The device they've designed has piqued the interest of government officials and large manufacturers hoping to address the coronavirus crisis.
The writing had been on the wall, and now it’s official.
A new poll asks the question that previous ones strongly suggested.
The Texas Optimism Project and Frost Bank’s Opt for Optimism initiative are proud to share episode 24 of Good Newscast, a podcast about good things in the world. Season 1 of the podcast explored optimism in the headlines, but season 2 welcomes a different format and new host. Chelsea…
In 2018, the cavernous, old-school Doug's Gym closed after 55 years in business. A new book of photos recaptures the space in all its gritty, unchanging glory.
Balcones Distilling has put Waco on the map as home to the most celebrated whisky makers in Texas and beyond.
Located just minutes from San Antonio’s finest shopping, dining, and entertainment – there’s no better place to escape this spring than atop one of the highest hills in San Antonio. Whether you indulge in the award winning Loma de Vida spa & Wellness, or delve into…
Unless you’ve got a trained palate and years of whiskey drinking experience under your belt, you might be a little bit confused by the tasting notes for Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon. 2019 Bourbon Brawl Finalist Hugo Osorio describes the experience of drinking Garrison Brothers as somewhat ever-evolving.
The Defining Moment Comprehensive Campaign at St. Mary's University is transforming the lives of students for the better. Read more about this effort and its impact on students here.
Texas Monthly adds and updates approximately sixty restaurant listings to our Dining Guide each month. There’s limited space in the print issue, but the entire searchable guide to the best of Texas cuisine is at your fingertips online! Below are a few highlights from the new restaurants reviewed in our January 2020…
The Texas Optimism Project organized a campus speaker series at Texas universities to spark practical conversations about optimism. In 2018, we hosted events at four universities and discussion topics ranged from global health and entrepreneurship to mindfulness and creativity. This year, optimism was spread to students…
Ambitious Texans across the state are crafting, building, and designing goods in hopes that what they make will resonate and connect with their customers. Whether they’re independent small-batch artisans or shop owners, each is striving to create something special. We’ve scoured the big cities and the small towns for gifts—from…
Cozy up next to the fireplace this holiday season with this easy apple cider recipe. Don't forget to add a cinnamon stick to bring it to life.
This light festive recipe is great after a full holiday meal. The caramel sauce is perfect with whipped cream or ice cream.
Christmas isn't complete without a holiday ham. Check out this recipe for a quick and easy take on the holiday classic.
Not sure what to do this weekend at the state’s biggest literary gathering? We’ve got nearly three dozen ideas.
Stephen Harrigan’s ’Big Wonderful Thing’ sweeps away decades of mythmaking. Are we ready to remember the Alamo—and the Texas Rangers and the Civil War—differently?
An analysis of the two Texan presidential candidates’ rally songs.
Twenty years on, the band is Texas’s most subliminally recognizable export.
Citing abstract fears, Plano ISD canceled a game against a school in the devastated community.
Over the weekend, she became the first person ever to perform two gymnastics moves.
The El Pasoan reflects on violence in her hometown, and why it’s important for the Latinx community to tell their own stories.
After last weekend's mass shooting, Ruben Martinez created the viral #ElPasoChallenge to inspire random acts of kindness.
During her set at the Chicago music festival, the pop-country star decried last weekend’s mass shootings.
The creative duo recently went viral for the pink seesaws they installed at the border wall near El Paso.
McAllen’s new arts and music festival has potential to contribute to creative communities, if it’s thoughtful about how to best serve their needs.
Why is New York trying to steal Texas’s most Instagrammable puppy?
Featuring Selena, a Golden Girls gospel remix, and more.
Imagining a theoretical second disc for the Austin band’s best-of album, out this week.
Clark and his band bring the heat on the PBS series.
The Texan’s 1965 hit is pivotal to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.’
A debate about the last episode of the newly-revived series, which left many fans unhappy.
Ten years ago, my wife and I saw a listing on Craigslist for an 18-month-old Siberian husky. Within a few seconds of meeting Dio, I knew he was our dog. In the years since, we’ve cared for him in little ways (a grain-free diet that agrees with his sensitive stomach!)…
Veronica Mars may be set in California, but you don’t have to look too far to see the show’s Texas roots. Creator Rob Thomas graduated from San Marcos High School and attended Texas Christian University, where he walked on to the football team, before transferring to (and graduating from) the…
The new Telluride Bike Park features 10 miles of flow trails tailored for every ability.
Chef Sean’s Spicy Hawaiian Burger Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 pineapple slices Nonstick spray 2 H‑E‑B Sliced Canadian Bacon 2 H‑E‑B Prime 1 Brisket Burgers 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper…
The acting Border Patrol chief steps down as migrant children go without soap or toothpaste and bodies are found along the Rio Grande.
In this week's episode of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen, Arely, and Andrew extrapolate optimism from 18 pizzas, 3 million meals, and 242 years of American self-governance.
Q: I am a Libra and by nature I seek balance. People say it makes me a chameleon, always blending in as needed whether in relationships or job choices-both of which tend to be toxic. My question is, how do find a career that allows me to seek harmony but not…
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…
This spring, Ashley Rose, well-known author of the lifestyle blog Sugar & Cloth, paid a visit with her family to Spring at the Silos at Magnolia Market. From picnics on the lawn to sweet treats at Silos Baking Co., Rose’s trip to the Silos was one for the books. If…
Owen and Arely host special guest, Brenda Garza, for Episode 6 of Good Newscast, Sponsored by Frost Bank. Brenda from GenCure joins the discussion to appeal for blood and marrow donors. She also reveals that her involvement in the program comes from her own personal story.
The fish stories out of this East Texas reservoir are mostly true, which is why fishermen come with their gear and beer in search of some of the state's biggest monster bass.
Launched on the anniversary of the 'Selena' biopic, the Forever 21 collection features versions of the singer's staples.
Q: Is it better to pursue your creative passion full-time, or work a day job and do what you love on the side? —Creatively Confused (Austin, Texas) Dear Creative (see what we did there?): Our answer to your question is one that applies to almost every tough question in…
This week the hosts of the Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, discuss random acts of whimsy, radical acts of kindness, and lessons from Bob Ross.
The James Beard Awards chooses the Texas culinary hotspot for the revealing of its short list of nominees in March.
In a three-part series, the Texas Monthly Studio will present the leaders in their respective fields from Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Meet the faces of Austin—industry pioneers from cosmetic surgery to pediatric care, first featured in our February 2019 issue. The Face of Personalized Cosmetic Surgery Jennifer…
A look back at the 2018 ProRodeo season serves as a crystal ball, of sorts, for the new year. The world champions were crowned less than a month ago, with three Texans earning those prestigious Montana Silversmiths gold buckles—all-around titlist Trevor Brazile earned his 24th world title; tie-down roper Caleb…