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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

…band in the world outside of Germany itself. Organized in 1860, the band persevered through the Civil War and World

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 Heritage and…

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

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

…and then east on Heritage Parkway/Farm to Market Road 2311, through Leroy to State Highway 31 West. Then go 12…

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

…luxury car parts manager and, now, distiller. Drawing on his Barbadian heritage—Barbados is known for its rum—and inspired by his…

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

…“steeped in heritage” Stone Eagle Beer Garden. If in need of a beautifully crafted custom pair of boots, set up…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

World War II as a German prisoner of war camp. In 1942, soon after the U.S. entered World War II…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

world. Culturally, Marfa lies just about as far away from the New York art world as one can get. With…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…lay our worldly burden down. each of us, someday, will take that long last ride to rest in the fields…

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…Western Author,” Kelton has published more than 50 books during the last half-century. Four of them have won Western Heritage

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…Grange soon afterwards, this time not so much to look as to listen. My destination: a World War II Army…

Trails of Rails

Trails of Rails

…with the grandkids means the world to me!’ A ride on the Texas State Railroad has been a nostalgic staple…

Texas Two-Step

Texas Two-Step

…but also a Texas heritage of traditional country dancing. The band starts another song, and couples flood the dance floor….

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…art galleries, clothing boutiques, and gift shops. Originally set-tled in 1846 and still steeped in German heritage, Fredericksburg never seems…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…from around the world—including some from Germany, of course. I attribute the hefty wine lists and beyond-ordinary beer selections at…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…High Plains. The exhibit explains how the advent of tractors, wheat demand driven by World War I, and a massive…

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