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Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…comedian William Lee Martin is a presence. He commands the stage, telling stories like a goofy friend who just wants…

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

…the bridge that grows longer and longer as more loved ones join in. “That’s my favorite part,” Najvar says. Full…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…teenage boy daring himself to climb the spooky abandoned hotel’s 14 stories. Built in 1929, the 14-story Spanish Colonial building…

Editor’s Note: Return to the River

Editor’s Note: Return to the River

…an editor. What stands out as a memorable story you edited for TH? Dreaming up stories can be more fun…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…the most beautiful sound, the most wild and tender lullaby. Intrigued by stories of businesses that trade in mesquite, Texas…

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

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

…imbibe, laugh, and tell stories. And their yearly season coincides with the end of Houston’s five or six months of…

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

…“We’re proud to preserve the art of the churches and the histories of the individuals who these windows are dedicated…

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

…tranquility, but the setting was not always so serene. Palo Duro was the last Comanche battleground and a favorite hideout…

Abilene at Full Gallop

Abilene at Full Gallop

…slightly at first—is my favorite time to visit Abilene. Here, on the broad plains that once nurtured vast herds of…

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

…Blue’s favorite dog, Sidney G. Shepherd, and the nicked-up wooden table where Hank Williams Sr. carved his name after a…

Tyler Made

Tyler Made

…for a medium-roast brew and chit-chat with the regulars. Or we drop by Bruno’s, a traditional Tyler favorite for Italian…

Marfalous!

Marfalous!

…“Shaping them would take the art out of it,” he says. Asked to find a favorite, he chooses “Bow-legged Bill,”…

Scoop on a 1912 Soda Fountain

Scoop on a 1912 Soda Fountain

…for lunch or early supper. His favorite menu item? A pimiento-cheese sandwich called the Palm Beach. “Everything they make here…

The Joy of French Cooking

The Joy of French Cooking

…Brasserie Lipp—that favorite Parisian hangout of Marcel Proust and André Gide. Cohen did his research on both surroundings and menu:…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

favorite), stuffed animals, Selena dolls, and personal notes at her black marble gravestone, which features a bronze sculpture of her…

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