We all know that "AirBnB" is the newest way for folks traveling to find a place to stay. But what if you're not trying to blow your summer budget going out of town and want to have some fun closer to home while also not having an entire place to clean up after you're done? Maybe you and your family just want to spend a day by the pool but you don't have one at the crib or you just don't want to deal with crowds in public spaces? Well we've came across a website that allows you to rent backyard pools by the hour and we found a few here in East Texas that we think you're going to LOVE!
If you've been dreaming of living the ranch life in ETX, this unique Gilmer, Texas ranch sitting on almost 40 acres may just what you've been looking for. Nestled in Upshur County, just looking at the photos of this property may be enough to tangibly feel your stress levels drop. The home offers close to 5000 square feet, including decks where you can sit and take in the lovely view.
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Wait, does this mean the "powers that be" have been actually listening to us here in East Texas? Well, we shall see. If for some reason you're not familiar with or have chosen to avoid it, Toll 49 is "a corridor that connects residents in Tyler, Longview, and Marshall, in addition to giving an easier route to access the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex," writes CBS 19.
It’s always fun to think about what would change in your life if you were a multi-millionaire. Most people would upgrade their vehicle and home, and then what extras would you want within your dream home? For lots of people it would be a pool (maybe even a swim up bar), or what about your own bowling lanes? This home in Southlake, Texas is currently for sale with a list price of almost 10 million dollars but it does come with bowling lanes.
It's been a few weeks now since I last chatted with Dr. Evan Dolive with the Greater Longview United Way about some of the fun things he had planned but some of those things are already happening. As recently one of his ideas of incorporating book vending machines into local school was implemented. It was Chandler Elementary School in Kilgore, Texas that got the new vending machine and kids were really excited about it.
Russell Simmons wants fans to watch what they eat. Recently, the former Def Jam Recordings founder said that KFC and Popeyes are “poisoning our people.”. To put it in context, on Saturday (May 21), Russell Simmons slid in the comment section of Hollywood Unlocked’s blog post about Kodak Black liking KFC over Popeyes’ fried chicken. The South Florida rapper tweeted his love for KFC on his Twitter account on Friday (May 20).
His run on American Idol may have come to an end, but all of Tyler, TX and East Texas is certainly proud of what Fritz Hager III was able to accomplish during his time on the show. And we're excited to see what the future holds for him. “We are...
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Kodak Black is calling out Boosie BadAzz for taking Yak's idea to put on an adult prom. On Thursday night (May 19), Kodak hopped on Instagram to share a message directed at Boosie, who recently announced he will be putting on an adult prom in Atlanta in July at Clark Atlanta University.
We're getting ready to celebrate freedom and our history with Juneteenth, our newest national holiday! As you know, we don't play behind Juneteenth here in East Texas and while the rest of the nation is just now catching on, communities throughout our area have been celebrating for decades. We're excited to give you an opportunity to win your way in to one of the biggest events in East Texas celebrating Juneteenth!
Its been called "The Great Resignation", Americans have been quitting in their jobs in droves since the pandemic began and while some see this as a bad thing, I see it as a good thing. Why? Because people are waking up to the fact that life is short and so are opportunities to do what you REALLY LOVE not what you HAVE TO DO to make a living. While many have gone back to school and others gone the entrepreneurial route, there's still some folks who are just looking to make a change and our friends at Jarvis Christian University have teamed up with Workforce Solutions of Texas to help!
While to many the Memorial Day Weekend will be the official "Kickoff to Summer", it must not be forgotten that the meaning of the holiday is to take time to remember those who gave their all in defense of our country. Please remember that you get to celebrate freedom and life because of the sacrifices of so many.
J.Cole is once again living out his hoop dreams. This time, the North Carolina rapper has signed to play professional basketball in Canada. On Thursday night (May 19), The Athletic journalist Shams Charania broke the news on Twitter that J. Cole will be taking his talents to the Canadian Elite Basketball League for the upcoming season.
After more than three decades of serving Big Macs in Russia, McDonald's is permanently leaving the country following its invasion of Ukraine. In an official statement to the press, the company said their decision to exit Russia was "extremely difficult," however, due to the environmental instability of Russia amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, "continued ownership of the business in Russia is no longer tenable, nor is it consistent with McDonald's values."
Everyone knows that summertime in Texas means hot temperatures, which means you need a nice shaded area to cool off and you will find that and so much more included in the home for sale in Magnolia, Texas. If you're not familiar with Magnolia, Texas it is located Northwest of Houston and it's much more calm atmosphere compared to what you would find in the big city. While this beautiful home comes with a huge price tag it might also come with the nicest swim up bars you have ever seen in your life.
The last thing anyone wants to deal with is any type of identity theft, even the thought of having your personal information accessible for others to see is cringe worthy. The tough part is that is the reality for up to 1.8 million people on the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) website for three years.
As another week comes to a close, new music releases are rolling in. This time, a Chicago spitter drops an LP in collaboration with one of the hottest producers in the game, a Detroit MC and a Cali producer team up for their second joint effort and an Atlanta rapper drops an album packed with guest appearances and more.
You don't need me to tell you that there hasn't been a lot of rain in Texas so far this year. Sure, we've had storms move through but those storms have moved through quickly with only a brief period of rain. What we need is a several good storms, with three to four days of constant rain each, especially since we're about a month away from the official start of summer.