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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.

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Since 2005, Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) has held a juried competition for senior-level art students throughout the region. This gives the students their first opportunity for a full museum exhibition.

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.

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Sulphur Springs’ Celebration Dining District — where American and international flavors and beverages are all within a short walking distance — is an ideal location for a foodie tour. Visit these culinary standouts to sample some of the best cuisine in the Celebration City, or plan your own …

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State parks all around the Upper East Side of Texas are offering safe, socially-distanced holiday activities that encourage enjoyment of the outdoors — from craft projects to scavenger hunts to decorating a campsite drive-through light displays.

This summer Sulphur Springs radio DJ Enola Gay Mathews received the honor of being named a “Yellow Rose of Texas” by Governor Gregg Abbott. Enola Gay Mathews, who grew up in Longview, is known throughout the region by listeners who “start their day with Enola Gay” on KSST Radio. The Yellow R…

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Sometimes it’s good to get away — without the hassle of airports, look-a-like hotel accommodations, or exorbitant prices. Weary traveller or city dweller, meet The Emma Grace, an inviting and elegant bed and breakfast with modern amenities where couples, families, groups and individuals enjo…

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People from all around the Upper East Side of Texas enjoy the vibe at Art Foster’s first restaurant, Foster’s Place Restaurant & Pub in Pickton, Texas, since it opened in 2010. With good food, live music, and its middle-of-nowhere “getaway” location, it’s a popular dining destination for many.

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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…

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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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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…

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County Line Magazine celebrates its 15th year of conducting the annual Best of the Upper East Side of Texas readers survey. Among the more than 3,500 nominations and some 60 ultimate recognitions were numerous visual, performing and musical arts winners. This blog will feature those winners …