DPS Encourages Safe Driving for the Holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging everyone to end 2021 safely as they head out on the road for the holidays. The Texas Highway Patrol will conduct its annual Christmas and New Year’s holiday traffic enforcement campaigns beginning Dec. 23, looking for people who are speeding, not wearing their seat belts, driving while intoxicated or committing other traffic violations. “It’s always nice to celebrate the holidays with friends and family, but please […]

Christmas and New Year’s drivers urged to move over or slow down for tow trucks and other emergency vehicles

As they travel Texas roadways during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, motorists are urged to slow down or move over for stopped emergency vehicles including tow trucks, police cars and fire trucks. Texas law requires drivers to slow down at least 20 miles per hour under the posted speed limit or, if able, to change lanes when they’re passing a first responder stopped on the road. Large numbers of travelers are expected on Texas roads, which […]

Celebrate The Holidays At The Alamo With “A Homemade Christmas” On December 5

Celebrate the holiday season and learn what the holidays were like on the Texas frontier in the 19th century with “A Homemade Christmas” at the Alamo on Saturday, December 5. It can be hard to imagine a time when the Alamo wasn’t decorated for the holidays with a beautiful Christmas Tree in Alamo Plaza, and when there wasn’t always a metropolitan city surrounding the Shrine of Texas Liberty. At “A Homemade Christmas,” visitors will learn what life was […]

Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que Celebrates One Year in Houston, Announces Holiday Menu

Restaurant continues tradition of bringing family & friends together over legendary Texas barbecue Cooper’s Bar-B-Que announces the one year anniversary of their sixth location. Offering their signature Hill Country  bar-b-que, Cooper’s Houston area location is warm and welcoming, featuring roomy dining and an open-air patio.  Consistently making Texas Monthly’s top 50 barbecue list, Cooper’s is famous for its direct-heat barbecue pits. Their technique, known as “cowboy style” delivers a subtle smoky flavor and allows the natural flavors of […]