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Amex Platinum card holders now get free GoGo internet

If you are an American Express Business Platinum cardholder, you can add another benefit to your card: free Gogo in-flight WiFi passes. In addition to a credit for you Global Access application fee (which includes TSA PreCheck), a $200 annual airline fee credit, and access to a growing network of airport Centurion Lounges (like the one we Continue reading → ...

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Omni Dallas Hotel honors the College Football Playoff National Championship with LED light show

The Omni Dallas and Omni Fort Worth hotels are deep into the swing of the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship, even though neither hotel is playing host to either Ohio State or Oregon.  At the Omni Dallas Hotel, the Owner’s Box grill will offer a couple of specials pegged to both team’s home towns. Over at Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Continue reading → ...

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“Texas Best Sommelier” winner Jason Huerta to leave Pappas Bros. steakhouse, will lead Counter 357 in Austin

Jason Huerta, one of Texas’ Best Sommeliers and a commanding presence at Pappas Bros. steakhouse for years, is moving south. Huerta tells the Hatch that he will lead the beverage program at  Counter 357, a tiny, new, 26-seat, boutique restaurant opening on South Congress Avenue in Austin next month.  Counter’s menu, from the chef Lawrence Kocurek, will lean Modern American and be Continue reading → ...

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Dallas winemakers Craig and Kathryn Hall now own a luxury hotel in Napa

Dallas winery owners Craig and Kathryn Hall of Hall Wineries in both St. Helena and Rutherford have fancied the La Residence Hotel in Napa, rebranding it as the Senza Hotel, a luxury property with views of Napa vineyards. According to the Halls’ publicist, the property renovations included updates to the eight room historic Parker Mansion built in 1870. Fifteen existing Continue reading → ...

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Carnival Cruise Lines offering free Rascal Flatts tailgate concert before Cowboys/Giants game on October 19

Carnival Cruises is partnering with the Dallas Cowboys to bring Guy Fieri and the country music trio Rascal Flatts to town for a free meet-and-greet.  Anyone with tickets to the October 19 Cowboys/Giants game will have the chance to see the DDD star and Rascal Flatts live at Carnival’s Tailgate Takeover.  A Guy Fieri Burger Battle is planned for 1:45 p.m. (he’s the Continue reading → ...

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Help Messina Hof harvest wine grapes at August 1 Moonlight Harvest

Time to check your pedicure and pack your bag for Bryan, Texas— Messina Hof Winery kicks off four weeks of Harvest Festival events on Friday, August 1, starting with its Moonlight Harvest. Other events are scheduled throughout the month of August in Bryan and Fredericksburg. The first festival event includes grape picking, grape stomping, and finally, a Continue reading → ...

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