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Five Reasons We Love Beyonce

SURPRISE! The Queen B shocked the world this morning when she unexpectedly dropped her fifth studio album with 14 new tracks and 17 videos on her record BEYONCÉ. The new release features Frank Ocean, Drake, and Mr. Beyonce Knowles Carter, also known as Jay-Z. Please don’t report us to the obvious police, but we’re crazy-in-love with our Houston girl. In honor of her […]

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A Perfect Day in Dallas

In our Dallas Summer in the South Guide, fashion maven Abi Ferrin shared her itinerary for a perfect summer day in Dallas. To live like a local for a day start with a relaxing Tsada Yoga session, then have breakfast alfresco on the patio of Company Cafe. After mimosas and a tasty organic omelette, take the 20-minute drive to The Harbor at Rockwall […]

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Shop Local: The Must-Have iPad Case

This sweet couple based out of Lake Jackson, Texas, is making the coolest leather accessories and rustic-chic homewares this side of the Mason-Dixon line. 

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On the Road in Dallas

Staff photographer Art Meripol just got back from a whirlwind trip to Dallas, in which he spent time snapping the trendy Design District. Here, he shares the experience through his iPhone lens complete with cool filters and insider tips for visiting the neighborhood. 

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Texas Book Festival Kicks Off Today in Austin

Every year around this time, my friend Clay Smith, literary director of Texas Book Festival, goes underground. Getting a breakfast taco date with him is nearly impossible, and a late night cocktail? Ask him in November.

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SL Hot List: Texas T’s, Bourbon Sips, & True-ly Great Food

Your water cooler talk, updated. Here, the five Southern bits of news that are making waves this week. 

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Explore Tim Love’s Fort Worth

Take it from one of Texas’ most famous cowboy chefs: The city has come into its own as a cultural and culinary mecca. But don’t worry, you can still get dust on your boots if you try. Tim Love gives us his recommendations for where to eat and what do it in Fort Worth.

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Going Once. Going Twice. Facebook Auctions Sweeping the South

Trend Alert: Facebook auctions are the South’s favorite new way to shop.

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Chef Danny Trace Shares His Go-To Summer Party Dish

On September 27, Brennan’s of Houston, with Chef Danny Trace at the helm, will be hosting a Celebrity Chef’s Tour Dinner to benefit the James Beard Foundation. The menu and roster of chefs are still in the planning stages, but you can be sure it will be an extraordinary evening. Here’s what you need to know about the New Orleans native

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Secrets from the South’s Most Surprising Bakery

If I lived in Houston, an intervention would be required. That’s because I’d most certainly be addicted to the chocolate oatmeal chili cookies sold at “Bake Lab,” the innovative, irresistible bakery tucked into Pondicheri, Anita Jaisinghani’s sleek, urban Indian restaurant that recently earned a James Beard nomination for “Best New Restaurant.”

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