Artist “Cimi” Alvarado Teaches History Through the Murals of El Segundo Barrio

November 27, 2019 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

Bowie: Come for the Giant Knife; Stay for the Friendly Folks

February 13, 2018 | By John Lumpkin

The World’s Largest Bowie Knife stands on the main road to Bowie from US 287’s high-speed bypass.

Spring Brings an Explosion of Daffodils at Mrs. Lee’s Garden

January 15, 2018 | By Jennifer Babisak

Last winter had been draggin on—not frigidly cold, but devoid of the sunshine that Texans crave year-round.

Craft Brewery and Coffee Shop Lead Cisco’s Revival

December 13, 2017 | By John Lumpkin

While gourmet coffee on Madison Avenue in New York City may sell for $24 a serving, you can sip a similar cup for $2 in the Eastland County town of Cisco at Waverly’s Coffee & Gifts, a cozy refuge in the center of this newly percolating community.

Ozona Outpost: Stop Off and Relax in Wide-Open Ozona

October 15, 2017 | By Michael Barr

You get the idea of just how empty and remote the country around Ozona is when you learn that local officials installed a red light on top of the 1902 Crockett County Courthouse not only to summon the sheriff’s deputy but to guide travelers to town after dark.

All’s Well at Castell’s General Store near Llano

August 8, 2017 | By Michael Barr

It’s a Saturday afternoon, and mesquite smoke from the barbecue pit perfumes the Castell General Store, a weathered old building that houses a grocery business, café, and saloon.

Carving in Corpus

May 12, 2017 | By Dan Gentile

If you’d like to meet a friendly Texas surfer, park a two-wheel drive vehicle along the shore of Packery Channel between North Padre and Mustang islands.

A World of Exploration

February 7, 2017 | By LaDawn Fletcher

Housed in a century-old building in downtown Tyler, Discovery Science Place stands out among the historic buildings surrounding it.

Hunt County Heroes

January 12, 2017 | By Paul McDonnold

The Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum in Greenville could just as easily be called the Hunt County Historical Museum.

Eyes on Emory

December 16, 2016 | By Jan Adamson

Located between the angling hotspots of Lake Tawakoni and Lake Fork, the northeast Texas town of Emory is like a favorite secret fishing hole for fishermen, who stop by to fuel up on comfort food and stroll the quiet courthouse square.

A Texas Time Capsule

November 13, 2016 | By Cody Neathery

Not exactly lost but not exactly in plain sight, the community of Jonesville sits near the Texas-Louisiana border, just as it has since Texas’ earliest days as a state.

Power up!

October 14, 2016 | By Bill Tucker

Once a rural suburb 30 miles north of Dallas, Frisco is now a burgeoning mini-city of its own.

Exploring Graham

September 16, 2016 | By June Naylor

Traveling with a group of friends devoted to eating and exploring, I arrived in Graham on a sunny June day to attend the annual Food Truck Championship of Texas, which featured some four dozen trucks in heated competition.

Handsome Hides

August 1, 2016 | By Gene Fowler

Ensconced at his Ranch in British Columbia, Canada, legendary leather wizard Al Stohlman was focused on his leather craft.

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