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

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

Revelers at last year’s Slavnost donned traditional Czech costumes and danced to polka music. Photo courtesy Texas Czech Heritage and…

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….

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…were often the impetus behind more than half of all state symbols nationwide. Here’s how it works: Let’s say Miss

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…University of Texas, I didn’t realize how much I was going to miss the water, how desperately I’d crave the…

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

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

…to their families. The Czechs will tell you it originated in the Slavic regions; the Germans will tell you it’s…

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…contemporary structure aptly reflects the pride that Czech-Texans have in their heritage. The library’s holdings include more than 10,000 Czech-related…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…multiethnic town with Czech, German, Scottish, and Irish residents. Meanwhile, his mom was from Comanche, which was the seat of…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…and steaks overlooking the river. 2 / RIVERHOUSE GRILL Founded by a family of Czech immigrants, this casually upscale restaurant…

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

…in San Antonio for 10 years, the third-generation Laredoan found herself missing her hometown’s sense of community—something she had mistaken…

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

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

…magazine. Amazing! And next year, it’s back to Germany. I’ll miss Texas. The weather is better for this old Roman….

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…the animals and plants of this wild area. If you have limited time, don’t miss the sights along Farm-to-Market Road…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…her story. In fact, it’s hard to miss. A billboard at the city limits tells visitors: “Welcome to Benavides, home…

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

…even notice, with these lizards fighting it out for territory. Unless you pay attention, it’s kind of easy to miss.”…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…to manage it. The flag was originally a gift to Texas Gov. Price Daniel by Mississippi Gov. Ross Barnett at…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…June 23, the 2021 Miss Gay Corpus Christi Lisa Perry will be throwing the first pitch at the Corpus Christi…

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