With over 13 miles of beaches, water sports, nature walks, boating, fishing, luxury resorts and a five-star restaurant, Amelia Island has something for every traveler.
Chef Michael Fojtasek is a master of southern cuisine. And though he may never share the secret to his famous biscuits, one secret he will share is his recipe for perfectly fluffy hush puppies.
Colorado Springs isn’t just a dream getaway; it’s where dreams become a reality. Just head to 1 Olympic Plaza and see for yourself. It’s so woven into the fabric of this Rocky Mountain city, that it’s called Olympic City USA—and for good reason.
From top to bottom, Arizona is home to some of the most unique geology on the planet—a mecca for adventure seekers from around the world.
The Texas Optimism Project and Frost Bank’s Opt for Optimism initiative are proud to share episode 24 of Good Newscast, a podcast about good things in the world. Season 1 of the podcast explored optimism in the headlines, but season 2 welcomes a different format and new host. Chelsea…
From rock to pop, country to soul, South by Southwest is bringing it all to the Live Music Capital of the World. Check out this list of Texas-based artists and see them perform live if you’re visiting during SXSW. Find out when and where to see these musicians perform at…
Tucked away in the Texas Hill Country, Marble Falls is truly a hidden gem that’s just waiting to be explored. In this video, we follow locals Kurt and Heather around town. From Numinous Coffee, “the best coffee in town;” Redid, a sister-owned Vintage Store; Bill’s Burger Joint; and Save the World…
As one of the nation’s largest universities, Texas A&M prepares more teachers than any other public university in the state. But behind the sheer numbers is a spirit of leadership and selfless service that pushes Aggie teachers to have the greatest impact where they are needed most.
Unearth the beauty of Arizona with Matthew Johnson as he captures the landscape through his camera lens. Where painted buttes and prickly cacti live, so does the spirit of the wild.
If you’re searching for the perfect place to stay while exploring Corpus Christi, look no further. Waves Resort houses the ultimate getaway, complete with an extensive outdoor water park, esports gaming lounge, indoor game room, full-service restaurant, and giant outdoor theater.
The Bay Side of Corpus Christi has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for restaurants, beaches, or family friendly activities. During your stay, make sure to check out the following list of fun attractions.
The Gulf Side of Corpus Christi offers the perfect beach getaway. Home to a plethora of waterside restaurants and activities, the Gulf Side promises adventure for the whole family. Check out this roundup of fun things to do during your stay.
Here’s a breakdown of the best things to do in Corpus Christi during your Spring Break visit.
From serene desert gardens and one-of-a-kind museums to award-winning dining and indulgent spas, make sure these uniquely Phoenix spots are on the itinerary for your next visit.
Balcones Distilling has put Waco on the map as home to the most celebrated whisky makers in Texas and beyond.
Rain or shine, South Padre Island is a beautiful place to get away. Whether you’re a snow bird seeking warmer weather, a foodie looking for exquisite cuisine, or an angler looking for the next big catch, this coastal destination is the place to be.
It all goes down in sunny Surprise, Arizona, 25 miles Northwest of Phoenix, from February 21– March 21, 2020.
All in the Family is a three-part series featuring stories behind classic, family-owned businesses in Texas. In our first video, we meet the Kiolbassa family from Kiolbassa Smoked Meats.
Interest is spreading across the globe in a new technology developed at Texas A&M University to help electric utilities keep the lights on and prevent horrific wildfires.
Santa Fe, New Mexico will enchant the entire family this Spring Break.
Located just minutes from San Antonio’s finest shopping, dining, and entertainment – there’s no better place to escape this spring than atop one of the highest hills in San Antonio. Whether you indulge in the award winning Loma de Vida spa & Wellness, or delve into…
Unless you’ve got a trained palate and years of whiskey drinking experience under your belt, you might be a little bit confused by the tasting notes for Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon. 2019 Bourbon Brawl Finalist Hugo Osorio describes the experience of drinking Garrison Brothers as somewhat ever-evolving.
This recipe roundup has a bourbon theme, making it perfect for the whiskey lover in your life.
