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Daytripper: Grapevine

Twas the day trip before Christmas and all through the state, the towns were decked out, and Chet could not…

The Doctor Is In

The door opens, and in strides a woman in dark blue scrubs. The doctor is in.

Life on the Farm

In the January 2016 issue of Texas Highways magazine, Associate Editor Matt Joyce shares his experiences at the Hog Butchering…

Of Pork and Posterity

Like most Texans, I grew up loving pork: bacon, bratwurst, ham, carnitas, chops, loin, hot dogs, baby-back ribs, breakfast patties,…

A Grapevine Christmas

The flurry of Christmas activity has kicked into high gear. For all that said they’d finish their shopping much earlier…

Grape Escape

When Bryan-based Messina Hof Winery decided to open a North Texas tasting room, there wasn’t much debate about which city…

Daytripper: Grapevine

If you’ve ever visited Grapevine in December, then you know why it’s called the Christmas Capital of Texas.” However, year-round…

Get Captivated

While nothing matches meeting a wild sea turtle on a beach or in the ocean, coming face-to-face with one in…

How the Sausage is Made

In the days before refrigeration, wintertime in Texas provided the cold temperatures required to safely prepare meat for the year…

Grapevine's GrapeFest

Prepare to pop a cork in historic downtown Grapevine for GrapeFest, which bills itself as the largest wine festival in…

Splash, savor, stroll

Let’s just say it had been a long day in the driver’s seat, and patience was wearing thin. Each summer,…

The Best (& Sweetest) 12 Weeks of Summer Ever

The arrival of summer inspires mixed emotions in Texas. There’s no getting around the heat of our most extreme season, a…
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