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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Two-Stepping in Texas

For a list of the many dance halls and honky-tonks in Central Texas, visit www.honkytonktx.com/dancehalls. Also check out “Big Bill’s…

Texas Two-Step

It’s a pure Texas moment: I’m scooting my Justin ropers across the hardwood floor of Twin Sisters Dance Hall south…

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…

Charles Goodnight's Legacy

My Obsession with Charles Goodnight began with a nudge from my father, a one-time history major who, as a retired…

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…
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