Every great bartender is trained in the art of flair and knows the kinds of tricks that can impress a crowd. 2019 Finalist Riamond Lomeli consistently impressed with her drink presentation throughout the competition, so we decided to chat with her about just that.
Making award-winning cocktails doesn’t have to be hard. These simple yet elegant cocktails made with Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey are easy to make at home and sure to impress any guest.
Throughout the 2019 Garrison Brothers Bourbon Brawl season, we had the opportunity to sit down with all of the bartenders competing for the title—including 2019 champion, Terance Robson.
Refresh Your Mind, Body, and Spirit at these Transformative Arizona Spas.
In episode 23 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen, Andrew and Arely close out the season with a look at their favorite stories from past shows.
In episode 22 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen shows us a new 3D printed house that is helping the homeless, Arely tells us a story of hope about a man whose wrongful conviction was overturned through DNA, and Andrew reveals a conduit to Santa at a Deli in San Antonio.
In episode 21 of Good Newcast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen applauds the first all-woman space walk, Andrew has a story of empathy for an orangutan that broadens to a discussion about humanity, and Arely shows how a compassionate coach's fearless act saved two lives at a high school in Oregon.
The Texas Optimism Project and Frost Bank are proud to share episode 20 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…
The Defining Moment Comprehensive Campaign at St. Mary's University is transforming the lives of students for the better. Read more about this effort and its impact on students here.
When visiting Austin, a stay at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center means getting to enjoy the richness of Austin’s culture and many entertainment districts while in the heart of Longhorn Country. For visitors and Texas Exes returning home, there’s no place quite like it.
Q: I love the holidays, but I also get overwhelmed by everything—the spending, the family obligations, the cultural emphasis on “more, more, more!” By the time it all ends, I’m exhausted and frankly, cynical! What advice do you have to maintain a sense of optimism during “the most wonderful time…
Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton is the Poet Laureate Emeritus of Houston, but her status as a community leader had humble beginnings.
If there’s anything Garrison Brothers’ founder Dan Garrison likes as much as bourbon, it’s Texas’s wide open spaces and natural treasures, like Balmorhea State Park and its beautiful springfed pool, an oasis in the dry West Texas landscape.
Bourbon bottling at Garrison Brothers' Hill Country distillery is a sought after task that more than 16,000 people have put their names in a lottery to volunteer.
Dan Garrison heads up Garrison Brothers, the first distillery in Texas to offer legally made bourbon that’s also one of the few Texas-certified spirits.
Learning about bourbon can easily become a lifetime pursuit.
The Texas Optimism Project organized a campus speaker series at Texas universities to spark practical conversations about optimism. In 2018, we hosted events at four universities and discussion topics ranged from global health and entrepreneurship to mindfulness and creativity. This year, optimism was spread to students…
Texas Monthly LIVE returned for a second season, taking the show on a tour across Texas. Attendees experienced a live issue of the magazine reimagined for a theater audience. Mixing music, video, and narration, this special ninety-minute performance took audience members on a storytelling journey they’ll never forget. Texas Monthly LIVE featured…
As the 2020 Bourbon Takeover of Texas season draws nearer, we’re catching up with 2019 winner Terance Robson to get his top 5 tips and tricks for future competitors.
In honor of the new decade, we’ve put together three phenomenal cocktail recipes combining bourbon and bubbles that’ll send you into the new year with a skip in your step.
Get the Island vibe and spend the winter with the turtles, birds, dolphins and Island folks on South Padre Island. So beautiful. So Padre.
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.
Earn yourself a permanent place on the “Nice” list by making one (or all) of these bourbon-infused classics for Christmas this year.
Meet Cody Northcutt, the 2019 Bourbon Brawl Finalist from Houston.
Hair of the Dog recipes to cure any New Years hangover with Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon.
Created by over 100 local artists, House of Eternal Return is a wildly imaginative, 20,000-square-foot space designed to inspire participants of all ages.
Preparing a turkey dinner to remember is easy when you have the essentials, all found at H-E-B.