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A Refurbished Baker Hotel Signals a New Beginning in Mineral Wells

A Refurbished Baker Hotel Signals a New Beginning in Mineral Wells

The venerable but long-vacated Baker Hotel, which opened in Mineral Wells in 1929 and once hosted personalities ... Read More »

San Antonio’s Juneteenth Educates Future Generations

San Antonio’s Juneteenth Educates Future Generations

Texans are celebrating Juneteenth with events across the state this week, including today’s state government ... Read More »

Hopscotch, An Immersive Art Exhibit, Announces Permanent San Antonio Space

Hopscotch, An Immersive Art Exhibit, Announces Permanent San Antonio Space

Taking over 18,000-square-feet and two stories of Travis Park Plaza in the downtown area, Hopscotch features rooms ... Read More »

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

Kent Ullberg’s bronze sculptures dot the landscape across Texas—a giant bison in Corpus Christi, a cougar on the ... Read More »

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay

At the historic Luther Hotel in Palacios, proprietor Jack Findley often mingles with guests on the front porch ... Read More »

Retrace the Life and Legacy of World-Champion Boxer Jack Johnson in Galveston

Retrace the Life and Legacy of World-Champion Boxer Jack Johnson in Galveston

“Jack Johnson was a real person from a real place called Galveston,” Collins says while standing in his church ... Read More »

This June’s Texas Dance Hall Tour Showcases DFW Halls

This June’s Texas Dance Hall Tour Showcases DFW Halls

Chances are you’ve spotted an old dance hall while cruising the backroads of Texas. At first glance, the large ... Read More »

The Texas Basket Company is a Century-Long Link to Jacksonville’s Tomato Capital Heritage

The Texas Basket Company is a Century-Long Link to Jacksonville’s Tomato Capital Heritage

The Jacksonville manufacturer, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, has churned out millions of veneer Read More »

How Chef Mary Bass Gives Back to Galveston

How Chef Mary Bass Gives Back to Galveston

A Galveston native, Bass started her career by launching a bakery business, Viva la Cake Balls. She later became ... Read More »

Alamo Drafthouse’s Live Comedy Show Roasts the Stars of the Silver Screen

Alamo Drafthouse’s Live Comedy Show Roasts the Stars of the Silver Screen

Created nearly two decades ago with inspiration from the popular TV comedy series Mystery Science Theater ... Read More »

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