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

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

of 6-time world champion baton twirler Bonnie Palacios.” In a painting on the left side, a young red-headed Palacios poses…

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

…Matagorda and the beach), Houston’s solidly in the rearview mirror. Palacios, on the edge of Matagorda Bay and 57 miles…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Mustang Island State Park and Matagorda Bay. nps.gov/pais; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mustang-island; matagordabaytexas.com   4 Hang 10: Surf at Corpus ­Christi’s Bob Hall…

The Texas Shell Game

The Texas Shell Game

by comparing Galveston Bay to Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Bay produced millions of bushels of oysters in the 1800s, before it…

Taste: Triple Delight of Tres Leches

Taste: Triple Delight of Tres Leches

the Austin Chronicle. I feel ready to tackle tres leches. Tres leches, usually topped with whipped cream or a light…

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

…and Gulf waters through the bay. Throughout the years, the park has been ravaged by a number of tropical storms—most…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…neighborhoods of Houston, and they have beach bum cousins living all along the western rim of Galveston Bay, from Seabrook…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…peninsula that divides Copano Bay from Port Bay, and the swimming pool occupies the last little spit of sand. The…

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

…has a lot to offer—more than 360 miles of coastline, seven barrier islands, and more than 3,000 miles of bay-estuary-lagoon…

Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea

…the Gulf of Mexico or one of its bays sits the perfect cottage for you. We’ve combed the coast some…

Corpus Christi and Me

Corpus Christi and Me

…when I was growing up—the aquarium, public art along the bayfront, art museums, new sports venues, the South Texas Botanical…

Panaderias

Panaderias

tres leches cake? Look to your local panaderias (Mexican bakeries). Also, Fiesta Marts in Austin, Houston and Dallas carry a…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…Atlantic bottlenose pod that makes the bay its home. “I like to call them the Laguna Madre tribe,” she tells…

Wanda’s Chicken en Mole Poblano

…of ground cloves  1 bay leaf  Heat a shallow layer of oil in a very large skillet, or use two…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

…Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott Hotel on the south shore of Lake LBJ. I’ll spend the rest of my visit at…

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