Chefs, musicians, gardeners, and one very enthusiastic librarian tell Texas Monthly about their New Year’s rituals and plans for 2021.
The smash singles, country albums, and even a bardcore remix that moved staffers this past year.
Looking for a great read over the holidays? From fiction to memoir, cooking to comics, Texas Monthly writers recommend a few favorites.
Watch the video to follow Bobby Richardson and others as they deliver food, and support, to the families along their routes.
I’ve been living in my house for 31 years, and I never had a mouse in the house. Well, a few days after Thanksgiving I found a candy wrapper on the floor beneath my kitchen compactor. It was one of those Kind bars, with nuts in them. I
Plus: the pleasures of pickling, a feminist take on the Mexican Revolution, and a Georgetown jeweler.
These are our favorite quotes from the actors, musicians, business leaders, and other prominent people who appeared in our pages.
Let’s face it: this was no one’s favorite year. Here are a few dozen reasons why.
Because it grew so overconfident about its ability to win Texas that it didn’t bother to figure out how to win Texas, the state’s Democratic party is our Bum Steer of the Year!
Can you help Texas's attorney general escape the long arm of the law?
The not-quite-twenty Texans who spectacularly disgraced themselves during the pandemic.
Not everything that happened last year was terrible. Here are a few reasons we kept hope alive.
What to order for takeout at restaurants around the state, plus some pro tips.
From a stargazing spot in Terlingua to a lakefront cabin in the Hill Country, these are a few of our writers’ favorite getaways.
Donald Trump wins the state, John Cornyn defeats MJ Hegar, and Democrats fail to make substantial gains in Congress or the Legislature.
The Austin-based celebration of literary culture begins October 31.
Dive into this collection devoted to Willie Nelson where you’ll find new essays about the Red Headed Stranger, our new podcast "One by Willie," a comprehensive ranking of every album Willie ever published, and more.
In 2016 a popular teenager disappeared in the tiny Panhandle community of Canadian, Texas. Two years later, his remains were discovered beneath a tree outside of town. But to this day, no arrests have been made, and nearly everyone involved in the case has fallen under suspicion. Beginning September 29,
Join senior editor John Spong and artists you love for intimate conversations about the Willie songs that mean the most to them.
A special quarantine edition kicks off August 11 and will feature backyard performances by some of your favorite artists.
MJ Hegar defeated Royce West in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, Troy Nehls crushes Kathaleen Wall in Fort Bend County, and other key results.
Plus, re-creating a classic Texas cookie and sampling H-E-B's drive-through barbecue.
The 1928 Commodore Perry mansion has been restored to its former glory and turned into an upscale resort unlike anything in the city. Join us on a virtual tour.
During the pandemic, Sam Waring put a sign in his yard: ”If the Curtain’s Open, Give Us a Wave, Eh?” Passersby obliged.
A little girl responds to unspeakable loss, the governor de-escalates, black trail-riders take Discovery Green, Ted Cruz’s craven response to military force, and a guy with a sword in Deep Ellum.
Stuck at home? Run out of shows to binge-watch? We have a few suggestions.
Where (and how) to get those treats you need right now, from flaky croissants and freshly made kolaches to addictive churros.
Suzanne Ohlmann is a heart failure nurse based in San Antonio, serving rural Texas. On Facebook, she’s waging a war against misinformation.
On April 25, an uninterrupted hour on KUTX delved into the backstories of some favorite Willie songs—including a few you’ve probably never heard.
Check back each day for updated figures about the number of COVID-19 cases in our state.
I’ve been employed with Austin Resource Recovery for sixteen years. I’ve always wanted to work for the city. It’s good benefits: it’s a job that a lot of people want. It’s steady, and you know it’s something that you can depend on and your family can depend on.
Stressed? Can’t sleep? Curl up at home and let our writers help you escape into a great story.
Unable to make her weekly appointment because of social distancing, Carlene takes her hair into her own hands.
The kids are alright, but they’re getting a little bored.
A guide to catching up on great culture from around the state while you’re holed up in isolation.
Images from across the state capture our eerily historic moment.
We’re calling it: Texas has the best fishing in the United States.Alaska and Florida are right up there. California is too, we guess. But what many Texans may not appreciate—even those of us who grew up casting lines—is the impressive diversity of fishing in the Lone Star State. Most of
On a remote property near Terlingua, a prepper community is thriving.
The tech entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner took reader questions about how to navigate the coronavirus crisis.
In our series “Notes on a Pandemic,” we invite Texans to share their coronavirus experiences with us—both the lighthearted moments and the deeply painful ones. Abraham Barberi is an ordained Baptist minister in Brownsville, where he lives with his wife and their four children. He founded One Mission
“I guess the pandemic didn’t exactly end my marriage. It just revealed that it no longer really existed.”
In the face of specious medical advice and hoarding, Dallas pharmacist Emile Abdo tries to keep vital medications in stock.
An ongoing series of recorded-from-home segments, brought to you by beloved Texas musicians.
Our Dining Guide contributors share highlights from recent food pickups and deliveries.
Shortly after Holly Allen fell ill with COVID-19, she learned that her mother had died. At home in Fort Worth, she grieved in isolation, watching her mother’s funeral online.
Texas musical luminaries reveal the family histories, powerful influences, and big breaks that made them the artists they are today.
We weigh in on the most important Super Tuesday races, recent results, and what it all means.
Reader letters published in our March issue.
This ties the most nominations Texas Monthly has ever received in a single year. The magazine’s four nominations were also the most bestowed upon any publication west of the Potomac.