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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

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... Read More

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... Read More

I have a love-hate relationship with hotels. I'm dependent on them 200 nights a year, and it's hard to describe the life--it's so episodic, but I love... Read More

Reader's FindIn Paris last summer I discovered an incredible bed-and-breakfast occupying a private barge on the Seine, docked near Notre Dame. The two... Read More

sydney's new modernismChintz is one thing, but Sydney has long lacked a groovy, posing-in-the-lobby hotel. The Kirketon, in edgy Darlinghurst, fills the... Read More

Most travelers have a favorite hideaway. An Italian pensione that never makes its way into the guidebooks, a breezy beach resort that stays just under... Read More

When Richard Linklater captured Austin in his 1991 film, the title said it all: Slacker. Liberal politics, loose work ethics, and a penchant for tie-dye... Read More

If all you knew of Dallas was the long-running television series that borrowed the city's name, how would you go about choosing a hotel there?That was... Read More

The 27 rooms in this new hotel, once a boardinghouse for cigar vendors, on a quiet section of San Antonio's River Walk, are so rich in detail they feel... Read More

mod in milanAmid the sleek boutiques on Milan's Via della Spiga sits a new mecca for children's clothing made of cashmere and baby alpaca, flocked... 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

News on where to stay . . . what to see . . . what to buy . . . south african seascapeFamous among the surfing set, the waves off South Africa's Long... Read More

The first time I visited Dallas I expected big hair. Instead I've always found sophisticated ladies in Prada and Gucci-- until the weekend. I love those... 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 Hottest Hotel Rooftop Bars.Take an outdoor rooftop pavilion, add a sleek, see-and-be-seen bar, a sparkling pool, and stellar... Read More

Aesop has led us to believe that those who plan (the ants) fare better than those who don't (the grasshoppers). But the Web has changed everything; and... 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

Two different Thursdays in the Texas Hill Country, two different worlds.Thursday number one: The bar at the Sisterdale General Store was empty, except... Read More

What would childhood be without dreams of banana splits—the ultimate reward forsurviving the school year, passing the final exam, winning (or losing)... Read More

For those who suffer from what Cocteau called the "red-and-gold disease," relief is found only in the glittery, cavernous darkness of an opera house.... 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

Awakening to the sounds of rustling leaves and distant ocean surf, you stretch out in bed, enjoying your first few moments of the day. Around you, your... Read More

1. Barton Creek Resort, Fazio Canyons, Austin. Par: 72. Yardage: 7,161. Architect: Tom Fazio, 2000. Green fee: $175. (Resort guests only). Walking... Read More

In a 1940 American Magazine article entitled "Camps of Crime," FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover waged something of a war against motels, which he labeled "a... Read More

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