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Tips and Articles in Texas

Every Christmas, my husband and I and our boys, Gus, seven, and Jeb, five, play freeze tag, our version of a winter sport here in the Texas Hill Country. We play it only at this time of year, and only in one place: under the million lights that co...
"Pierre Huyghe: One Million + Kingdoms," at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth through August 29, brings together three of the French artist's key works in a mini-retrospective. In The Third Memory, footage from the film Dog Day Afternoon is scre...
Cultural Hit List Art Europe London "Louise Bourgeois," at Tate Modern (Oct. 10–Jan. 20; tate.org.uk). Surrealist, Expressionist, and conceptual artist Bourgeois is still going strong in her nineties. This show, which spans seven decades of dra...
Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival Pebble Beach, California April 16–19, 2009 Ticket Packages: from $995 per person; some events carry additional fees. Contact: pebblebeachfoodandwine.com. Highlights: This lavish culinary celebration gathers abo...
“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 prices, I’m not sure I’ll ever get there.” For Kathleen Kamerick of Iowa City, Iowa, “Flying is s...
Know someone who's too old for hotel kids' clubs, but too self-conscious to hang with Mom and Dad?Discover the new world of perks. Loews Hotels' T. Loews program gives kids 13 to 17 their own half-price room (with a Game Boy and DVD player) and fr...
See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections. New York City ’s Gramercy Park Hotel is a modern Gothic fantasy, with plush crimson velvets, carved-wood furniture, and baronial fireplaces as well as access to the private roof club and über-e...
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 here had merged fashion with culture and entertainment. Gorman has launched what she calls a "...
Grab your golf clubs—and cowboy boots. The new Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort, 30 minutes from Austin,Texas, is equal parts country club and camp. There's an 18-hole golf course and adjoining adults- and kids-only spas, plus horseback riding, kay...
q. I've always wanted to take a river cruise in Asia. Can you recommend a good tour operator? —L.V.S., Tempe, Ariz. a. The Irrawaddy Flotilla Co., founded in 1865, was once the world's largest privately owned fleet of ships, with 650 barges that...
To bring you the ultimate in American dining today, we turned to restaurant critics in 15 cities across the country. We asked them to recommend something old (a tried-and-true gem for celebrating a birthday or anniversary), something new (a dazzli...
Big Style, Big Easy If New Orleans is the best place in the country to party, then International House is the best place to sleep it off. A pale taupe color scheme, fresh Louisiana wildflowers, and Aveda-stocked bathrooms assist in a reveler's rec...
American theater has never been livelier. Broadway is crowded with sold-out shows, hundreds of regional theaters are producing new works, and many of Hollywood's children are forsaking the set for the stage. In the words of Lincoln Center Theater'...
With a population of 500,000, Fort Worth is less than half the size of its neighbor to the east, Dallas, and in the past suffered in comparison (size matters in Texas). But the tables have turned, and Fort Worth has emerged as the envy of Texas ci...
The good news: Based on statistics from major United States airports, in-terminal theft has been steadily declining for the past several years. "And in contrast to general U.S. crime statistics," says LAX crime analyst John Eells, "the numbers ar...