Jordan Breal

A Fort Worth native, Jordan Breal is a graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and joined Texas Monthly in February 2005. As the magazines resident travel writer, she spends most of her time on the road in search of Texass most interesting sights, best hotels, and notable eats.
Jordan chronicles her adventures in her monthly column, The Wanderer, as well as a blog of the same name. She has also written about her home state for Fast Company, National Geographic Traveler, and Whole Living, among other publications.


Wyatt’s World

Thirty years after he took his first photograph for us—of charming kook Stanley Marsh 3—contributing photographer Wyatt McSpadden looks back on his extraordinary career and tells the stories behind some of our favorite images.

Long Time Coming

The Long Center performs; FotoFest flashes; Diboll gets husk-y.

Performance Anxiety

An interview with Cliff Redd—executive director of the Long Center

Keep Art Here

Katrina Moorhead; Teatro Dallas; Design Life Now.

Straight Strait

Strait talk; Fort Worth takes stock; MLK in S.A.

Dickens on The Strand


Dickens on The Strand


Barry Walker

The curator of The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston discusses the museum’s recent acquisitions, from Jasper Johns to Philip Guston.

Downtown Bastrop

A Quickie Guide.

Lucy’s Legacy


An Interview With Dirk Van Tuerenhout

The Houston Museum of Natural Science curator of anthropology talks about this month’s new exhibit, Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia.