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Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

…Cultural Center. For a long time, Czech influences on Texas culture have been overlooked, often overshadowed by the history and…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…Rose, chronicled a Brazos River canoe trip in his 1960 book, Goodbye to a River, a classic of Texas literature….

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…operate the National Negro League until his death in 1930. Another notable Foster, singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster—no relation to Rube—grew up…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…Cibolo Center for ConservationPreviously named the Cibolo Nature Center, this peaceful reserve has more than 6 miles of trails along…

‘Field of Light’ Shines Bright at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

‘Field of Light’ Shines Bright at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bruce Munro’s ‘Field of Light’ takes over 16 acres at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Photo Copyright © 2022…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…the Rio Grande, and Mesa de Anguila in Texas. Photo by Jessica Lutz. Big Bend National Park’s craggy Chihuahuan Desert…

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

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

…Mazatlan World Birding Center in McAllen and the McAllen Nature Center before starting a birding tour company—Nature Ninja Birding Tours….

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

…takes their prom pictures. The Heritage Center of Cherokee County and the Cherokee Civic Theatre are also downtown.” Subscribe to…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a…

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

center of everything. Dallas 3 hours Houston 5.5 hours Austin 6 hours San Antonio 7 hours 1 / Nettles Nest…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…town Town: concentrated group of houses and private and public buildings City: population center larger than a town or village…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…into the atmosphere faster than usual, explains Keith White, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He adds that this…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

One morning in early September 2020, a tanker truck from the National Fish Hatchery in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, rumbled down US…

The Sun Shines on the Swamps of Caddo Lake

The Sun Shines on the Swamps of Caddo Lake

Originally formed by a logjam and now controlled by a dam, Caddo Lake harbors a network of bayous,…

A Livingston Craftsman Turns Native Longleaf Pine Into Handmade Baskets

A Livingston Craftsman Turns Native Longleaf Pine Into Handmade Baskets

Woven Through Time Elliott Abbey crafts traditional baskets out of pine needles By Julia Jones Sometimes while crafting…

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