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Elk Store in Fredericksburg Models Itself After a Prohibition-Era Speakeasy

Elk Store in Fredericksburg Models Itself After a Prohibition-Era Speakeasy

The Elk Store Winery & Distillery traces its lineage to a Prohibition-era Central Texas moonshiner. Owner Todd Smajstrla named his spot on Fredericksburg’s Main Street after the old general store in Elk, just northeast of Waco, where his great-grandfather, John Cyril Smajstrla, made clandestine moonshine.

Get All the Scary Details About Texas’ Haunted History on These Ghost Tours

Get All the Scary Details About Texas’ Haunted History on These Ghost Tours

As we creep into spooky season, and haunted houses and general scary-ment are in full swing, it’s time for us to reflect on all the real hauntings that have happened across our vast state.

San Antonio Museum of Art Taps Into the Alamo City’s Brewery History

San Antonio Museum of Art Taps Into the Alamo City’s Brewery History

When visiting the San Antonio Museum of Art, you may notice architectural details that hearken back to a buzzy period in the city’s history.

5 Texas Speakeasies to Cool You Off on Hot Summer Nights

5 Texas Speakeasies to Cool You Off on Hot Summer Nights

One way to hide out from summer’s heat is to duck into a speakeasy for a cool and relaxing cocktail.

Historic Spoetzl Brewery Eyes the Future with New Distillery and Barbecue Restaurant

Historic Spoetzl Brewery Eyes the Future with New Distillery and Barbecue Restaurant

Beer isn’t all that’s rolling off the production line at the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner these days.

Dry January? These Texas Counties Are Dry Year-Round.

Dry January? These Texas Counties Are Dry Year-Round.

When January rolls around, many people participate in the monthlong sabbatical from alcohol known as Dry or Sober January.

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