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Whataburger Is More Than Comfort Food

Whataburger Is More Than Comfort Food

Open Road  | March 2024 Eating With My Ghosts A Whataburger regular finds comfort in combo meals by ire’ne lara ... Read More »

Frolicking Among the Bluebonnets at Fort Parker State Park

Frolicking Among the Bluebonnets at Fort Parker State Park

This photo from the Texas Highways archives shows a handsome couple—and their handlers—frolicking in a bumper ... Read More »

Roadside Oddity: The Giant Uvalde Cut-outs

Roadside Oddity: The Giant Uvalde Cut-outs

Our state is full of novelties, many of which have a peculiar story of how they came to be on their particular ... Read More »

Experience Pottsboro in North Texas Like a Local

Experience Pottsboro in North Texas Like a Local

When Dianne Connery moved to Pottsboro in 2010, she was ready to retire. After years working in gerontology ... Read More »

It’s a New Season for Fort Worth’s Abraham Alexander

It’s a New Season for Fort Worth’s Abraham Alexander

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Abraham Alexander's love song "Tears Run Dry" is filling the airwaves." ... Read More »

Nixta Taqueria Chef Edgar Rico on the Joys of Tacos

Nixta Taqueria Chef Edgar Rico on the Joys of Tacos

“Tacos have always brought me joy,” says Edgar Rico, executive chef and co-owner of Nixta Taqueria in East ... Read More »

An Empty Nester Takes a Trip Back in Time

An Empty Nester Takes a Trip Back in Time

Open Road  | January/February 2024 The Infinite Worldsof Yesterday A son and his parents return to the fields of ... Read More »

Singing Cowboy Tex Ritter’s Legacy Lives On

Singing Cowboy Tex Ritter’s Legacy Lives On

Of all the actors, musicians, sports figures, and entertainers known as Tex, the most famous is practically ... Read More »

Revisiting the El Paso Haunts of Pancho Villa

Revisiting the El Paso Haunts of Pancho Villa

One hundred years ago, rifle fire shattered the morning calm in Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico, roughly 400 ... Read More »

Learning on the Road During the Pandemic

Learning on the Road During the Pandemic

Open Road  | December 2023 School’s Out A journalist and mother finds herself in the story of Texas by Sindya ... Read More »

Heisman Quarterback Robert Griffin III on His Return to Texas

Heisman Quarterback Robert Griffin III on His Return to Texas

Robert Griffin III is back—not on the field, but as a popular commentator for college football and the NFL. ... Read More »

In Praise of Magnolia, the ‘Greatest Little Town’ in Texas

In Praise of Magnolia, the ‘Greatest Little Town’ in Texas

The third time was the charm when it came to naming the town of Magnolia. Originally established as Mink, the ... Read More »

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