Bookin’ It Across Texas: Q&A
Across the state, independent bookstores stand out as cultural hubs and community fixtures. Owners of several bookstores featured in the December 2020 issue of Texasliving offered glimpses into their favorite reads, or their favorite recommendations for all who ask!
Brunch with a Punch in Dallas
No matter what time of year, brunch is one of the most popular weekend activities in Dallas. During the fall, patios are packed full of hungry folks on the hunt for the perfect pancake or a cup of coffee to wake them. From downtown kitchens to suburban sports bars, these Dallas-area restaurants offer something for everyone. Whether you are a sweet or savory seeker, […]
Eight Healthy Dallas Restaurants To Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions
The tree has been taken down and the holiday lights are back in the attic; the holidays are officially over. If you are one of the millions of Americans who made a New Year’s resolution, you are probably wondering “what now?” Just how do you transition from a diet laden with holiday favorites back to […]
Custom Homes of Texas: Waxahachie
This beautiful home designed by Ambrose Furniture Works bring old-world Italian elegance to Texas. They display a stunning collection of unique antiques that seamlessly blend sophistication, history, and practicality. A custom-made backsplash, custom mixed paint colors, and hand-hewn wooden beams give life to the homeowners' vision of a dream custom home.
Electric Bikes Find a Welcome Home in Dallas’s Deep Ellum
Pedego Electric Bikes gained a special place in the Snyder’s hearts, but BK started to think there could be more than just enjoying the bikes on vacations. She wanted to launch her own electric bike store. Brad and BK immediately started brainstorming the perfect place they could move and fulfill this new dream of bringing their favorite kind of fun into a community.
Welcome to a Wintry Wonderland in Texas
Although most of the country is envious of our warm winter temperatures this time of year, in our heart of hearts, Texans may feel just a touch slighted, particularly during the holidays when songs are singing of winter wonderlands and white Christmases.
Foundation for Family Literacy: A First Lady’s Passion
Known as “everybody’s grandmother,” former First Lady Barbara Bush was a strong, honest, servant-hearted woman who inspired people to help others and stay true to their beliefs. She dedicated much of her life to helping people, specifically as a steadfast advocate for literacy. Though Barbara passed away on April 17, 2018, her passion lives on.
Day Trips from Dallas: Five Must-See Fall Festivals
The months of the fall season are perhaps the best to be living in Texas. The temperature has finally dropped to a tolerable range, football reigns, and it feels like the entire state can finally breathe again. With all the beautiful weather, it is no wonder that Texas boasts some of the finest outdoor fall festivals, many within a short day trip from Dallas! Pull on your boots, pile into the car, and give some of these trips a try.
Dallas’s Lorenzo Hotel: From Rough to Riches
The building that is now the Lorenzo Hotel, a newly renovated boutique hotel in downtown Dallas, sat empty and unused for years. “It was a Ramada Inn back when it opened in ’71,” explained Larry Hamilton, CEO of the property. “It’s worthy of a historical footnote as the place where Tina Turner split from Ike while in Dallas for a concert.”
A Cheese Lover’s Playground
Texasliving Magazine writer Jamie Javor interviewed Dallas’s Mozzarella Company Owner Paula Lambert in the January 2018 issue. While working on the article, Javor had the opportunity to take one of Lambert’s cheesemaking classes, right in Deep Ellum. Enjoy Javor’s first-hand account here and make sure to check out the company’s story and Lambert’s interview in the print version of Texasliving!
National Video Game Museum
In the spring of 2016, Frisco, Texas welcomed a new museum. The public has embraced the National Videogame Museum (NVM) with open arms, which has thus far been a resounding success. Sean Kelly, a founder along with Joe Santulli and John Hardie, considers the first year phenomenal, “the level of interest more than even we were expecting.”