Journey with us through the Rose Capital of America, Tyler, Texas as we explore fun and quirky stories that make up the culture of this beautiful East Texas city.

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  • 24. Two Year Anniversary Special August 5, 2022
    Wow 2 years and 24 episodes in the books! There have been a lot of stories about the people, places, and things of Tyler, Texas. Join Holli and Cindy as they look back on some of their favorite podcasts from their first 2 years. Connect with us: VisitTyler.com @VisitTyler
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  • 23. Coming Full Circle July 1, 2022
    Megan Magill was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. She grew up with a love for dance, theatre, and music and  had a dream of making it to New York City and fulfilling her desire and passion to become a Broadway actress and star.  Megan was on the verge of her big breakthrough moment when […]
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  • 22. Amazing Comeback June 3, 2022
    FRESH 15 is a one-of-a-kind 15k race here in Tyler and is growing in popularity nation-wide. Each year, racers from all over the nation descend on Tyler to this popular event. This year was one of the best races yet. It also had a unique human-interest story involving former Tyler Police officer Abby Rodseth. Abby […]
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  • 21. Meet Tyler's American Idol April 29, 2022
    East Texas is known for turning out talent, and now we're proud to have Fritz Hager III representing Tyler on American Idol. F3 is currently in the top 10 contestants, and will be continue competing to stay on the show. In this episode, Cindy and Holli catch up with Fritz about growing up in Tyler, […]
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  • 20. Spring is in the Air April 1, 2022
    Spring is here in Tyler, Texas. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and Tyler is alive with the Azalea and Spring Flower Trail and tons of other events and activities that make this season great! Join Holli and Cindy as they visit with Visit Tyler Vice President of Tourism and Servicing, Susan Travis. You will […]
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  • 19. A High Hill Development March 4, 2022
    Do you ever just want to get away to your favorite place but not have to take a day to get there? There is a place right here in Tyler’s own backyard that offers the amenities, view, and serenity of a getaway to Seaside or another resort location. High Hill Development is creating an oasis […]
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  • 18. Downtown Tyler February 5, 2022
    Downtown is the heart and soul of every city. It is vital to preserve the history of your town but to also make way for new and innovative things. Join Holli and Cindy as they visit with Tyler Main Street Director Amber Varona. You will hear about all the exciting things that are happening in […]
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  • 17. The Heart of Tyler's Cultural Community December 10, 2021
    Arts are an important part of any healthy vibrant community. The Arts bring many benefits to a city. Join Holli and Cindy as they visit with East Texas Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Robin Hampton and ETSO Music Director Richard Lee. Find out what they are bringing to Tyler and East Texas and what their feelings […]
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  • 16. Shop Local with this Tyler Icon November 17, 2021
    Studies show that for every $100 spent at a small business, $48 stays in the community. The holidays are just around the corner, and it's more important than ever to shop small this season. On this episode, Holli and Cindy visit with Anthony Cortez, Event Coordinator at one of Tyler's local treasures: The Potpourri House. […]
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  • 15. Creatives in Tyler October 8, 2021
    Did you know with the advances made in technology, creatives are able to build their business right here in Tyler? Many creative business owners are doing just that. On this month's episode, the Rambling Roses catch up with a Cory Fourniquet, local business owner and YouTube creator for GT Garage Talk. We learn what it […]
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  • 14. Meet the Dress Designer September 10, 2021
    Rose Season is just around the corner and with that comes the 88th Annual Texas Rose Festival! Join Holli and Cindy as they visit with Jacob Climer, Costume and Set Designer, and the new designer for the Texas Rose Festival. Jacob will share his background with us, and his approach to designing this year’s costumes […]
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  • 13. Meet the Locals August 9, 2021
    Did you know that Tyler has one of the best zoos in the state? Join Holli and Cindy as they visit with Caldwell Zoo Executive Director – Hayes Caldwell. The Zoo has an interesting history here in Tyler that you might find surprising. From it's beginning in a backyard to growing into its current 85-acre […]
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  • 12. The Rambling Rosés July 16, 2021
    Kiepersol Vineyard, Winery, and Distillery is a food and wine destination in East Texas. Award-winning, estate-grown artisan wines and spirits are finely crafted to be comfortable to drink, pairing everyday life with the abundance of the earth. It's a beautiful destination to visit in the area, but also has an interesting history. Completely family owned […]
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  • 11. Tourism is Back June 14, 2021
    With summer here, it's time for a road trip! Tyler is the perfect spot for your next getaway. In this episode, the Rambling Roses talk about all of the fun things to see and do in Tyler as well as the importance of tourism to the economy. This summer, don't let your vacation time go […]
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  • The Story of Terrence Murphy May 28, 2021
    In East Texas, football is king. Tyler has turned out many football legends over the years. In this episode, Cindy & Holli catch up with Terrence Murphy, a local and national football star. Terrence was born and raised in Tyler, Texas, and this summer he's bringing a free camp to his hometown to give back […]
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  • 9. Historic Tyler on Tour April 16, 2021
    Tyler is known for its history, in particular its historic district. Visitors and residents alike enjoy visiting the historic districts throughout the year to see the beauty of the seasons along with the historic homes. In this episode, Cindy and Holli catch up with Ashley Washmon, Executive Director of Historic Tyler Inc., which hosts the […]
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  • 8. Living in the Azalea District March 16, 2021
    Tyler is known for its history, and one of the most popular places to visit to see some of Tyler's famous historic homes is the historic Azalea District. Each spring this district comes alive with colors during the annual Azalea & Spring Flower Trail. On this episode, the Roses catch up with a couple of […]
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  • 7. Spring in Tyler After a Freeze February 24, 2021
    In this episode the Rambling Roses talk with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulturist Greg Grant the recent severe winter storm that hit Tyler and all of Texas. Spring is a beautiful time to visit Tyler, but the storm has left many wondering what will be blooming this year. Greg shines some light on what we […]
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  • 6. Meet The Tyler Rose, Earl Campbell January 15, 2021
    In this episode, Cindy and Holli chat with The Tyler Rose himself, Earl Campbell. Earl Campbell was nicknamed "The Tyler Rose" during is football career because he was raised and got his start in Tyler. He college he played for the Texas Longhorns earning him the Heisman Trophy. He was drafted first by the Oilers […]
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  • 5. Shop Local, Shop Tyler December 8, 2020
    Now more than ever, it's important to shop local and keep those dollars in the community. Cindy and Holli interview three local store owners about how different the shopping experience is when you shop local versus a big box store. Learn about each of their unique shopping experiences, and this holiday season, shop local, shop […]
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