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Tour and Enjoy Dry Comal Creek Winery

Whether you prefer a red or white wine, Dry Comal Creek Winery will delight your taste buds. You can come and explore the beautiful vineyard in this beautiful Texas Hill Country. You can also plan special events in this beautiful setting. Many couples loved this romantic setting.

Expert or novice, the Tasting room will be to your liking Texas-Style. From noon to 5pm, seven days a week, you will enjoy tasting the most fabulous wines in the area. Sorry folks, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day, Easter, and Christmas; the Room is closed. You are guaranteed to have a super time, and the gift shop will offer you one-of-a-kind gift for that special someone, or yourself. Please...

Which Austin Suburbs are the Best?

If there is one thing Austin doesn't have a shortage of it would be great suburban settings. With so many options it can be quite difficult to figure out which one will work best for you and your family. While a little research will point you to the more popular suburbs such as Cedar Park and Round Rock, there are also lesser known suburbs that shouldn't be overlooked.

Some of them are going to be closer to downtown, feature a ...

Missions Found in San Antonio

One of the major historic things San Antonio is known for are the missions. There are plenty of missions found throughout the area and they all provide a unique look at the history of San Antonio. Here are some of the missions you will be able to explore.

Mission San Jose

This mission is known as the 'Queen of the Missions'. It is the largest of all the missions and is fully restored. As one of the Spanish missions it wasn't a church, but a community with a church-type focus.

Mission Concepcion

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Restaurant Spotlight: La Margarita

If you love Mexican food, you will love La Margarita in Round Rock. The first sign that this is the place to be is the line you will no doubt encounter when you go there for dinner. People literally stand outside and wait to get a taste of this amazing Mexican food. Even though there tends to be people waiting, your wait is never very long.

You will be seated as soon as possible and served promptly. Along with delicious chips and salsa at every visit, a great drink menu and authentic Mexican cuisine, you will enjoy excellent service in a lively setting. Here is a look at what you will enjoy when you visit La Margarita.

What to expect

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St. Joseph Catholic Church - A Historic Venue

The history behind St. Joseph Catholic Church is rich and plentiful. It was constructed in 1868 by catholic immigrants from Germany who wanted a place to worship in their native tongue.

Improvements and extras

Through the years improvements were made and in 1891 four bells were bought that had matched tones. The bells were consecrated and named after their donors Joseph, Mary, Henry, and Joseph. A steeple was completed in 1898 and then in 1902 elegant stained glass windows were installed for the astounding amount of just $3,000 from Germany’s Emil Frei Art Glass Factory.

In the Center of San Antonio

St. Joseph Catholic Church remains in the midst...

Shopping at the Shops at LaCantera

The Shops at LaCantera can accomplish all your needs from a to z in one stop. It places entertainment for the children in a play area while you enjoy your shopping experience. Where else can you shop and have valet parking? Entertainment is available for adults as well while you enjoy a fabulous meal or snack. Don't miss out on the special events featured in the mall.

Discounts

Don't Let Fashion Go to Waste is featured from June 9th to December 31st, 2015 at H&M. You can receive a 20% off coupon if you donate a bag of unwanted clothing. Helping others is a great feeling, and this is one that surely will bring a smile to everyone's face.

You can receive 20% off from over thirty retailers at the Shops at LaCantera...

Restaurant Spotlight: Gristmill River Restaurant

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar has graced Texas since 1977 in the beautiful Gruene Historic District. The water tower graces the Texas Hill Country. The restaurant originally was a small kitchen serving hamburgers and steaks, but things have changed now!

The Menu

Gristmill Restaurant now carries a variety of beef, fish, and chicken entrees fit for any cowboy or cowgirl. The appetizer list offers a fabulous array of many mouth-watering treats. Here are a few of those; Homemade Spicy Queso, Texas Torpedoes, Gruene Wings, Spinach & Mushroom Quesadillas, and many more!

On the healthier side, you can enjoy a salad or a bowl of Tortilla soup made from an award-winning Gristmill recipe. The dressings are homemade...

San Antonio Restaurant News

There's always something happening in the restaurant industry throughout the San Antonio area. Whether it's a new restaurant opening or new locations for a current restaurant, you'll find something new just about every month. Here are some of the things making the news in the restaurant industry throughout San Antonio.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar Coming to The Rim

Based out of Austin, Texas, Hopdoddy Burger Bar is about to expand into the San Antonio area. They provide craft burgers, craft beers and so much more to their customers. The company is known for having a line outside the door and they...

Wine Tours and Tastings Near San Antonio

When you want to enjoy the exquisite winery ambiance in San Antonio, you need to know where to go. The city offers plenty of wine tours and tastings. Here are just a few of the top choices.

Cottonwood Wine Tours

Never knew Texas has its very own vineyards? Check out Cottonwood Wine Tours, which are made available for both small and large groups. Tours can be taken for any size group, even if it’s just you and one other person.

Cottonwood offers 5 types of tours with the duration ranging from 4 to 8.5 hours; however each tour’s availability may be limited...

What Might Happen if You wait until the Spring to Search for a New Home

It may seem logical to go house hunting in the spring. The weather is looking better, spring cleaning is happening in your house and you’re ready to get back outside after the harsh winter and cold weather blues. Many people put off their search for a home until the spring for these reasons and for the fact that no one wants to go house hunting during the holiday season and busy school year.

