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Here's another example of the enduring appeal of "retro." There's a new drive-in movie theater scheduled to open adjacent to…

Celebrating Texas' Independence Day

Written by | Published February 28, 2013
Growing up in Texas and learning about how this state became a nation for a time, I always wondered why…

Love is in the air, even for historic courthouses

Written by | Published February 13, 2013
In an era of social media crushes and online dating, preservation groups are seizing on the romantic month of February…
Exploring new territory by canoe or kayak is different than other modes of travel. There’s a serenity to gliding quietly…

Laissez les bons temps rouler, Texas style

Written by | Published February 1, 2013
Fat Tuesday isn't until Feb. 12, but why wait until then to let the good times roll? Mardi Gras events…
With the recent reopening of the Hotel Settles in Big Spring, I couldn’t help but wonder about the viability of…
If you’ve driven through Big Spring in the past few weeks, you probably noticed the red neon Hotel Settles sign,…
The renovation of the Briscoe-Garner Museum in Uvalde hit a rough patch recently when a fire broke out in the…
One of the oldest tourism destinations in West Texas is up for sale. Rock hounds have been making pilgrimages to…

Big Bend's Boquillas border crossing to open

Written by | Published December 21, 2012
The Boquillas border crossing in Big Bend National Park is set to re-open. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said…
Big Bend National Park's plan to re-open the Boquillas border crossing to Mexico is still pending, nearly two years after…
It's shaping up to be another busy weekend in Texas for Santa with dozens of events to get people jingling…
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