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Sweepstakes Rules: Albuquerque

Mar 26, 2015 By TM Promotions

One winner will receive a three-day, two-night adventure getaway for two in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Enjoy a two-night stay in one of Native Lodge’s beautiful new artist’s rooms. View Albuquerque, the stunning Sandia Mountains, and the Rio Grande from the sky on a hot-air ballon ride with Rainbow Ryers. Then…

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Albuquerque Sweepstakes

Mar 26, 2015 By TM Promotions and Texas Monthly

One winner will receive a three-day, two-night adventure getaway for two in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Enjoy a two-night stay in one of Nativo Lodge’s beautiful new artist’s rooms. View Albuquerque, the stunning Sandia Mountains, and the Rio Grande from the sky on a hot-air ballon ride with…

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– Emergency Room Privacy Glass

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

The state-of-the-art glass panels and doors in treatment rooms can be made opaque by simply flipping a light switch. This not only offers patients privacy, but also eliminates dust-collecting shades or blinds, reducing the risk of infection for patients – especially important for those whose immune systems are…

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– Virtual Access

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

Videoconferencing capabilities in the operating rooms enable real-time discussions among surgeons, pathologists, and other members of the caregiving team while operations are in progress. Combination imaging-operating rooms, labs directly connected to operating rooms, and a specially designed system to carry blood samples and other lab work to the pathology…

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– Lights, Cameras, Operate

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

Surgeons operate with their eyes as much as with their hands. New lighting systems in the surgical suites help surgeons see better by sensing shadows and increasing luminescence in another area to compensate. These hi-tech lights are also equipped with high-definition cameras, allowing procedures to be shown…

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– Pharmacy of the Future

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

Radio frequency identification devices (RFID) and bar coding of equipment and medications in the new state-of-the-art pharmacy aid in proper tracking and administration and reduce the potential for errors.

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– Patient and Family Resource Center

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

Planned with guidance from the staff of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, as well as consultants used to design the exhibits for that facility, this interactive resource center highlights       UT Southwestern’s history of discoveries and therapies.   It also offers guided online access to…

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– Air Filtration

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

One of the first things you’ll notice about Clements University Hospital is that it doesn’t smell like a hospital.   A highly advanced catalytic air cleaning system captures and destroys a broader range of air contaminants than previously possible. It’s actually an innovative combination of three proven air…

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– TransVac Laundry and Trash Removal System

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

One of the coolest things about the new hospital is something you won’t see – laundry and trash.    An innovative, pneumatic chute system was created to quickly transport trash and used linens away from patient floors to an area outside the building. This contributes to a safer,…

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– Video Connectivity

Mar 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

 Interactive flat-screen monitors, available in all rooms, allow patients real-time access to family and friends. They also let caregivers consult with other members of the patient’s care team and show patients images such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs to better understand their illness and treatments.

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Country Thunder

Mar 11, 2015 By TM Promotions

Four days. Forty artists. One epic weekend.  Every year, country fans flock to the ultimate music festival experience, Country Thunder, for four days packed with chart-topping entertainment.   Save now on packages including festival tickets and accommodations at Mesa, AZ hotels.

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Open Leaf Ring

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our nature-inspired sterling silver Open Leaf Ring from 1980. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history and…

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Hummingbird and Flower Ring

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our distinctive sterling silver Hummingbird and Flower Ring from 1980. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history…

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Twisted Wire Heart Ring

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our detailed sterling silver Flowers & Bee Ring from 1979. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history…

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Flowers & Bee Ring

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our detailed sterling silver Flowers & Bee Ring from 1979. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history…

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Shimmering Leaves Necklace

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our stunning sterling silver Shimmering Leaves Necklace from 1988. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history and…

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Owl Ear Posts

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our petite sterling silver Owl Ear Posts from 1984. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history and…

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Lacey Leaf Ear Hooks

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our eye-catching sterling silver Lacey Leaf Ear Hooks from 1990. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history…

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Cosmos Flower Pendant

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our cheerful sterling silver Cosmos Flower Pendant from 1991. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history and…

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Portuguese Cross

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our elegant sterling silver Portuguese Cross from 1973. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history and shop…

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Tropical Birds Cuff Bracelet

Mar 10, 2015 By caitlynperry

To celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are excited to reintroduce timeless designs like our bold sterling silver Tropical Birds Cuff Bracelet from 1991. All designs crafted for our Anniversary Collection will feature a distinctive 60th anniversary mark during the first year of their re-release. Explore a more detailed history…

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Rose Glow

Mar 6, 2015 By TM Promotions

Woven sterling silver bracelets with 18-karat rose gold finish | $162 | available at shoprewards.com

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America’s Mayors Trust Linebarger Goggan

Mar 5, 2015 By caitlynperry

For more than 39 years, Linebarger Goggan has been helping its government clients fund essential public services such as police and fire protection, education and roads. More than 500 cities across the nation count on their law firm to recover the hundreds of millions of dollars they are owed in delinquent taxes, fees and fines.

