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A Weekend Getaway in the Central Texas Hamlet of La Grange

April 15, 2024 | By

A New Daiquiri Bar Brings the Frozen Fever to La Grange

June 27, 2023 | By Katey P. Outka

Wander the Ruins of This 150-Year-Old Brewery in La Grange

March 28, 2023 | By Ruvani de Silva

Rohan Meadery Uses Wildflower Honey for Mankind’s Oldest Fermented Beverage

February 25, 2021 | By Lorie A. Woodward

Rohan Meadery’s bucolic setting in La Grange entices guests to linger long after they’ve finished their pints of mead.

How 10 Small Towns In Texas Have Adapted and Flourished

July 30, 2020 | By Clayton Maxwell and Joe Nick Patoski

13 Illusion Cakes From Texas Small-Town Bakeries

July 16, 2020 | By Sabrina LeBoeuf

This past week, photos and videos on social media proved that just about anything can be a cake, whether it’s a roll of toilet paper, a pair of Crocs, or an aloe vera plant.

Find Big-City Kitchen Shopping at Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe in La Grange

November 9, 2017 | By Paula Disbrowe

While I’m an avid cook and food writer, I’m not usually a fan of “gourmet” kitchen stores.

Bohemian Rhapsody

May 11, 2017 | By MIchael Corcoran

Who needs to get on an airplane to dance with a foreign culture? Between Houston and Austin, a 90-minute drive from each, is Fayette County, “the cradle of Czech immigration.” In the 19th century, Czech immigrants settled in pockets around Texas—just follow the kolaches—but the concentration of new arrivals in Fayette County created a rich Czech tradition that persists today in the region’s music, food, and culture.

Main Street Remake

December 16, 2016 | By Matt Joyce

With its spreading oak trees and architecture from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the scene is what you might expect to see in a cinematic depiction of Texas small-town life before interstate highways, strip malls, and big cities wrested rural downtowns of their vitality. But this is no time warp. Thanks to public and private restoration efforts, a strong local economy, and a convenient location between Houston and Austin, La Grange’s downtown square thrives with a charm that feels both vital and vintage.

La Grange’s Schmeckenfest

November 19, 2015 | By

Join the 30 teams vying to make the tastiest wassail and win the coveted title of “Schmecken–meister” at La Grange’s Schmeckenfest.

A Drink Back in Time

October 14, 2014 | By Jennifer Babisak

After mulling over wedding gift ideas for a friend, I decided to bypass her registries, forgo the china and silver, and instead turn to a 9,000-year-old beverage, the honey-based elixir known as mead.

Vitáme Vás to La Grange

December 29, 2012 | By Chet Garner

Contact the La Grange Chamber of Commerce at 800-524-7264;
While some may only know La Grange for its infamous “chicken ranch” or through the music of bearded rockers ZZ Top, in truth this Texas town has much more to offer.

Czech Out the Texas Kolache Trail

August 8, 2012 | By Les Thomas

When I take my place in line, nearly a dozen people are ahead of me in front of the bakery counter at the Czech Stop in the town of West.

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

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