The charming, historic property is an ideal base from which to enjoy the area’s top-notch barbecue.
Articles by John Nova Lomax
Jul 25, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
The Texan’s 1965 hit is pivotal to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.’
Jul 19, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
The national Latinx civil rights organization pushes for the Central Texas army base to finally honor a Texan hero.
Jun 27, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
I spoke to the man who shot the photo that inspired the song covered on Willie Nelson’s new album. (He’s my dad.)
Jun 21, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
The Red Headed Stranger honors his fellow Texas troubadour with two tracks on his new album.
Jun 18, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
We should honor this badass Medal of Honor winner, not an incompetent Confederate general who fought against the United States government in defense of slavery.
Jun 14, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
Digging into the provenance of a provocative message carved into a shrine to fallen soldiers.
Jun 5, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
What should be done with the historic dreadnought once it’s relocated from its longtime home?
May 24, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
Everyone agrees that the recent event—full of drunken fights and scores of wrecks—escalated dangerously. But many Bolivar Peninsula residents will be damned if they’ll accept new rules to curtail the anarchy.
May 14, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
Launched in 2018, the Houston Community Land Trust aims to make home ownership attainable for families of limited means.
Apr 29, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
Our latest homegrown football star has been drafted away from the city he loves.
Apr 25, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
No shower caps, bonnets, Do-rags, or saggy pants? The principal’s dress code for parents is about more than just school-appropriate attire.
Apr 16, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
First of all, it memorializes a parking garage.
Apr 11, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
A visit to the beloved mega-convenience chain’s first store outside its home state.
Apr 3, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
Happy WhataGames! May the ketchup be ever in your flavor.
Jan 5, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
For the Renaissance man—a baseball player, a features writer, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker—the sky posed no limit.
Jan 2, 2019 — By John Nova Lomax
And, yes, we understand that they've won a National Championship.
Dec 11, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
After 42 years, Fitzgerald's is closing. The legendary club certainly made its mark.
Nov 18, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
The Houston Astros owner probably isn’t too worried that his team didn’t go all the way this year—he’s settling in for the long haul.
Oct 30, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
The computer system ranking don't like the Longhorns. Here's why.
Oct 5, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
With the state fair in full swing and the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners teeing it up in the Cotton Bowl, we start our series in Dallas.
Sep 24, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
In our latest podcast, we explore the sometimes messy but always rewarding collision of Spanish and English in the Lone Star State.
Aug 28, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
Is it Mammaw and Pappaw? Oma and Opa? Abuelo and abuela? Or something else entirely?
Jul 12, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
In the inaugural episode of our new Talk Like a Texan podcast, we explore the proper pronunciation of our state nut.
Jun 8, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
Through the food he sought out, Bourdain recognized the particulars that made a city unique, rather than what the city aspired to be.
Apr 13, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
Artists Ana Fernandez and Cruz Ortiz on finding inspiration in their hometown.
Mar 1, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
A pronunciation investigation involving two Bowie men known for living large.
Feb 27, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
One of the last markers of the Houstonian dialect dates back to the Southern Pacific Railroad.
Feb 16, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
It's better than good—at least if you're talking about cotton quality.
Feb 6, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
Prepositionally, you can go over or out to Abilene—depending on where you're coming from.
Jan 24, 2018 — By John Nova Lomax
Who should play on Black Heritage Night? And who gets to decide?
Dec 16, 2017 — By John Nova Lomax
The senior quarterback for Texas A&M at Commerce, the winner of Division II's version of the Heisman, has one of the strangest stories in all of football.
Dec 11, 2017 — By John Nova Lomax
Ridin’ Dirty on the stovetop.
Nov 28, 2017 — By John Nova Lomax
From Amarila to Wad-a-loop to the Purda-nalleez River, we've taken some liberties when it comes to pronunciation.
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