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A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…me the following Saturday was It’s My Park Day, a community event to volunteer at Blunn Creek and improve trails…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…after she died. In the summer of 2014, on my mother’s 65th birthday, her doctor told her she had two…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…if you’ve got time for more than a day trip, hop on a multiday journey complete with camping gear and…

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

…a day, and once it gets closer to blooming, it will slow down to an inch a day. A day

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…to make you laugh after a long day. Growing up in Blue Mound, Martin started writing at age 5—not jokes,…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

Old Baldy stands tall on a summer day In the early weeks of summer, a restlessness set in. Shouldn’t something…

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

…with them in Fort Worth or Dallas on Friday and Saturday night, and then go up to Oklahoma with ’em…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…the rich soils on the Rio Grande’s northern bank in the late 1800s. Where visitors today see fields of creosote,…

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

…the hottest day recorded in Texas was June 28, 1994, where temperatures reached 120 degrees in Monahans. This wasn’t the…

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

…Since some days during peak season Smith Point can get up to 10,000 birds a day, there is a strategic…

Houston Muralist Brings the Flavor of Space City to Exclusive Lululemon Line

Houston Muralist Brings the Flavor of Space City to Exclusive Lululemon Line

day—the unofficial Houston day , celebrated on the same day as the city’s iconic area code, 713. The variety of…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…Terrell, and Studebaker Farms near Fredericksburg will have peaches through mid-August and perhaps until Labor Day. A sign at Burg’s…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…“Bonnie” Palacios today, you’d be hard-pressed to learn she’s a six-time world champion baton twirler. In 1980, at just 10…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…every Friday and Saturday night, and is known for its high energy dance music. But Bryan Pride isn’t just about…

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

…Hidalgo that Saturday, and I’d decided to head to the Pompa alone. It was late in the day, and I…

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