Federal officials have reversed course and announced they will no longer require fingerprints of potential sponsors for detained children. Read Story
It’s that time of year again. A time for reflection and a time to celebrate of some Texas Monthly’s best writing in 2018. From one writer’s reflection on his boyhood and the wisdom imparted to him—personally—by rock legend Steve Miller; to an indelible profile of the Jackie Robinson of rodeo, Myrtis Dightman; to a years-in-the-reporting story about false accusations in one of Texas’s most headline-grabbing crimes, there’s a wealth of great… Read Story
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Cecy Treviño started her girls' music school to provide a safe space for self-expression. But the bands are getting booked all over town. Read Story
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Current Issue: December 2018
Felicia Graham’s new book 'Rollergirls' tells the story of Austin’s thriving flat-track roller derby scene through photos. Read Story
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Federal officials have reversed course and announced they will no longer require fingerprints of potential sponsors for detained children.
The Affordable Care Act was struck down by a federal judge in Fort Worth, but the legal battle is far from over.
Beto O’Rourke came out on top of a poll of progressives, prompting Bernie Sanders supporters to complain.
Beto O'Rourke said contractor is asking the Trump Administration to stop sharing information of potential sponsors with immigration agents.
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We review more than sixty restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new!
From juicy chicken to a hulking brisket sandwich, the joint offers some of the best barbecue in Hidalgo County.
The cramped quarters create a challenge, but pitmaster Jay Stearns manages to serve up tender, fatty bites anyway.
The barbecue is perfectly executed, but make sure to try the airy corn pudding and rich potato salad as well.
Plus, barbecue joints for sale and a cow who stands head and shoulders above the rest.
Hollis and Betty Dean first made it onto the top 50 barbecue list 21 years ago. Now, their grandson serves up classic Dean family recipes—with impressive new twists.
Cole Fullwood smokes the briskets in Roscoe, while wife Amanda smokes everything else at their newer joint, in Snyder.
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.
In 1967, a 56-year-old lawyer met a young inmate with a brilliant mind and horrifying stories about life inside. Their complicated alliance—and even more complicated romance—would shed light on a nationwide scandal, disrupt a system of abuse and virtual slavery across the state, and change incarceration in Texas forever.
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