Marfa

The Marfa Mystique

Nov 22, 2017 By Sterry Butcher

Outsiders remain fascinated with unraveling the secrets of this place. But locals can explain, one story at a time.

The Purest Type

Jun 21, 2017 By Sterry Butcher

Pronghorn were almost perfectly fitted to the West Texas landscape. And then people started building fences.

Snake!

Feb 21, 2017 By Sterry Butcher

In West Texas, we've learned to live with our slithery neighbors. Not that we have a choice.

Saving Grace

Nov 22, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

Eleven ideas for holiday fun after the turkey sandwiches are gone and Uncle Al wants to talk about politics.

Music, Love, and Baseball

Sep 22, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

The eleventh annual Trans-Pecos Festival, at El Cosmico in Marfa, brings together not just top musical acts but a community of baseball aficionados.

Robert Irwin's yet-to-be named project.
Miracle in the Desert

Jun 22, 2016 By Michael Agresta

Robert Irwin’s long-awaited Marfa installation is a work like no other: a massive project that reflects the austere, light-filled beauty of West Texas.

Trip Guide: Marfa

Nov 20, 2014 By Jordan Breal

It’s the favorable acreage-to-other-humans ratio that draws most visitors, who come for the space that this Chihuahuan Desert outpost has in spades.

The Truth Is Out There

May 31, 2006 By Michael Hall

Spoiler alert: The mythic Marfa lights may not be real. But there’s no way to know for sure, and that’s why they’re cool.