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Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

town, turn onto State Highway 320 South to Miller’s Country Smokehouse, a destination deli and bakery that also happens to…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

town Town: concentrated group of houses and private and public buildings City: population center larger than a town or village…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…and Houston that are celebrating this year. Smaller cities and towns across the state are jumping on the rainbow bandwagon…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…through the boomtown ghost town of Desdemona to Comanche, where you can stop for a bite to eat at the…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…optimism could lift the spirits of an entire town.” Smith had previously moved to the North Texas town of Anson…

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

The German immigrants who settled in the Boerne area in 1850 knew a pristine townsite when they saw one. The…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…the Presidio Independent School District, which is the town’s largest employer. Arian Velazquez-Ornelas moved with her family from California to…

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

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

…know. It’s not something that I typically talk about.” But in the small South Texas town of Benavides, everybody knows…

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

…Just a block from the Paluxy, Glen Rose’s historic downtown square beckons with local shops, museums, and charming small-town events,…

Marfa Film Shop Revives the Art of Film Photography in West Texas

Marfa Film Shop Revives the Art of Film Photography in West Texas

…So in 2019 when she moved to Marfa, a town known for its artistic prowess, she was “shocked” to find…

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

…a small town bakery—but with Alsatian flair. The hand-decorated cookies are small masterpieces. The cases of fresh Danish pastries and…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…Having grown up in Missouri City, he stressed that his hometown neighbor of Sugar Land is a very long way…

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

town. Photo by Gene Fowler. Tucked along the meandering Paluxy River and among rugged, low-slung limestone cliffs, the village of…

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…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…people and places of small-town Texas. His music often draws inspiration from the towns where he has roots, like Lubbock,…

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