Patricia McConnico

Stories

Books That Cook

Ready for a blast from the past? This spiral bound cookbook goes back to the Dallas Cowboys team of 1979

Happy Trails

Glen Rose and Granbury are fast becoming the weekend getaway spots. Find out why.

Old-Fashioned Texas

Texas is changing before our eyes, but fried pies, drive-in movie theaters, and other vestiges of earlier days are all around. To find these treasures, we risked life, limb, and cholesterol count-and had a blast from the past.

Around the State

Houston gets cheap; the Art Guys suit up for an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; John Leguizamo goes Live in Austin, Dallas, and Houston; and festivals fill the summer menu.

Around the State

Houston pitches a great weekend, museums
across the state kid around, Jamie-Lynn
Sigler slips into the role of a new soprano,
and zoos go wild about their exhibits.

Around the State

Dame Edna dresses up Houston; three new travel guides throw the book at Texas; a Flock of Seagulls (and other eighties acts you thought were lost at sea) return to Houston; and regional theater takes a bow in Austin, Fort Worth, and Waco.

On the Water Front

Summer’s blast furnace is firing up. Luckily, Texas is a paradise of spring-fed pools, sparkling beaches, and more. Here are our picks for the best places to chill out, get wet, and go off the deep end. Plus extra web-only information!

Books That Cook

Texas Old-Time Restaurants and Cafes

Texas Tidbits

April showers bring wacky weather in May. We a look at Mother Nature's power.

Around the State

World-class photographers develop their work; Ann-Margret exposes herself; Ray Charles has the symphony on his mind; and horses ride herd on the state.

Happy Trails

Need a little R&R? Head to Port Aransas for a lazy weekend of shelling, sunning, and sea breezes.

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