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Let’s Go Glamping in the Austin Hill Country

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Collective Retreats is a nationwide glamping (glamorous camping) retreat with locations from Montana to New York. I recently had the pleasure of hosting a complimentary overnight stay at their Hill Country site in Wimberley, TX, and left feeling like an enhanced version of myself. 

Ebonie Trice: A Woman on a Mission

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In Gary, Indiana more than three-fourths of the population is Black, and one out of almost every 3 residents in the city lives in poverty. Local churches have stepped in to fill the gaps, establishing community gardens and food pantries and helping to meet the basic needs of city residents where public service programs fall short. Such was the case for the church Ebonie Trice was raised in, she remembers

Black Girls Do: Go Spelunking!

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Black Women Who Kayak+ Founder Tanya Walker talks about the transformative experience of pushing boundaries and diving in – literally – with a group of eight Black women on a recent excursion to a hidden cave in Austin.

Best in the Citi: Barbecue

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When I think of Texas, I think of boots, cowboys, whiskey and barbecue. I don’t even know what kind of marketing I bought into, because ain’t no cowboys in Austin, Texas whiskey is all too young and harsh, and finding good barbecue has proven to be a struggle.