5 Small-Town Grocery Stores to Shop During Your Next Road Trip

5 Small-Town Grocery Stores to Shop During Your Next Road Trip

These markets carry everything you might need for a successful stay, whether it’s in a lakeside cabin in East Texas or a rustic teepee in West Texas.

Buddy Holly Hall Puts Lubbock on the National Tour Map

Buddy Holly Hall Puts Lubbock on the National Tour Map

This 220,000-square-foot, $154 million venue, which took four years to construct, honors his legacy by providing a state-of-the-art space to welcome musicians as well as dancers, comedians, and actors.

Meat Church’s Waxahachie Storefront Welcomes Barbecue Devotees

Meat Church’s Waxahachie Storefront Welcomes Barbecue Devotees

Pittman started out as a backyard barbecue hobbyist, but he didn’t make the typical pitmaster pivot to operating a food truck or restaurant. Instead, he decided to make his mark on the retail side of the industry. Today, Meat Church generates over a $1 million in sales annually.

Burklee Hill Vineyards Brings New Life to Kress Department Store in Lubbock

Burklee Hill Vineyards Brings New Life to Kress Department Store in Lubbock

Located in a beautifully renovated 1930s Kress department store building, the winery opened in March 2020, and serves about a dozen wines.

Fredericksburg’s First Legal Distillery Slings Award-Winning Rum

Fredericksburg’s First Legal Distillery Slings Award-Winning Rum

Run by the Williams family, Iron Goat opened in 2016, and is already racking up awards for its rums (silver, aged, and cinnamon), tequila-like agave spirits (silver and aged), and unique honey-based liquor.

Underrated Gulf Fish Black Drum Takes Center Stage at Austin’s Huckleberry Food Truck

Underrated Gulf Fish Black Drum Takes Center Stage at Austin’s Huckleberry Food Truck

“You can easily catch 20 to 30 pounds of drum at that time,” Davis says. “It’s a very versatile fish—moist, meaty, and flaky, with mild white flesh, especially when they’re smaller, around 14-inches. The larger fish tend to be stronger in flavor and can be tough.”

The Roots of Music Concert Series Kicks Off This Week in Fort Worth

The Roots of Music Concert Series Kicks Off This Week in Fort Worth

While Fort Worth is famous for its country music, New Orleans-based jazz drummer Adonis Rose is determined to bring different genres of music to Cowtown. 

11 Wineries to Visit in Fredericksburg Now

11 Wineries to Visit in Fredericksburg Now

With nearly a dozen wineries inside its city limits, Fredericksburg offers plenty of locales for imbibing during a weekend getaway.

Author May Cobb Just Can’t Quit East Texas

Author May Cobb Just Can’t Quit East Texas

This is the setting of my childhood in Longview, an East Texas town sandwiched between Marshall and Kilgore on U.S. Highway 80. It holds unimaginable beauty, but also dark secrets that won’t keep speaking to me.

Round Rock Native Takes City’s Soccer Club Semi-Pro

Round Rock Native Takes City’s Soccer Club Semi-Pro

Round Rock Soccer Club, founded in 2017, launched in the United Premier Soccer League, one of many developmental soccer leagues. But after impressing the United Soccer Leagues organization, the team joins USL League Two, a semi-pro league below Major League Soccer, for the upcoming season.

Tawa Threads’ Texas-Inspired Designs Give Back to the Outdoors

Tawa Threads’ Texas-Inspired Designs Give Back to the Outdoors

Williford, now based in Austin, designs and sells outdoors-inspired bandanas and runners via Tawa Threads, and donates 20% of proceeds to organizations that promote diversity and inclusion in outdoor spaces, including San Antonio-based Black Outside, Native Womens Wilderness, and Outdoor Afro.

Roughhouse Brewing Debuts the First Texas Cave-Aged Beer

Roughhouse Brewing Debuts the First Texas Cave-Aged Beer

The geologist discovered a small limestone cave, and it inspired Pasternak to create Premiere, Texas’ first cave-aged beer.

The July 2021 cover of Texas Highways Magazine, "Hill Country Oasis"


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