The Women's Symphony League of Tyler will hold its 64th annual ball on March 2 at Harvey Convention Center.
In Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew," a father's rising tensions to marry off his stubborn, eldest daughter, Katherine, comes to a boiling point. Before younger, gentler daughter, Bianca, can marry, their father insists that Katherine marry first.
While viewing Robert Puschautz’s “Madonna of the Roses,” Tyler residents may feel they have a clear symbol of their city’s connection to God’s plan.
The 1930s was the boom decade of East Texas. On Oct. 3, 1930, the Daisy Bradford 3 oil well near Kilgore came in as a gusher and marked the discovery of the largest oilfield in the United States.
This is the season for feeding birds in backyards. During most of the year, birds have ample food sources in nature. However, during winter, when their food becomes scarcer, birds sometimes can use a little help.
Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, sits high in the Andean mountains at an altitude of 9,350 feet. With over 2.6 million people and probably twice as many buildings, the bustling city of colorful homes and graffiti is crammed into a valley.
Who doesn't love a fresh cup of coffee? From a frothy cappuccino with a topping of foamed milk to the satisfying rich taste of a caffee latte, coffee is the choice of many to not only get the morning off to a great start but also as a much-needed afternoon pick-me-up.
It’s no wonder that a good deal of research is conducted to explore culinary trends. Food is big business. Companies that tap into these insights are better prepared to meet customer demands, perhaps even before consumers know exactly what they want.
The start of the year is the perfect time to think about making changes to your home. Your changing story is reflected in your home through the choices of color you make.
Imagine that "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" was really about a baker who made the most fantastic pastries. Think about how wonderful it would be to enter the "factory" and encounter a world of cookies that sparkle from sugar crystals, playful gingerbread boys and girls and pies ooz…
After my husband and I booked a cruise up the coast of Alaska and Canada, we pored through travel guides about the day trips available for passengers. A brochure on the Yukon territory of Canada caught our attention. Trusting the catchy headline "Re-live the Gold Rush on the White Pass &…
An exhibition of more than 80 depictions of Jesus Christ in art across many cultures is drawing patrons to the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens in Monroe, Louisiana.
If you plan to see the art of Abhidnya Ghuge, leave yourself plenty of time. You'll need it. Her detailed prints, woodblock carvings and large assemblages of paper plates demand close inspection, contemplation and a bit of soul searching.
Winter holidays are a time of joyous celebrations, gatherings, generosity and light. Beginning with Thanksgiving and ending with the New Year celebration, holiday traditions include variations of use of light. We enjoy candles on the dinner table, an exquisite menorah, tiny twinkling lights …
The big reveal always sets off a standing ovation and a chorus of oohs and aahs. The climactic moment takes place near the end of the Texas Rose Festival Queen's Coronation, the formal presentation on stage of the rose queen and her court.
The spirit of your home begins with you and where you are in life right now. Contemporary interior design belongs to the now. It's your interpretation and expression of what is trending.
Your sweet tooth gets you in trouble. Think of the healthy-eating setbacks caused by the slice of cake you ate because you were craving something sweet before going to bed.
When I was growing up, my parents restricted my movie-going to mostly Disney-type films. One thing they couldn't do, though, was keep me from reading about other types of movies and their colorful characters.
One of my favorite childhood memories is going apple picking with my family. I distinctly remember the tree limbs thick with leaves and dripping with apples. It was incredibly peaceful in the orchard and as idyllic as a movie set.
When brothers Wes and Brad Ebey get together, the conversation inevitably turns to food — specifically fine dining. Who can blame them. They have been talking about and cooking great food all of their lives.
Bob and Patricia Mathews never have problems with their neighbors. In fact they love it when curious deer who live in the neighboring forest gather in their backyard or the ever-present song birds that nest on their property serenade them every morning.
Nearly 60 years after his death, Frank Lloyd Wright remains famous for trend-setting buildings that are in harmony with their surroundings. More than 300 of his buildings — ranging from private homes to public museums — exist. Here are five of the architect's most iconic buildings.Fallingwater
When I was growing up near Whitehouse, my parents had a large vegetable garden. My brother and I were called on to help plant seeds, keep the weeds and grass out (a never-ending and thankless job) and to harvest the crop. There always was something ready to be picked.
When you dream of summer, do your dreams include wine? If they do, consider making your dreams come true by touring two historic wineries that every oenophile should have on their wine-related bucket list or staying home and enjoying two wines — one from South America and one made right here…
Do you ever struggle with sticking to your exercise and diet routine? One skipped workout leads to another and another and another. Then, before you know it, your fitness progress grinds to a halt.
Starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. Help calm your child’s fears (and your own) with these teacher-approved tips.
Chef Thomas Mattson checks out the suppliers and farms of the meat supplying and produce he cooks with at Roast Social Kitchen. When Chef Robinson Bravo wants fresh herbs for the meals he serves at the Restaurant at Kiepersol, all he has to do is pick them from a nearby greenhouse. At Cork F…
Call it the invasion of the dinosaurs. This summer no less than three Texas museums — including Tyler's Discovery Science Place — are hosting exhibits featuring our favorite supersized creatures of yesteryear.
Mother Nature is quite the genius. When she turns up the heat, she also sends sweet, juicy fruit for us to enjoy and maybe as a bit of a peace offering, too. Delicious summer fruit not only delights our taste buds, its high-water content cools us down.
It's the wow factor — the moment when someone walks into a new home and sees something they don't expect or something so stunning that it takes their breath away.
Although it lacks the sheer grandeur of Palo Duro Canyon, Tyler State Park offers plenty of opportunities for those whose idea of a good time is hiking and biking through a forest with towering trees and along a picturesque spring-fed lake.
Every day, I get asked what the fastest or best way to get lean or lose fat is. And I'm expected to provide a fast and easy answer, but obviously, the truth is that getting and staying fit is a lifestyle, not a quick fix.
Not sure about cooking vegetables on the grill? Worried that the veggies will be either too done or not done enough? Never fear, follow these tips for perfect veggies off the grill every time.
There’s something about the wafting smell of a lit grill that takes me to a happy place: relaxing summer evenings and weekends with friends and family, dining al fresco under a clear blue sky and delicious dishes that signal warm weather has returned.
The number of empty-nesters is growing every year as baby boomers send their last chicks (sometimes grandchicks) off to college and/or the workplace.
Transform your backyard into a private oasis by turning to nature for inspiration. The natural elements of earth, air, fire and water provide what is needed for luxurious outdoor living.