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A visit to the Texas Masonic Grand Lodge in Waco

Written by | Published August 13, 2013
Right or wrong, the Freemasons are sometimes stereotyped as a closed group, characterized by secrecy and backroom power brokering. But…

Tourism by Bus: A visit to San Antonio

Written by | Published August 6, 2013
When I got to thinking about the concept of sightseeing by bus in Texas, San Antonio was one of the…

The Owl in Elgin

Written by | Published August 2, 2013
I recently made the short drive from Austin to Elgin, a town about 25 miles east of the city via…

American Museum of Agriculture on the Grow

Written by | Published July 24, 2013
There's a new museum taking root in Lubbock.
There's a new resource for Amarillo tourism information and it comes from an interesting group of locals.

A Visit with the Vintner

Written by | Published July 3, 2013
For the August 2013 print issue of Texas Highways, I wrote about a Madeira tasting, held at Austin's Red Room…
Freedom Over Texas, Houston's Fourth of July celebration, includes a huge firworks show over downtown. (Photo by Richard Carson) From…

Use Your Noodle!

Written by | Published June 21, 2013
The nightlife scene continues to heat up on Austin's Rainey Street, a former residential byway in the shadow of downtown.…

Texas river conditions mixed for floating

Written by | Published June 21, 2013
Some Texas rivers are running too low for good floating, but a few waterways are flowing well enough for tubing…

Foodies, unite!

Written by | Published June 19, 2013
If I ever had any doubt that the foodie culture has become firmly established in Texas, now I'm fully convinced…
The International Accordion Festival is back.  

Maritime museum aims to emerge in Dallas

Written by | Published June 11, 2013
Dallas may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of seafaring activities, but backers of…
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