The author of a new biography on John and Dominique de Menil tells the story of how one of the world’s great museums wound up in Texas.
You're invited to an entirely new way to experience the National Magazine of Texas: live!
The bavette exemplifies Aaron Franklin and Tyson Cole's ambitious collaboration.
He was a highlight of Austin’s creative community and, in death, a spotlight on the city’s problems with race.
Experts in the earlier case say Austin’s police are working just as hard now that suspect is dead.
The Austin bomber's unknown motive is part of a larger pattern by those who commit violence.
There’s a reason we want to know more about mass killers, but a lot gets lost when we focus on them.
Even a 25-minute video confession leaves police with many questions about motive.
Erika Wennerstrom, the voice of Heartless Bastards, is ready for a change.
In his latest book, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist charts his waning romance with Texas.
The Midnight Assassin, who terrorized Austin 138 years ago, also targeted minorities first.
Paxton incorrectly whipped up fear on Sean Hannity’s national television show.
With law enforcement racing to track down their first real lead, officials urge continued caution.
Austin police say latest blast was not a package bomb, and was instead caused by an "artillery simulator."
This and other FedEx-related developments today have given police their best chance yet at a lead on the bomber.
It’s an uncertain time. Here’s what we can be confident in.
Two men were injured in the blast, the fourth explosion in Austin this month—police believe a ”serial bomber” is responsible.
Authorities are still investigating a motive, but they haven’t ruled out a potential hate crime because the two victims were African-American.
Watch our discussion of the winners and losers of this year’s Fall-of-the-Alamo primary.
A company with a reputation for downsizing newspapers takes over Texas's capital city publication.
The country music provocateur and East Texas native talks growing up, ”getting weird” onstage, and taking risks with her new album.
A new book out later this month showcases some of the city's most outrageous, whacky, and whimsical dwellings.
It’s been almost thirty years since Larry McMurtry asked the barbed question, “Why are there still cows to be milked and chickens to be fed in every other Texas book that comes along?” Texas literature has since embraced other, more cosmopolitan concerns, and yet the western is still popular,…
This month, we have reimagined Texas Monthly’s design, both in the magazine and online.
The Austin thriller writer Meg Gardiner explains her connections to the Golden State Killer and the Oklahoma City bombing.
The tomes collected by Austin's Melba and Ted Whatley find a place on the shelf in their modern, standalone structure.
How the Austin home and fashion designer used prints, patterns, and vibrant hues to create her dream headquarter space.
Steve Shuck, co-owner of Texas men's store Stag, designs a cozy home packed with personal touches.
Texas football made the former ’Friday Night Lights’ actor a heartthrob. Will a Texas tragedy make him a bona fide star in 'Waco'?
Guest Column: University of Texas, Trinity University presidents believe the Congressional tax reform bill will limit endowments, student aid.
A lush new coffee table book highlights the Austin florist’s unexpected designs, which combine found objects like skulls and odd antiques with lush beauty.
It’s jewelry, yellow eye masks, and free drinks for everyone as the designer celebrates her billion-dollar year with passengers.
Good taste? It’s in his genes. Step inside a modern marvel in West Austin that was created by a relative of the grand dame of Texas antiques.
The Live Music Capital of the World isn't all guitars.
For an affordable stay in a new city, with built-in friends.
Franklin Barbecue—arguably the most famous barbecue joint in the world—was hit by a major fire that destroyed its pit room and damaged other parts of the building. We chatted with co-owner Aaron Franklin about life after the fire.
Austin entrepreneur Larry McGuire's work on restaurants and other projects has sparked a new kind of cool in the capital city and beyond.
Don’t let the folksy branding of this Austin newcomer fool you.
How a wisecracking 95-year-old chemist plans to reenergize the future.
The son of a Texas legend stalks the coastal shallows with the soul of an artist.
With fewer words and a lot more synth, Ramirez proves his songwriting chops stretch beyond roots music.
Hitting Subset seems humble and meek on camera, but the Austin band's debut is anything but.
Willie Beeley and Billy Stoner have never met. But from a distance, the two musicians might be the same person.
A look at Richard Linklater and the Austin Film Society’s new two-screen arthouse theater.
In a dark, uncertain time for the film industry, one man decided he’d had enough. His name is Tim League. His creation is the Alamo Drafthouse. And together, they’re on a mission to make moviegoing fun again.
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.
Mix one part Parisian bistro with one part American diner and voilà! Philip Speer’s Bonhomie.
An Austin church remakes Catholicism without the Pope, celibate priests, or most of the other rules.
For these two friends, every day is flag day.
Welcome to the golden age of Texas barbecue.