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Lori Fradkin

Texas Tidbits |
September 30, 2004

Texas Tidbits

Four notable stadiums in Texas have hosted professional football over the years.

Texas History 101 |
September 30, 2004

Texas History 101

Nominating presidential candidates in Texas seems like conventional wisdom for Republicans, but so far it's happened only twice.

Texas Tidbits |
June 30, 2004

Texas Tidbits

The Olympics bring fame to medal winners, but sometimes the luster fades and names are forgotten. Here's a list of a few Texas-born sports heroes who may not have made it on your radar screen.

Books That Cook |
June 30, 2004

Books That Cook

Members of the Houston Astros Wives Organization know that peanuts and Cracker Jacks are likely to strike out at the dinner table, so they’ve put together a playbook for cooking called From Home Plate to Your Plate! Even if you’re prone to major-league errors, you’ll be batting one thousand with…

Atsbox |
June 30, 2004

07.2004

In 1960 four students from St. Mary’s University, in San Antonio, were caving in Comal County when one of the boys felt an unexpected draft. A crawl through a narrow corridor led them to a network of caverns filled with breathtaking formations, and four years later, NATURAL BRIDGE CAVERNS—named for…

Food & Drink |
June 30, 2004

Land Rover

Scott Cohen, the executive chef at La Mansion del Rio Hotel, in San Antonio, puts a Texas twist on Provençal cooking.

Web Exclusive |
June 30, 2004

New School

Garza High School principal Vicki Baldwin talks about the daily assault on public education, President George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind policy, and what a non- traditional school like Garza has to offer kids.

Web Exclusive |
June 30, 2004

World View

Executive editor Mimi Swartz on Texas bashing and the return of the cowboy stereotype.

Texas History 101 |
June 30, 2004

Texas History 101

From World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fort Hood has remained a stalwart structure in U.S. military history.

Web Exclusive |
June 30, 2004

Cave Clan

As Natural Bridge Caverns celebrates forty years since its dedication, its patron family looks back on three generations of cave life.

Sports |
June 30, 2004

Going for the Gold

Photographer Michael O'Brien, who took portraits of Olympic hopefuls for "The Magnificent Seven," discusses how to get the perfect pose.

Web Exclusive |
June 30, 2004

Great Divide

Executive editor S.C. Gwynne on the controversy among Episcopal leaders and the future of the Anglican Church.

Web Exclusive |
June 30, 2004

Grieving Process

Writer-at-large Cecilia Ballí, who wrote this month’s feature “The Unknown Soldier”, discusses reporting a story about death and the need for media sensitivity.

Texas Tidbits |
May 31, 2004

Texas Tidbits

Over the years, filmmakers have tried to capture the essence of Texas athletics through comedy and drama. These movies tackle the deep-seated sports culture of the state.

Web Exclusive |
May 31, 2004

Fast Times

Senior editor Pamela Colloff on methamphetamine's grip on East Texas, talking to addicts, and what it's like to follow around narcotics investigators.

Texas History 101 |
May 31, 2004

Texas History 101

Sul Ross State University may be small in size, but its commitment to education has been grand.

Books That Cook |
May 31, 2004

Books That Cook

Americans devour about 38 billion burgers every year. Seymour, Wisconsin, hosts an annual Burger Fest with a bun toss, a ketchup slide, and a hamburger-eating contest. Daytona Beach, Florida, boasts the International Hamburger Hall of Fame. But these tidbits are merely condiments in The Great Big Burger Book, by Jane…

Web Exclusive |
April 30, 2004

Gig ’em

Senior executive editor Paul Burka, who wrote this month's cover story, "Corps Values," talks about diversity at A&M, the future of the Corps of Cadets, and Aggie traditions.

Texas History 101 |
April 30, 2004

Texas History 101

Nearly one hundred years after its founding, the Imperial Sugar Company remains sweet on Texas.

Web Exclusive |
April 30, 2004

Family Feud

Gig 'em Horns? Hook 'em Aggies? As a child, I got mixed signals from my football-fanatic family.

The Culture |
April 30, 2004

Dingus Dishes

Just call her Super Texan. Lone Star guru and Texas Monthly senior editor Anne Dingus launches a new column this month. Here, she shares her thoughts on cacti, culture, and correcting misperceptions.

Web Exclusive |
April 30, 2004

Yang Style

Photographer Peter Yang on getting Aggies to pose for their portrait and what makes a good picture.

The Culture |
April 30, 2004

War Torn

Senior editor Gary Cartwright on the battle between the evildoers and the whiners and the future of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.