On a recent Thursday afternoon, the front lawns of Lockney, a South Plains farming town of fewer than two thousand, were still dusted with the windblown residue of the cotton harvest. Main Street was largely deserted, and most of the storefronts were empty. Though locals long ago became hardened to news of economic woes, the latest casualty was one that few could fathom: the local Dairy Queen, the iconic fast-food… Read Story
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Current Issue: May 2018
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More than half of those in a new survey lack an opinion of Beto O’Rourke, but he’s still tied with Cruz.
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With a Southern-inspired menu, John and Elise Russ draw diners from all over the city to their neighborhood eatery.
Chefs Rico Torres and Diego Galicia have earned national acclaim for their newfangled takes on age-old dishes.
Native Nicki Longoria offers up her favorites from before the city’s big culinary boom.
Meet the 22-year-old hooker who, with her fellow “massage therapists,” scandalized Odessa
Brandon and Denise were not like other people. They were smarter, more introverted. They adored computers, playing games online at three in the morning with people in Finland. When they and other hard-core techies moved to Walden, a Houston apartment complex with the fastest residential Internet connection in the world, it seemed like a wired paradise. For a while, it was.
On March 31, 1995, South Texas came to a standstill as the shocking news spread that the hugely popular Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez had been shot and killed in Corpus Christi. Fifteen years later, the people who knew Selena best recall the life and devastating death of a star who touched us all.
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Beginning in 2015, Houston was plagued by a series of brutal armored car robberies that bewildered FBI agents for nearly two years. To finally bring down the unassuming mastermind behind it all, the agents had to stage an elaborate trap—and catch him in the act.
Former train corridors pave the way for exploration and quietude through seven counties in this rural part of the state.
For four days, Sisters on the Fly members from around the country camped in their retro Airstreams, Shastas, and more.
A New York man wants to know everything there is to know about Texas toast.
On our latest ‘National Podcast of Texas,’ the writer talks about the ‘Hap and Leonard’ series, East Texas, and his greatest fear. Plus, Jessica Dupuy on Texas wines. Read Story