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August 31, 2021

Aging in the Right Place

Everyone wants to live as safely, happily, and independently as possible—and how that looks changes as we age. Texas State University interior design professor Mira Ahn, Ph.D., has made aging in place her teaching and research focus, resulting in crucial insights for nations facing a coming tsunami of seniors as

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August 19, 2021

Fall Into Pensacola

November is the perfect time to explore this charming Florida city while taking in the annual Foo Foo Festival fun.

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August 11, 2021

The Head and the Heart

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas delivers roughly 11,000 babies a year. The team is fully devoted to every single one.

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August 2, 2021

Seek the Wild in Outdoor Country

There is no greater adventure than getting out and exploring Texas’s natural beauty. Will Roman, founder of Chisos Boot Company, agrees. In partnership with BMW, he’s traveling the Lone Star State in search of his next big adventure in the great Texas outdoors.

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July 12, 2021

Healing with a Clear Target

When she was in college, Tania Betancourt’s grandfather was admitted to the hospital for brain cancer treatment. Seeing him lose control of his body and himself—because “your brain is you”—was awful, she says. She wanted to see cancer treatment that could target his illness more directly.“Our current options to treat

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June 23, 2021

Explore Corpus Christi at Lively Beach

Lively Beach, a new vacation rental, offers rooms and suites with private access to the pristine beach so that all one has to do is step out of their room to be a short walk away from the ultimate Texas beach getaway.

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June 23, 2021

Eat Like a Texan in Corpus Christi

From micheladas that are basically meals to a fresh seafood dinner, there are so many dining experiences that are just as much part of the travel experience!

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June 23, 2021

A Texan’s Guide to Corpus Christi

With so many exciting things to do in Corpus, there’s no way to get everything done in a weekend, but we can do enough to get a taste of the beach fun and local culture that makes Corpus Christi such a one-of-a-kind destination.

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June 17, 2021

Bring the Culture of Japan to Texas

Whether for a festive backyard gathering, a casual restaurant dinner at Austin’s DipDipDip Tatsu-ya, or a fine dining experience enjoying Japanese cuisine, the Toki Highball is a perfect way to toast the spirit of unity and harmony the summer athletic games symbolize for one and all.

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May 30, 2021

South Padre Island Experience

Looking to get the family back together this summer? Meet at the beach! Endless fun for the whole family awaits on South Padre Island.

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May 3, 2021

Right Place, Right Time

As the worldwide coronavirus pandemic has been unfolding, Dr. Emily Brunson of Texas State University’s expertise in vaccine decision-making, health crisis communication, and access to healthcare have launched her onto the international stage.But despite the research and blueprints that Dr. Brunson and her colleagues have created to help lower hesitancy

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April 16, 2021

See Historic Austin Parks through New Perspectives

The Austin Parks & Recreation Department and Texas Monthly Studio tasked three Austin photographers to capture the unique elements of five historic Austin parks. Through this campaign, the photographers showcased the beauty and history of these places through their unique styles and perspectives.

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April 9, 2021

Show Us Your Noble Heart

Calling all outdoor and nature enthusiasts! Submit your best photos showing how you’re enjoying the outdoors or giving back to Mother Nature this Earth Day. Three winners will be chosen to win a prize package with Noble Oak and Texas Monthly goodies. Read the contest rules

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April 7, 2021

Amazing Grace

For many, nursing is a calling. HCA Houston Healthcare is supporting them along the way.

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March 18, 2021

The Ultimate Selena Trip Guide

Corpus Christi is home to the most representative places of Selena Quintanilla’s life and legacy. Here is a look at the ultimate destinations that every true fan needs to visit.

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March 3, 2021

The Game Changer

Working with NASA, Texas State research professor Araceli Martinez Ortiz leads a team of researchers and educators who develop systemic programs that are changing STEM education in Texas and beyond, helping underserved students reach for the stars.

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February 23, 2021

Wild at Heart

An unforgettable road trip through Arizona's stunning natural landscapes.

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February 10, 2021

A Lone Star Rises

Stetson Wright was unstoppable at the 2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

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January 5, 2021

Finding the Lost

The worlds of human rights, immigration policy, and science intersect in the ground-breaking work of a Texas State University forensic anthropology professor and her students.

