Podcast: Andy Langer speaks with the Dallas reality show trailblazer about the race card, Serena Williams, and Colin Kaepernick. Read Story
For most of this year, more than a third of Texas voters told pollsters they did not know enough about Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke to have an opinion of him. But with a surge of national coverage on the candidate, it seems that O’Rourke is firmly on voters’ radar—and that may not be good news for him. A race that had been considered neck-and-neck has been blown open… Read Story
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Podcast: Andy Langer speaks with the Dallas reality show trailblazer about the race card, Serena Williams, and Colin Kaepernick.
Podcast: At Momma Jean’s BBQ in Lampasas, owner and pitmaster Johnny Walker carries on his family’s barbecue legacy.
Podcast: Andy Langer speaks with Texas A&M’s new head football coach about pressure, leadership, and the culture of Aggieland.
Current Issue: September 2018
Nearly thirty years after he died in relative obscurity, songwriter Blaze Foley is on the verge of newfound fame thanks to an Ethan Hawke–directed biopic. In a series of dispatches from her time on set, Sybil Rosen, widely known as Foley's muse, ponders the widening divide between the man and the legend. Read Story
Cyclists take on the grueling Davis Mountains route to experience awesome views and thrilling descents. Read Story
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Undecided voters finally developed an opinion of O’Rourke—and it is unfavorable.
Despite a sense of Beto-mania in other parts of the state, voters in rural Gonzalez, where the Texas Revolution began, enthusiastically cheer the incumbent.
The facility near El Paso will more than double its capacity for unaccompanied minors, expanding to 3,800 beds.
Polling firm finds some Republicans are ready to cross party lines.
President Trump’s budget adviser says the Texas Senate seat is in play because the party nominee is not likable.
Discover why Grapevine is home to exciting family fun all year long. From special events to exciting attractions, Grapevine is your go-to Texas destination. Read Story
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Abraham Franks finds his true calling as a pitmaster in Ovilla after a stressful career in Vegas.
Plus: Tootsie enters the BBQ Hall of Fame and ribs make it onto TV.
Summer may be wrapping up, but your next tropical night out is just around the corner.
With a new restaurant and an invite to the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest, the pitmaster is creating new dishes while staying true to wood-fired cooking.
Valentina's is known for serving barbecue in tortillas. But for its newest addition, pitmaster Miguel Vidal looked to the Spanish bocadillo.
It’s not the meal you’d find at Franklin Barbecue. That’s not a bad thing.
Plus: LeRoy and Lewis brings Korean barbecue to Austin's downtown farmer's market starting this weekend.
At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman began firing his rifle from the top of the University of Texas Tower at anyone and everyone in his sights. At 1:24 p.m., he was gunned down himself. The lives of the people who witnessed the sniper’s spree firsthand would never be the same again.
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Contrary to popular belief, optimism is neither intrinsic nor a passive disposition. In fact, optimism—choosing to look favorably at what’s possible in any situation—is a choice, a way of seeing the world, an active approach to living life that has real and tangible benefits. We know this trait well in Texas, and at Texas Monthly. Are you ready to put optimism to work for you? Read Story