If Occidental Petroleum acquires CrownRock, the right-wing Midland oilman could become an even bigger power broker—in Texas and perhaps nationally.
The East Texas town has maintained a reliable bus route since 2016, providing a model for rural areas with limited transportation.
After stranding millions of passengers over Christmas last year, the Dallas-based carrier has spent many millions on fixes—yet it may still have more work to do.
Black Texans make up only 9 percent of the technology workforce statewide. The 25,000 attendees of the nation’s largest Black tech conference hope to change that.
State leaders are bullish on new atom-splitting technologies, even as those same officials hobble wind and solar projects.
What do you get when you convert a gas-guzzling muscle machine into an EV? A ride that “hauls more ass.”
The Texas Legislature Keeps Trying to Ban Vaccine Mandates for Private Businesses. This Time It Might Actually Be Successful.
Republicans need a win after a summer of infighting. But party leaders are ignoring several potential consequences in moving hastily on this issue.
Sorry, New York. The largest U.S. publisher of literature in translation, plus a thriving global books scene, resides in the Metroplex.
A New York financier’s scheme “rolled up” anesthesiology practices across the state, according to a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission.
Pecan trees are dying across Central Texas during the second-hottest summer on record, prompting farmers to consider the future of the beloved state tree.
The Como Motel, where Candy Montgomery famously met up with Allan Gore, has recently been sold. Locals are organizing to ensure it doesn’t end up as a parking lot.
Exclusive: Auberge Resorts plans a posh new hotel in Houston, one of five properties it will operate around the state.
Defunct companies have left behind energy facilities that leak toxins into fragile coastal ecosystems. And guess who has to clean them up?
Brad Parscale is all in on artificial intelligence, and the right-wing billionaire Tim Dunn is now his biggest benefactor.
Officials in Sweetwater say an out-of-state company has made their town a dump for the seldom-seen trash created by renewable energy.
When the go-go Houston corporation collapsed in spectacular fashion, it became a punch line across the nation. But some of the bad guys had the last laugh.
Elon Musk is just one of the big-deal CEOs moving to the Lone Star State. But some are reluctant to join him.
Tinkering in his backyard, Dan Marsh aims to devise an efficient source of electricity for suburban rooftops and beachside barbecues.
Once a symbol of ultimate luxury, fish eggs are now topping everything from mozzarella sticks to sorbet, making them more accessible—and fun—than ever.
Fort Worth–based Harvest Returns offers new investment avenues into agricultural projects.
How South Asian business leaders are turning Texas into the next global hot spot for the world’s second-biggest sport.
For forty years, Allie Beth Allman has ruled the glittering world of luxury real estate in Dallas. Then came a flood of coastal money, a technological revolution, a rift with a longtime partner, and the inexorable toll of time.
Many millennial and Gen Z workers have turned away from careers in fossil fuels—making Midland-based Permian Resources an anomaly.
“You don’t even need Disney or Universal. Texas itself is its own brand,” says Lizzy McGee, who is working to bring a Lone Star–centric amusement park to Houston.
Founded by a pair of former Navy SEALs, Austin-based Terradepth has ambitious plans to deploy a fully autonomous fleet of submersibles to continually monitor the seafloor.
Thousands of Mexicans routinely cross into Texas to sell their vital bodily fluids for cash. Is that arrangement symbiotic—or exploitative?
The inventor of the world’s first cosmetic penile implant says a group of Houston doctors is trying to steal his ideas. Inside the multimillion-dollar feud.
Garland, Texas, is the epitome of a timeless Texas community–with a rich mixture of makers and experiences that nurture entrepreneurialism and creativity.
HB 590 wants only honey “exclusively” made in Texas to be labeled as “Texas honey,” but that’s not as sweet a deal as it seems.
For the developer of a complex of multimillion-dollar hilltop homes, today’s slowing market spurred a marketing innovation. Enter the holodeck.
Environmentalists have filed a suit looking to block Elon Musk’s company from doing what state leaders invited him to do at Boca Chica.
Vintners from more established wine states like New York and California can’t help but be drawn to the Hill Country’s welcoming community and more affordable real estate.
A pair of bills at the Lege seek to help Texans compete for real estate against these deep-pocketed companies.
The former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader designs outfits that negotiate the conflicts between being professionally sexy, staying G-rated, and performing physically demanding work.
Blockbuster, Bookstop, Furr's, and their ilk are gone but not forgotten.
Long before it became a meme stock, the Grapevine-based video game retailer lodged itself in the hearts of a generation entranced by the storytelling it found inside those plastic boxes.
The tech titan and the furniture maven are more alike than you may think.
The coolers we keep say something real about the state we’re in.
It took him a while to get here, but now he’s out to transform our state with new technologies—if our leaders’ hostility toward renewable energy (and his Twitter misadventures) don’t get in the way.
The Pflugerville-based chain of local newspapers has somehow managed to thrive even as its industry struggles to survive.
John Urban is a retired minister whose toy tinkering has become more than just a hobby.
Let’s crunch the numbers on what it would cost to avoid another “oakpocalypse.”
Heidi Frazier opened 40 Acre Wood over ten years ago with a mission to make books accessible to any and all readers in the small town of Lexington.
Even when interest rates are high, people want a place where they can hunt actual bucks.
Before its recent troubles, the industry giant seemed like the airline to beat.
Why the grocery chain’s rise has proven unstoppable.
The names have changed over the decades, but through it all, Texas remains a place where money gets made—and spent.
How the aeronautical industry’s profit motive achieved escape velocity.
Its recent troubles notwithstanding, the Dallas-based brand remains a shrine to good taste.
The once modest coming-out parties have had a coming-out of their own.