Category Archive: Eateries

Jul 25

Tyler’s treasures: Take a day or two to see Tyler

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You will need a day or two in Tyler to see all the great Treasures. Start on the west side of town and travel east. From Athens/Murchison, travel East on TX-31 toward Tyler to Moore Than Imagined (#1 on Map, Info P19), to explore Chalk Painted furniture, western art, antique toys, man cave items and …

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Jul 22

Family Farmer’s Market and Much More in Pittsburg

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Head North on TX-271 to Pittsburg, but before you get to town, be sure to stop at Efurd Orchards just 3 miles south of town on TX-271. Open 7 days a week in summer, this family owned market is one of the best. Not only is the a wonderful farmer’s market, they have home-made ice …

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May 07

Around East Texas… Pittsburg

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Spend the Day in Historic Downtown Pittsburg Texas with its charming main street of restaurants, museums, attractions and ample antique shopping.   The Ice House  – Start your stroll at the north end of Downtown at 149 Quitman. This thrift shop is actually a non-profit operation benefiting Cypress Basin Hospice.         Rick’s …

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May 04

The Largest Antiques Collection in the USA

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When Cracker Barrel founder Dan Evans started his first store in 1969, he turned to local antiques dealers Kathleen and Don Singleton for decor. As the company opened more and more stores, the Singleton’s continued to provide all of the décor for each store until one day in 1979 when Kathleen fell ill and son …

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