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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Jammin' For Joplin

Mosey on down to Port Arthur for the 19th annual Janis Joplin Birthday Bash on Saturday, January 28th, even if you have…

A Museum Honoring all Presidents in Odessa

Austin has President Lyndon B. Johnson’s museum and library. College Station has President George H.W. Bush’s museum and library. And…

A Spot Forever England

Black-and-white photographs line the walls: photos of young men, of white wooden buildings, metal aircraft hangars with old-style curved roofs,…

Welkumme to Windthorst!

Windthorst, winner of the German Club of Texas’ 2003 “German Town of Texas” award, is a wholesome Archer County hamlet.…

No Ac-cow-nting for Taste

They appeared to walk around aimlessly, looking innocent until the right opportunity presented itself. Then, moving as quickly as they…

The Mayborn at Baylor University in Waco

The public rarely visited natural history museums before the early 1900s. Collections remained the realm of scholars and wealthy patrons.…

"A Blessing for You"

If God dreamed of a hometown, it might look like Blessing, Texas, surrounded by acres of rich ranch land. This…

The Days of LBJ

Sam Johnson went to Austin on business one day–his home was about 50 miles west of Austin–and came back with…

Denton's Courthouse Square

The fully restored Denton County Courthouse rises from Denton’s shady square like a polished jewel from an arboreal setting, fittingly…

Waco's Historic Roundabout

Headed north on US 77, I grip the wheel tightly and yield at Waco’s circle, the most famous of Texas’…

Independence

When Empresario Stephen F. Austin, known today as “the Father of Texas,” received permission in 1821 to bring colonists from…

Antiquibles Dog Museum

Bully the brindle bulldog stares balefully out from his glass case. He is man’s best friend—or was, back in the…
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