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The recent announcement that construction will soon begin on Texas’ tallest skyscraper came as a surprise to many.
When Lubbock-based sculptor Eddie Dixon received a phone call about sculpting a statue for the Alamo, the caller wanted to know if he was familiar with the historic figure he would be capturing in bronze.
Fort Lancaster still feels like it’s on the frontier. The U.S. military built the fort in 1856 during the California gold rush to protect prospectors and migrants travelling across Texas on the road linking San Antonio and El Paso.
Edith Maskey had just begun her art practice 50 years ago when she took a chance and entered her work for consideration in the inaugural Texas Arts and Crafts Fair in Kerrville.
Situated so close to Mexico, Texas feels its southern neighbor’s cultural influence in almost every aspect.
Fall is just around the corner, and what better time than Halloween season to dive into the spooky and paranormal.
The refreshingly dark, cool interior of LaniKai Lounge & Tiki Room in San Marcos features paintings of beach scenes, a constellation of jewel-toned lights overhead, and a playlist featuring surf guitar music and retro standards, all conjuring dreams of tropical getaways.
Visitors headed to Galveston are often motivated to grab the sunscreen and hit the beach. Why not?
The Texas Capitol is famous for the sunset red granite that gives the building its pinkish exterior, but few know that stray capitol building blocks can still be found scattered along the old railway that brought the rock to Austin.
Tucked along the meandering Paluxy River and among rugged, low-slung limestone cliffs, the village of Glen Rose has long attracted travelers as a natural wonderland.
Travelers entering the Gardner for the first time could understandably mistake it for a museum. Steps from the front entrance, a curio case houses rarities including a replica of infamous bank robber John Dillinger’s plaster death mask and original “wanted” poster, a handwritten letter by Leo Tolstoy, and vintage typewriters.
In downtown Grapevine, novelist Jody Hadlock breezes into a busy coffee shop to talk about her new book, The Lives of Diamond Bessie, a historical novel about a murder that took place in East Texas in 1877.