Gruene Hall’s Frank Schlather Day Celebrates the Man With the Big Thirst and Bigger Heart

Gruene Hall’s Frank Schlather Day Celebrates the Man With the Big Thirst and Bigger Heart

As Hondo Crouch was to Luckenbach, and beer-drinking goat Clay Henry was to Terlingua, so was Frank Schlather to Gruene.

Plan a Starry, Starry Night of Van Gogh’s Work as the Artist Takes Over Texas

Plan a Starry, Starry Night of Van Gogh’s Work as the Artist Takes Over Texas

Although considered unsuccessful during his lifetime, Vincent van Gogh is posthumously one of the most influential painters in fine art.

A Brief History of Innovations at Texas Stadiums, From AstroTurf to Robot Servers

A Brief History of Innovations at Texas Stadiums, From AstroTurf to Robot Servers

With its distinctive metal roof resembling an airplane wing, Austin’s Q2 Stadium is the latest entry into Texas’ extensive history of sports stadiums.

Get Away From Distractions by Taking a Solo Retreat in the Texas Hill Country

Get Away From Distractions by Taking a Solo Retreat in the Texas Hill Country

Surrounded by windows and white pillows while in bed at my tiny cabin, I think of the liner notes to Bob Dylan’s album Desire: “These notes are being written in a bathtub in Maine under ideal conditions…” Here at Getaway Hill Country, I am also writing under ideal conditions: quiet, simplicity, good coffee.

Houston’s New Heights House Hotel Lets the Good Vibes Roll

Houston’s New Heights House Hotel Lets the Good Vibes Roll

On a sweaty May evening in a historic-turned-hip neighborhood of Houston, hotel guests and local revelers lounge and sip cocktails poolside as UB40’s “Red Red Wine” spins in the background.

Celebrate National Moonshine Day By Exploring Hooch History in Texas

Celebrate National Moonshine Day By Exploring Hooch History in Texas

Thursday, June 3, is National Moonshine Day, and although there isn’t an official Texas Moonshine Trail, there are plenty of places to visit to learn more about the history of illegal distilling in the state.

Take A Nostalgia Trip at the Gillespie County Airport in Fredericksburg

Take A Nostalgia Trip at the Gillespie County Airport in Fredericksburg

While the National Museum of the Pacific War is the premier destination for World War II history in Fredericksburg, just 3 miles away from this revered landmark, via State Highway 16, another wartime experience takes flight at the Gillespie County Airport.

Texas Highways Exclusive: The Captured Malaquite Beach Gator Tells All

Texas Highways Exclusive: The Captured Malaquite Beach Gator Tells All

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On Monday, National Park Service rangers encountered a live alligator on Malaquite Beach, just south of Corpus Christi.

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