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Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…Hill Ranch. The summer camp closed in 2013, but Friedman and his sister, Marcie Friedman, revived the camp last summer

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

Old Baldy stands tall on a summer day In the early weeks of summer, a restlessness set in. Shouldn’t something…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…Williams. Texans are no strangers to heat, but everyone’s feeling it this summer as temperatures continue breaking records. This is…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Farm-to-Market Road 117 near Terlingua. Photo by J. Griffis Smith Getting in a last-minute road trip before summer vacation ends?…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…in the summer of 2002. We were living in Brooklyn at the time, and Dale was excited to introduce me…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

The tiny town of Concan, tucked in the rolling hills of Uvalde County, has been a summertime recreational haven since…

Igloo, the Granddaddy of Texas Coolers, Turns 75

Igloo, the Granddaddy of Texas Coolers, Turns 75

…our cool while out and about this summer, Texans have it pretty darn good. In fact, with so many different…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Aerial firefighting. Photo by Karen Booth Threlkeld High temperatures and extremely dry conditions have caused wildfires throughout Texas this summer—the…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

…hikers. Renovations on the 47-year-old park began in the summer of 2019. The $10.6 million project was funded by the…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…place to grab a pint, order a cheeseburger, and kick it outside. During the spring and summer, catch live music…

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

…a popular draw for visitors—even during the summer. But soakers are going to have a hard time relaxing in the…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…motivated by the coming Lake Granbury impoundment. “Most autumns, the water is low from the long dry summer, and you…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…blue divide. When I moved to Austin in the summer of 2008 to pursue a doctorate in journalism at the…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Padre Island draw crowds to their cool summer waters, but beaches at Mustang Island and Rockport-­Fulton offer a quieter alternative….

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

…off, hang out, and take a dip this summer by Amelia Nonemacher, Ariel Castillo, James Hernandez, and Natalia Gonzalez Blanco…

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