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A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…tragedy. Shortly after Dale and I moved to Austin in 2006, Dennis and Sherry tore down their original lake cabin…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Frank Smith went from a preacher’s son to one of Austin’s most notorious criminals. Courtesy University of Texas Press. When…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…centrally located block can be found on 38 1/2 Street in northeast Austin, on the east side of the railroad

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Farris, owner of Above and Beyond Aviation in Austin, to fly me over the river. On a clear day last…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…McClinton officially quit the road—his bread-and-butter for most of his adult life—during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I was looking out at…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…Skyline Drive, a ridgeline park road with views in every direction. Surface: Paved Road Distance: 14 miles out and back…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…less dramatic an entry when coming from the east, though somewhat concealed by its origins in suburban Austin and San…

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

…Fort Stockton. A state historical marker at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 11 and Horsehead Road, roughly midway between Girvin…

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

…was no college called that until 2003, when Southwest Texas State University changed its name.   7. Glory Road (2006)…

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

…Capitol in Austin, where Huddle lived? All these suggestions and more come via a viral tweet by my editor randomly…

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

…hours Austin 3 hours San Antonio 4 hours Houston 4 hours 1 / INN ON THE RIVER Originally built in…

A Hitchcock Native Preserves the Diverse History of the Texas Gulf Coast

A Hitchcock Native Preserves the Diverse History of the Texas Gulf Coast

…were upset with Stringfellow, but he paid them what he felt was fair. He took the high road because the…

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

…from any road. In all our time there, we’d rarely encountered another living person, making this intrusion, this act of…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…Grove. Built between 1928 and 1930 in the 3600 block of County Road 312, the still-handsome, largely intact ruin once…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…take the roads less traveled? Among this group of spring road trips, you have an option to avoid the traffic…

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