Texans on social media have kept warm by burning the fuel of white-hot rage.
Here are more than two dozen Texas restaurants that we’re excited to try in 2021.
In the heart of hard desert country, this welcome refuge features hiking, breathtaking vistas, and proximity to must-visit West Texas attractions.
The latest from Daniel Vaughn, exclusively for club members: where to eat near Lake Texoma, holiday recipes, and more.
The mayor set his sights a little lower in his latest ill-advised social media post.
We asked Texans to share what works for them.
Plus: the cult classic ‘Veronica Mars,’ Selena Gomez's new single, and a plant-based burger joint.
Plus: online classes at Austin Bat Cave, embroidery patterns from a Bryan designer, and the best Texas-themed Instagram accounts.
The city’s resourceful artists are connecting with audiences everywhere but on stage.
Messina Hof Winery in Bryan, Texas, was named the Top Texas Winery at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition held Nov. 13-15 at NRG Center in Houston.
Ellie, who lives with autism, has struggled with the loss of routine wrought by the pandemic. But her enthusiasm has buoyed both of us.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves heads to Sesame Street, Jessica Simpson’s life becomes (another) TV show, and the year in McConaughey drawls to a close.
Plus: the pleasures of pickling, a feminist take on the Mexican Revolution, and a Georgetown jeweler.
They know what you did this summer.
When my Austin lessons went virtual, I discovered the joy—and distraction—in thinking about unfamiliar pronunciation, irregular verbs, and past tenses in these challenging times.
Plus, a trip to the garden store and a cozy Christmas album from Austin musician Molly Burch.
The Christmas classic is the ballet world’s biggest annual event (and a major moneymaker), so dancers and administrators have gotten creative.
Every other retailer has made this holiday season’s hottest item an online exclusive during the pandemic—except the Grapevine-based chain.
Let people have some joy for once in their lives.
Expect marijuana, college football, and compromise to play central roles.
In Loving County, residents still feel the specter of the pandemic.
Eight miles from the nearest town, our ranch felt like a sanctuary. Until it didn’t.
Plus, fifty thousand purple martins descended on a parking lot in McAllen.
An exclusive excerpt from Jessica Goudeau’s ‘After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America.'
The Austin-based performance artist turned aerobics instructor has amassed a dedicated following for her glorious blur of playful workouts, queer community, and creative activism.
The bars might still be closed, but Bulleit’s Frontier Fund is helping to keep bartenders pouring. In Bulleit’s #BulleitBarSkills content series, bartenders across the country share unique cocktail recipes and core skills to make perfect bourbon cocktails at home.
Plus, a Netflix show featuring Tootsie Tomanetz, an Austin band’s wistful album, and a digital marketplace supporting local artisans.
For comedian Brian Gaar and many others, the venue was a center of gravity that attracted everyone from Bill Hicks to Patton Oswalt and all of the up-and-comers in between.
Meat substitutes such as Beyond Meat keep growing in popularity, so we re-created a Texas bowl of red—no beef involved.
You can’t keep Big Tex down.
I visited the Houston Zoo in search of normalcy and nostalgia. But filtered through my foggy face mask, the experience was unsettling.
Reader letters published in our September issue.
Rewarding and ignoring are the two key tenets of dog training. They’ve helped me get through this summer, too.
Whether it’s online, in the classroom or a combination of both; Lone Star College provides its students with high-quality, affordable education.
While dancers at Fort Worth’s Texas Ballet Theater do pliés at home barres improvised from pipes and shower handles, administrators are making do with a $2 million budget shortfall.
Senior editor John Spong is the brains behind our special thirteenth issue of Texas Monthly devoted to the life and music of Willie Nelson. The issue publishes in August.
Will we finally expand health-care access? Will dating go old-school? Can renewables jump-start the economy? And are takeout margaritas here to stay? The novel coronavirus has disrupted our lives in unprecedented ways. But it’s not all bleak. We asked economists, health care workers, science fiction writers, wildcatters, and restaurateurs to…
During the pandemic, Sam Waring put a sign in his yard: ”If the Curtain’s Open, Give Us a Wave, Eh?” Passersby obliged.
No, Medicaid expansion isn’t a perfect solution. But it’s the best way to ensure more workers can return to their jobs.
Plus, Tina Lawson's Instagram and an especially comforting cookie.
We introduce you to Texas Monthly's newest editorial staff members.
But for heaven’s sake, the best-selling author, unapologetic cusser, and fifth-generation Texan would rather not be called that.
Suzanne Ohlmann is a heart failure nurse based in San Antonio, serving rural Texas. On Facebook, she’s waging a war against misinformation.
A professional shopper, who delivers groceries for those who can afford to stay at home, shares her story.
Texas Monthly welcomed its most recent editorial hire this week, as Rose Cahalan joined as the associate digital editor for culture and lifestyle coverage. Cahalan most recently worked at the Texas Observer, where she served as managing editor. Before that, she worked at Alcalde, the University of Texas alumni magazine.
Unable to make her weekly appointment because of social distancing, Carlene takes her hair into her own hands.
The kids are alright, but they’re getting a little bored.
On a remote property near Terlingua, a prepper community is thriving.
To combat economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the IRS is sending Americans money. Many struggling Texans say it won’t be enough.