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The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…up the Hill Country. Until laborers hammered and blasted their way through 300 yards of limestone to build the tunnel…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…products, most of which contain ingredients sourced from the Hill Country. “We’re very much a Hill Country company,” Giglio says….

This Summer’s Drought Has Some Texas Flower Farmers Wilting From the Heat

This Summer’s Drought Has Some Texas Flower Farmers Wilting From the Heat

…than normal winter and spring, summer temperatures have soared, with weeks upon weeks of triple-digit temperatures and hot soil. And…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…2024. TH: How does Baker Hotel relate to your previous albums? WCG: I write folk songs and country songs and…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

oil well that’ll never run dry,” he says. Subscribe to Texas Highways TH: You’re a fifth-generation Texan. Does that change…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…of a pot on the boil at nearby church festivals, in supermarket parking lots, and permeating neighborhoods rife with backyard…

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

…an accomplished watercolor and acrylic painter, shares an art studio behind the Country Place Hotel with Heimsath, whose large oil

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…flat scrub brush country of Ward County. And Alpine has miles of shell-covered beaches. “No, really,” he said. “Check it…

Houston Play-Date

Houston Play-Date

…nation’s fourth most populous city. It’s also a port city, a medical city, a space city, and an oil city….

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Dallas oil tycoon H.L. Hunt, for instance. A devout consumer of health foods and “cures,” who once crawled around on…

A TH Moment with Robert Earl Keen

A TH Moment with Robert Earl Keen

Country Album. Robert Earl Keen performs in Austin Fall 2015. (Photo by Lori Moffatt) Keen is excited about where the…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…soften the blow against a strikingly beautiful country, the apostrophe was dropped, but the name “Devils” stuck. The details of…

Chasing Windmills

Chasing Windmills

…by fire and wind-conjured water, could crisscross the country allowing the exchange of goods and ideas. Between 1854 and 1920,…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…onto the patio and feature rustic, country decor, including pine floors, Mexican-made wooden furniture, and Western saddles and tack. The…

Track to the Future: Train Museums

Track to the Future: Train Museums

…stock”). Today, the buildings serve as the Brownwood Visitor Center, but outside, a hulking, oil-burning, 1080 Baldwin locomotive, built around…

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