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The Daytripper Finds Comfort Food and Natural Wonders in McGregor

April 12, 2024 | By

Just 18 miles west of Waco lies McGregor, a slow-paced suburb with a charming downtown area.

There’s More to Midland Than Oil

December 23, 2021 | By

7 Great Moments in Texas Thanksgiving Turkey History

November 23, 2021 | By Sarah Thurmond

Every year, the President of the United States pardons a turkey before Thanksgiving, protecting a lucky fowl from becoming the main course at someone’s dinner table.

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

August 19, 2019 | By John Lumpkin

As visitors this summer to the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas will discover, presidents seize opportunities to depart Washington, D.C. The Center’s exhibit on presidential retreats, which runs through Oct. 6, highlights Camp David and three Texas-related venues: LBJ Ranch in the Hill Country, George and Laura Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch near Crawford and the Bush family compound, Walker’s Point, in Kennebunkport, Maine, as well as identifying other getaways, including Harry Truman’s Florida White House in Key West, Herbert Hoover’s rugged Rapidan Camp in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains or a succession of presidential yachts.

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

July 31, 2019 | By Michael Hoinski

Sedrick Huckaby is a Big Momma’s boy. The Fort Worth contemporary artist is devoted to the spirit of his late grandmother, Hallie Beatrice Carpenter, or “Big Momma,” and finds inspiration in her century-old home. Located in Fort Worth’s Polytechnic Heights neighborhood, or Poly to locals, the house’s raw shiplap walls are adorned with Huckaby’s paintings of family and neighbors. Huckaby creates works here, but next
year the space will take on new life when Huckaby opens it as a project space for artists, tentatively called Big Momma’s House.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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