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State Fair Summer

When Big Tex caught fire during the final week of last year’s State Fair of Texas, rumors started circulating immediately…

Window on Texas: Shooting at Dusk

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith walks you through his approach to taking pictures at dusk. Recorded at Gruene Hall…

Fun and Games on the Boardwalk

The newest addition to Galveston’s shoreline, the $60 million Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is futuristic by boardwalk standards, with…

Houston's Urban Nature

The Houston Astros got things on the right track back at the turn of this century, when the ball club…

Texas Star Trail

The streets of Old San Antonio have long been noted for their winding and crooked courses. And if you travel…

Trip to Bountiful

  A series of limestone ledges partially surrounding the small lake inside Meridian State Park has long been my go-to…

Transformative Skies

In the Big Bend country of West Texas, a region composed of mountains, ocotillo flats, and grassy rangelands of the…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Dripping Springs

To locals, the town of Dripping Springs is known only as “Drippin’.”  But you don’t have to be a local…

Web Extra: The Austin Experience

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Lori Moffatt plays hooky—and tourist—for the day

The Austin Experience: Congress Avenue

Matt Joyce explores life on Austin’s aorta, where history meets quirky

The Austin Experience: Go Kiddo

Jill Lawless’ grade-schooler runs a tight ship. Here’s her kid’s dream day downtown.
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