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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

…there was an alternative: US 281, running between the western Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and greater San Antonio. It was less…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…to Texas Highways Kerns, a digital archivist and historian in Chattanooga, Tennessee, who runs the Western history website Dime Library,…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…day we shot anything, there was a rattlesnake right inside the door.   TH: You’re also working on “Western Chill,”…

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

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

…become a sad country-western song.” The headliner, Charles Brockman, killed, and I had to follow him. I couldn’t remember any…

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

…of the restaurant’s Western-themed contents, minus a stuffed elk head that hangs on a wall. The OST, as it’s known,…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…owner of one of the Lone Star State’s most famous country western bars has put the venue up for sale….

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

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

…near State Highway 21 in Milam and the Sabine National Forest on the western banks of the Sabine River. Or…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…Antonio. As for the western boundary, somewhere beyond Junction or Eldorado, it’s nebulous. Way out there on the edge of…

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…

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…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…Historic Site, a preserved 1840s trading post and the western gateway to Big Bend Ranch State Park. Local Sites “Fort…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…miles on a diagonal course across the breadth of Texas, the Brazos starts as a Western river coming off the…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…might come upon on western Bellaire Boulevard. On the far Northwest Side, there’s Shabang Crawfish & Mi Quang for both…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…five more fiddle tunes. Silent cowboy movies were big at the time, so Robertson showed up in full Western wear—a…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

At Ben’s Western Wear in Cotulla, longtime employee Carlos Gonzales shapes a hat for his cousin Gilbert. (Photo by J….

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