Texas roadside attractions

Roadside Oddity: The Mysterious Tower Along I-35 Takes Inspiration from Inventor Nikola Tesla

October 13, 2023 | By Andrea Luttrell

About 50 miles south of downtown Dallas on Interstate 35—when the strip malls of the metroplex give way to cornfields—a strange tower stands sentry over an empty field.

Roadside Oddity: the Virgin Mary Tree in Houston’s Garden Oaks Neighborhood

December 1, 2022 | By Layne Van Vranken

Every so often you’ll hear about an apparition or religious imagery taking form in the oddest of everyday objects.

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

July 28, 2022 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

If your life’s work were to be set up in one room, what might that look like?

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