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The Making of Luck, Willie Nelson’s Old West Town

The Making of Luck, Willie Nelson’s Old West Town

The Western movie set located on Willie Nelson’s property about 30 miles west of Austin was, well, down on its luck.

Brave the Cold(ish) Waters at a New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge

Brave the Cold(ish) Waters at a New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge

Sometime after 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Mayor Greg Bisso of Surfside Beach is going to be cold and wet—on purpose.

The Daytripper Visits the Oldest Town in Texas

The Daytripper Visits the Oldest Town in Texas

You’d be hard-pressed to find a city more steeped in our state’s lore than Nacogdoches, a sleepy college town of 32,000 nestled deep in the Piney Woods of East Texas.

Laredo’s Past Comes Alive in a 200-Year-Old Hacienda

Laredo’s Past Comes Alive in a 200-Year-Old Hacienda

There are few places in Texas where you can easily forget what century and country you’re standing in.

What’s Old Is New Again at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum in Austin

What’s Old Is New Again at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum in Austin

Nearly 90 years ago, an advertisement ran in the Austin American-Statesman for a commemorative coin that would help fund the construction of a new museum to house the state’s great historic treasures.

What Happened to the Wild Bunch, the Most Notorious Train Robbers in the Old West?

What Happened to the Wild Bunch, the Most Notorious Train Robbers in the Old West?

While the men pictured appear respectable, they were actually infamous outlaws—members of what was known as the Wild Bunch, the most notorious group of train robbers in the Old West.

A New Memorial Honors Buffalo Soldiers History in San Angelo

A New Memorial Honors Buffalo Soldiers History in San Angelo

Named for the strong, burly buffalo that roamed the land, the U.S. Army’s first Black enlisted soldiers left a legacy of perseverance and valor in the swath of territory they served, from Alaska, Hawaii, and the Philippines to almost every state and territory west of the Mississippi River.

The Daytripper Digs Into Gardens and Grub in Goldthwaite

The Daytripper Digs Into Gardens and Grub in Goldthwaite

Two hours northwest of Austin, you’ll find a town that has served as a Texas crossroads since 1885.

El Paso’s Future Looks Golden with New Castner Range National Monument

El Paso’s Future Looks Golden with New Castner Range National Monument

Among the many things bringing El Pasoans together these days, nature is hardly one of them.

‘Oldest and Friendliest’ Bar in Port Aransas Makes a Move

‘Oldest and Friendliest’ Bar in Port Aransas Makes a Move

A bit of Port Aransas history has moved—literally.
The final section of Shorty’s, the beach city’s oldest bar, was towed late last month from its historic location next to Port A’s marina to a vacant lot a half-mile away.

Old Meets New at Re-imagined Fredericksburg Sunday House

Old Meets New at Re-imagined Fredericksburg Sunday House

Every year, the Texas Hill Country shows its true colors when the roadsides erupt with spring wildflowers.

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