George H.W. Bush wasn’t born in Texas, as the saying goes, but he got here as soon as he graduated from Yale. Over the next seven decades, he left an imprint on the Lone Star State that is matched by only a few. His legacy, however, may be defined as much by his quiet acts of generosity as by any grandiose act of statesmanship. Here, five Texans reflect on the… Read Story
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On the football field, one team went from six to eleven. Another went from eleven to six. And both faced challenges they didn’t expect. Read Story
On our latest podcast, the Texas songwriter who co-wrote sixteen songs with Taylor Swift details what’s behind a hit song and what makes Texas songwriters a whole different breed.
On our latest podcast, a conversation with Knowlton about hosting Netflix’s ’The Final Table,’ why he left NYC for Austin, restaurant trends, and the state of food criticism.
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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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The controversial interim head of the Justice Department is scheduled to be accompanied by U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco in Austin.
Dallas billionaire Ross Perot often is miscast as a spoiler in the election that saw Bill Clinton replace George H.W Bush in the White House.
When did the story of Texas begin? Becoming Texas: Our Story Begins Here, opening December 10 at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind journey through more than 16,000 years of Texas history using the most contemporary research on our past. Learn more about this groundbreaking exhibition. Read Story
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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.
Why, yes, you can put a whole brisket directly onto a hot griddle.
Isaac Arellano grew up at Hwy 84 Service, where he now serves up BBQ tacos and brisket.
Who made the cut? Petra and the Beast in Dallas, Nancy’s Hustle in Houston, and Carnitas Lonja in San Antonio.
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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Powered by Direct Energy, the Relocation Guide provides helpful tips, resources, and information for your move to Houston or Dallas. Both cities are home to unique opportunities and cultures, so we’ve collected and curated recommendations to ensure a stress-free relocation. Read Story