Odessa

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.

Odessa Native Elizabeth Wetmore Talks About the Culture of Oil Booms in Her Debut Novel, Valentine

June 4, 2020 | By S. Kirk Walsh

Elizabeth Wetmore has swiftly entered the lexicon of Texas authors writing about the state’s open landscapes, distinctive characters, and myriad complexities.

In Odessa, the Transformation of Aging Shopping Mall Signage into Striking Public Art

December 31, 2019 | By Sarah M. Vasquez

A piece of Odessa history is shining with new life as the Odessa Spire. A project of the nonprofit Odessa Arts, the project transformed the old Cloth World sign into a striking lighted sculpture at the corner of 10th Street and Maple.

The Daytripper’s Top 5 in Odessa

November 27, 2019 | By Chet Garner

A Meteoric Blast

April 15, 2016 | By Cathryn A. Hoyt

A meteor streaks across the pre-dawn sky, its long tail sparkling. Perhaps Chicken Little is right.

Texas to-do’s

December 29, 2012 | By Helen Bryant

Sometimes you can spy a whooper or two in the marsh through a free telescope on the refuge’s observation tower.

Readers Recommend: January 2009

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Texas Highways readers are like our field reporters, so find out what these readers recommend.

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