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Dinner and a Movie for Valentine’s Day—Texas-Style

Dinner and a Movie for Valentine’s Day—Texas-Style

If there was ever a Valentine’s Day to stay indoors, it’s this one. With the COVID-19 pandemic and freezing temps …

6 Texas Daytrips to Drive Away the Winter Blues

6 Texas Daytrips to Drive Away the Winter Blues

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, my wife and I have been laying low. Our ages and autoimmune issues put us squarely in the highest at-risk category.

Five Historic Texas Theaters Share Their Strategies for Survival

Five Historic Texas Theaters Share Their Strategies for Survival

Since mid-March, theaters have been unable to book their usual slate of shows and special events resulting in lost ticket sales and lost revenue. Many theaters were expecting to reopen in June, and even put all of the necessary precautions in place to keep staff and guests safe. Then COVID-19 cases began to spike again in Texas, and reopening wasn’t feasible. Some theaters have postponed their reopenings until August, while others have canceled their seasons entirely.

These 5 Hotels Will Transport You Back to Texas’ Railroading Days

These 5 Hotels Will Transport You Back to Texas’ Railroading Days

There was a time when going home for the holidays meant taking the train. Whether boarding a steam locomotive or the electric interurban, passengers who could afford a ticket enjoyed unheard-of advantages in speed and comfort over horse-drawn coaches and the earliest automobiles.

How Spanish Ibérico Pork Found Its Way to Texas

How Spanish Ibérico Pork Found Its Way to Texas

Texas and Spain have joined forces in an unexpected, four-legged way.
Acornseekers pork is available for purchase online and at restaurants, including Eberly in Austin, Fearings in Dallas, and Bliss in San Antonio.
For the first time since explorer Hernando de Soto did so back in 1539, the finest of Spanish ham, jamón ibérico de bellota, has been imported to the United States in its original form—as a pig.

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Texas

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Texas

Across the Lone Star state, cities are gearing up to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with parades, live mariachi music, traditional Mexican foods, and more.

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

There are almost as many ways to celebrate the season in Texas as there are toys in Santa’s sleigh. Whether you’re looking for a place to go caroling, see “The Nutcracker” or find unique holiday gifts, we’ve got you covered! 

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

What is True, Texas?  The bold-faced greeting from a gleaming water tower. The creaky, timeworn floors of a rural dance hall.

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