As our day of Thanksgiving fast approaches we wanted to look back and see why and how our Pilgrim ancestors celebrated their feast.
What began in 1620 with a band of 102 religious separatists seeking a new home and the lure of the New World’s prosperity, the Pilgrims settled into their new life style, which proved harsh throughout their first brutal Cape Cod winter. Continue reading →
The Stater Dallas will celebrate Halloween not once, but twice. The festivities start in the daytime for children and families, then switch to an adults-only sensibility when the sun goes down.
Guests of all ages can take part in an expanded expression of the usual door-to-door trick-or-treating from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Statler’s Scare Fare. You’ll check in and receive a trick-or-treat kit with a map of all the candy stations located throughout the hotel, which will include each of The Statler’s four restaurants and additional action stations in the hotel lobby. Each stop on your map will be offering a unique treat germane to the venue you’re visiting. The Garden Court “Graveyard” will feature Halloween games, a magician, a fortune teller, and you might even spot a zombie or two.
With spring underway and summer break on the horizon, many Texas families are looking for ways to get outside and connect with nature. In an effort to bring new fishing experiences to families in urban centers, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will begin stocking thousands of catfish at 18 Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes and ponds across the state starting April 17-20.
Each of the lakes will receive continuous stockings of channel catfish every few weeks through early November – with a brief pause during the heat of August – to ensure there is plenty of time for families looking to spend quality time together outdoors. Continue reading →
Hanukkah is upon us and Christmas is drawing near. We all have our cherished family traditions, but perhaps it might be time for a fresh beginning on how you celebrate. At least when it comes to the family dining plans. We have a few suggestions. We will bring you more holiday ideas including tips for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Send us your suggestions! Continue reading →