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Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

…included Public Issues, Historical Feature, Travel Feature, Recreation Feature, Illustration, Department, Photo Series, Travel Package, Special Focus, and Digital Presence….

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

…Glen Rose has long attracted travelers as a natural wonderland. Tonkawa and Caddo peoples, followed by Western settlers, were drawn…

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

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

…Along with the fun traveling has to offer also comes a responsibility to protect yourself and others from the dangers…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…in The Rusk Cherokeean, The Albany News, and other Texas newspapers, the touring vaudevillian advanced the theory that “mental telepathy…

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

…coming.” Subscribe to Texas Highways The beach’s reopening coincides with the expected influx of summer travelers to the area, thanks…

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

Grass houses, like this one at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, were homes for multiple families in the…

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

A popular spot for visitors to the Hill Country, the OST has been a staple in Bandera since…

Once Five-and-Dimes, Kress Stores In Texas Find New Life As Repurposed Spaces

Once Five-and-Dimes, Kress Stores In Texas Find New Life As Repurposed Spaces

El Paso’s former Kress building is set to be reborn as the city’s first food hall. Photo by…

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

Ali Khan used yellow mustard, pickles, and onions to create the Texas Chef’s Cheeseburger, Texas Monk, and Big…

Monarch Butterflies Are Under Threat—Here Are 6 Ways To Help

Monarch Butterflies Are Under Threat—Here Are 6 Ways To Help

Monarch butterfly spreads its wings. Photo by Charles Patrick Ewing (CC by 2.0) After what seems like a long, no-good-news

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Revelers at last year’s Slavnost donned traditional Czech costumes and danced to polka music. Photo courtesy Texas Czech…

140 Years Ago, Judge Roy Bean Became the “Law West of the Pecos”

140 Years Ago, Judge Roy Bean Became the “Law West of the Pecos”

…described the rowdy laborers who were building railroad tracks through the wild Southwest Texas landscape. Today, travelers from all over…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Peter Yarrow performs at the Threadgill Theater. Photo by Will van Overbeek. In March 1972, a short writeup…

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

Tubing on the Frio in 2019. Photo credit Will van Overbeek. What’s not to love about tubing…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Frank Smith went from a preacher’s son to one of Austin’s most notorious criminals. Courtesy University of Texas…

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