Learn About the Stars at the Center for Earth and Space Science Education

May 11, 2017 10:01 am

Residents of Tyler are lucky enough to live just a few minutes away from the Center for Earth and Space Science Education, one of the area’s most impressive planetariums and also East Texas’s first planetarium. Today, the recently remodeled center is home to a 40-foot domed theater that promises immersive experiences to everyone who visits.

The movie theater schedule is available online and features films about ocean life, National Parks, and more. In addition to the theater, this science education center also promises interactive exhibits and displays. The science center isn't far from Orion at the Cascades, so don’t miss your opportunity to check it out! It's open Tuesday through Saturday, and admission is $12 for adults for an all-day pass and $7 for tickets to an individual show.

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Test Your Intellect at Tyler’s Original Escape Room

May 1, 2017 12:00 pm

At Tyler's Original Escape Room, guests work together to solve mysteries and master puzzles in order to "escape the room" before time runs out. Like other escape room businesses, Tyler's Original Escape Room requires visitors to use a mix of intellect and teamwork to win. What sets this place apart, however, is that it offers five different experiences with respective escape rates, so you can decide how much of a challenge you'd like.

"The List" puzzle has an 80% escape rate and features an all-ages plot, while a group of thrill-seeking adults, on the other hand, may want to try Murder on 155. True to its name, this escape room plunks you right in the middle of a murder-mystery. You must follow the clues to the murderer within 60 minutes in order to escape. Will you be testing your intellect this spring at Tyler's Original Escape Room?

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Don’t Miss the Gourmet Pizzas at Roast Social Kitchen

April 24, 2017 11:00 am

Roast Social Kitchen recognizes that its patrons do the best they can to buy healthy food, often organic and locally cultivated. That's why the staff at Roast does they same. They source their ingredients from Tyler-area farmers whenever possible and opt for organic, seasonal food when it's available. This is all in an effort to create a space where customers can feel good about digging into dinner among friends and family.

It seems as though the kitchen team has done a good job given the abundance of praise for Roast Social Kitchen, especially for the pizzas. The Bee's Knees is a popular pie topped with a four-cheese blend plus roasted garlic, Italian sausage, soppressata, thyme, and surprisingly sweet accents like fresh orange. The Smoke Stack pizza also earns praise thanks to the Stanley's Famous pecan-smoked chopped brisket and barbecue sauce layered on top. If you want to sample one of these inventive pies, be sure to stop by Roast Social Kitchen!

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