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Mark Cuban Now Owns a Ghost Town Not Far from Corsicana, Texas

The unique charm of Texas is the multitude of small towns we can pass through on a road trip. Just traveling in East Texas alone will allow us to see many of those blink-and-you'll-miss-it communities. Many of those small communities have had their populations disappear for one reason or the other over time. One such community is not far from Corsicana called Mustang, Texas. This little town has an interesting history and is also owned by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
CORSICANA, TX
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Corsicana Better Gardens Club Presents August Yard of the Month

Linda and Don Hudson’s home, located on 34th Street, are the winners of the August Better Gardens Club Yard of the Month. Linda and Don not only have a beautiful yard, but are also home to multiple birds, rabbits, chickens, a cat, and dogs. Note Sunny Boy on Don’s...
CORSICANA, TX
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What’s Going On This Month: August

Fill your calendar with an abundance of concerts, fun runs and exciting events this month. Pirate ships and treasure hunts, princess lessons and spa treatments, chef’s camp and escape rooms, animal encounters and dance parties — what could be better? Live a summer bigger than your wildest dreams at Gaylord Texan’s annual Summerfest, an event designed to encourage creativity and fun for the family. Your overnight stay includes a complimentary pass to Paradise Springs Water Park, with water slides, a play lagoon, an aquatic zipline, a lazy river, hot tubs and private cabanas to enjoy. After working up an appetite, grab a bite at Zeppole, a newly renovated Italian-American restaurant. Summer is as exciting and relaxing as you could ever want at the Gaylord Texan.
SOUTHLAKE, TX
Dallas Observer

Soul Food Sunday at Mother's Basket in DeSoto

When Jackie Johnson was just 12 years old, her mother, Jackie Mitchell, started teaching her how to cook all different types of soul food. Mitchell was taught by “Mother” Vernie Brown, who is the namesake of Mother's Basket, a restaurant in DeSoto. Johnson passed these dishes onto her husband, son and daughter, who run the restaurant with her, making this a true generational establishment.
DESOTO, TX
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Waxahachie Boutique Sells Clothes and Confidence

The Confidence Shoppe opened its brick-and-mortar store in downtown Waxahachie last year with a mission. "What we sell is confidence," Confidence Shoppe Founder Trudy Hankins said. The store carries a wide range of sizes from small to 3X; unusual for a boutique. "When I would go shopping with my daughters,...
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Goodbye Dwell, Hello Overflow

Dwell Coffee and Biscuits, a Burleson-based coffee shop that opened its second location in an old bank off University Drive in 2019, has closed shop. But, in a quick change of hands, it looks like TCU students coming back for the fall semester won’t have to suffer without their daily lattes; Overflow Coffee Co., a Hillsboro-based coffeehouse, has already started moving into what is now the old Dwell space.
FORT WORTH, TX
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Pet Adoptions & Pooch Paddle

Saturday– Free Pet Adoptions @ The Corsicana Animal Shelter. Join the Corsicana Animal Shelter in celebrating National Mutt Day by adopting a pet! Saturday only, from 12-4pm, all adoption fees will be waived. Adoption process and approval still required. On Sunday, bring your pooch to Jester Park Pool for...
CORSICANA, TX
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