Is Phil Collins’s legendary Texana collection everything it’s cracked up to be? An adapted excerpt from ‘Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth.’
The Bearkats are the state’s first FCS winner since the tournament began, and its first NCAA Division I champ since the University of Texas in 2005.
Passing through a desolate stretch of North Texas, I set an anchor in the sea of time.
A Houston woman wants to know why the fine folks in Granger just won't leave her alone.
Joe Exotic has a lot of competition. The big cat seen roaming a Houston neighborhood this week is just the latest.
He challenged a reporter to perform the calisthenics, then decided to do them himself.
Aging isn’t for the faint of heart, but Carlene knows what matters.
The unrelated incidents both ended safely for the animals.
Ranch CEO Jason Molitor always loved hunting. Now he runs an 18,000-acre operation with more than 60 species on offer.
A Fort Worth resident wants to know if the stepson of a descendant of Moses Austin can call himself the great-great-great-great-great-step-grandson of the Father of the Father of Texas.
One of the rarest birds in North America is making a comeback.
He confessed after someone spotted him in surveillance footage.
Juanita Craft Helped Integrate the Texas State Fair—And Inspired the Next Generation of Civil Rights Activists
The subject of our latest Texans You Should Know history profile started 182 NAACP chapters and welcomed kids and power brokers alike into her South Dallas home.
Plus, a man pretends to be conducting a CIA investigation at a Longview children's museum.
A man from the Sooner State has a question about the other Red River Rivalry.
We’re not crying, you’re crying.
Video: The mother-son team are behind some of the city's most colorful murals.
A Waxahachie man is trying to gauge the popularity of the "red draw."
They didn’t manage to steal any art, but they did vanish into a storm drain.
A Kansas woman is puzzled by some recent data about the Volunteer State and the Lone Star State.
Plus, the Stinnett police chief allegedly faked a document demonstrating an annulment of his marriage.
A turf war disturbs the peace in Port Aransas.
When the power went out and the water stopped running, Trae tha Truth and DJ Mr. Rogers were there to pick up the slack.
The nurse and activist helped secure the country’s first federal family-planning grant, which became a national model.
A River City man isn’t happy about paying for what used to be free.
A West Texas man seems to be tired of living on Mountain Standard Time.
Celebrities and regular folk alike came together to offer hot food, clean water, and warm beds.
Like many Texans, residents in one Austin apartment complex faced a kaleidoscope of worst-case scenarios. And like many Texans, they had to get through them alone.
When I was growing up, Dr Pepper was a rare indulgence. Now it’s a reminder of how far I’ve come.
Our special Valentine’s Day video tells the story of two ranchers who found each other again in their eighties.
Roses are red. Bluebonnets are blue. We made these virtual valentines just for you.
During the past few years, a small group of girls in Marfa has used the simple wooden stool to create a business that has, well, legs.
“If the country can have a chuckle at my expense today, I’ll accept it," he says.
While much of the under-65 population awaits their COVID-19 vaccines, the generation that invented sex, drugs, and rock and roll is about to run amok.
The Rio Grande Valley gets its magic from residents like her—those who believe in the blessedness of time and space.
Plus, Post Malone donates thousands of pairs of custom-made Crocs to students.
The San Antonio producer created a style that would endure for decades—and he helped Selena get her start.
For more than two years, culminating in a pandemic and a recession, Richard Sharum photographed Dallas families who are experiencing homelessness—the moments of great pain and frustration and, through it all, the moments of levity.
The recent, terrifying events in Washington have an Austin man wondering about mayhem closer to home.
Two decades ago, a woman bought a cutting from a nursery in the Rio Grande Valley. What grew was much bigger than a tree.
The Texanist: My Daughter Moved to Texas More Than a Year Ago. Why Hasn’t She Visited the Alamo Already?
A Maryland man is worried that his progeny may never become a true Texan.
Last month, Donavan Diaz planned as many funerals as he might have in six months pre-pandemic.
Until 1968, a Married Texas Woman Couldn’t Own Property or Start a Business Without Her Husband’s Permission. This Dallas Attorney Changed That.
Louise Raggio fought to pass a landmark law that gave equal rights to Texas women.
Chefs, musicians, gardeners, and one very enthusiastic librarian tell Texas Monthly about their New Year’s rituals and plans for 2021.
From a homing pigeon in flight to a kayaking trip on the lower Pecos River, these are our favorite images from the year.
All the Fine Advice you'll need to make sure the new year is much, much, much better than the last.
Ellie, who lives with autism, has struggled with the loss of routine wrought by the pandemic. But her enthusiasm has buoyed both of us.
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
Try your hand at gardening, stargazing, mixing the world’s easiest cocktail, and much more with this handy guide.