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TLC for your SAS Shoes

Nov 5, 2014 By TM Promotions

Starting November 2, you can get a genuine SAS shoe care kit free with any men’s shoe purchase. For more information, please visit SASshoes.com.

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Christmas at the Caverns

Nov 5, 2014 By TM Promotions

Beginning November 28, Natural Bridge Caverns becomes Christmas at the Caverns. Check dates, show times, and availability at NaturalBridgeCaverns.com.

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Oil Boom

Oct 27, 2014 By TM Promotions

Yeehaw Heehaw by Rob Wilson | $250 | available at reneerhynershop.com

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Get ready for Wurstfest!

Oct 27, 2014 By TM Promotions

The ten-day salute to sausage is right around the corner. Join the fun in New Braunfels during November 7-16. Visit wurstfest.com for complete festival information and to order tickets online. Click here for an exciting Buy-One-Get-One admission coupon offer. Prosit!

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Cozy Winter Getaway in Arkansas

Oct 24, 2014 By TM Promotions

Escape to Arkansas, where quiet, rustic log cabins, hideaway cottages and luxurious mountaintop lodges will make you feel like you have the countryside all to yourself.

The Checklist

Oct 22, 2014 By Jeff Salamon

What to hear, read, watch, and look at this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.

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Sweepstakes Rules: Taos

Oct 22, 2014 By TM Promotions

Winner will receive a two-night stay and dinner for two at The Bavarian Lodge & Restaurant in Taos Ski Valley, along with two all-lift ski passes for Ski Taos. Prize package valued at $800. RULES & REGULATIONS FOR THIS CONTEST: ENTRY DEADLINE: November 24, 2014…

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Taos Sweepstakes

Oct 22, 2014 By TM Promotions and Texas Monthly

Winner will receive a two-night stay and dinner for two at The Bavarian Lodge & Restaurant in Taos Ski Valley, along with two all-lift ski passes for Ski Taos. Prize package valued at $800. For complete rules and regulations, click here.

The Creation of Baylor

Oct 21, 2014 By Tom Bartlett

Never has the Waco university been so big, so rich, so athletically powerful, or so committed to becoming the country’s first elite Protestant university. What does its ambition mean for its identity?

Get Bucky

Oct 13, 2014 By Dan Solomon

How the merger of two South Texas universities has stirred some complicated feelings about a fuzzy bronco.

Reel Life

Oct 13, 2014 By Stephen Harrigan

Watch any footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, and you’ll find yourself mesmerized by the unfreezing of time.

On the Road Again

Oct 13, 2014 By Donley Watt

I thought being a landman in the Eagle Ford Shale would help replenish my bank account. I quickly got more than I bargained for.

Revisiting the Family Circus

Oct 8, 2014 By Katy Vine

Eight-year-old Giovanni and six-year-old Victor can ride the Globe of Death, spin plates, and transfix large audiences. As the eighth generation of the Flores Family Thrill Show, it’s their birthright.

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TACA Custom Auction Gala

Oct 8, 2014 By TM Promotions

On September 26, a record breaking 330 guests gathered at the TACA RBC Wealth Management Custom Auction Gala hosted by Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek.

Macy’s Campus Shopping Events

Oct 7, 2014 By

Macy’s hosted their campus in-store activation events at the Post Oak location in College Station and at the Houston Galleria. Texas A&M and University of Houston students were shuttled via the Magic Bus to the store to join Macy’s for an exclusive shopping party. Click through to view pics.

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Here, even our monks brew with the best of ‘em.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Ahh. Sipping a perfectly brewed craft beer amid a field of New Mexico hops. Not a religious experience, per se – but pretty close, thanks to the Abbey Beverage Company Brewery and Tap Room, located on the grounds of the Monastery of Christ in the Desert. It’s one of many…

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Here, legendary outlaws serve their sentences on scenic byways.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

The outlaws themselves are long gone. But their legends remain. The snowy peaks, rolling rivers, orchards and ranchlands along the Billy the Kid Byway were once the backdrop for gunfights, horse rustling and more. From the one-horse, one-street town of Lincoln where Billy the Kid and…

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Here, every adobe wall represents a cultural fusion.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

With its blend of Pueblo and Spanish styling, New Mexican architecture mirrors the beauty of the landscape itself. Sundried adobe intermingles with expansive porches and mission arches, converging into simple, practical, yet breathtaking structures. Combined with Coyote Fencing, a useful and iconic fixture across the expansive landscapes, many New Mexican…

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Here, even the smallest stones bear great significance.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Most folks see a pretty blue pebble. The people of the New Mexico see water, sky, bountiful harvests, health and protection. From jewelry to ceremonial purposes to trade, turquoise has been a valuable stone both within and outside the region for more than 1,000 years. Turquoise, Water,…

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Here, ancient art lives in museums and on street corners.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Works of art – whose traditions date back even further than the Renaissance – are on permanent display in New Mexico. Not behind lock and key in museums. Instead, you can see it (and touch it) every weekend at street festivals. Weaving, pottery, silversmith wares, Kachina dolls – you name…

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Here, if you think you’ve seen a ghost, you probably did.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Channel your inner supernatural. Marvel at the desolation. Because it stands as a testament to those True New Mexicans that came before. From mining towns to farming communities, all across New Mexico you’ll find literally hundreds of towns that flourished for a time – and then mysteriously fell silent. What…

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Here, history comes alive. As does great-great grand history.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Steeped in rich history and culture, New Mexico’s 22 Native Indian Tribes offer visitors a chance to get a little closer to their roots. Almost 2,500 years closer. It’s a vibrant history that is celebrated every day. Not just in museums, but in the ceremonial dances, arts, language, villages and…

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Here, it’s chile every morning – despite what the forecast says.

Oct 6, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

In New Mexico, the chile-er the meal, the hotter it gets – compliments of the famous chile pepper. Even at breakfast. In fact, New Mexico claims the invention of the Breakfast Burrito. So whether you’re weighing the subtleties between red and green (the official state question, mind you), fiery and…

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Flight Time

Sep 29, 2014 By TM Promotions

Breitling, Bachendorf's, and Texas Monthly celebrated the return of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship to Texas with an exciting event at Bachendorf’s in Galleria, Dallas.

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Bringing the Beach to Downtown Houston

Sep 25, 2014 By

To spread the word about the 54th Annual Jazz Festival,Texas Monthly and Corpus Christi brought the beach to downtown Houston. Hundreds of park-goers at Discovery Green watched a live sand sculpture demonstration by artists Mark Landrum and Jon Woodworth.

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Inn of the Mountain Gods Sweepstakes

Sep 23, 2014 By TM Promotions

Winner will receive a getaway for two at Inn of the Mountain Gods and Ski Apache, New Mexico’s southern-most continually operating ski resort. Enjoy a full day on the slopes at Ski Apache including ski or snowboard rentals, transportation to and from Ski Apache, a two-night stay…

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Fantastic Foodie Finds

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Fantastic foodie finds, right here in the heart of Texas.   From the Pecan Shop’s native, activated pecans picked from their small family farm to the sweet taste of McGregor’s Mill-King low-heat pasteurized milk, the bounty of central Texas is well-worth a taste test—and a field trip.

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Homestead Heritage

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Enter a whole new world at Homestead Heritage, where home-baked goods, handmade pottery, custom woodwork, gristmill-ground grains, and much more await on beautiful land overlooking the farming fields of this back-to-basics homesteading community.

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Mountain Biking Trails

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Tour de France? Try Tour de Waco!   You’ll find more than 15 miles of mountain biking trails winding through the 416 acres of Cameron Park. These trails are a destination for mountain bike enthusiasts from across the state.