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The most insane milkshakes ever and other things to try in New York City with kids
 New York City. You simply can’t beat it. Last month, my 8-year-old, KoKo, and I spent a three-day mother-daughter weekend in the Big Apple with only one goal in mind:
            To have as much fun as possible. If you’re making your way to New York soon and planning to take the kids, here are some ideas that are sure to...

5:18 PM Thursday, Sep. 07, 2017

New York City. You simply can’t beat it. Last month, my 8-year-old, KoKo, and I spent a three-day mother-daughter weekend in the Big Apple with only one goal in mind: To have as much fun as possible. If you’re making your way to New York soon and planning to take the kids, here are some ideas that are sure to...
In Rockport, Hurricane Harvey survivors have the T-shirts to prove it
 Been there. Done that. Got the T-shirt. It’s been a little over a week since Hurricane Harvey devastated the small coastal town of Rockport, but over Labor Day weekend,
            signs of life, and consumerism, were starting to return. Along Highway 35 North on Sunday, volunteer groups waved signs touting free supplies, 
        ...

6:36 PM Tuesday, Sep. 05, 2017

Been there. Done that. Got the T-shirt. It’s been a little over a week since Hurricane Harvey devastated the small coastal town of Rockport, but over Labor Day weekend, signs of life, and consumerism, were starting to return. Along Highway 35 North on Sunday, volunteer groups waved signs touting free supplies, ...
Even after losing power, Whataburger serves free meals in hurricane-ravaged Rockport
 Hurricane Harvey may have knocked the power out of Whataburger’s Rockport location, but that won’t stop staff from serving
            free hot meals to anyone who needs them as the city works to get back on its feet. On Sunday, cars lined up along Highway
            35 North in front of the restaurant, which used a generator...

2:26 PM Monday, Sep. 04, 2017

Hurricane Harvey may have knocked the power out of Whataburger’s Rockport location, but that won’t stop staff from serving free hot meals to anyone who needs them as the city works to get back on its feet. On Sunday, cars lined up along Highway 35 North in front of the restaurant, which used a generator...
7 fashion trends perfect for Texas Longhorns football season
 It’s time! The Texas Longhorns football season has officially arrived, meaning we can all start coordinating our game-day outfits. First, though, some considerations. Like the wacky Texas weather as the days start to transition from summer to fall. And the new rule that states that the only bags allowed in the stadium must be small...

6:57 PM Friday, Sep. 01, 2017

It’s time! The Texas Longhorns football season has officially arrived, meaning we can all start coordinating our game-day outfits. First, though, some considerations. Like the wacky Texas weather as the days start to transition from summer to fall. And the new rule that states that the only bags allowed in the stadium must be small...
HURRICANE HARVEY: Disaster reignites debate over Texas rainy day fund
 Texas Department of Transportation workers from around the state descended on the coastal area, sleeping on cots and eating MREs while working overtime to reopen roads and fix sinkholes. The General Land Office’s Storm Team is helping to remove debris and clean up oil spills. About 12,000 members of the Texas National Guard have been...

8:22 PM Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Texas Department of Transportation workers from around the state descended on the coastal area, sleeping on cots and eating MREs while working overtime to reopen roads and fix sinkholes. The General Land Office’s Storm Team is helping to remove debris and clean up oil spills. About 12,000 members of the Texas National Guard have been...
HURRICANE HARVEY: Disaster reignites debate over Texas rainy day fund
 Texas Department of Transportation workers from around the state have descended on the coastal area, sleeping on cots and eating MREs while working overtime to reopen roads and fix sinkholes. The General Land Office’s Storm Team is helping remove debris and clean up oil spills. About 12,000 members of the Texas National Guard have been...

8:15 PM Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Texas Department of Transportation workers from around the state have descended on the coastal area, sleeping on cots and eating MREs while working overtime to reopen roads and fix sinkholes. The General Land Office’s Storm Team is helping remove debris and clean up oil spills. About 12,000 members of the Texas National Guard have been...
Hurricane Harvey stalls travelers across the state, nation
 With both of Houston’s airports closed due to severe weather related to Hurricane Harvey, travelers across the country can expect to feel a ripple effect in the days and weeks to come. More than 1,500 flights to and from Houston were canceled Monday, according to the flight tracking service FlightAware. According to the Federal Aviation...

