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

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

…contending the former unaffiliated minor league baseball club had “an all-time great nickname,” probably among “the most place-appropriate nicknames in…

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

…specializes in nostalgia, such as Big Boy statues, pinball machines, and jukeboxes. Owner Billy Howard hunts for vintage items at…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…in size from not much larger than a golf ball up to a tennis ball. They were so sweet that…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…original “wanted” poster, a handwritten letter by Leo Tolstoy, and vintage typewriters. Sepia-toned photographs line the walls alongside antique clocks,…

A Family Photo Depicts a Blacksmith Shop in Keller

A Family Photo Depicts a Blacksmith Shop in Keller

…returned to Texas in 1906.” Subscribe to Texas Highways Know of any fascinating vintage Texas photographs? Send copies or ideas…

Cockfighting Flourished in Texas in the Early 1900s

Cockfighting Flourished in Texas in the Early 1900s

…any fascinating vintage Texas photographs? Send copies or ideas to [email protected] Subscribe to Texas Highways Your support of our work…

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

…it today. Subscribe to Texas Highways Know of any fascinating vintage Texas photographs? Send copies or ideas to [email protected]  …

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…Bomber Base today. The former base is on land owned by the University of Texas system and is not open…

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

…because my ability to throw a baseball gave me the opportunity to play Major League baseball. The work ethic instilled…

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

…Football League. They’re also on an upward trend, from a 6-10 record in 2020 to 12-5 in 2021. Maybe if…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…to Texas Highways Below Interstate 35, the Brazos serves as a scenic backdrop for Baylor University’s football stadium and baseball

Around the Horn

Around the Horn

history of Major League Baseball, surpassed only by that of Ty Cobb, Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963) remains one…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…a “dachumentary” called Lord of the Wiens, by Buda filmmaker Elise Ballard. It’s been compared to a hybrid of Hands…

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

…an award-wining Austin-based food trailer that serves Gulf seafood and fantastic smashed burgers. I kept the rules simple for my…

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

…substitute teacher wife Peggy, whose ever-present tennis visor kept a lid on a great ball of insecurities she buried under…

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