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Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…in May 1922 by lawyer Preston E. Gardner at 311 East Franklin Ave., the three-story hotel elegantly laced by a…

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

…quail in the Franklin Mountains, I thought, ‘Maybe I could try it,’” Kersten recalls. “I was very stressed about everything…

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

…the Battle of Franklin during the Civil War. Ashley Crockett, the grandson of Davy Crockett, is here, too. Some of…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…the Lance Rosier Unit of the Big Thicket Preserve in East Texas. (Photo by Tim Fitzharris) Franklin Mountains This route…

Fests Up! Fall 2010

Fests Up! Fall 2010

…delights locals and tourists alike. The entertainment this year features live music by Kevin Fowler, Aaron Watson, and Wayne Toups…

The Gruene Scene

The Gruene Scene

…13), the Joe Ely Band (May 15), Asleep at the Wheel (May 22), and Aaron Watson (May 30). See www.gruenetexas.com….

A Weekend in McAllen Reveals the Bounty of Rio Grande Valley

A Weekend in McAllen Reveals the Bounty of Rio Grande Valley

Sometimes known as the “City of Palms,” McAllen has reinvented itself time and again, yet still remains true…

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

…takes its name from the late John Nance Garner, from nearby Uvalde, who served as vice president under Franklin D….

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…Project community hall recalls Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program. The federal government es- tablished the Ropesville Project in 1936…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

…year had likewise made a mess of the cypress-tupelo sloughs around Franklin Lake, where Dubey frequently takes visitors. After orienting…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…anything otherworldly on this trip, the roster of past Galvez guests from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to singer Frank Sinatra…

TH Taste: I Fell in  Love with a  Mexican  Plate

TH Taste: I Fell in Love with a Mexican Plate

Franklin Mountains, I realized that color is an important ingredient in El Paso-style Mexican food. In fact, one of the…

Track to the Future: Train Museums

Track to the Future: Train Museums

…see the 1910-11 Pullman sleeping car Glengyle, an all-steel car that provided accommodations for family and dignitaries on Franklin Roosevelt’s…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War

…by President Franklin D. Roosevelt who would then declare war on Japan. Also read: Letters from Fredericksburg: A national museum…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…to the northwest (toward the Franklin Mountains), slabs of red sandstone surround the gunman’s grave. A free guided walking tour…

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