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10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

Star flag is only one of many flags that have flown over Texas at one time or another. There have…

Which Way is Southtown?

Which Way is Southtown?

919 S. Alamo, 210/257-5132. Joan Grona Gallery, 112 Blue Star, 210/225-6334. Jump-Start Performance Co., 108 Blue Star, 210/227-5867. LoneStar Studios,…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…and heat, was home, was country, was the bright star in the center of our solar system. Her absence dimmed…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Loop 610 and Telephone Road, a once grand avenue with blue collar entertainment that was celebrated in songs by Rodney…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…Elon Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX, companies like Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Pabst Blue Ribbon, and Charles Schwab have moved their headquarters…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…and the McDonald Observatory, the third-largest observatory in the United States (the visitor’s center and scheduled star parties are not…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…on a small island, where roseate spoonbills, blue herons, cormorants, and egrets nest. One particular blue heron, dubbed Henry by…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…blooming cacti, Big Bend bluebonnets, blind cactus, rainbow cactus, cat claw, strawberry pitaya, nama or fiddleleaf, bicolor fan mustard, ocotillo,…

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

…It only grows what it wants, and it wants sculpture.” In fact, the Beninis’ entire endeavor started as a happy…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

blue with bluebonnets, and in April, Chappell Hill celebrates the state flower with a festival that attracts thousands. In July,…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

and redbud, penstemon, larkspur, mealy blue sage, lace cactus, Texas star, and featherleaf desert peony. If you didn’t fill up…

The Great, Grape Plains

The Great, Grape Plains

…courtyard, bright red and blue brick walls, geometric metal cutouts, and low benches topped with vibrant cushions make it clear…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…the highest points in Huntsville, is a good place to start if you want to really understand this cultured and…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…stretch of clear, uncompromised water. The river’s songbirds ponder their ruffle-less counterparts in amicable detachment, blue herons poise equitably in…

Hill Country Gem: Mason

Hill Country Gem: Mason

…for lunch. Thomas and Victoria Fikes, refugees of Dallas’ five-star restaurant scene, opened the cafe in 2007, turning a 1915…

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