A brief look at the unique world of JFK auctions.
The HOA wasn’t the only foe that Tony Buzbee and his tank, Cheyenne, faced in the Battle of River Oaks Boulevard.
Most of it was pretty lackluster, but there were a few interesting tidbits.
The last time the Longhorns and Sooners faced off with brand new coaches, the game led into a riot.
Half a century after the 1966 UT tower massacre, mass shootings have only become more common.
The official state dish reached its apotheosis in the era of San Antonio’s Chili Queens.
With the south side of El Paso up for grabs, everyone seems to have an idea about what the city’s future should look like.
Brian Lloyd flew his plane 28,000 miles along Earhart's intended course.
Dream of building your own medieval fortress? You aren’t alone.
The revisionist history behind Confederate monuments.
A requiem for Houston’s coolest neighborhood.
If you’re trying to knock off some last minute summer beach time before the special session begins, you might want some fairly light fare of Texas politics and history.
What would Sam Houston think of this troll job turned full-blown circus?
Looking at the historical parallels between a Sam Houston scuffle and the recent incident with Poncho Nevárez and Matt Rinaldi.
Over a year after its removal from the University of Texas at Austin's Main Mall, the controversial Jefferson Davis statue has found a new home on campus.
In the search for the perfect dive bar, a writer discovered another hidden gem—the Mosheim school.
Seventy years after the deadliest industrial disaster in American history, a Houston filmmaker unites the survivors.
The honky-tonk celebrates its seventy-fifth anniversary with two Texas country icons.
Memories of the future at a long-gone Dallas hamburger joint.
The truth hurts, as historians discovered when they broke the news that Crockett surrendered.
To honor the lifework of his ”musical father,” Texas country star Randy Rogers purchases the historic honky-tonk that launched his career.
A seizure of sombreros in San Antonio.
Can one very determined man get a booming Houston suburb to confront its troubled past?
Well, sort of.
The Capitol’s African-American Monument Will Be Unveiled the Same Day as a White Lives Matter Protest
The organizers of the White Lives Matter protest say they aren’t targeting the monument, but it’s hard to overlook the coincidence.
A sighting of the image on UNT's Portal to Texas History website prompted the discovery.
It's been decades since San Marcos's famed Aquamaids performed, but San Marcos is reviving the mermaid as a symbol of cultural identity and environmental protection.
A reminder that Charles Whitman’s shooting spree resonated far outside of Texas.
If you’ve got a quarter million dollars, get on it.
Proposed Mexican-American Heritage Textbook Is A Continuation Of The Problem With U.S. History Classes
When U.S. history is already whitewashed, a book about Mexican-Americans that relies on stereotypes only does more harm.
Longview lawyer Howard Coghlan, who identified himself in the photograph, passed away at 89.
A big bag o' cats in Austin.
Miracle Mattress's 9/11 ad didn't go over well, to say the very least.
Turkish leaders are blaming Fethullah Gulen, a man with deep ties to Texas’s largest charter school system, for the attempted takeover.
A restauranteur's death in 1949 was also the end of the short-lived Houston Mafia.
Why is the federal government claiming thousands of acres of riverfront property from a bunch of North Texas landowners?
The great trail drives head for the last roundup.
I never knew my father, a decorated World War II pilot who died before I was born. But a trek at age 67 to the site where his airplane crashed brought me closer to him than I’d ever dared hope.
Are the legendary lawmen necessary? Yes, but their inability to grapple with the modern world threatens to make them irrelevant.
In a world full of evil dudes pretending to be good guys, Waylon Jennings was a good guy pretending to be an evil dude and never quite succeeding.
Brann becomes a casualty in his own war with the Baptists. Texas Collection of Baylor University“In the year of our Lord, 1891, I became pregnant with an idea. Being at the time chief editorial writer on the Houston Post, I felt dreadfully mortified, as nothing
The aftermath of the recent rape scandal at Baylor is shocking, but the fallout isn't a first for the Waco school.
Outside San Saba stands the last Texas suspension span still open to traffic.
Two tales of fathers and sons.
The state capitol's adventures in portraiture.
Veggie tales from Brownsville in the early twentieth century.
All the Way playwright Robert Schenkkan on Donald Trump, George Wallace, and why Bryan Cranston makes a great LBJ.
How one woman’s fight for freedom inspired Houston’s lawyers and artists more than a century and a half later.
What kolaches, African-American cooking, and chili queens can teach us about women’s influence on Texas cuisine.
How guns are central to our—and my—identity.