Travel is not about the destination, it’s about the journey. Ferocious cliché, yes, guilty as charged, but, yeah, owning it, making it my thesis. The truism asks to be dusted off and given special consideration in the context of the Southwest, where it can seem to outsiders like the cosmic mayo jar was down to butter-knife scrapings and the culture and natural beauty got spread awfully thin in these parts.
The four-day music festival Neon Reverb returns this weekend for its tenth installment. The founders have passed the torch to Jason Aragon, who is bringing the festival back to its roots as a showcase of local music.
The Discovery Children's Museum has a new name and new digs next door to the Smith Center. The museum opened to the public last week -- it includes a three-story climbing structure, as well as several new exhibits designed for kids.