Christian Chavarria is a talented jazz musician, and former UNT Jazz student, who has become so tireless in his trek to grow, produce and expose young artists he's had to backburner his own projects for now. Chavarria has been working under vocal coach Linda Septien (Jessica Simpson, Selena Gomez) a ... More >>
Sure, laugh if you want. Their wonton taco appetizers are the bomb. And I'll stab anyone in the knuckles if they try to take one off my plate. (Full disclosure: I just lied. I haven't eaten at an Applebee's in 15 years.) Yes, Club Applebee's is a real thing. It all started in a grass-roots sort of ... More >>
How would you like to have a federally designated wild and scenic river within a 90-minute drive from Dallas? That could be kind of a life-changer for a lot of us. We wouldn't have to be satisfied with donning a Hazmat suit and a motorcycle helmet, signing a new will and medical power of atto ... More >>
The scenery was pretty cool too.According to the cheery student volunteer who gave a short lecture at Big Bend National Park the other day, the desert is delicious: Any resourceful visitor can make a meal of prickly pear pads and pigweed seeds. While the ranger-in-training assured us the fed ... More >>
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