9 Dallas benefits rolling out the red carpet for hot celebrity headliners this fall

Fans of Grapevine’s Great Wolf Lodge will now be able to hit their favorite water park in another Texas city. The popular nationwide family resort and indoor park will break ground in Webster, near Houston, on Thursday, September 22. It will be Great Wolf Lodge’s second Texas location. Great Wolf Lodge Gulf Coast Texas will … Read more

Handful of movie theaters in Dallas-Fort Worth to reopen on August 14

The Studio Movie Grill theater chain continues its incremental reopening of theaters with two new locations coming on board: On Friday, August 14, the chain will reopen locations at Arlington Lincoln Square and in Plano, at 4721 W. Park Blvd. These join the The Colony location, which opened on June 19, and the Royal Lane … Read more

Pink Panther app takes ‘detectives’ on a tour of Austin’s hidden gems

The Pink Panther is not new in the entertainment landscape, but neither is most of Austin, and many Austinites haven’t fully explored either. A new app merges the two familiar experiences with a twist, encouraging users to get out there and see their city or tour a new one, making stops along an “app-navigated outdoor … Read more

Houston viral violin virtuoso rocks Hobby Center to launch US tour

A global violin star who is setting social media on fire with his epic covers and TV hunk looks is kicking off a new tour where it all started: Houston. Bayou City-based performer/YouTuber/TikTok star Demola the Violinist will launch a highly anticipated US tour with a show at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts’s … Read more

Walk on the wild side with 750+ species at San Antonio Zoo

Get in touch with your wilder side at San Antonio Zoowhich is home to more than 750 species — some of which are endangered or extinct in the wild. When you visit, don’t miss these top 10 things to do. 1. Ride the Zoo TrainThe zoo’s two miles of track run through Brackenridge Park, where … Read more

Escape the heat with these 8 refreshing Austin art exhibits for July

The arts in Austin offer a cool oasis from the July heat with a variety of invigorating and revitalizing shows. Njideka Akunyili Crosby shares intimate works at the Blanton, while Anne Siems shows resilience in her pieces at Wally Workman. Photographer Henry Horenstein gives us a refreshing take on zoo and aquarium animals, and Blas … Read more

Official list of top 4th of July events & fireworks around DFW in 2022

While Fourth of July celebrations never truly stopped during the pandemic, adjusting to socially-distant or virtual models, the number of events noticeably decreased. But with all restrictions now gone by the wayside, 2022 is packed to the gills with events all over Dallas-Fort Worth, including the return of a few that had been on hiatus … Read more

5 reasons to live in Basrup, from affordability to outdoor fun

Sitting in the southeast outskirts of Austin and with a population of less than 10,000, Basrup provides a charming small-town feel without being too far removed from the city. It has tons of appeal, and here are five of the top reasons you’ll want to become a Bastop resident: Loads of outdoor funBastop sits on … Read more

Stop and smell the roses in Tyler, which is blooming with experiences

Everything’s coming up roses in Tylerwhere the East Texas destination is a mere 90 miles west of Dallas-Fort Worth, making it a natural escape into the pine forests, lakes, and flowers. But the official Rose Capital of America doesn’t just score high on the blooms. You’ll also find some of the best barbecue in the … Read more

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Austin is heating up with hot summer happenings you can’t miss. Catch live reunions of hit shows like Scrubs and Parenthood at the ATX Television Festival or enjoy an evening of local music on the Long Center lawn as part of The Drop-In concert series. Check out the top five things to do in Austin … Read more