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To Kill a Mockingbird—Why It’s Time for Texas to Ditch Its State Bird

To Kill a Mockingbird—Why It’s Time for Texas to Ditch Its State Bird

Since January 1927, the northern mockingbird has been the state bird of Texas, an honor shared with a whopping four other states.

Famous Filipino Restaurant Chains Land in Houston

Famous Filipino Restaurant Chains Land in Houston

Suzette Garriel’s family brought the first of the big Filipino restaurant chains to Houston with the opening of Gerry’s Grill in the Asiatown area in February 2018.

Stunned by the Cold: Sea Turtles Are in Peril During the Frigid Winter Storm

Stunned by the Cold: Sea Turtles Are in Peril During the Frigid Winter Storm

The Arctic air mass battering Texas this week has even reached the Gulf of Mexico, where typically temperate beaches have experienced snow, freezing rain, and persistent sub-freezing temperatures.

Dinner and a Movie for Valentine’s Day—Texas-Style

Dinner and a Movie for Valentine’s Day—Texas-Style

If there was ever a Valentine’s Day to stay indoors, it’s this one. With the COVID-19 pandemic and freezing temps …

My Favorite Texas Trip: A Retreat at St. Benedict Monastery

My Favorite Texas Trip: A Retreat at St. Benedict Monastery

I arrived at the St. Benedict Monastery in Canyon in the summer of 2015 to spend the week working on a few short stories.

Mickey Mantle Made a Name for Himself in New York, but He’s Forever a Texan

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.

My Favorite Texas Trip: An Englishman Goes Honky-Tonking in Amarillo

My Favorite Texas Trip: An Englishman Goes Honky-Tonking in Amarillo

“Jesus did not Tap Out, He loves you!” shouted an oncoming billboard. Had I read that correctly?

Texas Hotels Step Up Cleanliness and Distancing to Reassure Wary Customers

Texas Hotels Step Up Cleanliness and Distancing to Reassure Wary Customers

Hotels are reopening across Texas with the relaxation of pandemic quarantine restrictions. But many would-be travelers remain skittish about checking into a room because they’re concerned exposure to the coronavirus.

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