Every Day is a Green Day in Austin

Every Day is a Green Day in Austin

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 Sings Her Way Onto Netflix

Selena Sings Her Way Onto Netflix

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.

Texas Forever … and Ever … and Ever

Texas Forever … and Ever … and Ever

Buzz Bissinger’s book Friday Night Lights still sells about 30,000 copies a year, making it arguably as popular now as it was when first published.

It’d Be a Lot Cooler if You Read Alright, Alright, Alright: An Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused

It’d Be a Lot Cooler if You Read Alright, Alright, Alright: An Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused

This fall marks the 27th anniversary of the release of Richard Linklater’s iconic, coming-of-age movie, Dazed and Confused.

Prada Marfa Celebrates 15 Years of High Fashion in the West Texas Desert

Prada Marfa Celebrates 15 Years of High Fashion in the West Texas Desert

There’s a certain subset of people who, when I tell them I live in Marfa, get a hazy look in their eyes.

My Favorite Texas Trip: Two Instrumental Guitarists Tour Through Far West Texas

My Favorite Texas Trip: Two Instrumental Guitarists Tour Through Far West Texas

Two winters ago, my friend Cameron Knowler and I were touring across Texas, playing concerts of instrumental music referencing jazz, country, and avant-garde guitarists to anyone who’d listen.

Bartlett’s Houston Black Soil Is Once Again Fertile Ground

Bartlett’s Houston Black Soil Is Once Again Fertile Ground

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.

When the Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys Came to El Paso

When the Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys Came to El Paso

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.

My Favorite Texas Trip: A Retreat at St. Benedict Monastery

My Favorite Texas Trip: A Retreat at St. Benedict Monastery

I arrived at the St. Benedict Monastery in Canyon in the summer of 2015 to spend the week working on a few short stories.

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