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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

…the Mission Trail links the Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan, and Espada missions in San Antonio Missions National Historical Park….

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

the Brazos is no easy feat, no matter how many miles you’ve paddled, how many hours you’ve sat on its…

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

…used paint made with crushed minerals—such as manganese, iron oxide, and calcium—mixed with animal fat, likely from deer. Such fat

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

A researcher with the Mission Aransas Reserve finds a baby doll on the Gulf coast with a barnacle sticking out…

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

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

Portrait of a Man, Roman, late 1st century B.C.-early 1st century A.D. Marble. Lent by the Bavarian Administration of State-Owned…

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

…a deep sear without drying it out. This means using an 80-to-20 meat-to-fat ratio at a minimum. Don’t go any…

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

…traditions of the German immigrants who settled in Central Texas. But, as any Texas Czech will tell you, there’s more…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…day. A man of his maturity doesn’t need to be doing what he’s just done, recording and releasing his 27th…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…Station. As Keen’s profile grew in the 1980s and ’90s, he developed a cult following for his raucous live performances…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

many scenes set at music venues like the Continental Club and Antone’s. Two follow-up novels, Tough Baby and Boiled in…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…each time it entered the tunnel so the flagman and brakeman could walk the tracks, carrying lanterns to check for…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…to replenish one of Texas’ many reservoirs. That day, however, the tank was filled with something curious: 6,500 baby paddlefish,…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

mansions, mere minutes from the water. Granted, this reality is in large part an affliction many destinations across the country…

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

…wooden mounts his father made for the family’s most prized hunting trophies, Smith removed a seat from one of the…

A Day Trip on El Paso’s Mission Trail Reveals a Multicultural History

A Day Trip on El Paso’s Mission Trail Reveals a Multicultural History

For information on Mission Trail events, shopping, tours, free concerts, and a self-guiding walking tour, check out visitelpasomissiontrail.com. Ysleta Mission

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