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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Park and on Lake Waco. puravidapaddle.com Waco Paddle Company, Waco: canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals in downtown Waco on…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

The Alamo Theatre Choir in Waco (top photo) represents one of the ways women contributed to theater in Texas. Photo…

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

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

…as well start in West, located on Interstate 35 about 20 miles north of Waco—and you might just as well…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…turn up from Lubbock and Amarillo to the famous Mammoth graveyard outside of Waco . “We’ve got giant bison and…

Get Your Fill at Griff’s Grill in Waco

Get Your Fill at Griff’s Grill in Waco

…long way to go for lunch. Griff’s Grill 10400 Wortham Bend Road, Waco.Mon-Sat 6 a.m.-8 p.m., 254-836-4622;griffsgrillwaco.com   Nearly a…

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

…Plus, you’ll be avoiding the horrible, interminable interstate highway construction in Waco. Granted, SH 16 is a longer way and…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…especially concerning the northern boundary. About 45 miles northwest of Waco and 70 miles south of Fort Worth, it’s nobody’s…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…preacher from Waco, Smith was a larger-than-life character who craved attention and could alternate between charity and brutality without a…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…you don’t feel connected. Places like Pines Theater in Lufkin, Cactus Theater in Lubbock, the Hippodrome in Waco. It’s amazing…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…in Waco each time they wanted to cut down a tree or alter their land. Possum Kingdom is estimated to…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Photo courtesy of The Daytripper with Chet Garner; by Nathan Locklear Unless you’re from Waco (or are a Baylor Bear),…

Texas by Bus:

Texas by Bus:

…to Austin. I knew that Waco also held potential as a bus tourism destination, because the Waco Transit Center—home of…

Mammoth Discovery

Mammoth Discovery

with our distant mammalian relatives. Currently operated by the City of Waco, Baylor University, and the Waco Mammoth Foundation, this…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…the 100-year-old Standard Hat Works in Waco, Lenny Lawson absorbed hat know-how by visiting hatters across the country and hanging…

There’s No Place Like Floore’s Country Store in Helotes

There’s No Place Like Floore’s Country Store in Helotes

It’s been 50 years, give or take, since a clean-shaven, copper-locked singer-songwriter from up past Waco first took the stage…

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