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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

…Music scene, and a star at the Lone Star Café in New York, where he was the hottest of the…

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

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

…career, mainly writing detective novels that starred himself as the lead character. Friedman eventually returned to Texas and wrote a…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

Star flag is only one of many flags that have flown over Texas at one time or another. There have…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…of other Texas pioneers, Virginia native John B. Omohundro headed for the Lone Star State after the Civil War, in…

Which Way is Southtown?

Which Way is Southtown?

919 S. Alamo, 210/257-5132. Joan Grona Gallery, 112 Blue Star, 210/225-6334. Jump-Start Performance Co., 108 Blue Star, 210/227-5867. LoneStar Studios,…

San Antonio’s  Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

San Antonio’s Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

…facility is a 25-acre spread with 25 attractions, including a Ferris wheel, a deluxe carousel, an 8-acre fishing lake stocked…

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

…Barnard St. and the star-shaped well and bandstand on the courthouse lawn. Saltarelli notes that Glen Rose stonemason Gran Norman…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…strike deep in the heart of anyone who loves the Lone Star State, and may even convert those who don’t….

Free Travel Information

Free Travel Information

…staff produces several high-quality, printed pieces that you’ll find essential for your Lone Star State explorations. And best of all?…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Star insight in Y’all: The Definitive Guide to Being a Texan, a field manual for aspiring Texans that sells big…

Igloo, the Granddaddy of Texas Coolers, Turns 75

Igloo, the Granddaddy of Texas Coolers, Turns 75

In 1947, Igloo started making its first coolers out of steel. Photo courtesy Igloo Coolers. When it comes to keeping…

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

…aren’t the only stargazing enthusiasts to step through McDonald’s “stargate.” The observatory offers a robust schedule of weekly viewing programs…

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

…“Christmas in Texas,” Asleep at the Wheel’s “Santa Loves to Boogie.” State Film and State Novel: Larry McMurtry is well…

Chasing Windmills

Chasing Windmills

a special project in the works, like a large metal star built for the center of a windmill wheel. The…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…owner of one of the Lone Star State’s most famous country western bars has put the venue up for sale….

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