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Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…Worth, and Austin-San Antonio, and you’ll find kolaches. Hope you’re hungry, because this 200-plus-mile meander takes you away from the…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

a desolate, rural industrial area on the southeastern outskirts of Austin. The bandits arrived right after the departure of Frank…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…mightiest barriers. As recently as 2016, Brazos River flooding damaged 1,400 homes and killed six people in southeast Texas. Understanding…

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

…centrally located block can be found on 38 1/2 Street in northeast Austin, on the east side of the railroad…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…tragedy. Shortly after Dale and I moved to Austin in 2006, Dennis and Sherry tore down their original lake cabin…

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

…a contrarian and head northeast to do the Bonham-Paris Loop. These two towns in near Northeast Texas are only 39…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…less dramatic an entry when coming from the east, though somewhat concealed by its origins in suburban Austin and San…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…big metros of the Texas Triangle, you have seen or at least heard the cries of a monk parakeet. The…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…interview with the Roman bust purchased for $34.95 at an Austin Goodwill store in 2018 by local antiques seller Laura…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…their popularity has spread through Deep East Texas, crawfish haven’t quite caught on in Austin or San Antonio. Gossen thinks…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…the Chihuahuan Desert in West Texas to the Piney Woods in the East, the state boasts a diversity of terrain,…

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

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

…Humor has expanded from an apparel line based in the Saucedas’ Austin garage into a shipping and fulfillment company with…

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?

…show,” Kerns explains. “Jack did a series of shooting and trick-riding exhibitions on the East Coast with Doctor Carver, the…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…can walk among the giant three-toed theropod tracks, found within Dinosaur Valley State Park. East of town, the Paluxy flows…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Seventh Street in Austin. “The Father of Texas,” Stephen F. Austin, rests here, as do Bigfoot Wallace, botanic physician Gideon…

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