7:38 PM Monday, Aug. 28, 2017

With both of Houston’s airports closed due to severe weather related to Hurricane Harvey, travelers across the country can expect to feel a ripple effect in the days and weeks to come. More than 1,500 flights to and from Houston were canceled Monday, according to the flight tracking service FlightAware. According to the Federal Aviation...
Traveling this weekend and worried about Harvey? What you need to know
 If you have travel plans for this weekend and are concerned about Hurricane Harvey, here are some things you need to know
            to navigate the situation. Be sure to check your flight status before you arrive at the airport if you’re worried about Hurricane Harvey. credit: Rodolfo
               Gonzalez If you still hope to travel...

2:21 PM Friday, Aug. 25, 2017

If you have travel plans for this weekend and are concerned about Hurricane Harvey, here are some things you need to know to navigate the situation. Be sure to check your flight status before you arrive at the airport if you’re worried about Hurricane Harvey. credit: Rodolfo Gonzalez If you still hope to travel...
Today is Cheap Flight Day! Here’s what you need to know
 If you’re not a frequent traveler, Aug. 23 may have no special significance, but for those of us who spend a lot of time in
            the sky, it can be even better than Black Friday. That’s because Aug. 23, aka Cheap Flight Day, traditionally marks the start
            of the fall travel season and is the ...

5:38 PM Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

If you’re not a frequent traveler, Aug. 23 may have no special significance, but for those of us who spend a lot of time in the sky, it can be even better than Black Friday. That’s because Aug. 23, aka Cheap Flight Day, traditionally marks the start of the fall travel season and is the ...
Lending a helping hand
 Antionette Taylor had a serious case of wanderlust. She dreamed of going to London, or maybe New Delhi. For nearly two decades, in addition to working full time and raising her son as a single mom, she had been her family’s go-to caretaker. When her father died in November and her son graduated from high school, she decided maybe it...

4:00 PM Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Antionette Taylor had a serious case of wanderlust. She dreamed of going to London, or maybe New Delhi. For nearly two decades, in addition to working full time and raising her son as a single mom, she had been her family’s go-to caretaker. When her father died in November and her son graduated from high school, she decided maybe it...
Saved by the bell
 The 9-year-old girl emerges from the dressing room wearing a T-shirt that says “Rebel.” She peeks tentatively into the mirror, then raises her hands into the air with excitement. “I love it!” she exclaims, then adds, “I feel like I’m at the mall!” Children who visit the Assistance League of Austin&rsquo...

5:00 AM Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

The 9-year-old girl emerges from the dressing room wearing a T-shirt that says “Rebel.” She peeks tentatively into the mirror, then raises her hands into the air with excitement. “I love it!” she exclaims, then adds, “I feel like I’m at the mall!” Children who visit the Assistance League of Austin&rsquo...
5 last-minute trip ideas if you want to see the Aug. 21 solar eclipse
 Aug. 21 marks the date of the highly anticipated Great American Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental
            United States from coast to coast in nearly 100 years. Viewers who live in the eclipse’s path of totality — a 70-mile-wide ribbon that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina —
    ...

11:05 AM Wednesday, Aug. 09, 2017

Aug. 21 marks the date of the highly anticipated Great American Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly 100 years. Viewers who live in the eclipse’s path of totality — a 70-mile-wide ribbon that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina — ...
Camping in Texas this fall? Now’s the time to make those reservations
 The crunch of leaves underfoot. The sizzle of hot dogs roasting over a campfire. The warmth of a toasty sleeping bag on a
            crisp fall night. If you’re craving a fall camping experience, now’s the time to make those reservations. Big Rock across Moss Lake at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area west of Austin. credit: Statesman...

