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Alba Huerta is one of the most recognizable names in cocktails, earning her stripes at the noted establishment Anvil Bar & Refuge, before... Read More

First it was a Hello Kitty themed restaurant, and now there's a plane flaunting the feline's famous face on its exterior. EVA Airways—a Taiwanese... Read More

Too time-crunched for an 80- minute massage? JW Marriott’s new Spa by JW recently launched express treatments at the Houston downtown property and will... Read More

Cowboys, cattle, and country-Western concerts are just a few of the attractions that will headline the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, running this... Read More

It’s rare that anyone actually enjoys being in airports these days, but if you’re obliged to wait out, say, a seven-hour layover, you’ll likely find it... Read More

The JW Marriott Downtown Houston recently unveiled the new Spa by JW concept—which will roll out to 20 more properties in the coming year. Designed for... Read More

When Matt McKinney took a 39-day road trip in 2012, he experienced one version of the American dream, just before he reached the Pacific Ocean: a... Read More

See T+L’s Bucket List slideshows• Beach Vacations Bucket List• The Foodie’s Travel Bucket List• Celebrities’ Favorite Places• Ultimate Adventure Travel... Read More

Los Angeles(%) Hotel Price Drop: -7.7%($) Average Room Rate: $112.34Anaheim–Santa Ana(%) Hotel Price Drop: -11.4%($) Average Room Rate: $102.38San Diego... Read More

For spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, and for plenty of other reasons—many of them man-made, thank you very much—the fantasy of a coast-to-coast... Read More

STAYThe Hotel Icon (220 Main St.; 800/970-4266; www.hotelicon.com; doubles from $235), housed in a landmark 1911 bank downtown, is an intimately scaled... Read More

Number of New Hotel RoomsLas Vegas: 7,010Orlando: 5,223Houston: 5,145San Antonio: 4,032New York City: 3,920Washington, D.C.: 3,082Dallas: 2,936Los... Read More

See our slideshow of the 50 Best New U.S. Restaurants.You know the American restaurant paradigm is shifting when communal benches become more desirable... Read More

Houston “Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (September13–January 3, 2010). Ancient Vietnam’s... Read More

A drowned piano will be making its way across North America and Europe this fall during theinternational tour of PicturesReframed, a collaborative... Read More

Heads swiveled at a recent Texas dinner party when a CEO announced that a day spa was on his cell-phone speed dial. Massage, he explained, is the only... Read More

A new generation of operatic artists is bringing a burst of energy—and unprecedented acting chops—to classic roles. An ideal: Natalie Dessay, a waif... Read More

“I had hoped to visit a friend in Africa this summer,” admits Susan McCombs, of Kensington, California. “But with recent increases in fuel and ticket... Read More

Sure, there are a lot of designer clothing shops in Houston, a city obsessed with the finer points of retail. But until Evelyn Gorman opened Mix, no one... Read More

American theater has never been livelier. Broadway is crowded with sold-out shows, hundreds of regional theaters are producing new works, and many of... Read More

Whenever I talk to Europeans who are here to see America, I tell them how important it is to explore the rest of the country, not just New York,... Read More

After an 18-month, $1.8 million restoration, the Rothko Chapel in Houston finally reopened in June. Fourteen monumental plum canvases and black-form... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Baseball Stadium Food.“If you’re gonna pay more for a hot dog or a burger or an order of fries,” New York City... Read More

the carry-on wars / driving in turkey / couple's resorts revisited / upgrade aid / airport art / hotel stress relief / meetings in houston? /... Read More

Here, three fresh U.S. hotels. Bringing a modern flair to Portland, Oregon, is Hotel Lucia (877/225-1717; www.hotellucia.com; doubles from $115).... Read More

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