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Plaza Classic Film Festival, El Paso, TX, August 5 – 16, 2015

Fans of film and famous faces will soon flock to El Paso’s historic Plaza Theatre for a 12-day homage to Hollywood’s Golden Era.  Celebrating its eighth year in 2015, the world’s largest classic film festival will feature showings of the following silver screen gems: Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion Adam’s Rib American Graffiti […]

Top 10 Texas State Parks for Dogs

Looking for an inexpensive day trip or camping getaway with your dog? The answer just might lie in one of the many dog-friendly Texas state parks. From beaches to lakes, piney woods to rolling plains, you and your four-legged buddy will find an array of parks that offer miles of hikes, swims, and relaxation for […]

Plaza Classic Film Festival, El Paso, TX, August 7 – 17, 2014

A golden opportunity to enjoy the magic of the silver screen, for the seventh year gems from every movie genre will be showcased at the world’s largest classic film festival. A cinema buff’s ticket to the glamor of Hollywood’s heyday, over the course of 11 days images from 80 iconic movies will flicker in the dark […]

Classic Film Exhibits on Display at El Paso Museum of Art

The curtain doesn’t rise on the Plaza Classic Film Festival (the world’s largest festival dedicated to cinema’s past) until August 2nd at the Plaza Theatre in El Paso, but just like previews before a main feature, two new exhibits at the El Paso Art Museum offer film fans a sneak peek at the magic of […]

Plaza Classic Film Festival, El Paso, TX, August 2 – 12, 2012

A showcase for hits from Hollywood’s golden era when it opened its doors in 1930, films’ flicking images faded into history for El Paso’s The Plaza Theatre in the late 1970’s.  Although the majestic movie palace was bequeathed a second life as a performing arts center in 2006, each year cinema buffs can celebrate the […]

Austin, El Paso, McAllen Ranked Among Safest in US

Three Texas cities have been ranked among the safest in the US by Farmer’s Insurance Group. The Farmer’s Insurance ranking took into account crime, weather, lack of natural disasters, foreclosures, home prices, air quality, terrorist threats, environmental hazards, life expectancy and job loss numbers. In all, 379 U.S. cities were studied for the ranking. Among […]

"Take A Hike" at a State Park During National Trails Day

June 6th is National Trails Day, and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying the scenic beauty at one of the nine state parks participating in the American Hiking Society-sponsored event. Happy trails to you! • Promenade among the pines can call Bastrop State Park home during a guided hike along a portion of […]

Texas Celebrity Travel, January 2008

At the start of the new year, TexasTripper takes a look back at some of the stars who celebrated part of the holiday season in the Lone Star state, and looks forward to the celebrities that Texas travelers may be lucky enough to see in the near future. Austin Fans of the NBC hit “Friday […]

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