3:42 PM Friday, Aug. 04, 2017

The crunch of leaves underfoot. The sizzle of hot dogs roasting over a campfire. The warmth of a toasty sleeping bag on a crisp fall night. If you’re craving a fall camping experience, now’s the time to make those reservations. Big Rock across Moss Lake at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area west of Austin. credit: Statesman...
Summer’s last splash: Wash away the dog days at these area water parks
 It’s hot. Triple-digit hot. Burn your bare feet on the sidewalk hot. And it’s starting to feel like it may never end. Whether this is your first Central Texas summer or your 40th, there’s no denying that finding new ways to beat the heat by the time late July and August roll around can be a challenge. Here’s the good...

5:33 PM Monday, Jul. 24, 2017

It’s hot. Triple-digit hot. Burn your bare feet on the sidewalk hot. And it’s starting to feel like it may never end. Whether this is your first Central Texas summer or your 40th, there’s no denying that finding new ways to beat the heat by the time late July and August roll around can be a challenge. Here’s the good...
For ‘Wizard of Oz’ star, there really is no place like home
 When she was 10 years old, Hannah Roberts stepped onto the stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater and looked out into the crowd. The native Austinite didn’t really know what a musical was when her mom suggested she audition for the part of Amaryllis in “The Music Man,” but after a summer of playing her, Roberts was certain...

5:03 PM Monday, Jul. 17, 2017

When she was 10 years old, Hannah Roberts stepped onto the stage at the Zilker Hillside Theater and looked out into the crowd. The native Austinite didn’t really know what a musical was when her mom suggested she audition for the part of Amaryllis in “The Music Man,” but after a summer of playing her, Roberts was certain...
A new water park is coming to the Houston area; we’ve got details
 There’s no better way to spend a 100-degree July or August day than at a water park, where you can slip, slide and splash
            your heat-related cares away. Frequent visitors to Houston, here’s some good news — another water park option is on its way. The Houston Chronicle reports that Grand Texas Theme Park...

6:18 PM Wednesday, Jul. 12, 2017

There’s no better way to spend a 100-degree July or August day than at a water park, where you can slip, slide and splash your heat-related cares away. Frequent visitors to Houston, here’s some good news — another water park option is on its way. The Houston Chronicle reports that Grand Texas Theme Park...
Travel+Leisure names Austin-area spa-resort among best in the world
 Planning to book a spa staycation in the near future? Here’s some just-announced information you need to know. Evening view of the spa at Lake Austin Spa Resort. Contributed by Lake Austin Spa Resort Travel+Leisure today named Lake Austin Spa Resort the No. 5 destination spa in the United States, moving it up three spots
          ...

7:35 PM Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017

Planning to book a spa staycation in the near future? Here’s some just-announced information you need to know. Evening view of the spa at Lake Austin Spa Resort. Contributed by Lake Austin Spa Resort Travel+Leisure today named Lake Austin Spa Resort the No. 5 destination spa in the United States, moving it up three spots ...
Corpus Christi in your travel plans? Don’t miss this new waterfront place to play
 If you’ve been craving the ocean breezes and palm-tree-lined landscape of Corpus Christi, you’re about to have one more attraction
            to add to your itinerary. Corpus Christi’s Water’s Edge park, located along Ocean Drive, is almost complete. Kristin Finan/American-Statesman The Corpus Christi Caller-Times...

4:57 PM Monday, Jul. 10, 2017

If you’ve been craving the ocean breezes and palm-tree-lined landscape of Corpus Christi, you’re about to have one more attraction to add to your itinerary. Corpus Christi’s Water’s Edge park, located along Ocean Drive, is almost complete. Kristin Finan/American-Statesman The Corpus Christi Caller-Times...
Another day, another United debacle: A tip sheet for what to do if it happens to you
 United Airlines is making headlines again. And once again, it’s not good. This time, the airline forced a mom flying with her 2-year-old son — both of whom were ticketed passengers with seats — to
            give up her son’s seat to another passenger and make the flight from Houston to Boston with her son in her...

12:39 AM Thursday, Jul. 06, 2017

United Airlines is making headlines again. And once again, it’s not good. This time, the airline forced a mom flying with her 2-year-old son — both of whom were ticketed passengers with seats — to give up her son’s seat to another passenger and make the flight from Houston to Boston with her son in her...
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