My Favorite Texas Trip: On a Fayette County Prairie, a Saint for These Times

My Favorite Texas Trip: On a Fayette County Prairie, a Saint for These Times

In Dubina, the first Czech settlement in Texas, a simple white wooden church stands alone amid the Blackland Prairie and backroads of Fayette County.

My Favorite Texas Trip: The Time I Got Pulled Over at Gunpoint on I-10 Outside of Sealy

My Favorite Texas Trip: The Time I Got Pulled Over at Gunpoint on I-10 Outside of Sealy

“How had it come to this? What had I done?”
These were the thoughts flashing through my mind as I found myself on the shoulder of Interstate 10 outside of Sealy one summer day in 2005, on my knees, hands clasped behind my head, staring up at the barrels of not one but two guns.

Texas Travel Industry Group Seeks to Start Reopening in Time for Summer Tourism Season

Texas Travel Industry Group Seeks to Start Reopening in Time for Summer Tourism Season

For most Texans, the coronavirus has pushed travel plans off the table, unless you count the occasional foray to the grocery store or pharmacy.

Take an Expert-Guided Tour of Galveston Architectural Treasures (Minus the Walking) During the Online Historic Homes Tour

Take an Expert-Guided Tour of Galveston Architectural Treasures (Minus the Walking) During the Online Historic Homes Tour

For more than 80 years, the William and Mary Margaret Moody III House has been hiding in plain sight on Galveston’s Avenue T—a surprise considering the 1938 home fills almost an entire block in a city known for its obsession with historical architecture.

Pretend You’re in the Grand Prix With a Rare Chance to Drive on the F1 Track at Circuit of Americas in Austin

Pretend You’re in the Grand Prix With a Rare Chance to Drive on the F1 Track at Circuit of Americas in Austin

If you’ve ever dreamed about taking a spin on a Formula 1 racetrack, your chance has arrived.

The 1 on 1 on 1 Livestream Music Festival Offers a Virtual Celebration of Big Bend Culture

The 1 on 1 on 1 Livestream Music Festival Offers a Virtual Celebration of Big Bend Culture

If you miss the sound of musicians picking on front porches and playing at bars and restaurants around Big Bend, tune into the 1 on 1 on 1 Livestream Music Festival this Saturday and Sunday.

How One Austin Neighborhood Is Getting Social During Social Distancing

How One Austin Neighborhood Is Getting Social During Social Distancing

People across the globe have been hunkering down amid stay-at-home orders, and frankly, some of us are getting a little stir crazy.

With Texans Staying Home, A Rare Sight Comes to the Houston Area: Empty City Roads

With Texans Staying Home, A Rare Sight Comes to the Houston Area: Empty City Roads

Under ordinary circumstances, it takes forever to get anywhere in Houston that isn’t just more Houston.

Hank to the Rescue! The Comical Tales of a Texas Cowdog Are Just What We Need Right Now

Hank to the Rescue! The Comical Tales of a Texas Cowdog Are Just What We Need Right Now

Texas author John Erickson has always had a close rapport with his fans. As the author of the popular “Hank the Cowdog” series of children’s books, Erickson and his wife, Kris, regularly visit schools across the region to read Hank stories and perform music.

Dallas’ EarthX Celebration Rolls Out Online This Week with Speakers, Movies

Dallas’ EarthX Celebration Rolls Out Online This Week with Speakers, Movies

The event drew 177,000 people to Fair Park last April, but COVID-19 is pushing this year’s event online.

5 Great Texas Sports Moments to Relive on the Small Screen

5 Great Texas Sports Moments to Relive on the Small Screen

Given that sports fandom requires picking sides, there’s no way to make everybody happy with a list of the greatest Texas sports moments to revisit on the small screen.

12 Classic Texas Films to Ease Your Wanderlust

12 Classic Texas Films to Ease Your Wanderlust

If the bottoms of your feet have been itching, that could be your wanderlust calling.
Though it’s tempting to scratch that itch by hitting the road, that’s not a good option right now.


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