While you are thinking about upcoming travels, family obligations during the holidays and wrapping up 2015, you are smart to make time in there for house hunting now. Putting it off until spring like all of the...

What type of Fun and Games are found in Austin, TX?

Have you been searching for the places to have fun around Austin with the whole family? While Austin is known for having great attractions both indoors and outside, sometimes it can be overwhelming to know where you can just have a day for fun and games.

Places like iFLY Indoor Skydiving and Out of the Box are great places to do something exciting and fun. Here is a look at the fun and games offered at these spots and more around Austin.

Out of...

Restaurant Spotlight: Cappy's Restaurant

Known as a casual place with an upscale vibe, Cappy's is a popular spot in San Antonio. This restaurant is known for providing the freshest seafood you will find and some of the finest steaks. They provide plenty of regional favorites, as well.

The outdoor patio is one of the most popular spots to dine and the Sunday brunch is always packed. Whether you want to enjoy great seafood, steak or an excellent brunch, Cappy's is a place you must experience.

The Menu

With excellent seafood coming from the Atlantic, Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico, you can't go wrong with something from the sea at Cappy's. They also serve Allen Brothers steaks from Chicago and plenty of other fine items. Some...

Celebrate Halloween at the Theme Park

San Antonio is home to many attractions and theme parks providing special Halloween events. If you love this holiday and you really want to celebrate it right, you need to hit one of the top local attractions.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest

Held every night starting at 5pm and running until November 1st, Fright Fest is one of the most popular Halloween events every year. This event features all types of activities, live shows, haunted houses, scare zones, roller coaster after dark and more. It's family-friendly from noon until 4pm and becomes a bit spookier after 5pm.

Morgan's Wonderland...

Restaurant Spotlight: Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is the place to go for a bite to eat in Austin. It’s all about American comfort food with your favorite classics served for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even brunch. Enjoy new American and southern cuisine with the whole family at Moonshine featuring a casual atmosphere in the historical Waterloo Compound.

Check out how they are serving classic comfort food with a modern approach over at 303 Red River Street in Austin.

What to Expect

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is the perfect place to go for brunch, breakfast this weekend, lunch during the week or for the whole family to grab dinner. It has a little bit of everything to please any palate...

Top Things to do in San Antonio Outdoors

No matter the season, you can enjoy the great outdoors all year long in San Antonio. The weather is idea during January to April, and tends to be a bit hot during May through September. However, there are always loads of things to enjoy. Here are some of the outdoor activities that you can enjoy in the San Antonio area.

Camanche Lookout Park

If you are looking for a place to hike, the Camanche Lookout Park provides patrons with about five miles of hiking trails. The park is a total of 96-acres, and offers a lot of outdoor fun. It has the fourth...

Discover the River Walk Today

Many travel to San Antonio specifically to visit the River Walk. If you live in the area, you get the unique opportunity to make the River Walk a regular hang out.

This area of the city provides plenty to explore, great dining options, all kinds of shopping and so much more. Whether you come for an event or just a night out, you're sure to enjoy your time at the River Walk. Here's what you can expect.

Nightlife

The nightlife found at the River Walk is the best you will find in the city. There are plenty of places to grab a drink, hang out, dance or enjoy one of many other activities. Some of the best nightlife attractions include:

Discovering the San Antonio Museum of Art

Currently the Culture and Caricature by Miguel Covarrubias are featured. Approximately 140 works of art are augmented by works from Yale University and the Library of Congress. A rare collection of books enhances the display with their great illustrations.

Another exhibit is 28 Chinese and will be present until January 3, 2016, containing the Rubell Collection in Miami. This display of contemporary Chinese artists can be seen throughout six of the galleries.

From November 6, 2015, until February 14, 2016, the Realms of Earth and Sky: Indian Painting from the 15th to the 19th Century exhibition will be featured. These gorgeous forty-three South Asian...

Best Hotels for Romance in San Antonio

San Antonio is such a romantic location; you and your significant other will enjoy every moment spent in one of these areas. After all, that is what romance is all about what you enjoy with a passion.

The JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa

This is a romantic destination fit for royalty. Your dining choices are offered in seven different venues; each is offering fresh, sustainable choices. The Lantana Spa offers pampering body treatments, custom massages, and facials. You may choose to float in the 1200 foot river...

Restaurant Spotlight: La Fonda on Main

La Fonda has been a San Antonio tradition for over 80 years; beginning in 1930 with two very resourceful sisters. At that time, it was a food-to-go shop; during the Great Depression the home was converted into a full-service restaurant. Its location remains the same at 2415 North Main Ave, San Antonio, Texas. If you would like to know more of this great story, please feel free to go online and read more about it.

Warm hospitality and casual fine dining opportunities await you in the contemporary Mexican cuisine. Fabulous dishes are available for brunch, lunch, or dinner. A gift service is offered, including a La Fonda on Main unique coin starting at $10. You may also choose from a regular gift card starting...

Which School Districts are the Top in Austin, TX?

If you are new to Austin, TX and have kids, you are most likely looking for the best schools in the city. It is a fact that schools are a major factor in looking for the best homes to purchase. The quality of schools in the area also determines the quality of life and the community where the home is located. Here are some of the best school districts in Austin, Texas:

Dripping Springs

This is a public school district located in the northwest portion of Hays County with approximately 5,400 students. Dripping Springs have “Met Standard” in...

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