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Waco Mammoth Site

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

If you can secretly name as many dinosaurs as your 10-year-old, then come discover your inner paleontologist at the Waco Mammoth Site.   Here, you’ll see an entire herd of Pleistocene mammoths meticulously excavated and preserved.

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Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

For an antique weapon show of unprecedented proportions, detailed histories of fascinating cases, and a treasure trove of historic data on our most legendary lawmen, come check out the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum.

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Armstrong Browning Library

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Love architecture? Literature? History? Craftsmanship? Romance?   Make a bee-line to the Armstrong Browning Library, replete with exquisite stained glass, inlaid wood floors and walls, and original love letters between poets Robert & Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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Baylor Bears

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

With Heisman-winner RGIII leading the team, the Baylor Bears moved up in the ranks of college football.   One Result? The brand-spanking new $260 million McLane Stadium right on I-35. Stop in for a tour.

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Brazos Nights

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

The locals love Brazos Nights and you will too.   It’s an evening of live music, food trucks, and fun times with friends and family, right on the banks of the Brazos. Look for it monthly from April through August.

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Balcones Distilling

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Speaking of cheers…   Waco is also home to Balcones Distilling, which is winning awards the world over for the quality of their fine craft whiskies.

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Dr Pepper

Sep 16, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

You’re a Pepper.   Dr Pepper, that is. This famous drink was invented right here in Waco by pharmacist Dr. Charles Alderton. In spite of the urban legend, it does not contain prunes. Come enjoy a hand-pulled soda or ice cream float at the Dr Pepper Museum’s vintage soda fountain.

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TM Talks: A Conversation with Steve Patterson

Sep 15, 2014 By

In September, Steve Patterson, the newly minted men’s athletics director at the University of Texas at Austin, joined Texas Monthly editor in chief Brian D. Sweany for a no-holds-barred discussion on the state of Longhorn nation, the hiring of head football coach Charlie Strong, and the financial…

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Today

Sep 9, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

New stores are debuting a new look. And to celebrate six decades of artistry, tradition and craftsmanship, a selection of time-honored favorites are being re-released. The new showroom and visitors center opened at our headquarters in Kerrville, Texas in November 2014. Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released…

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New Mexico True: The Visionary

Sep 8, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

“It’s difficult of course – no one wants to be blind. But it is a whole new way of looking at things. I see the world through my hands now.” – Michael Naranjo, Native Sculptor

Pride in Lubbock

Sep 4, 2014 By Robyn Ross

Kat Cade, a Texas Tech student, founded a pride festival tailored to the largely conservative community of Lubbock.

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New Mexico True: Migration

Sep 3, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

"Every year, thousands of ducks, geese and cranes migrate south along the Rio Grande corridor. I used to watch them - until I realized I could join them." - Chris Dahl-Bredine, Photographer & Pilot

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Gruene Music & Wine Fest

Sep 2, 2014 By TM Promotions

Gruene Music & Wine Festival is gearing up for another year! We are excited to welcome wine enthusiasts, music lovers, beer connoisseurs, and anyone who appreciates a great Texas festival to Gruene Historic District during October 9-12. Click here to learn more.

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New Mexico True Adventure

Sep 2, 2014 By TM Promotions

Hit the road this weekend for a New Mexico True road trip, and say goodbye to summer by exploring a part of New Mexico you've never seen before. Click here to learn more.

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SAS Shoes Sweepstakes

Sep 2, 2014 By TM Promotions

Two winners will each receive a $250.00 gift certificate from San Antonio Shoemakers.Gift certificates good at select SAS retail locations across the USA until December 31, 2014.  Not redeemable for cash.   To learn more about SAS Shoes, visit SASshoes.com.For complete rules and regulations,…

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Sweepstakes Rules: SAS Shoes

Sep 2, 2014 By TM Promotions

Two winners will each receive a $250.00 gift certificate from San Antonio Shoemakers.Gift certificates good at select SAS retail locations across the USA until December 31, 2014.  Not redeemable for cash.   RULES & REGULATIONS FOR THIS CONTEST: ENTRY DEADLINE: October 2, 2014 Rules & Regulations 1)…

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Houston

Aug 29, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Enjoy Houston’s finest venues with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail:   Gaslamp 2400 Brazos Street | Houston September 14th & October 26th 12 – 2pm   Cook and Collins 2416 Brazos Street | Houston September 14th…

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Dallas

Aug 29, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Enjoy Dallas’ finest venues with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail:   Sisu 2508 Maple Ave | Dallas September 7th & October 26th 2 – 4pm   Pie 3.14 2560 King Arthur Blvd Suite 100 | The Colony September 8th…

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Austin/San Antonio

Aug 29, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Enjoy Austin’s and San Antonio’s finest venues with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail:   Trulucks 400 Colorado | Austin September 12th & October 17th 6 – 8pm     Rio 601 Rio Grande Street | Austin…

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Grey Goose – Summer Soirée

Aug 29, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

The perfect setting. Exceptionally good company. Enjoy your city’s finest venues with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail as entertaining is raised to new heights.

