It fetched $705,000, topping the list of about 165 items from Ted Lusher's Texana collection.
In lieu of fall foliage and chilly weather, at least we get to turn back the clocks.
The famously powerful dreadnought was hailed by Hemingway and played a key role in several famous battles.
The State Fair kicks off today. We celebrated by checking in with the big man himself.
The legendary Donkey Lady is alive (sort of) and has a lot to say about San Antonio.
A Texas Monthly reader quiz, based on all the stories in our August 2023 issue.
In far West Texas, where loneliness abounds, one man is on a quest to redefine the meaning of love and companionship.
When I first arrived in Texas, I didn’t get the fawning over Whataburger. I tried to understand by eating 21 straight meals there.
A Texas Monthly reader quiz, based on all the stories in our July 2023 issue.
“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.
Radio DJ David Kolar hosts The American Czech Hour, which broadcasts from Hillsboro across a 25-mile radius.
Are you ready to test your knowledge of all things Texan?
In the end, it could only ever have been H-E-B.
H-E-B. Whataburger. Blue Bell. Southwest Airlines. Four iconic Texas brands remain, but only one can be crowned champion of them all.
Can anything stop H-E-B? Plus: a recap of the bracket's tightest matchup yet, between Schlitterbahn and Austin City Limits.
Loyalty to your chosen brand of pickup runs deep in the Lone Star State.
Every year, residents of the Texas border city compete to see who can give the best scream.
I left homogenized Austin for the Texas Gulf Coast—and felt right at home amid the Speedo-wearing bikers and chicken feet–fed alligators.
. . . Y’all okay?
Sterry Butcher on the path that led her to move to Marfa and find God “in the details” while writing about rural Texas.
A bitter feud is pitting Hondo Crouch’s descendants against longtime locals as well as encroaching developers.
Will Van Overbeek's images, with words by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Texas A&M alum and proud Aggie Al Reinert, were "good bull."
I’m not sure I ever bought the story of the Texas horned lizard that survived thirty years in a courthouse cornerstone, but it’s a tale that reminds me why I love storytelling.
In 1998, Texas Country Reporter did an episode about Roxanne Ward, a champion hog caller who was quirky, kind, and so unapologetically herself we’ll never forget her.
The piano teacher turned touring musician from Lockney has been inducted into several halls of fame across the U.S.
The community 50 miles east of Austin celebrates its Slavic heritage each year with music, crafts, and lots of buttery, handmade noodles.
Across U.S. highways and country roads, Wilson was determined to move cattle in a way that honored the men that came before him.
Mary Ann Fordyce is a straight-talking chicken farmer calling for a return to country roots.
Over several years, Richard West spent two months in seven Texas locales. His reporting eventually won the National Magazine Award.
In Fredericksburg, Perkins’s creative approach to life can be seen in every inch of his one-of-a-kind retreat.
For years, “Chito” Martiarena has devoted himself to mowing grass along public roadways.
Years ago, I learned an important lesson from a family in West Texas—happiness can be found in the simplest places.
I’ll never forget Herman “Train” Gates, the man who collected junk on an empty lot in Carthage, helped fix bikes for neighborhood kids, and wrote poetry.
Founded in 1946, the Shelby Store is a relic of what retail once was for many small Texas communities.
The book for anyone who has ever felt the lure of the Lone Star State, already loves it, or simply wants to make sense of the place.
Things unseen moved along the river bank, slithered or crawled or pranced between the thick growths of trees that ran for miles.
What better way to mark the passage of time than with some tasteful spelunking nudity?
A conversation with the big guy himself.
One lucky night of dancing with the masters unlocked a new appreciation of the craft.
Executive editor Katy Vine presents stories about life in the Lone Star State, from new voices and ones you might recognize.
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.’
Eight days inside America’s Auction Academy, learning the secrets of “the dynamo from Dallas.”
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.
From Ernest Tubb to Bob Wills to Willie, Texas has produced a jukebox worth of classics. Here are the best.
We traveled 3,000 miles to find the state’s best little country joints. Welcome to neon nirvana.
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?