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Gallery: Wildflowers of the Hill Country

April 2, 2019 | By TH Staff

For our March 2019 issue, we sent photographer Theresa DiMenno out to capture spring color in 2018. These are some of our favorite images that we didn’t have room for in the issue.

Gallery: Gulf Coast & South Texas Wildflowers

February 28, 2019 | By TH Staff

For our March 2019 issue, we sent photographer Larry Ditto to capture spring blooms in South Texas and the Gulf Coast. These are some of our favorite images that we didn’t have room for in the issue.

How Phoenix Restaurant and Bar in Port Aransas Got its Caribbean Flair

October 22, 2018 | By

The Worsham clan’s enthusiasm for Mouttet’s food motivated Worsham to start her culinary apprenticeships as soon as she graduated from high school. It also influenced her preference for piquant dishes and reinforced her choice in hiring Omar Brown, the Phoenix’s current sous chef who grew up in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

The Devils River Camping Conundrum

March 20, 2018 | By

The Devils River grows more popular every year as word spreads about its crystal-clear water and spectacular setting. With the increase of paddlers embarking on overnight river trips comes increased tensions with the landowners who own the river’s banks.

Exploring the Devils River State Natural Area by Foot

March 18, 2018 | By Matt Joyce

Bumping along an isolated dirt road in Southwest Texas, we spotted a group of tan spots on a distant hillside striated by limestone ridges. At first glance it looked like nothing but a scattering of rocks among the ocotillo and creosote bushes. In the focus of binoculars, however, the figures took shape as a herd of aoudads.

Vote: What is the Most Romantic Spot in Texas?

January 25, 2018 | By

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’ve got love on our brains.

Meet the Fort Worth Heroes Who Are Memorialized in the Stockyards Hotel

January 11, 2018 | By John Lumpkin

In our February issue story on the Stockyards Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, we made quick mention of names like Pawnee Bill, Booger Red, the Hunter brothers, all of whom memorialized in one way or another in the hotel: Lillie’s saddle is enshrined in the lobby; Privett’s biography is on the wall of Booger Red’s Saloon; and the adjacent H3 Ranch Live Hickory Wood Grill harkens back to the late 1800s and early 1900s’ era of the legendary Hunter brothers. 

Sinister Santa: A Look at the 1927 Cisco Bank Robbery

December 13, 2017 | By John Lumpkin

Cisco’s downtown was bustling with Christmas shoppers on Dec. 23, 1927. One was college student Lela Latch, accompanied by her younger brother Bill.

Eric’s Texas-style Chili

March 4, 2016 | By Eric Pohl

Things to do: San Marcos

February 26, 2016 | By

San Marcos, home to Texas State Universitiy, offers tourists plenty of ways to while away a weekend, from exploring the city’s historic square to summertime tubing on the San Marcos River.

Founder Favors Five

November 9, 2015 | By

J.P. Bryan opened The Bryan Museum in Galveston in June 2015 to showcase his vast collection of artworks and historical artifacts.

Go Light-seeing!

October 13, 2015 | By Erin Inks

‘Tis the season for dazzling Christmas displays—let our list of some of the biggest and brightest displays across Texas light your path toward a fun holiday outing with family and friends.

War and Remembrance

July 16, 2015 | By Kathryn Jones

In a darkened room, veterans wearing World War II caps embroidered with command insignia peer down at a tabletop video screen.

Shrubs for Summer

July 1, 2015 | By Lori Moffatt

“Imagine that it’s 1780, and there is no electricity, no railroads, and you’re a locavore because you have to be,” began Austin craft-cocktail guru Bill Norris at the 2013 Austin Food & Wine Festival.

Mystery Solved?

April 1, 2015 | By Lori Moffatt

Billy the Kid, one of America’s most notorious gunslingers and Wild West frontier outlaws, was shot dead in New Mexico in 1881 by Lincoln County sheriff Pat Garrett.

In the Face of History

April 1, 2015 | By Lori Moffatt

Our recent story on archeological sites in Texas (January 2015) included some information about the Bosque Heritage Museum in Clifton and its depiction of the area’s Horn Shelter Man, whose 11,000-year-old remains were found alongside those of a child in a cave not far from the Bosque riverbed.

Home Cookin’ on the Range

February 16, 2015 | By Julia Robinson

It’s bumper-to-bumper in Weatherford, and most everyone is smiling. Traffic moves at a crawl around the courthouse, its picturesque red cupolas reaching into an azure sky.

East Texas Rust and West Texas Dust: A Chat with Shinyribs

December 15, 2014 | By Matt Joyce

Kevin Russell has covered a lot of Texas ground in his nearly 30 years as a touring musician.

Kiko Guerra’s Cabrito al Pastor Recipe

July 10, 2014 | By Kiko Guerra

Kiko Guerra has been honing his cabrito-cooking technique for about 20 years. He learned his method as a boy, when he would watch the cowboys who barbecued cabrito on his family’s ranch. Kiko says it takes observation and practice to learn how to cook cabrito correctly and to avoid under- or over-cooking the meat, especially given the inconsistencies of cooking with mesquite coals, the weather, and varying sizes of kid goats. In South Texas, one common place to get kid goats is at flea markets, where farmers will sell them either live or slaughtered.

‘Texas Crutch’ Brisket Recipe

July 2, 2013 | By

Robb Walsh’s new book, Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey, is full of tasty barbecue recipes.

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