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Penny the Chihuahua greets visitors with an inspection sniff outside the elevator leading to Bunkhouse, the Austin-based hospitality company owned by Odessa native Liz Lambert.
Last September was the first time Cody Caddell traveled from Kerrville to attend El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love, a weekend-long festival with camping, music, and baseball in Marfa.
Imagine a night out with the family: There are vendors selling kitschy items, food trucks, live music, and fire dancers.
The first time I saw Mack McCormick’s name, it was attached to the liner notes on the back of the first albums issued by Arhoolie Records, the storied American folk music label founded by Chris Strachwitz.
The Texas State Parks system marks its 100th anniversary this year. With 89 parks, natural areas, and historic sites to choose from, visitors can experience all kinds of outdoor activities.
Across Texas, you’ll find festivals, celebrations, special cocktails and menu items, and general merriment over things we’ve designated as capitals: mermaids, strawberries, peaches, kolaches, wildflowers, peanuts, horned lizards, and even walking, just to name a few.
The deep-water port of Texas City has long been known for its refineries, shrimp boils, and the longest human-made fishing pier in the world at 5.3 miles.
One way to hide out from summer’s heat is to duck into a speakeasy for a cool and relaxing cocktail.
When Comfort Tysen gives a tour, she puts her whole body into the job.
On some days, the longest-serving guide at the Texas State Capitol will ascend the building’s ornate cast-iron staircases hundreds of times, greeting many of the people she passes there by name.
Among the many things bringing El Pasoans together these days, nature is hardly one of them.