One lucky night of dancing with the masters unlocked a new appreciation of the craft.
He was a notorious deal maker known for bringing priceless pieces of Texas history back to the state. He was also a suspected forger and arsonist. Thirty years ago, he was found dead in the Colorado River near Austin, and to this day a question remains: Could John Holmes Jenkins
The presidential candidate thinks ”as scared as a cat at a dog pound” is a thing that Texans say. So we’ve got a few more for him.
On March 17, we're taking over the Moody Theater for a night of storytelling from some of your favorite Texas artists.
The Fort Worth band crafted a dark legend about Possum Kingdom Lake that many are still eager to believe 25 years later.
We watched the recently restored 1986 film with Willie Nelson and fans in Luck, where it all happened.
What should be done with the historic dreadnought once it’s relocated from its longtime home?
Spending Texas Relays weekend with the Hands Full of Cash car club.
Back in January, Texas Monthly’s esteemed advice columnist the Texanist responded to a thought-provoking letter from a native Texan soldier stationed in Afghanistan. The soldier asked: “What would be your top five things to do, see, eat, and drink the moment I step foot back on
When we put out a call for short-and-sweet notes about our state, you did not disappoint.
We talked to an expert to understand the Texan typo, for once and forth all.
What better way to show your love for Donut Taco Palace than with a song called 'Donut Taco Palace'?
On the latest National Podcast of Texas: the CEO/co-founder of Texas Humor, who’s also the photographer/aviator behind an ambitious aerial tour of Texas’ borders.
In our February "Love Letters to Texas" collector's issue, the Texanist takes a walk down memory lane.
Texas Monthly has been giving Texans, both new and old, insights into this exceptional state for nearly half a century. Our February 2019 collector’s issue curates stories from our archives that celebrate the Texas icons and oddities that so many of us treasure, and reflect our love of the state’s
Over the years, Texas Monthly’s most celebrated voices have written about the places that shaped them, from the Panhandle to the border. We revisit some of the classics.
Icons and archetypes that reveal what it means to be Texan.
A segregated school for Mexican American children until 1965, the building now serves as a community center and celebration of Hispanic life.
Charles Dickens never made it to Galveston, but that doesn’t stop local revelers from raising a glass of ale in his honor.
Spoiler: The answer is yes.
In our latest podcast, we explore the sometimes messy but always rewarding collision of Spanish and English in the Lone Star State.
Plus, a very flattering mug shot and a doggy-door intrusion.
Is it Mammaw and Pappaw? Oma and Opa? Abuelo and abuela? Or something else entirely?
Plus, a Houston nursing student was bitten by a nurse shark while on vacation in the Bahamas.
It took moving out of state for this East Texan to discover that my favorite savory snack wasn’t what I thought it was.
A Brownsville woman wants to spend eternity in close proximity to Ma and Pa Ferguson.
The Texanist on five great small towns that are (pretty much) just like they always were and don’t need to change at all.
Texas Monthly's executive editor talks about his August feature tracing Schlitterbahn’s decades-long rise to its current perilous position.
In the inaugural episode of our new Talk Like a Texan podcast, we explore the proper pronunciation of our state nut.
According to police, the Caldwell County man bit the snake’s rattle off before he released it.
No disposable containers on the river? No problem.
Wallace wrote about the life and times of Myrtis Dightman, a rodeo star who should've been champ.
Plus, a woman unexpectedly gave birth to quadruplets.
A Tulsa woman thinks the king of western swing had a raunchy side. Her husband isn't buying it.