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Beaumont R&B Legend Barbara Lynn Named a National Heritage Fellow

Barbara Lynn, the “Empress of Gulf Coast Soul,” has been recognized as a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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The Ultimate Events Guide for Fall Fun in Texas

As the weather starts to cool down, it’s time to get out and enjoy all autumn has to offer. We’ve rounded up a massive list…
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Interactive Map of Family-Owned Restaurants Across Texas

Plan your food-inspired road trip with these 33 mom-and-pop restaurants across Texas.
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The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

It may be one of the smallest incorporated towns in Texas (official population: 90), but don’t let that fool you—the little town of Round Top…
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Tannat Is the New Texas Wine Everyone Will Be Talking About

The growing throngs of oenophiles traveling what is known as Wine Road 290—the winery-heavy stretch of US 290 between Johnson City and Fredericksburg—have become very…
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Ronin Brings an Ever-Changing Farm-Fresh Menu to Downtown Bryan

It was the bok choy that changed Chef Brian Light. Or maybe it was that perfect heirloom tomato, soft and sweet, the way it tasted…
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History, Art, and Colorful Fall Foliage Distinguish the Great Plains Town of Canadian

Not far from the banks of the Canadian River, tucked among the River Valley Pioneer Museum’s artifacts of Panhandle ranching and railroad history, black-and-white portraits…
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Ray Wylie Hubbard Revisits the Snake Farm That Inspired His Famous Song

Any good songwriter knows when the muse strikes, write it down. For Ray Wylie Hubbard, it was maybe the 10,000th time he was driving southbound…
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Any Day Above Ground Is a Good One at the Quirky National Museum of Funeral History

"This haunted house won’t have real dead bodies in it, will it?” my son, Chet, asks as we approach the Richey Road exit on I-45…
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Explore Frontier Life in San Antonio at the Yturri-Edmunds Home

Before the first railroad line reached San Antonio in 1877, the villa was known as “the city of adobes,” according to an 1887 article in…
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Help Yourself to Bacon, Biscuits, and a Side of History at the King Ranch

My kids know I’m happy to travel for a meal, particularly when huevos are involved, but in their minds, this was pushing it. The night…
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18 Places to Go in Texas in 2018

From El Paso to Galveston, uncover our top 18 travel must-dos for 2018.
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At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

I was lured to Kimble County by my fly fisher husband—his heart set on hooking the fabled Guadalupe bass and learning a trick or two…
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