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Auberge Resorts Collection to bring unique character, modern luxury to Austin with Commodore Perry Estate
Dec 11, 2019
Auberge Resorts Collection to bring unique character, modern luxury to Austin with Commodore Perry Estate

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (December 11, 2019) – Auberge Resorts Collection, a portfolio of award-winning hotels, resorts and residences, today announced that it plans a Spring 2020 opening for its first urban retreat in the dynamic destination of Austin, Texas. Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts…

Congaree tops Golf Digest's ranking of the 'best golf courses built this decade'
Dec 10, 2019
Golf Digest - 10 December 2019
Congaree tops Golf Digest's ranking of the 'best golf courses built this decade'

Golf Digest's Best New private winner last year, Congaree had not yet accumulated enough ballots to be eligible for our last 100 Greatest. Its scores, though, make it the highest-ranked course built this decade, ranked by our Golf Digest course panelists. And its debut on our national list is likely to come in our next iteration. Tom Fazio, not necessarily known as a minimalist, took a gently piece of land about an hour inland from Hilton Head Island and transported gigantic oak trees and created…

Imperative Entertainment, Texas Monthly team on podcast ‘Boomtown’
Dec 04, 2019
Variety - 3 December 2019
Imperative Entertainment, Texas Monthly team on podcast ‘Boomtown’

Imperative Entertainment is teaming with Texas Monthly on “Boomtown,” a new 10-part weekly podcast series that looks at the biggest oil boom in history.

The series unfolds in West Texas and focuses on roughnecks and billionaire wildcatters whose interest in black gold is impacting the climate, the economy, and geopolitics. Here the Permian Basin, a rough hewn area known to audiences as the setting of “Friday Night Lights,” “Giant,” and “No Country for Old Men,” is experiencing an unprecedented…

Toyota’s newest TRD SUVs bring home top honors at the 2019 Texas Truck Rodeo
Nov 22, 2019
Toyota’s newest TRD SUVs bring home top honors at the 2019 Texas Truck Rodeo

PLANO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2019) – Toyota took home four awards at the Texas Auto Writers Association’s (TAWA) Texas Truck Rodeo. The 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road won top honors as the Compact SUV of Texas, and the 2020 Sequoia TRD Pro was named the Full-Size SUV of Texas. Additionally, Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) was named Best Safety Feature, and Toyota’s Panoramic View & Multi…

Toyota revs up lineup with new 302-horsepower RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid
Nov 20, 2019
Toyota revs up lineup with new 302-horsepower RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

The fifth-generation Toyota RAV4, on the market for barely a year, is going more places than it has ever gone before. The arrival of the first-ever RAV4 TRD Off-Road model was announced earlier this year, and today, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota debuts a new premium, fun-to-drive RAV4 performance model with an estimated 302-horsepower, advanced all-wheel drive, sport-tuned suspension and exclusive design features.

It just happens to also be the first-ever RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric…

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