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.
Add these crucial Texas authors to your reading list.
The Fort Worth band crafted a dark legend about Possum Kingdom Lake that many are still eager to believe 25 years later.
Ray Gene, proprietor of Longview’s singular It’ll Do Tavern, passed away last weekend.
A brief history of one of our most beloved (and endangered) cultural institutions.
Plus, a larcenous middle school band director, and a CBD-packing grandma.
We watched the recently restored 1986 film with Willie Nelson and fans in Luck, where it all happened.
Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones discuss their friend, a Texas legend who leaves behind a brilliant body of work and definitive repository of Southwestern culture.
What should be done with the historic dreadnought once it’s relocated from its longtime home?…
Plus, a new type of armored dinosaur, and scooters set on fire.
Healing a spooked horse takes time, patience, and skill. And maybe a little help from beyond.
He wanted to test the store’s ”all leashed pets are welcome” policy.
With its mixture of American and Mexican heritage, South Texas does Holy Week like nowhere else.
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.
Plus, a pink-diaper-wearing emotional support pigeon was reunited with its owner.
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.