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Where to Picnic This Summer in the Hill Country
I recently introduced the term “sack lunch” to my young grandchildren for a park outing. They were so impressed, you’d think I told them I’d invented fire.
A Musical About El Camino Real de las Tejas Cranks Out a Colorful History
There are two great stories of Texas, as far as Brian Beattie is concerned. One is the Alamo, about which much has been written, honored, preserved, and mythologized.
Waco’s Historic Suspension Bridge Reopens After Getting a Fix-Up
When my mother’s family would journey to the big city of Waco from their home in Mexia back in the 1920s and ’30s, they would cross the Brazos River on the famous Waco Suspension Bridge.
Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts
South El Paso Street in downtown El Paso is the stuff of legends, revolutionaries, rock stars, and one-of-a-kind oddities.
Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think
Texans are no strangers to heat, but everyone’s feeling it this summer as temperatures continue breaking records.
Houston’s New Heights House Hotel Lets the Good Vibes Roll
On a sweaty May evening in a historic-turned-hip neighborhood of Houston, hotel guests and local revelers lounge and sip cocktails poolside as UB40’s “Red Red Wine” spins in the background.
Can Chip and Joanna Gaines’ New Magnolia Network Carry the Day?
After a year without Chip and Joanna Gaines turned into two because of COVID-19, the Fixer Upper stars returned to the airwaves this week with the soft launch of their new Magnolia Network.
Watching Paris, Texas—in Texas
I must have seen Paris, Texas, for the first time when I was in college.
Austin’s Weird Homes Tour Goes Virtual This Weekend
Growing up in Brownsville, Autumn Circé loved animals. She loved animals so much, she was invited to shadow zookeepers at Gladys Porter Zoo when she was in middle school.