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Sweepstakes Rules: Lubbock

Aug 27, 2014 By TM Promotions

Winner will receive a two-night stay in a king suite at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center, an upscale shopping experience at Malouf’s, a chance to relive rock ‘n’ roll history at the Buddy Holly Center, four tickets to Science Spectrum, and a fun night out on the…

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Lubbock Sweepstakes

Aug 27, 2014 By TM Promotions

Winner will receive a two-night stay in a king suite at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center, an upscale shopping experience at Malouf’s, a chance to relive rock ‘n’ roll history at the Buddy Holly Center, four tickets to Science Spectrum, and a fun night out on…

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La Dolce Vita

Aug 27, 2014 By TM Promotions

What began as a small food and wine tasting on the grounds of Laguna Gloria has become one of Austin’s most anticipated fall events. Click through to learn more.

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2000s

Aug 26, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Although styles change from one decade to another, the look of James Avery jewelry is timeless. The business continues to thrive on the basis of two fundamental values: designs are kept ultimately simple, embracing the integrity of structure and workmanship. Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released items…

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1990s

Aug 25, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

The first catalog of specialty charms is introduced. James Avery’s sons Chris and Paul take an increasing role in the company. Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released items at www.jamesavery.com/60th…

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1980s

Aug 25, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

In 1987 James Avery was commissioned to craft the silver communion vessels used by Pope John Paul II at a mass in San Antonio. Expansion continued with the first store in Atlanta, Georgia opening in 1989. Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released items at www.jamesavery.com/60th…

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1970s

Aug 25, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

In 1972, the first store outside of Kerrville was opened at Valley View in Dallas. An iconic design from 1973, the La Primavera Cross remains a customer favorite today. Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released items at www.jamesavery.com/60th…

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1960s

Aug 25, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

The company grew to eight employees and in 1960, a new studio and sales room was built. In 1969 James Avery was commissioned to design special pins which were carried to the moon by Apollo XII astronauts. Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released items at www.jamesavery.com/60th…

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1950s

Aug 25, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

With a humble beginning, James Avery started his business in 1954 in a two-car garage in Kerrville, Texas. “Ideas, hard work, and prayer were the rule of the day.” Explore a more detailed history and shop the re-released items at www.jamesavery.com/60th…

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Whiskies of the World Expo

Aug 22, 2014 By TM Promotions

The Whiskies of the World Expo gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers for an evening of sampling, learning and delicious spirited fun. Enjoy a full buffet dinner, live music, artisanal food pairings, cigars and more. Learn, celebrate, experience! Click here to learn more.

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Whiskies of the World Expo

Aug 22, 2014 By TM Promotions

The Whiskies of the World Expo gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers for an evening of sampling, learning and delicious spirited fun. Enjoy a full buffet dinner, live music, artisanal food pairings, cigars and more. Learn, celebrate, experience! The Westin at the Domain, September 27th. Click here to learn more.

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LIKE A BOSS

Aug 20, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Why You Should Be Paying Attention to These Texas Bosses. What do you call an Aggie in five years? Boss. And increasingly, those Aggie bosses are women. In just the 50 years since Texas A&M University opened its doors to female students, Aggie women have taken great strides, leading the…

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Sandra Parét

Aug 19, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Sandra Parét is the senior vice president and director of strategic accounts at the Dallas location of the Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, (HOK, Inc.) architectural design firm. With 23 HOK offices on three continents, Parét has her hands full, to say the least, managing the design and build of corporate…

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Lynn Hickey

Aug 19, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

To say college athletics is a male-dominated field is an understatement, but with women like Lynn Hickey in leadership positions, female athletes and coaches are inspired to fulfill their dreams. As the director of athletics (AD) at the University of Texas at San Antonio since 1999, Hickey has overseen UTSA…

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Lauren Olson

Aug 19, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

After practicing medicine as a physician assistant for 23 years, Lauren Olson opened a medical spa and wellness center in The Woodlands and today leads a staff of 25 employees. Her guiding philosophy as a boss comes straight out of an Aretha Franklin song: “Respect is very important in any…

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Cindy Taylor

Aug 19, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

During her tenure as president, chief executive officer and director of Oil States International, Inc. a diversified oilfield services company headquartered in Houston, Cindy Taylor has seen the company grow dramatically since its IPO in 2001. Taylor graduated from Texas A&M with her BBA in accounting and has since become…

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Carri Baker Wells

Aug 19, 2014 By TMPROMOTIONS

Carri Baker-Wells began as a marketing and communications specialist at the law firm of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, and today she is a key executive and chief operations officer for the firm’s San Antonio office. Wells says it’s important for women to pursue leadership positions because diversity makes…