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The Evolution of the South Dallas Neighborhood

The Evolution of the South Dallas Neighborhood

Good Neighbors In South Dallas, a father and son reconnect with the forgotten soul of the city by Robert WilonskyMy Read More »

Sympathy for the Devil in Southwest Texas

Sympathy for the Devil in Southwest Texas

In a world where we are perhaps overly dependent on GPS—focused on getting from point A to point B as quickly ... Read More »

The Cosmic Vibes Are Back: El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love Turns 15

The Cosmic Vibes Are Back: El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love Turns 15

Picture this: You’re standing on soft green grass, swaying gently to the jaunty sounds of live alt-country ... Read More »

By Spreading the Word, Town Crier ‘Megaphone Myers’ Became a Beloved Part of San Antonio

By Spreading the Word, Town Crier ‘Megaphone Myers’ Became a Beloved Part of San Antonio

“Ladee-eez ’nd Jumpm’n,” bellowed San Antonio’s beloved town crier, Julius Myers, as reported in a 1920 issue of ... Read More »

Leatherface Is Not Through Tormenting Texans

Leatherface Is Not Through Tormenting Texans

Here in Texas, we have a long, complicated relationship with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, a scary movie made ... Read More »

Don’t Second-Guess These Second-Biggest Texas Attractions

Don’t Second-Guess These Second-Biggest Texas Attractions

Throughout the United States, many places lay claim to being the "first" or “largest” of their kind. Harvard ... Read More »

Candles in Formation: It’s Beyoncé’s 40th Birthday

Candles in Formation: It’s Beyoncé’s 40th Birthday

Only once in my life have I ever wanted to be older than I was: the time I realized I had missed the chance to ... Read More »

The Eastside Kings Festival Celebrates the Blues Music that Shaped Austin’s Scene

The Eastside Kings Festival Celebrates the Blues Music that Shaped Austin’s Scene

As an ambassador of Texas blues music, Eddie Stout has played bass in a number of bands, organized overseas ... Read More »

When You’re Too Young for Bullriding, There’s Always Mutton Busting

When You’re Too Young for Bullriding, There’s Always Mutton Busting

Hold on for Your Life A mutton busting competition binds a mother and son to their Texas roots by Andrea LuttrellI ... Read More »

How Texas Cowgirls Staked Their Claim in a Man’s World

How Texas Cowgirls Staked Their Claim in a Man’s World

Mama Sugar swore she’d never move back to the country. “I didn’t want to see the back end of a horse again,” she ... Read More »

The Brazilian Dominance of the American Professional Bull Riders Circuit

The Brazilian Dominance of the American Professional Bull Riders Circuit

If you’re a rodeo fan, the first thing to catch your eye about Brazilian-born bull rider Silvano Alves is his ... Read More »

The Legend of Pioneering Black Rodeo Cowboy Bill Pickett

The Legend of Pioneering Black Rodeo Cowboy Bill Pickett

Famed rodeo cowboy Bill Pickett was born in 1870 in the community of Jenks Branch, on the border of Travis and ... Read More »

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