closing a screen door, visitors to the T.C. Lindsey & Co. General Store are transported back in time. The store sits at 2293 FM 134 in the community of Jonesville located 17 miles east of Marshall and six miles west of the Louisiana border.
Now in its 31st year, historic downtown Marshall transforms into a winter wonderland for the Wonderland of Lights kicking off November 22 and running through December 31. Lights and activities are open Tuesday through Sunday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 4-10 p.m. They are closed every Mo…
Farmers' markets in the Upper East Side of Texas offer more than delicious home grown produce. Some have food demonstrations, wine, preserves, fresh baked breads, live music, and more. It's a destination experience celebrating local flavor. Follow the links below to learn more about each of …
Sumi Japanese Ink Painting classes are scheduled with artist Mieko Hathaway on Thursdays, June 16, 23, and 30 at Gingko Leaf Gallery in Marshall.
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