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12 Best U.S. Cities for Weekend Getaways

12 BEST U.S. CITIES FOR WEEKEND GETAWAYS

Life is too short to wait around for the perfect time to travel; make use of your weekends and explore some of the most amazing cities...

Humane Society Of Central Texas Needs Fosters & Adopters NOW!

HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL TEXAS NEEDS FOSTERS & ADOPTERS NOW!

The Humane Society of Central Texas is in dire need of fosters and owners for their dogs. Although they normally receive 10-20 animals...

 
 
 
Texas brewers lose legislative fight over taproom bill, headed to governor's desk

TEXAS BREWERS LOSE LEGISLATIVE FIGHT OVER TAPROOM BILL, HEADED TO GOVERNOR'S DESK

Tom McCarthy Jr. for American-Statesman. Self-distributing breweries like Austin Beerworks will be affected by HB 3287, which just...

A Glimpse Beyond The Brambles, France..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

A GLIMPSE BEYOND THE BRAMBLES, FRANCE..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

I just finished this one today. After painting so many small journal entries, I guess I needed to 'break loose' and do a large watercolor. This...

 
 
 
Texas Singer-Songwriter Jimmy LaFave Dies at 61

TEXAS SINGER-SONGWRITER JIMMY LAFAVE DIES AT 61

Singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, whose 2007 album Cimarron Manifesto drew critical raves, has died just days after he appeared at a...

 
 
 
Texas Just Won't Stop Trying To Force 'Fetal Burial' Rules On Women

TEXAS JUST WON'T STOP TRYING TO FORCE 'FETAL BURIAL' RULES ON WOMEN

Anti-choice legislators in Texas are continuing to try and jam through a regulation that would require so-called “fetal funerals” after...

Texas Monthly Names the Best Texas Barbecue Joint

TEXAS MONTHLY NAMES THE BEST TEXAS BARBECUE JOINT

Snow's BBQ has unseated Franklin Barbecue to take the top spot

 
 
 
Five Questions For. Austin Serial Entrepreneur Higinio “HO” Maycotte

FIVE QUESTIONS FOR. AUSTIN SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR HIGINIO “HO” MAYCOTTE

Austin -Family lore holds that HO Maycotte's great-grandfather shot off the leg of Pancho Villa , a Mexican revolutionary. Maycotte,...

 
 
 
Texas adoption agency 'religious refusal' closer to law

TEXAS ADOPTION AGENCY 'RELIGIOUS REFUSAL' CLOSER TO LAW

Texas Republicans pushed closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children...

How a diagnostics company seeks to improve the patient experience for lab services

HOW A DIAGNOSTICS COMPANY SEEKS TO IMPROVE THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE FOR LAB SERVICES

True Health Diagnostics added a hereditary cancer screening tool for use by primary care physicians in April.

 
 
 
France trip Journal Entry..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

FRANCE TRIP JOURNAL ENTRY..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This is the lovely village of Frayssinet in Southwest France where we all stayed at Le Vieux Couvent, a remodeled convent. There were...

France Journal Entry ..Le Vieux Couvent..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

FRANCE JOURNAL ENTRY ..LE VIEUX COUVENT..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

I am gradually filling this journal with the blast of my France scenes. This one is going up the hill to le Vieux Couvent where we...

 
 
 
France Journal Enrty..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

FRANCE JOURNAL ENRTY..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

Another small journal watercolor entry of the France trip. This is where we picnicked on the Dordogne River. Ah, sweet memories.. Thanks...

Zilker Gardens, Austin..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

ZILKER GARDENS, AUSTIN..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

No not France this time, this scene is here in Austin, Texas. Zilker Gardens are lovely for any artist to sit en plein air and paint....

 
 
 
Planned Parenthood Will Close 4 Iowa Clinics Due To New State Restrictions

PLANNED PARENTHOOD WILL CLOSE 4 IOWA CLINICS DUE TO NEW STATE RESTRICTIONS

Following in Texas' disastrous footsteps, four Planned Parenthood clinics will close in Iowa because of the state government's actions...

7 Clean-Eating Recipes That Do Tex-Mex Right

7 CLEAN-EATING RECIPES THAT DO TEX-MEX RIGHT

OK, maybe Tex-Mex isn't the first cuisine you think of when you think healthy diet. But really, turning Tex-Mex healthy isn't such...

 
 
 
‘Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay feels pressure of historic casting

‘BACHELORETTE' RACHEL LINDSAY FEELS PRESSURE OF HISTORIC CASTING

When Rachel Lindsay was first tapped to become the next “Bachelorette,” the Texas-bred lawyer wasn't 100 percent certain the masterminds...

Oil reclaims $50

OIL RECLAIMS $50

West Texas Intermediate crude oil has reclaimed the $50 level for the first time in a month. The energy component trades up 1.3% at...