Majestic elk draw wildlife watchers to Buffalo National River country

As the fog lifts in Boxley Valley and the morning sun warms the dew on the grass, elk move from the mottled shade at the edge of the forest into the open pasture to graze.  Before long, cars stop on the side of the road and their inhabitants stand at the edge of the field, […]

Big Bend National Park Reopens For Day Use August 7th

Alpine, Texas – (August 6th, 2020)  The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend have received notice from Big Bend National Park and the National Park Services that beginning Friday August 7th at 9am, Big Bend National Park will reopen to the public in a limited capacity for day use only.  All paved roads within […]

Celebrate National Tequila Day with Viva Tequila Festival

Looking for a way to join this year’s celebration of National Tequila Day? Viva Tequila Festival is more than eager to share some cocktail recipes for your consideration. Please feel free to download our recipes and photos here for your use. If you decide to post on your social media, please tag us at @VivaTequilaFestival #VivaTequilaSummer   FIVE […]

The New Baseball Bible: Lists, Legends, Notes & Nuggets from the National Pastime

By: Dan Schlossberg A group of Hall of Fame baseball players crossed the Atlantic on the Lusitania two years before it was torpedoed. Major-league teams held “spring training” in northern locales for three years in the ’40s because of wartime travel restrictions. The Dodgers acquired their nickname because citizens of Brooklyn had to cross a […]

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