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Dry January? These Texas Counties Are Dry Year-Round.
When January rolls around, many people participate in the monthlong sabbatical from alcohol known as Dry or Sober January.
10 Facts About the Texas State Flag
Today is National Flag Day, and it’s no secret that Texans have a special affection for their state flag.
Banking on Renewed Interest In Its History, a Crazy Water Hotel Reopens in Mineral Wells
Historic photo courtesy Crazy Water Plaza / current by Gene Fowler
Several years ago, Kelly North was living in the Dallas area when she fell under the spell of Mineral Wells.
Every Day is a Green Day in Austin
In 2017, a developer wanted to turn an office complex into a mixed-use development, but to do so he needed to cut down several mighty oak trees protected by a city ordinance.
The Caddo’s Turkey Dance Endures as a Symbol of Survival and Celebration
Three years ago, perhaps you saw the bizarre and wonderful viral video in which a small flock of about two dozen wild turkeys stalked in continuous circles around a dead cat in the middle of a suburban street.
Mickey Mantle Made a Name for Himself in New York, but He’s Forever a Texan
One of the greatest baseball players who’s ever lived lies in rest inside Dallas’ Sparkman/Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Writer Sarah Hepola Roams During Quarantine in A House Without an Address
In 1790, a young French army officer wrote a book about the trip of a lifetime.
Pretend You’re in the Grand Prix With a Rare Chance to Drive on the F1 Track at Circuit of Americas in Austin
If you’ve ever dreamed about taking a spin on a Formula 1 racetrack, your chance has arrived.
Small-Town Dispatches: How Two Texas Small Towns Are Taking Care of Their Communities During the COVID-19 Crisis
It’s unusually quiet in Bandera, known as the Cowboy Capital of the World.