The Splendor of Texas Wildflowers on Full Display

Theresa DiMenno became enamored with photography when she bought her first 35 mm camera in 1977. An avid outdoorswoman with a...

60 Years of Six Flags Over Texas: How the Amusement Park Transformed Arlington and Its Young Employees

The first job I ever had was at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. It was the summer after my sophomore year of high school, and I was...

A Fisherman’s Tale on the Texas Gulf Coast

Open Road  | June 2024 Hard Boiled A fisherman reels in childhood memories on the Texas coast by Wes FergusonI’m rolling through the...

Miss Football and Friday Night Lights? It’s Time for Texans to Give Rugby a Shot.

The concourse of Choctaw Stadium filled with rugby fans as lightning illuminated the night sky over Arlington. It was halftime and the...

Where to Observe Memorial Day in Texas

For this three-day weekend, picnics, music festivals, and barbecues are in full force as Texans celebrate the unofficial start of summer....

Frank Lively, Founding Editor of Texas Highways, Dies at 90

Today we received news that Frank Lively, the founding editor of Texas Highways, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, at age 90. Frank began working fulltime in the Travel and Information Division of what was then called the Texas Highway Department in July 1961. When he became the editor of Texas Highways in September 1962, the magazine was a 24-page highway design, construction, and maintenance journal for department employees.

Director John Sayles on the Making of ‘Lone Star’

John Sayles is one of the great American independent filmmakers. His epic 1996 drama Lone Star, which received a new release from The...

Communities Come Together to Preserve Penatuhkah Comanche History in Texas

The Penatuhkah Comanches have not inhabited the heart of Texas in more than 170 years, but evidence of their empire is sprinkled...

Fireworks Over Dallas’ Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

A towering 400-foot arch and twisted array of 58 cables suspend the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, creating...

Comfort Food: Tex-Mex

It’s a Texan birthright to argue for a favorite Tex-Mex plate and place. What all Texans seem to agree on is that Tex-Mex is simply the...

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

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