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December 11, 2019

Cloak Yourself in Colorado

Tucked away in the heart of the Rocky Mountains–well off the beaten path–is a charming mountain town that sparkles in wintertime. Celebrate the snow and the season in Crested Butte.

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November 27, 2019

Don’t Hog the Nog

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, here are our top three eggnog recipes using on the best Texas bourbon whiskey.

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November 27, 2019

The Art of a Cocktail

During the 2019 Bourbon Takeover of Texas, Hugo Osorio was “really inspired by contrast” and stunned judges with the innovative ingredients and techniques that he used to craft the earthy, spicy, floral concoction that he named “Invitation to Friendship.”

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November 22, 2019

The Bourbon Blog

We've partnered with Texas Monthly to create your go-to source for recipes, tips, guides, and more. Cheers!

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November 21, 2019

Western Roots Meet the Style of Today at Wrangler NFR

Iconic brands in the space like Wrangler are striking the balance between paying homage to their Western roots while embracing the style of today with the introduction of collections like Wrangler Retro, which incorporates the timeless icons of the Wrangler brand with a modern twist.

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November 15, 2019

From Texas, With Dove

Joseph Moreno, Head Chef at Garrison Brothers Distillery, found his love for cooking from his grandmother. He often looks to her recipes for inspiration and a way to add depth into his own recipes. 

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November 15, 2019

4 Boozy Alternatives to Pecan Pie

During the “hometown” round of the 2019 Bourbon Takeover of Texas, bartenders all across the state competed to create a cocktail inspired by the flavors of home. The following four concoctions creatively incorporated pecans.

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November 15, 2019

Garrison Brothers Infused Thanksgiving Dinner

Here in Texas, Thanksgiving is all about the Three Fs: family, food, and football. This year we’d like to propose a fourth F: forty-seven. That’s the ABV of Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon, the key ingredient you’ll need to whip up this boozy Thanksgiving Dinner. 

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October 17, 2019

Good Newscast: Episode 19

In episode 19 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen finds hope along the path to ending homelessness, Andrew shows us a wildlife bridge where animals can wave at cars in safety, and Arely tells us of a local news network that inspired statewide action to aid students experiencing

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September 25, 2019

Giving Young Texans the Gift of History

Last year, almost 100,000 students, teachers, and chaperones from 111 counties in Texas connected with the Bullock Museum, and we look forward to welcoming even more through our doors this year.

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September 24, 2019

Good Newscast: Episode 18

The Texas Optimism Project and Frost Bank are proud to share episode 18 of Good Newscast, a podcast about good news in the world.Optimism can change lives, but it doesn’t always come easy. Join hosts Owen Egerton, Arely Silva and Andrew Roush as they dive headfirst into exploring the power

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September 20, 2019

Texas Book Festival 2019 Lineup Reveal Party

The special evening kicked off at Hannah Stallings and John Little’s grand Pemberton Heights estate in Austin. To reveal the 2019 festival author lineup, the splendid home was transformed into a temporary bookshop, with each room (as well as the property’s belvedere overlooking a koi pond) highlighting a separate category

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September 20, 2019

I Know a Place

On your next weekend trip, get to know McAllen, one of Texas's hidden gems.

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September 17, 2019

The Bull x The Horns: Is “Manifesting” Effective?

Q: I hear a lot about “manifesting” and how some people just believe, focus and think about something they want in their lives and then they use positive thinking to help them get it. It seems like wishful thinking, or a passive way to reach goals. Is there any science

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September 16, 2019

The Escape Room Aboard the USS Lexington

The USS Lexington arrived in Corpus Christi in 1992, opened that October, and has since served as a naval aviation museum and educational facility that explores the deep and rich history the ship holds. Nicknamed “The Blue Ghost” during World War II, the ship’s flight deck aboard the USS Lexington

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September 16, 2019

Brews and Bay Views in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi’s craft beer scene is booming as new breweries and brewpubs open throughout the city. There are restaurants that have begun their own brewing operations, as well as local brews on tap in almost every Corpus Christi restaurant. Escape the beach and the Texas heat for a little while,

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September 16, 2019

Foodie Experience in Corpus Christi

With seafood, sushi, and burgers galore, there is no a shortage of dining options in Corpus Christi. Because new restaurants are opening frequently all over the city, Corpus Christi is becoming quite the foodie destination.When envisioning a true Corpus Christi lunch experience, sitting on an open-air pier over the water,

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September 16, 2019

Top Photo Spots in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi is a diverse, ever-growing, Texas beach town is filled with endless scenic opportunities to explore the outdoors, eat your weight in delicious seafood, learn about the history and culture of the city, and relax on the beach with a local beer in hand. With so many intriguing places

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September 11, 2019

Beaumont-The Best of Both Worlds

Straddling borders but not bound by state lines, Beaumont is big Texas fun with Cajun flair. Embodying the best of the Lone Star State and Louisiana with Southern charm to boot, it’s so unique that we made up an adjective to describe our culture – Texiana.

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September 10, 2019

Good Newscast: Episode 17

The Texas Optimism Project and Frost Bank are proud to share episode 17 of Good Newscast, a podcast about good news in the world.Optimism can change lives, but it doesn’t always come easy. Join hosts Owen Egerton, Arely Silva and Andrew Roush as they dive headfirst into exploring the power

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September 6, 2019

South Padre Island Experience

This summer, Ana Cruz, author of the lifestyle blog Rollos De Mujeres, paid her first visit to South Padre Island. From dolphin watching to family waterparks, Cruz’s trip to the Texas Coast was one for the books.

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August 26, 2019

Five Ways to Say “Spa-ahh” This Fall

Sometimes one has to get away in order to get back to one’s true self. Whether you’re looking for a rejuvenating weekend getaway or a far-flung all-encompassing retreat, here are five sanctuaries worth savoring.

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August 24, 2019

GONZO247 Optimism Lounges are Popping Up in Downtown Houston

Ever find yourself in need of a break? A quiet moment all to yourself—or perhaps shared with a friend—that can recharge your soul and change your entire perspective on the day?You’re not alone. But sometimes you just need a little reminder to take time for your mental health.

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August 23, 2019

How to Prize Fest in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana

From January to February, the people of Shreveport-Bossier yell, “Throw me something mister!” to Mardi Gras parade floats rolling through downtown Shreveport. In early October, on some of the same streets they cheer, “¡Viva La Film Prize!”Prize Fest, like Mardi Gras, is engrained in the culture of northwest Louisiana. The

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August 20, 2019

Good Newscast: Episode 16

In episode 16 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen praises the equalizing power of the see-saw, Arely shows us how easy it can be to help alleviate grim conditions at the border, and Andrew finds a Korean precedent for protest in Hong Kong.

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August 19, 2019

Texas Whiskey Trail Certified

Last year, the Texas Whiskey Association made the decision that in order for it to be considered true Certified Texas Whiskey, all of these steps must be done in the Lone Star State.

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August 15, 2019

The Bull x The Horns: How to be Optimistically Negative

Q: I struggle with being honest when people ask me about things in life that, frankly, kind of suck. This theme pops up in different areas of life, but particularly as a new mom with PPD, I don’t know how to address my experiences entering parenthood. I don’t want to