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San Antonio’s Grande Dames

Sparkling chandeliers illuminate a couple seated in a pair of vivid green, high-backed chairs. Light streaming through a row of…

Wandering Through Time

Mention to friends that you’re going to Round Top Antiques Week and you’re likely to hear, “Ooh … ” or…

Daytripper: Turkey

Tucked away in the Texas Panhandle is a town that exists on its own time. It’s a place where bison…

On Valley TIme

When I told my wife, Laura, about my idea of a road trip across the Rio Grande Valley, she was…

Biking Big Bend

Chances are I won’t be hitchhiking out West any time soon to hire on with a ranch or join a…

Sentinels of the Sea

The first lighthouses came to Texas shores in 1852, built to guide ships past sandbars and shoals at river mouths…

The Brooklyn of Texas

It’s not a suburb, but a borough. Not an extension, but a separate township, at least spiritually. Although Dallas annexed…

Our Favorite Main Streets

When you sit at the bar at The Liberty Bell on the brick-paved Main Street in Nacogdoches, many things could…

Daytripper: Tomball

Just north of Houston sits a town that’s hidden in the shadows of its mega-metropolis neighbor. And while Tomball is…

Beyond Pecans

As my friend and I pull into the parking lot of the newly renovated Dofflemyer Hotel in downtown San Saba,…

Pancho Villa's Favorite Street

Everyone loves a good story, particularly when it involves Pancho Villa, gunslingers, and border crossings. Such is the legend-soaked history…

Uncovering an Urban Relic

I’m huddled with a half-dozen strangers in Houston, shouting into the darkness. The echo, which turns our calls into an…
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