In 2017, a developer wanted to turn an office complex into a mixed-use development, but to do so he needed to cut down several mighty oak trees protected by a city ordinance.
Selena Quintanilla danced, sang, and made fashion a trend for little girls to dream about. She aspired to a fairytale, and like the night-blooming cereus, she came and then was no more.
There’s a certain subset of people who, when I tell them I live in Marfa, get a hazy look in their eyes.
Some of the world’s best musicians are small and feathered, and many regularly perform in Texas.
I must have seen Paris, Texas, for the first time when I was in college.
The hourlong drive from my house in Austin to the quiet town of Bartlett is not so much a drive as it is an unwinding, an unpacking, a leaving behind of the detritus that accumulates in the city. I get behind the wheel and creep through traffic on Interstate 35, headed north.
In 1993, the El Paso Red Cross was in desperate need of money. The organization hatched a plan to host an event so large that it could sell out the Sun Bowl and give the proceeds to local charities.