We’re fired up about the new look for Texas Highways. As you can see in this collection of “historic” Texas Highways covers, (below) the magazine’s new logo represents the fifth distinct look-and-feel in the publication’s 35-year life span.
How many pirates can fit into corpus Christi’s Buccaneer Stadium? Consider this: Some 23,000 football fans reportedly squeezed in for a hotly contested playoff game a decade ago—but no one was wearing high-seas haberdashery or carrying a cutlass.
As inland-bound 19th-Century sailors began the home stretch through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, a beacon of hope shined during even the harshest of Gulf storms: the 72-foot-high Port Isabel Lighthouse, whose stationary white light was visible from 16 miles out to sea.
The gray-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico conceal unfathomable mysteries. After all, it was here, in the early 1800s, where the elegant, entrepreneurial pirate Jean Lafitte commanded a small navy of privateers and smugglers who seized silks, spices, and other cargo from ships bound for New Orleans.
It’s a pleasant April afternoon as I step through the gates into the joyful atmosphere of Muenster’s Germanfest, where I immediately have a few serious, yet appealing, decisions to make.
Muenster’s charm abounds, from its clean streets to manicured lawns and gardens, to its restaurants and gift shops, right up to the melodic glockenspiel atop Fischer’s Meat Market.