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Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

After the usual trumpet fanfares, the racers, distinguished by different colored bandanas around their necks, are guided into their posts.

Editor’s Note: Ranching, Writing, and Cowdogs

Editor’s Note: Ranching, Writing, and Cowdogs

Like many Texans, John Erickson has strong ties to the land that reared him. Despite short stints in Denver and Boston during his college years, the beloved Texas author has lived in the Panhandle most of his life.

Dogs at Cow Dog and Coffee at Plaine

Dogs at Cow Dog and Coffee at Plaine

At Cow Dog, local foodie and multimedia artist Alan Vannoy mans the window and stove himself, taking orders and turning out a wonderfully wicked assortment of griddle-seared, gourmet hot dogs. Alan soon handed us paper plates piled high with a lunch we’re still talking about months later. Mine, the “Artisan” dog, sat beneath a smear of apple-apricot chutney and melted Tillamook sharp cheddar atop a bun spread with white-wine mustard. Marshall sighed happily over his “German,” which was adorned with sauerkraut, a slice of bacon, a sprinkling of caraway seeds, and a hint of spicy mustard.

For the love of life, land and cowdogs

For the love of life, land and cowdogs

You’d be hard-pressed to find a Texas schoolkid from the mid-1980s forward who doesn’t crack a smile at the mention of Hank the Cowdog.

Hot Dogs Go Uptown

Hot Dogs Go Uptown

Amidst a sea of food blogs and newspaper stories, I recently came across an article about a popular New York restaurant called Serendipity 3, which is turning heads with a new high-dollar menu item: a $69 hot dog.

There Has Never Been a Better Time To Be a TCU Fan

There Has Never Been a Better Time To Be a TCU Fan

This week’s question for Texas college football fans: Will it be the traditional chant for the Texas Christian University football team, “Go Frogs”?

Roadside Oddity: The Statue of Old Yeller in Mason

Roadside Oddity: The Statue of Old Yeller in Mason

“We called him Old Yeller. The name had a sort of double meaning. One part meant that his short hair was a dingy yellow, a color that we called ‘yeller’ in those days.

For Fans of Christmas Lights, a Carriage Ride in Highland Park Is Peak Holiday Fun

For Fans of Christmas Lights, a Carriage Ride in Highland Park Is Peak Holiday Fun

I am a Christmas lights devotee. Perhaps it’s because my father, an otherwise outstanding parent, never allowed me and my mother to festoon our suburban house in colorful lights.

Kingwood’s In a Pickle Festival Is Kind of a Big Dill

Kingwood’s In a Pickle Festival Is Kind of a Big Dill

This Saturday, if you stroll through Town Center Park in Kingwood, a community located about 30 miles north of Houston, the unmistakable smell of brine will be in the air.

Exploring Colorful El Paso Through Its Public Artworks

Exploring Colorful El Paso Through Its Public Artworks

Even a short drive through El Paso reveals a city that’s unmistakably …

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