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A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…urge to see what’s on the other side can understand this. My island was 100 miles long by 35 miles…

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

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

…of the Roman general Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, aka Pompey the Great. Is there any truth in that? Roman bust: I…

In Galveston, Reenacting the Famous Order of Juneteenth Has Special Meaning

In Galveston, Reenacting the Famous Order of Juneteenth Has Special Meaning

General Order No. 3 delivered the last slaves in the Confederate States of America from slavery on June 19, 1865….

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…the town’s annual festivals, restaurants, and restored historic buildings lining Main Street. Subscribe to Texas Highways San Antonio 30 minutes…

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…buildings reflect the independence and fortitude of a resolute people determined to create order and permanence out of a vast…

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

…Kafe (Terlingua) Address: Junction of Highways 118 and 170, Terlingua Phone: (432) 371-2164 Established: 2006 Owner: Kathy Wisdom Best Bites:…

A TH Moment with Robert Earl Keen

A TH Moment with Robert Earl Keen

…the Hickory Pit today? KEEN: I would order the same thing I’ve always ordered, a brisket poor boy sandwich with…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…creek.com. Nature Bridge Wildlife Ranch, on Natural Bridge Caverns Rd. (FM 3009), off Interstate 35, 830/438-7400; www.wildliferanchtexas.com. Natural Bridge Caverns,…

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

…basement of Bandera’s General Store. Shafts of sunlight shine through the open back-alley door onto the sawdust-strewn floor, and a…

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

general public, the Space Center Houston opened here in 1992 to offer visitors hands-on experiences and space-themed exhibits. Yet, as…

Arlington America’s Town?

Arlington America’s Town?

…In order to bridge the philosophical split between gambling and religion, Bryant has coined the theme “From Poker to Preachers,”…

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

…Stephen F. Austin’s original 300 first settled here nearly two centuries ago, followed by German and then Czech (and later…

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

…developer, the late Jack Burch, pioneered the concept of commercializing a cave in order to protect it. A caver himself,…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…D.A. Russell, a U.S. Army base at the edge of Marfa that had lain vacant since 1946. With 340 acres…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

…until 1965. One of our favorite exhibits is a schoolroom arranged as it might have been 80 years ago: Orderly…

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