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A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

Poster courtesy Border Radio Research Institute The borderlands between Texas and Mexico have always been steeped in mystery and romance….

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…Bankersmith at the Gillespie-Kendall county border is named for Temple Doswell Smith, who established the First Bank of Fredericksburg in…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

…book titled A Mile Above Texas—capture the vermilion ribbon of the Red River, the snaky Sabine cutting a border with…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…The map set the northern Hill Country boundary at the State Highway 29 border from Burnet to Menard. That border

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…Subscribe to Texas Highways In 2010, Montagne netted his first paddlefish, from Lake Texoma on the Oklahoma border. He and…

Nice N Easy Serves Craft Beer and Wine in One of Johnson City’s Oldest Buildings

Nice N Easy Serves Craft Beer and Wine in One of Johnson City’s Oldest Buildings

Historical accounts suggest a preteen LBJ sipped on “medicinal” wine at the site of the Nice N Easy…

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

border is Memo’s Restaurant, on the banks of San Felipe Creek. The Calderon family established their Mexican restaurant in 1936…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

Buffalo Milk is made into a variety of rich cheeses at OroBianco. Texas’ only water buffalo dairy was…

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

On the first Friday and Saturday of each month, a steady stream of customers parks at the back…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…including the Jumano, Apache, and Comanche. Today, Presidio is anchored by local businesses, U.S. Customs and Border Protection offices, and…

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Nestled within Houston’s Greater Heights neighborhood, a simple white building covered in bespoke murals houses Clutch Distilling. Opened…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…the 1970s and ’80s and even mentioned the hotel in his Border Trilogy. Subscribe to Texas Highways Aside from its…

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

…“Assimilation moves slower at the border,” Pittle muses. As a guy who grew up in a family that talked about…

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?

…over 550 performances of Life on the Border, The Scouts of the Plains, and other frontier dramas. They toured with…

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