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As many moms know, motherhood is a world unto itself. Life sets each woman on a new path the moment she hears her first infant’s cry. Her life changes instantly, becoming forever fuller as she welcomes a new life to the world.

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After four years of one-man shows at The Redlands Hotel in Palestine, artist David Tripp and his wife Sandi Jones recently purchased The Gallery at Redlands and expanded it to celebrate a kaleidoscope of artistic talent. The gallery now features a variety of original artwork by 12 artists wh…

Living and playing in the Upper East Side of Texas for about six months of the year means easy access to fresh, locally grown produce. Rural folks and small town leaders know how to make a party out of anything and their markets are no exception.

March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to history, culture, and society.

For those who enjoy a good cold beer, add these breweries in the region to your bucket list.

A Texas Snowball, a Thingamajig, and a Little Pud are just a few of the sweets known far and wide produced by Mary of Puddin Hill. But it is another treat that started it all and a recent turn of events that brings this famous fruitcake story full circle.

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Fine dining in Palestine, Texas, is now even more special at the Queen St Grille where guests enjoy American cuisine with sophisticated local flavor and exquisite decor. Few restaurants in the region can rival the quality of the Grille’s upscale fare and refined historic atmosphere.

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When it came to town in 1872, the railroad spurred Palestine’s growth and left a broad impact on the town’s history and building styles. It served as an artery from larger metropolitan areas, drawing thousands of newcomers, new money, and skilled laborers capable of building enduring public …

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J. Kirk Davis shares the story of his parents Colonel Charles W. and Joan Davis in his book, The Hero & the Beauty, honoring their selfless determination, valor, and heroism during World War II.

On Thanksgiving Eve, people line up along East Crawford Street in Old Town Palestine for blocks, waiting patiently for up to an hour on warm days to purchase the perfect pie at Oxbow Bakery. Owners Becky and David Wolfe sell about 400 pies before Thanksgiving — mostly to visitors from out of town.

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Mary Kate Hunter, born November 8, 1866, at Brushy Creek, Texas, pursued many interests, including poetry, history, and music, yet she’s best remembered for leading efforts to found the Palestine Carnegie Library (1914) and helping women gain the right to vote (1920).

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Gourds, part of the squash and pumpkin family, are popular as crafts and gifts. They add a natural touch to decor and offer a range of possibilities. Some gourds become bowls, vases, or planters, while others make birdhouses or even jewelry.

Built more than 100 years ago as part of The Redlands Hotel, the Queen St Grille offers an elegance and historic character that celebrates Palestine’s railroad heritage with sophistication and flair.

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Palestine’s Art Tracks offers a walking or driving art tour experience that’s free, family-friendly, and gives a new pop to the town’s Main Street District every year.

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This summer marks the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote.

Walking into City Shoe Shop is like taking a step back in time.  The scent of new leather permeates the air and the clickity-clack, clickity-clack of the sole adhesive machine takes visitors to a place not commonly experienced in today’s world with online and large store shopping.