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For decades, Roddy Wiley ran the only bank in the small town of Oakwood, which happily resisted modern technology well into the twenty-first century.
The franchise stunned the baseball world by selecting Rocker, a talented pitcher with a murky injury history, third overall.
What does it look like to build a barbecue empire from the ground up? Ask Grant Pinkerton.
The legendary pork chop special at Slow Bone BBQ is only available on Sundays and Mondays, but it’s well worth the wait. Jeffery Hobbs’ intricate process takes a solid three weeks from start to finish. With four seasoning applications, three trips to the smoker, three weeks aging in the
Pastor Buddy Blake led volunteers who help step in for the Department of Defense to honor fallen soldiers with a proper military burial.
Defenders of limitless guns are out of ideas but full of excuses.
Pianist James Dick has turned a rolling pasture outside of Round Top into a haven for classical musicians from around the world.
The piano teacher turned touring musician from Lockney has been inducted into several halls of fame across the U.S.
Recently, Houston-based beauty and lifestyle influencer Meg O traveled to Frisco with her family. From having fun at Frisco’s numerous interactive museums, to dining at some of the town’s top restaurants, Meg O’s family trip to the city that plays was one for the books. Check out her experience below.As
Taste Addison revs up its engines to launch its best food-and-concert festival yet! On June 3 & 4, the legendary North Texas cuisine-and-music celebration shows why it was voted Best in DFW in 2021, and how the popularity of its vibrant independent restaurant scene makes it a magnet for discriminating
When the pressure is on and the odds are stacked against us, the mark we make in those critical-path moments often reveals the true nature of our character. Do we rise to the occasion? Do we deliver? The hallmark of every hero is…they do. In desperate times, throughout history, we
With clients including barbecue joints and the USDA, the welding program at Sam Champion High School is a template for vocational programs across the U.S.
In downtown Sanderson, shoppers can get lost in aisles overflowing with eclectic items, old and new.
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A decade after Jackie Robinson integrated MLB, Black Texas League players found themselves banned from competing at road games in Shreveport.
McDonald’s, Chipotle, and countless other restaurants around the world.
Even after a historic free-agency binge, the Texas Rangers have a long way to go before they catch up with the Houston Astros.
Two-fifths of Texas Republicans say they would never vote for a Bush.
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While enchiladas are the specialty at Tortilleria La Potosina, the tacos also benefit from the fresh, handmade nixtamalized tortillas.
Ronnie Killen was born to be a restaurateur, but the passion it takes to make a name in Texas barbecue isn’t something that can be taught in culinary school. Killen is a perfectionist at heart, so it’s no surprise that Killen’s Barbecue made both the 2017 and
Russell Roegels may claim to be stuck in his ways, but he also believes that when it comes to Texas barbecue, "If you quit learnin', you're dyin'."
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In the new series BBQ Bites, Texas Monthly food experts take us behind the scenes of the Top 50 tasting process.
The 2021-22 season marks the 45th and final season in the Frank Erwin Center for Texas Basketball. Both the men and women Longhorns squads are nationally ranked – No. 7 and No. 15 respectively – and have full slates of contests scheduled at the Erwin Center this season. Limited mini-plan
The difference between a good pitmaster and a great one is the burning passion to improve and evolve—and Esaul Ramos Jr. is on fire.
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John Brotherton wants to "punch you in the mouth with flavor" at his Pflugerville joint.
Karbach Brewing has officially launched Love Street Light– a lighter, less caloric take on its very popular Love Street Blonde. At only 96 calories and 3 grams of carbs, this light and refreshing beer is everything you love about Love Street but with less guilt. With
After making a name for himself hosting pop-up events, Brandon Hurtado finally opened his brick-and-mortar in February 2020. Hurtado Barbecue drew two hundred customers on opening day—and then the pandemic set in. Through the shutdown and the beef shortage that followed, Hurtado has remained resilient.
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Ray Busch’s barbecue obsession, coupled with his Houston pride, makes Ray’s BBQ Shack the go-to joint for traditional H-Town barbecue.Tell me about the first person who taught you about barbecue. Mr. River Falls was a Houston legend back in the sixties, seventies, and eighties. He taught me everything I know.
When she was in college, Tania Betancourt’s grandfather was admitted to the hospital for brain cancer treatment. Seeing him lose control of his body and himself—because “your brain is you”—was awful, she says. She wanted to see cancer treatment that could target his illness more directly.“Our current options to treat
Former Montrose bar Mary’s...Naturally! served as the site of raucous parties, AIDS-era organizing, and even a final resting place for patrons. This Pride Month, a new exhibit reckons with the bar’s legacy for today's queer community.
After selling their family landscaping business in Tucson, Mallory and Arnis Robbins moved to Texas with no plans to make a name for themselves in Texas barbecue. But in 2015, the couple opened a highway-side food trailer (named after their daughter, Evie Mae). The joint quickly rose in the ranks,
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About Clean OriginClean Origin was founded a little over three years ago, and to celebrate their fourth birthday, they’re raising the bar and opening their first showroom.Their founders have decades of experience in all areas of the diamond industry. However, in opening Clean Origin, they chose to shift to
As the worldwide coronavirus pandemic has been unfolding, Dr. Emily Brunson of Texas State University’s expertise in vaccine decision-making, health crisis communication, and access to healthcare have launched her onto the international stage.But despite the research and blueprints that Dr. Brunson and her colleagues have created to help lower hesitancy
As you begin your search for where next to call home, much like Lubbock’s recent standings in a variety of topics, the “Hub City” should be at the top of your list. We already know why Lubbock is a highly esteemed city but let us share a few notable accolades
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If you’re a kid growing up in Lubbock, or if you’re a kid like Wade Bowen, who grew up in San Marcos but came to Texas Tech to go to school, all of a sudden, you’ve got a hall pass to be a musician. That’s a key element in any
It’s no secret that Lubbock, Texas, is a launching pad for just about any kind of art you can think of, and the performing arts are no exception.
Selena Quintanilla was a Texas icon—a beloved, Grammy-winning artist who touched millions in life and continues to inspire people around the world. As her fiftieth birthday approaches, the writers we’ve gathered to celebrate her are part of a generation of Latinos who came of age after her heyday.
Working with NASA, Texas State research professor Araceli Martinez Ortiz leads a team of researchers and educators who develop systemic programs that are changing STEM education in Texas and beyond, helping underserved students reach for the stars.
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