Let’s face it, it can be a physical and emotional strain to pack up your entire home and move to a new city, and if you’re not prepared, it can also be a financial strain. Whether you are relocating to Dallas from another state or from another city in Texas,
Picture this: you’ve spent hours packing up your entire house… you’re sweaty, tired, and have just enough energy to drive to your new home in Dallas… you are looking forward to settling in and taking a nice shower, and as soon as you arrive, it hits you – you forgot
Moving anywhere new can be an exciting event, especially if you are moving to Houston. But trying to find a lovely home, in a great neighborhood, can also be a bit daunting (especially if you’re relocating from another city or state).
What’s not to love about Houston? A low cost of living, robust job market, lively social scene and friendly people, are just a few reasons why more than 2.2 million people call Houston home. However, if you are planning on moving to Houston this summer, from a milder, cooler climate,
At the foot of Pikes Peak sits a city bursting with stories to tell, one step at a time. Explore Colorado Springs through a Texan’s perspective.
There’s more to Houston than meets the eye. H-Town offers more than the stereotypical cowboys, cattle, and oil wells. While many small towns across the Lone Star state are home to those things, Texas cities like Austin, Dallas and Houston are more urbane and sophisticated. If you are planning a
Since the Texas electricity market opened to competition in 2002, many Texas residents have had the opportunity to choose their own electricity provider. Instead of relying on their local utility to provide them with electricity, most Texans can choose from a variety of competitive providers, allowing them to shop around
Jorge Avalos is a retired U.S. Army veteran who served for 23 years. In 2011, he was skydiving when his canopy collapsed. The accident paralyzed him from the waist down. After a year of physical therapy, he eventually began to walk—and ride—again.
Just an hour’s drive from Houston is a small island that is one of "The Best Beaches in Texas" according to USA Today. This place is Galveston Island, Houston’s playground, and it’s full of surprises for visitors who want to enjoy a quick escape to recharge.
Enjoy live music, historic Main Street, and outdoor recreation in Bastrop, a thriving community that offers the culture of a larger city with the ease and charm of a small town.
Host your next meeting or event in Austin, the live music capital of the world!
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Escape reality and enjoy a vacation at South Padre Island, a place alive with fun, sun, and endless blue skies. Texas’ best beach is yours.
Far from any major city, the Big Bend is truly one of the world’s last frontiers, a relatively untouched corner of the American West, and an ideal place to rediscover the simple pleasures of silence, solitude, and open space.
Texas Monthly is thrilled to announce a partnership with fellow foodie fan Uber Eats! Starting April 1, you can order dishes from local restaurants that have been reviewed or featured by Texas Monthly's trusted editors by looking for the “As Seen in Texas Monthly” seal.
Everybody loves a good burger, including Texas chefs Tracy Miller and Claire Smith. Watch the videos to get recipe tips from the chefs.
February has brought the snow to Winter Park. A breakaway from the rest of the West, snag the best ski conditions in Colorado at Winter Park.
Experience the heart of the Land of Enchantment.
Adam Trent is an internationally recognized magician who fuses magic, comedy and music to create a one-of-a-kind show. Purchase tickets at spahouston.org.
Support the only Texas town vying to win a $500,000 revitalization and be featured in Season 3 of the Small Business Revolution-Main Street series! Vote for Bastrop every day now through February 20.
Electricity usage can seem like a dry topic to many people, but choosing the right provider and plan can offer strategic benefits that make life easier, whether through cutting-edge technology or useful savings. We’ve outlined five easy life hacks that allow you to focus more time and energy on the
The holidays usually mean seeing more of your family, friends and getting that contagious jolly feeling. Although it can be the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be the busiest and most expensive. Family gatherings and colder weather can cause a ruckus in your home, not to
It was another hugely successful year for the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market! More than 104,600 shoppers made their way to NRG for the four-day holiday shopping extravaganza, with merchandise sales exceeding $19 million.
October is National Energy Action Month, and has been since 1991. It marks not only a national effort to highlight how central energy is to our national prosperity, security, and environmental well-being, it is also a time to re-focus our own efforts on ways we can conserve and use less
In Texas, Smart Meter deployment first started in 2008 and smart meters were almost fully deployed in the state by the end of 2012. This change from the older analog meters to the wireless digital meters provided many benefits for customers. But what are those benefits and how can your
Canada’s western provinces have long staked their claim as premier cowboy destinations.
No, we’re not talking about that micro-managing boss or your reason-resistant teenager – although they certainly are experts at draining your energy. Here, we’re going to identify those household appliances that – if left plugged in while turned off -- can make paying your electric bill more painful than a
After months of planning and construction, the first-ever Texas Monthly Gulf Show Home opened in May in style with a spectacular preview party.
The 2017 Texas Monthly Hill Country Show Home kicked off May 12 with a VIP Preview Party for 150 guests on a picture-perfect Fredericksburg evening at Boot Ranch.
There are many reasons to move to Houston, Texas, and one of them is that Houston has been named one of the greenest cities in the country.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is huge. It spans 400 miles and is made up of thirteen separate counties. Within it there are 100 school districts, so it can be overwhelming to narrow down the best one for you and your family.
There’s a soundtrack that plays in my head, which fills me with thoughts and yearnings of Bandera, a small Hill Country town that is so much more than just the Cowboy Capital of the World®. A few of these songs that harken me back home include Robert Earl Keen’s (who