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Celebrate the Mother Road at the Inaugural Route 66 Festival in Amarillo
When author and photographer Candacy Taylor began researching her book Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America, Amarillo landed on her radar.
Parties, Horse Racing, and Other Ways to Experience the Kentucky Derby in Texas
Ready your fancy fascinators and savvy Southern wardrobe: The Kentucky Derby, the first of three horse races that make up the Triple Crown, takes place May 6 at Churchill Downs in Louisville with 20 eager thoroughbreds vying for the win.
Celebrate Spring Wildflowers in Texas at These Festivals and Trails
Beautiful wildflowers are popping up across the state from March through May. And while we all love our bluebonnets, other types of wildflowers keep the landscapes colorful as well, including Indian paintbrushes, Mexican hats, pink evening primrose, horsemint, and firewheels (also known as Indian blankets).
Pop Culture and History Converge on Fort Worth’s Stars of the Stockyards Tour
When drovers headed cattle north up the Chisholm Trail in the late 19th century, Fort Worth was the last stop for supplies before crossing the Red River and entering Native American territories.
When the Most Endangered Places in Texas Hits a Little Too Close to Home
The rallying cry resounded from one of the most beloved spots on the Texas coast. “We need your help!
After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns
In April 2019, a devastating tornado swept through Caddo Mounds State Historic Site and the neighboring town of Alto.
Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas
Coming out of two long years of canceled events and public gatherings due to the pandemic, people all around Texas are getting back on the party saddle.