For the Corpus Christi native, the story of the 1996 championship bout between Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez was also her story.
It can be lifted only with a construction crane.
Desert cacti, tropical orchids, towering live oaks—these tranquil spots teem with ever-changing flora. It’s time to plan a trip.
Though uneven and at times lacking in self-awareness, Abraham Quintanilla’s book sheds light on the extreme approach he took to protect his daughter’s legacy.
DJ El Dusty traces the origins of the record collection that gave him his signature sound and is helping to shape the music of his hometown of Corpus Christi.
Craft smoked meats and craft beers come together beautifully at these San Antonio, Garland, and Corpus Christi joints.
We salute the Sugar Land Lightning Sloths, the Amarillo Sod Poodles, and their compatriots.
Con su cumpleaños acercándose, los escritores que hemos reunido para celebrarla son parte de una generación de latinos que creció después de su época de oro.
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.
Por décadas, latinas jóvenes como yo hemos visto a Selena como un ícono. Tal vez es hora de que la quitemos del pedestal.
Si vamos a honrar a la verdadera Selena, necesitamos imaginar lo que pudo haber hecho si hubiera tenido una vida completa.
For Decades, Countless Young Latinas Like Me Have Regarded Selena as an Icon. Maybe It’s Time We Took Her off the Pedestal.
If we’re going to honor the real Selena—and find a way to carry her with us—we need to imagine what she might have done if she had lived a full life.
Her ensembles, influenced by pop stars such as Janet Jackson, highlighted the sartorial choices of Texas’s Mexican American working-class communities.
¿Cuánto amamos a la Reina de la Música Tejana? Contemos las formas.
How do we love the Queen of Tejano? Let us count the ways.
En los años desde su muerte, se ha convertido en un ícono gay, en especial en Texas.
In the years since her death, the Queen of Tejano has become a gay icon, especially in Texas.
His family plans to keep his barbecue joint-slash-convenience store open. Plus, restaurant owners reflect on a year of pandemic barbecue.
Four Latina musicians chat about code-switching, role models, Freddy Fender, and the importance of growling.
The nurse and activist helped secure the country’s first federal family-planning grant, which became a national model.
If the key to making great barbecue is loving great barbecue, then Andrew Soto is more than qualified for the job.
An Austin man is skeptical that a company held by a Chicago investment firm can claim that distinction.
The Christmas classic is the ballet world’s biggest annual event (and a major moneymaker), so dancers and administrators have gotten creative.
Plus, how ‘Dallas’ brought down the Soviet Union, Netflix’s ‘Selena’ gets a real trailer, and Luke Wilson plays a fire-belching robot duck.
Taco Cabana has gone too far.
Texas offers some of the most-diverse fishing in the country—from stalking monster sharks on Padre Island to fly-fishing from a kayak on the remote Pecos River. And for three months, I got to try it all.
Updates on taqueria and Tex-Mex meal kits, mail orders, donations, and more.
The visionary playwright, who grew up in South Texas, passed away this week from coronavirus-related complications.
Plus, a barbecue event at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas.
Plus, a larcenous middle school band director, and a CBD-packing grandma.
A Corpus Christi man pines for the days of two-stepping on those long wooden planks.
The former congressman’s troublesome professional ethics, alleged caddish behavior, and questionable taste in adult-size onesie pajamas made him our first runner-up.
Cecy Treviño started her girls' music school to provide a safe space for self-expression. But the bands are getting booked all over town.
Visit this coastal city, and you’ll find a transformation led by locals who are revitalizing old buildings with cool, modern concepts.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to El Dusty, the mayor of Cumbia City. Plus, a “meat up” with our barbecue editor, Daniel Vaughn.
DJ El Dusty, the unofficial mayor of the Corpus Christi music scene, is ushering in a modernized version of cumbia.
The shale boom and the end of a decades-old export ban have put the Port of Corpus Christi on the global map. Finally.
Austin celebrates its beloved Eklektikos deejay for his fifty years on air.
The rise and very quick fall of Corpus Christi's mayor.
But, thanks to advanced automation, the direct reduction plant will create fewer than 200 jobs.
This weekend’s tap water ban is the latest development in the city’s long struggle to keep its water supply safe.
What to buy your favorite Texan this holiday season.
The Corpus Christi Calallen High School coach just notched his 427th victory.
The state's best repositories of art, historical objects, and natural wonders.
A look at the race for district attorney in Nueces County.
Out of the oven and into the credenza.
Birding excursions and events around the state.
A pastor at a Corpus Christi church is on a mission to build “the largest cross in the Western Hemisphere.”
Dorothy Hood was one of Texas’s greatest artists, yet her work remains largely unknown. Now, sixteen years after her death, can her fans bring her the acclaim she never received in life?
We put Texas’s favorite burger in a blind taste test.
Ideal seaside retreats for parties of two to twenty-two.