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Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

…Land’s terra-cotta army. A few hundred 1/3-scale replicas of first-century Chinese soldiers and their horses stand within long, narrow earthen…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…World Headquarters were going strong (see my books Esther’s Follies: The Laughs, the Gossip, and the Story Behind Texas’ Most…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…on rail cars from the quarries to downtown Austin. These flatcars riding small-gauge rails often took sharp turns or rattled…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…Street—now the home of Headquarters Hats—as does the old county courthouse, now the Pioneer Memorial Library. Smith’s arrival in Fredericksburg…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…wiener dogs all year on backyard tracks. Others are just blessed with naturals. Now, as the race enters its second-quarter

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…lake. The needles inside the gauges on the dashboard danced as the boat bounced over the water, making it difficult…

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

…Po’Boys It makes sense that a famous sandwich from the French Quarter of New Orleans should be sold in this…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…looking for entertainment back in 1873 or 1874, you could go down to your local theater and pay a quarter

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

…La Grange and the Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe in Galveston. The Redbird, located inside a house that dates to the…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…Brix scale, with Jenschke Orchards’ readings between 15 and 20. “I can’t recall the last time we had a season…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…a difficulty scale of one to five, and some are strenuous. Most of the hikes start and finish at Shumla…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…the United States and Canada on a scale of to 10. Over 29,000 individual votes were cast from 20 countries,…

Absent Since 2009, Piggly Wiggly Stores Are Reappearing in East Texas

Absent Since 2009, Piggly Wiggly Stores Are Reappearing in East Texas

…something increasingly scarce—grocery shopping on a human scale. As a chain Piggly Wiggly also seems to be staying true to…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

…industry has played out a small-scale version of America’s larger culture wars. The book uses the career trajectories of Texas…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…on a human scale that people identify with.” Subscribe to Texas Highways The one-story adobe home sits on Ross Maxwell…

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