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Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

An excessive amount of trash—or treasure, for some people—has been known to wash up on Texas beaches.

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

Today is National Flag Day, and it’s no secret that Texans have a special affection for their state flag.

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

To everyone who rolled their eyes at the hybrid cronut or the gourmet over-complication of cupcakes in recent years (bakery fads: so many empty calories), we’ve got good news.

Founded By a Real-Life Cowboy, the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg Embraces the Past and Present

Founded By a Real-Life Cowboy, the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg Embraces the Past and Present

It may seem strange to start a tour of the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg with a discussion of who invented the telephone and the incandescent lightbulb.

When Belle Starr Married Outlaw Jim Reed, Her Legend as ‘the Female Jesse James’ Began

When Belle Starr Married Outlaw Jim Reed, Her Legend as ‘the Female Jesse James’ Began

As with so many figures from the wrong side of the law in the raw days of frontier Texas, it’s difficult to sort the facts from the fiction about Belle Starr. 

Beware the Ghost Fiddler of the San Bernard River

Beware the Ghost Fiddler of the San Bernard River

Settled by some of the first of Stephen F. Austin’s Old Three Hundred colonists 200 years ago this year, Brazoria County has an edge over other Texas counties in the ghost story department.

It’s Closing Time for Longtime Austin Institution Dry Creek Cafe and Boat Dock

It’s Closing Time for Longtime Austin Institution Dry Creek Cafe and Boat Dock

Back in the day, the Dry Creek Cafe and Boat Dock was the place that clued you in to the fact you were in Austin now, not somewhere else in Texas.

The “Gayborhoods” of Texas

The “Gayborhoods” of Texas

Texas’ “gayborhoods” aren’t just neighborhoods with rainbow-painted crosswalks at their intersections; they’re historic communities where Texas pride and gay pride intersect in ever-fascinating unison.

Houston’s New Heights House Hotel Lets the Good Vibes Roll

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.

Dallas’ EarthX Celebration Rolls Out Online This Week with Speakers, Movies

Dallas’ EarthX Celebration Rolls Out Online This Week with Speakers, Movies

The event drew 177,000 people to Fair Park last April, but COVID-19 is pushing this year’s event online.

An Epic Route 66 Road Trip Is Headed for Texas

An Epic Route 66 Road Trip Is Headed for Texas

The trust, a nonprofit group based in Washington, D.C., recently named the route a “national treasure,” a title given to places that are integral to the nation’s history. Including the entirety of Route 66 on the list is meant to feature all the vintage hotels, neon signs, gas stations, and other businesses along the route, as well as its infrastructure.

Guadalupe Mountains Landmark Designated As Endangered

Guadalupe Mountains Landmark Designated As Endangered

Framed by a dramatic mountain backdrop, not far from the Texas-New Mexico line, is a building made of stone, steel, and stucco—an early modernist piece of architecture that seems to have gotten lost on a desert trail on its way to a more urban setting elsewhere.

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July in Texas in 2018

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July in Texas in 2018

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to celebrating our nation’s independence.

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