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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Speaking of Texas: Eddie World Headquarters / Eddie Wilson

Eddie Wilson, proprietor of the famous Threadgill’s restaurants in Austin, may be the only person in American history to ever…

True, Texas: What Does It Mean to You?

Even though almost 90 percent of Texans now live in urban settings, the most consistent requests made to Texas Highways…

Roads to Freedom

Before I met Cedric Fletcher, the man who would become my husband, I had never heard of the East Texas…

Remembering Littlefield

Austin boasts several Littlefield-related structures, notably The Driskill Hotel, at 604 Brazos Street; the Littlefield House, at 24th Street and…

Littlefield's Legacy

The inscription on a memorial to George Washington Littlefield in the West Texas town that bears his surname describes him…

Austin's Cultural Campus

Five different museums create a cultural destinationIf a collection is greater than the sum of its parts, then a collection…

San Pedro Springs Park

In San Antonio, a few miles northwest of the Alamo, Texas’ oldest public park enchants visitors with a spring-fed pool,…

Texas Independence Trail

Because March 2 marks the anniversary of the dramatic events leading to Texas winning independence from Mexico in 1836, it…

True Griff: Griff Smith's Photo Moments

When I compose an image, I like to imagine that the viewer is looking right over my shoulder,” says Texas…

The Power of Evidence: Briscoe Center holdings

History comes to life at the Briscoe Center’s holdings in Austin, Bonham, Uvalde and Winedale By Charles LohrmannIn a meeting…

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston's Menil Collection

Despite its unassuming ways, Houston's Menil Collection astounds with internationally known works of artBy John DavidsonThe best treasures are often…

Speaking of Texas: Jimmie Rodgers

Rodgers rocketed to stardom as the Roaring Twenties morphed into the Great DepressionBy Rob McCorkleImagine the commotion that would erupt…
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