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My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

Presidio when she was in ninth grade. It was a homecoming for her parents, who were from Ojinaga, Presidio’s sister…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

drag show, live DJs, and plenty of drinks. And Sunday morning, there will be a drag brunch at El Cosmo…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…My childhood home in Edinburg was miles outside of town. A couple acres away, a thin strip of mesquites marked…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Crowell and by Steve Earle. Now it’s dominated by small strip centers and pawn shops. But if you’re not tracing…

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

…McClinton’s harmonica, in that style learned from Reed and Williamson, became the hook for Bruce Channel’s international hit “Hey, Baby,”…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…different claim to fame for welcoming international visitors. Located just over a half-mile from the Paso Del Norte International Bridge—one…

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

…operated, the business has become a popular local spot, received a Denver International Spirits Competition award, and achieved distribution in…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

…part of the United States Numbered Highway System, Route 67 travels 1,560 miles from Presidio to Sabula, Iowa. Its northern…

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

…two City and Regional Magazine Awards, one National Magazine Award nomination, and 11 International Regional Magazine Association gold prizes, along…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…(though closed for the summer), as is El Patio, a quirky Tex-Mex favorite on the Drag. Smith also loved Piccadilly…

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

…is hospitalized during stripping season, all his neighbors will strip his cotton for him, but we’ll bring a diesel truck…

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

strip of woodland, that makes it much less likely the prairie lizards can survive,” Frishkoff says. Texas spiny lizards don’t…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…enough with how I imagined it to be. I was disappointed to encounter so many strip malls—my first impression of…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…A new book, Radio Psychics , by Georgetown-based author John Benedict Buescher, who is also co-director of the International Association…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…in Somervell and nearby counties began digging up and removing the heavy petrified wood after agricultural equipment manufacturers International Harvester…

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