Senior editor Pamela Colloff on the murder of McAllen beauty queen Irene Garza and confronting the longtime suspect, John Feit.
Let’s be honest, when planning a party menu, one factors in practicality as much as pleasing the palate. Constant stove-top attention and complicated recipes don’t sit well with the other responsibilities of hosting. Menus depend on such basic considerations as seating, oven space, and how long into the night guests
Art, History, and Cooking 101—when it comes to a lesson in Hispanic culture, San Antonio gets an A+.
These fresh female faces know how to send a hit to the top of the charts.
Photographer Dan Winters on red Saabs, old pickups, and Thomas Haden Church.
If you ever plan to motor West, in West Texas that is, there’s only one highway that’s the best.
The oldest drive in Texas didn’t have any tolls, passing lanes, or shoulders. In fact it wasn’t much of a road at all. The Chisholm and Goodnight-Loving trails were the superhighways of the legendary nineteenth century cattle industry—the pinnacle of a true Texas drive.
Former Texas Monthly senior editor Robert Draper on writing about his high school nemesis, Clark Kent Ervin, the former inspector general of homeland security.
Count your lucky charms. When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the end of the rainbow lies in Shamrock, Texas.
Senior editor Gary Cartwright, who wrote this month’s cover story, talks about getting access to retiring CBS News anchorman Dan Rather and the changing face of journalism.
The struggle for independence, the pioneering spirit—it seems that the Irish were made for Texas. In fact, in many ways Texas was made by the Irish.
Photographer Roberto Guerra on life at the pound.
Beads, balls, and bands—Mardi Gras Galveston is reveling the Texas way.
Senior editor Michael Hall on talking to wounded soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center’s burn unit.
Associate editor Katy Vine on writer Grover Lewis and interviewing some of the biggest names in the magazine business.
Illustrator Jody Hewgill on where she finds inspiration and deciding how to portray Whole Foods’ co-founder and CEO John Mackey.
For the past thirty years, Lady Raiders basketball has taken Lubbock by storm.
The story of the Texas Rangers begins with a familiar name—Stephen F. Austin.
Senior editor Michael Hall on musician Daniel Johnston and writing about mental illness.