In This Issue — Take 190 West Salutes the Arts in Killeen, Ino'z Restaurant, Say Hello to Goodbye, Paris Nash, Austin RV Expo, Lee Conlee Studios, and Beautiful Blanco.
Take 190 West Salutes the Arts
Like most great events, the Take 190 West Festival started as a simple idea from like-minded art, culture, and literature lovers. Representatives from the City of Killeen, the Killeen Independent School District, and The Killeen Civic Art Guild envisioned a festival where authors, artists, and sculptors would come together to display their work in one of the fastest growing regions in the country. Read More
2013 Austin RV Expo to Showcase Over 200 Recreational Vehicles in Time for Vacation Planning
More families than ever before are choosing recreational vehicles as their chosen form of vacation travel, and some of the top reasons include the chance to enjoy the outdoors like never before, spending quality time with family, controlling your schedule every step of the way and, most importantly, saving money.
With thousands of boomers retiring daily, joined by younger couples seeking new vacation options, RVs are offering an economical and practical means of seeing the country from the roa ... Read More
Fall in Love with the Heart of the Hill Country – Beautiful Blanco
Blanco, nestled deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country is the perfect place to get away! The slower pace of a small town can be an excellent way to refresh yourself and get a little more time out of your weekend. Blanco is a small town, but there are big things happening.
February begins with the Blanco State Park welcoming the Buffalo Soldiers. Read More
Food, Music, an Amazing View at Ino'z Restaurant
I know a place where you can get a half-pound, open-faced hamburger on sourdough bread covered to overflowing with fries and smothered with brown gravy. I knows a place you can get a salad topped with teriyaki chicken, noodles, mandarin oranges, and almonds. I knows a place where you can watch the latest game on a wide-screen TV or ducks and geese waddling around the grounds by a scenic creek. Read More
Lee Coleé Studios Finds Children's Creative Sides with Theater
Lee Coleé Atnip loves working with kids and they love working with her.
“They’re so enthusiastic,” she says. “They’re like a sponge. I like to nurture that spark and that natural talent.”
Talent for what? Performing. It’s what Lee has been doing since the age of three and still does when she’s not teaching dance or acting in several venues.
She attended the American Academy of Performing Arts in New York City, and since then it seems she has done just about everything in the ... Read More
Say Hello to Goodbye, Paris Nash
They say you should write about what you know, and in keeping with that old adage, Barbara O’Connor did just that in her debut novel, ''Goodbye, Paris Nash.
Set in the Hill Country in the mid-1980s, Goodbye, Paris Nash is an easy read, but not one that has a frivolous plot.
Centering the book around characters that are unique and memorable, O’Connor takes a story that is familiar for a lot of people growing up in the somewhat rural Central Texas, and weaves in a multitude of threads, endi ... Read More