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December 22, 2020

The Lazy Man’s Faux Vide

BBQ experts often tell you to cook brisket low and slow, but we often don’t have time for the slow part especially during the busy holiday season. Enter “The Lazy Man’s Faux Vide” or as Texas Monthly BBQ Editor, Daniel Vaughn, likes

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December 17, 2020

Embark on a Culinary Road Trip Across Texas

Alex Snodgrass is the author and blogger behind The Defined Dish. Originally from Celina, Texas, she now resides in Dallas where she has popularized healthy and wholesome weeknight recipes. In partnership with Cadillac, she’s taking a Culinary Road Trip to meet some of the most innovative chefs in the Lone

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December 8, 2020

The Best in Texas Drinkware for the Best in Texas Drinks

Based in Austin, Texas, YETI has created a line of drinkware that is tough, durable, and keeps your drinks as cold (or as hot) as scientifically possible.With its easy size and double-wall vacuum insulation, the Rambler 10 oz Lowball is the perfect companion for sipping on

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December 1, 2020

Hog for the Holidays… with a side of brisket

Nothing says Texas like the smoky aroma of meat cooking low and slow for hours on end. From glistening slices of fatty brisket to fall-off-the-bone beef ribs, Texas is home to some of the best barbecue in the world.  With a history as rich and complex

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November 3, 2020

Texas Loves Tito’s Handmade Vodka

As the holidays approach, there is no greater time to give back to the community with time and money. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is doing both, along with Feeding Texas, the largest hunger-relief organization in Texas. Check out the video below to hear from Christina Crean of

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November 3, 2020

Welcome to the Rancher Hall of Fame

At Goodstock by Nolan Ryan, you’ll find an array of quality, fresh beef products ready to be cooked up and welcoming staff ready to help you pick and prepare the perfect cut of meat for any occasion.

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November 3, 2020

Texas in a Glass

Get the full Texas experience when you visit the Rebecca Creek Whiskey Distillery. Set in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Rebecca Creek creates a warm and welcoming ambience with fresh cocktails, live music, and good ole Texas barbecue. The distillery manufactures high rye bourbon, including the Rebecca Creek

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October 29, 2020

Top of Mind

Texas is at the forefront of data science and computational medicine. Texas State University is leading the charge.

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October 20, 2020

Crafted with Crown: Texas-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

rown Royal has tasked bartenders across Texas to develop cocktails inspired by the places they call home. In this video series, we highlight three bartenders from Houston, Dallas, and Austin to learn new craft cocktail recipes featuring Crown Royal Deluxe.

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October 19, 2020

For Traditions New and Old

If you're planning to host a fun, intimate gathering with your closest friends, consider a Friendsgiving complimented with plenty of accoutrements that pair perfectly not only with holiday-appropriate wines but with Basil Hayden's bourbon.

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October 19, 2020

A Season for Tradition

In this season of Thanksgiving, we celebrate family, friends, and time-honored traditions. As you gather together this year, make things easy for your host or your own guests with Basil Hayden's, a name emblematic of America's bourbon tradition.

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September 30, 2020

A Toasting Tradition for a New Year

As we look ahead to a new year, friends and family alike will be raising a toast to the hope of promising days ahead. Nations and cultures around the world have their own toasting customs. From as far back as the ancient Hebrew and Egyptian civilizations to the Huns and

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September 30, 2020

A Spirited Seasons Greeting

As the Christmas holiday draws near, so do seasonal gatherings and celebratory soirees. This year, as you gear up to host friends and family, or attend other events as a guest, spreading holiday cheer is as simple as Basil Hayden’s bourbon. A favored Kentucky spirit for almost three decades, Basil

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September 23, 2020

Walk Taller with Tecovas

As a proud supporter of Texas Monthly's Being Texan series, Tecovas believes that a big part of being Texan is being confident in what you stand for…and stand in.

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September 18, 2020

Bulleit Bar Skills: Add Some Swagger to Your Next Cocktail

The bars might still be closed, but Bulleit’s Frontier Fund is helping to keep bartenders pouring. In Bulleit’s #BulleitBarSkills content series, bartenders across the country share unique cocktail recipes and core skills to make perfect bourbon cocktails at home.

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August 3, 2020

Patience Wins

A determined youth bypasses the lure of whitetails to realize his wild hog dream. Words by Eric Morris.

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August 3, 2020

Eye-To-Eye With a Buck

Split-second decisions determine the hunt's outcome for a new whitetail hunter. Words by Stephanie Salinas Garcia.

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August 3, 2020

Quest for the King

King mackerel's the crown jewel of a saltwater kayaking trip. Words by Megan Radke.

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August 3, 2020

Fields of Dove

Grab a shotgun and a good dog and hunt South Texas' most popular game bird. Words by Carter Smith.