Patricia McConnico


Family Fun

An old-fashioned carousel, an authentic pioneer
village—and starry, starry nights.

Keep on Truckin'

Associate editor John Spong on Toyota trucks, the SUV
craze, and hybrid pickups.

Smooth Operator

Associate editor Katy Vine on Houston businessman
Tilman Fertitta and his impact on Galveston’s tourism revival.

True Crime

Journalists around the nation wanted access to Todd Becker, the all-American dad who also ran a safe-stealing ring, but only executive editor Skip Hollandsworth got him to talk.

Bon Vivant

Senior editor Patricia Sharpe on crème brûlée, eating out, and the best new restaurant in the state.