Why Is Big Spring the Lighted Poinsettia Capital of Texas?

December 1, 2023 | By Marisa Charpentier

Revisiting the El Paso Haunts of Pancho Villa

November 21, 2023 | By

A Christmas Feast for San Antonio’s Newsboys

November 21, 2023 | By Traces of Texas

Thanks to the annual Newsboys’ Christmas Dinner in San Antonio, newsboy Gregorio Cortez was able to delight in a slice of pumpkin pie at the Alamo City’s Gunter Hotel on Dec.

The Original Texans

November 21, 2023 | By Kathryn Jones

Tonkawa Creek spills over time-worn rocky bluffs and splashes into a clear blue-green pool at Tonkawa Falls City Park in Crawford, a half-hour west of Waco.

Ghost Hunting at the Abandoned Bomarton Church

October 30, 2023 | By Daniel Norman

When it’s 3 a.m. and you’re standing in front of a century-old church, watching the lights on twirling wind-turbines mark the way to Abilene, you might think something went wrong somewhere.

Remembering Fort Worth’s Caravan of Dreams

October 27, 2023 | By Joe Nick Patoski

Forty years ago, a most unusual performance and arts space opened its doors in downtown Fort Worth.

In the Land of Woody Guthrie

October 24, 2023 | By Michael Corcoran

The Bittersweet Legacy of Hereford’s POW Camp

October 24, 2023 | By Robyn Ross

Traveling Texas by…Dog?

October 24, 2023 | By Traces of Texas

Texas has always attracted its share of odd people, and Bill Brown was no exception. Brown, shown here with his team of “sled dogs” in Tulia on July 22, 1913, told reporters he was a noted sled-dog driver who had bet a group of wealthy miners in Nome, Alaska, $10,000 that he could drive his dog sled from Nome to all 48 state capitals within six years.

Roadside Oddity: The Mysterious Tower Along I-35 Takes Inspiration from Inventor Nikola Tesla

October 13, 2023 | By Andrea Luttrell

About 50 miles south of downtown Dallas on Interstate 35—when the strip malls of the metroplex give way to cornfields—a strange tower stands sentry over an empty field.

Get Your Money’s Worth at these Historic Texas Bank Hotels

October 6, 2023 | By Cynthia J. Drake

If some of Texas’ historic bank-turned-hotel walls could talk, they would tell stories of wealth and loss.

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

October 5, 2023 | By Amanda Ogle

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.

‘Slinging’ Sammy Baugh’s Groundbreaking Football Career

September 19, 2023 | By Traces of Texas

“Slinging” Sammy Baugh, pictured here as quarterback for the Washington Redskins (now Commanders), embodied Texas toughness, tenacity, and loyalty.

The Austin Powwow Is a Celebration of Indigenous Heritage and Culture

September 19, 2023 | By ire’ne lara silva

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