Learning to Roughneck

Mar 4, 2015 By Christian Wallace

Growing up in the Permian Basin, I thought I had a sense of what it was like working the oilfields. Turns out I didn’t know a damn thing.

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Keep Moving Walk Test Guarantee

Mar 3, 2015 By TM Promotions

Keep Moving Walk Test Guarantee. Take our 30 day walk test guarantee on all athletic styles from San Antonio Shoemakers, including Tour, Journey, JV and TMV.

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The Rambling Texan’s Louisiana Foodie Journal

Feb 17, 2015 By caitlynperry

Crabcake from Cotton restaurant in Monroe A spectacular view of the Bogue Falaya River, Louisiana seafood, ice-cold oysters and brews from three Northshore craft breweries are on tap at The Chimes in Covington On a recent road trip, I found that there’s a treasure of culinary…

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Drive and see the neighborhood

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

The Rio Grande, McDonald Observatory, and Santa Elena Canyon 1 and 3: Steve McKinney / bigdawgimages.net, 2: Will Van Overbeek / TXDoT Crossing the Rio Grande at Boquillas Stewart Ramser Prada Marfa art installation outside of Valentine, Texas…

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Experience the Theatre of the Big Bend.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

Courtesy of Theatre of the Big Bend Performers in the original “rodeo production” of Annie Get your Gun Courtesy of Theatre of the Big Bend Experience the Theatre of the Big Bend. Sul Ross State University’s outdoor summer theater program celebrates its 50th season…

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Hike Hancock Hill

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

The view from Hancock Hill Adam Holmes / visitalpinetx.com “The Desk” Jim Glendinning / visitalpinetx.com Mary Lancaster / visitalpinetx.com Hike Hancock Hill and write in the notebook left at The Desk. Back in 1981, three students decided to haul…

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Eat, drink, and soak up the nightlife.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

Dancers at Railroad Blues Michael Howard / visitalpinetx.com The Saddle Club and Granada Theatre on Holland Avenue Michael Howard / saddleclubalpine.com Patio dining at the Century Bar & Grill in the Holland Hotel Lesley Brown /…

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Go Mural.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

“Big Brewster” mural by Stylle Read at the Kiowa Gallery Daniel Gamez / visitalpinetx.com “Mural in a Weekend” produced by Artwalk volunteers and muralist Stylle Read Kenneth Toso / visitalpinetx.com Stylle Read murals on the patio of the…

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Walk downtown Alpine.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

The Murphy Street Raspa Company Daniel Gamez / visitalpinetx.com Jewelry on display at Kiowa Gallery - visitalpinetx.com Front Street Books on Holland Avenue Dana C. Jones / visitalpinetx.com Walk downtown Alpine. Start with what you…

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Tour the Museum of the Big Bend

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

History and archaeology exhibits in the Museum of the Big Bend - visitalpinetx.com The Museum of the Big Bend courtesy of Museum of the Big Bend Trappings of Texas courtesy of Museum of the Big Bend Tour…

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Go Cowboy.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

Trick riding at the Big Bend Ranch Rodeo Tim McKenna / visitalpinetx.com A chuckwagon breakfast is part of every Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering Barbara Richerson / visitalpinetx.com Performers at the Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering Barbara…

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Go Cowboys.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

The Alpine Cowboys playing in historic Kokernot Field Mike Marvins / visitalpinetx.com courtesy of Alpine Cowboys Baseball Go Cowboys. Watch the Alpine Cowboys play baseball at Kokernot Field. The game is one thing. Witnessing baseball in one of the most beautiful ballparks ever built…

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First things first. Exhale.

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn

The view from “Big Hill”, a few mile south of Alpine on US118 Adam Holmes / visitalpinetx.com The outskirts of Alpine Tanner Quigg First things first. Exhale. Then inhale. When is the last time you breathed air that sweet? Alpine is…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Alpine

Feb 12, 2015 By Caitlyn and Joe Nick Patoski

The Big Bend. The Trans-Pecos. Far West Texas - whatever you call this sprawling, wide-open landscape that I prefer referring to as Mythic Texas, its undisputed capital is Alpine.

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The Big Sandal Sale

Feb 6, 2015 By TM Promotions

Save $15 on all sandals! 2015 sandals are now available now at San Antonio Shoemakers stores and select retailers nationwide. Exclusions apply.  Valid February 1–15. See stores or SASshoes.com for more details.

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Fine Wine

Feb 2, 2015 By TM Promotions

Roederer Estate Brut Rosé | $23.99 | available at specsonline.com

Remembering Bobby “Blue” Bland

Jan 27, 2015 By John Nova Lomax

In their sixties Houston-based prime, the music of Bobby “Blue” Bland and his musical director Joe Scott was every bit as good as that of Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle. 

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New Mexico True Family Vacation

Jan 23, 2015 By Caitlyn

True or False, this is what days should be? The New Mexico Tourism Department shares just a sliver of all the adventures available for families on a New Mexico vacation. It is New Mexico True.