This week on Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Andrew and Owen discuss their roller derby names while Arely highlights headlines that can inspire optimism in nature, starting with 42,000 pounds of avocados.
Q: I have a friend who is going through a tough time. I want to be able to help, but I’m not sure what to do or what to say. How can I provide positive support and encouragement when everything else seems so negative? —Empathic Supporter Dear Empathic:Your friend is fortunate
In this special "Happy Hour" edition of Good Newscast, hosted by Frost Bank, Owen tempts the existential crisis of contentment vs. happiness from a story about biscuits. Arely claps for Austin's animal no-kill rate, and Andrew is inspired to dance in traffic.
This spring, Ashley Rose, well-known author of the lifestyle blog Sugar & Cloth, paid a visit with her family to Spring at the Silos at Magnolia Market. From picnics on the lawn to sweet treats at Silos Baking Co., Rose’s trip to the Silos was one for the books.If you
Owen and Arely host special guest, Brenda Garza, for Episode 6 of Good Newscast, Sponsored by Frost Bank. Brenda from GenCure joins the discussion to appeal for blood and marrow donors. She also reveals that her involvement in the program comes from her own personal story.
Q: Is it better to pursue your creative passion full-time, or work a day job and do what you love on the side? —Creatively Confused (Austin, Texas)Dear Creative (see what we did there?):Our answer to your question is one that applies to almost every tough question in psychology: “It depends!”
If you are interested in addressing any skin irregularities you may have or prevention and maximizing your skin’s health, learn about these revolutionary interventions and how they can bring relief and healing to skin problems that may have plagued you for years.
We know you’re here for the music. We also know the best spots in the Capital City to whet your whistle. Check out our list of some of Austin’s best cocktail bars, where you might drop in for a drink (or two!), and stay for the friendly hospitality.
Psychologists Art Markman and Bob Duke give advice on how to approach people whose negativity starts to get in the way.
No beach days ever have to look the same in Corpus Christi—you have 100 miles of sandy coastline to choose from. Near downtown Corpus Christi, you can’t go wrong with any of the scenic stops along Shoreline Boulevard and Ocean Drive, but a further trek across the John F. Kennedy
Any local will tell you that one of the best advantages of the Corpus Christi area is how accessible it is for fishing enthusiasts. Public fishing possibilities are endless: whether from a pier, boat, or kayak, veterans and amateur anglers alike can make a great catch and create lasting memories.
Corpus Christi is becoming as much a cultural destination as a hotspot for outdoor fun. When you need a break from the sun, immerse yourself in the museums, architecture, galleries, colorful murals, and live music scene before hitting the waves again.
Over the past decade, cities across Texas have risen to the forefront of the national craft coffee, cocktail, beer, and culinary trends. With locally-owned coffee shops, brunch spots, restaurants and cocktail lounges galore, Corpus Christi is no exception.
People flock to Corpus Christi’s plentiful beaches and bays to enjoy fresh seafood and fun in the sun. But other protected habitats like coastal prairies and saltwater lagoons also make Corpus Christi a prime destination for birding, hiking, and photography.
Full of rich history, museums, marinas, and incredible harbor views, Corpus Christi is more than a beach destination. There’s always something to see or do in the largest city on the Texas coast and the sixth-largest port in the nation, so grab your camera and get walking.
Whether catching winds at Bird Island Basin, riding a wave off the Bob Hall Pier, or launching your kayak in the Laguna Madre for a tranquil afternoon, Corpus Christi offers plenty of activities that will make you forget to check your phone.
If there is good out there, Owen, Andrew, and Arely will find it. In Episode 2 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, our hosts tidy up closets, cheer on a mission to Disney for career development, and take notice of the seeds that Lady Bird Johnson knowingly planted long
In a three-part series, the Texas Monthly Studio will present the leaders in their respective fields from Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Meet the faces of Austin—industry pioneers from cosmetic surgery to pediatric care, first featured in our February 2019 issue.The Face of Personalized Cosmetic SurgeryJennifer L. Walden,
The Texas Optimism Project has searched far and wide for extraordinary Texans, but sometimes the most inspiring people are right in your own backyard, er, office. The Texas Monthly staff answered questions about the little ways they stay motivated and positive. This video is part of the
The Texas Optimism Project paid a visit to the River Walk in San Antonio and asked folks how they stay optimistic. Here’s what they had to say. This video is part of the Texas Optimism Project, a sponsored partnership between Texas Monthly and Frost Bank’s Opt for Optimism initiative.
Lights All Night (LAN) celebrated its ninth annual event with a return to Dallas Market Hall in Dallas, Texas on Friday and Saturday, December 28 and 29 of New Year’s Eve weekend. LAN played host to over 30,000 total attendees across two days with a weekend full of
Optimism isn’t just a state of mind, it’s a practice. But seizing an opportunity to improve things can rarely be done alone. Texans work together every day to help their neighbors, respond to disaster, and build brighter futures. We’ve spotlighted six Texans creating optimism in their communities—with the help of
Higher education is more important than ever for Texas to remain competitive in today’s global economy. Community colleges fill a pivotal role helping ensure Texans have broad access to postsecondary education and that the state has a trained workforce in place to meet the demand.
When did the story of Texas begin? Becoming Texas: Our Story Begins Here, opening December 10 at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind journey through more than 16,000 years of Texas history using the most contemporary research on our past. Learn more about this groundbreaking exhibition.
Things changed for the better in 2002, after the Texas legislature opened the state’s electricity market to competition in most regions of Texas. Since then, competitive market pressures continue to drive retail electricity providers to focus on improving their customer services, customer insight tools, and innovative new products and solutions
During this special season of giving thanks, we’ve scoured up this almost-too-beautiful-to-eat Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding and Whiskey Sauce that was customized for you by our friends at Mystic Dessert Bar.