Still Rebuilding Nearly Two Years after Harvey, Aransas Pass Isn’t Giving Up

Still Rebuilding Nearly Two Years after Harvey, Aransas Pass Isn’t Giving Up

Today, vestiges of Harvey are still visible—falling-down housing, vacant lots where structures were razed, unrepaired piers—but those are exceptions. The city “had to make a decision to simply accept the epic damage and live with the results or aggressively work toward building Aransas Pass better than before,” says Edwards. “Citizens and local officials decided to make Aransas Pass stronger.”

After a Freeze Scare, Texas Peach Season is Almost Ready—and Plentiful

After a Freeze Scare, Texas Peach Season is Almost Ready—and Plentiful

Breaking news from Texas Peach Country: This year’s harvest is poised to be plentiful.

“Oh yeah, there are lots of peaches out there—a lot more than I thought there would be,” says Gary Hutton of Hutton Farms west of Weatherford, referring to the hard freeze that occurred in early March of this year. “They pulled through.” he says. “I’ve got some as big as my thumb.”

Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: March 22-24

Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: March 22-24

While you’re on the road hunting for newly sprouted wildflowers this weekend, consider adding these weekend activities to your to-do list, including Abilene’s Outlaws and Legends Music Festival and the International Friendship Festival in Eagle Pass—“where yee-haw meets olé.”

10 Dog-Friendly Texas Hotels

10 Dog-Friendly Texas Hotels

My dog, Lucy, knows what a suitcase means: As I pack, she prances by the front door, ready for our next adventure. I estimate that we’ve covered more than 8,000 miles on our road trips across Texas. When I do have to leave her behind, my heart breaks to see her stare sadly out the window after me, so it’s always exciting when I can bring her along.

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