Only 29 percent of Texans would support Perry for a fourth full term.
With the May 29 primary five weeks away, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert run two spots attacking their opponents.
Karl Rove's Super PAC netted $30.5 million—more than half of its total donations—from three Texan titans.
How Texans are marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
An Austin teen will be the first American to graduate from an elite ballet school in Russia this spring. She is just the latest in a string of Texas teens who have accomplished impressive things in the past few years.
In an excerpt from his long-awaited fourth volume on LBJ, Robert Caro delves into those fateful hours in Dallas on November 22, 1963.
In Men's Health magazine's survey of the country's most dangerous areas to drive, six Texas cities landed in the top twenty.
Houston and Dallas are sixth and seventh, respectively, in a new survey charting where "ultra-high net worth individuals," or people worth at least $30 million, live.
Houston returns to the top of a Men's Fitness survey that also includes El Paso, Arlington, and Dallas.
Chuck Norris Fact: Rick Santorum is too much like Mitt Romney to be an alternative to Romney. Or so the actor proclaims in a column defending his endorsement of Newt Gingrich.
But the Emerging Technology Fund has added 820 jobs, and Houston has two of the top-selling subdivisions.
In anticipation of a Frito Pie-filled Super Bowl Sunday, a Smithsonian blogger traces the history of our finest salty snack.
But Tim Tebow is more popular than all of them. Public Policy Polling released the last part of its January Texas voter survey.
Johnson and Johnson sheds tears over Texas lawsuit, Houston stomps Silicon Valley in tech job growth, and the sour finanial condition of Imperial Sugar.
Drew Brees learns how to get to Sesame Street, Candy Spelling hoards Beanie Babies, and Sandra Bullock smuggles sausage.
Police in New York City forcibly removed the flagship Occupy Wall Street protest early Tuesday morning. Nothing similar has happened here in Texas . . . yet.
Culinary whiz kid Matt McCallister settles down at the surprising, new FT33.
Housed in a twenties-era downtown high-rise, this boutique hotel boasts the only underwater bird’s-eye view of the city. That’s right: if you’re daring enough to swim to the glassed-in edge of the Joule’s heated rooftop pool, which juts out a dramatic eight feet beyond the building’s facade, you can peer…
Kay Bailey Hutchison, the state’s senior senator and the first woman from Texas to hold that office, opens up about the changes in her party, why she decided to retire, and the governor’s race that got away.
A Dallas bistro’s artful take on “not too French” cuisine.
I was never certain how to explain the importance of the state to my three daughters. Now that I have two grandsons—named Mason and Travis, no less—I’ve realized something that I should have known all along.
. . . from teaching my fifteen-year-old daughter about her Texas roots. So when I realized I was failing to accomplish this most sacred of duties, I did what any well-meaning parent would do: loaded her (and her friends, of course) into the car and hit the road.
So what if they’re not cranking out hits and selling out concerts the way they used to? After nearly three decades, no one makes better blues rock than ZZ Top.
From Fort Worth’s Kimbell to Houston’s Menil, Texas’s museums are home to some of the world's most important paintings and sculptures. To devise a list of our ten greatest works on view, we asked more than sixty curators, gallery owners, critics, and other insiders for their favorites.
The Dallas photographer shows us where she works.
The new Dallas smartly pretends the nineties never happened.
As the man known to the world as Dallas's J. R. Ewing fends off throat cancer, he gears up to reprise the role that turned him into an icon and looks back on one of the most extraordinary—and eccentric—lives in show business.
About a year ago, it was reported that Randall Dale Adams had died, bringing to a close one of the more tragic stories in recent Texas history. A construction worker from Ohio, Adams (pictured here, in 1989) was convicted and sentenced to die in 1977 for the murder of Dallas…
The acclaimed author is publishing his first novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. And some of his neighbors may not be happy.
Bizarre similes pour forth from debut novelist Jonathan Woods’s fingers like wine from a bottomless bottle that is also missing its cork.
The special correspondent on talking to former-football-star-turned-politician Craig James, understanding the “Real Street” rhetoric, and making predictions about sports.
Craig James—former star football player, onetime ESPN commentator, eternal antagonist of Texas Tech fans everywhere—is polling at about 4 percent in this year's Senate race. Does he really want your vote? Or just your sympathy?
Twenty-year-old Jane Aldridge draws 400,000 readers to her style blog, Sea of Shoes, each month; has appeared in Vanity Fair; and once attended a private dinner with Karl Lagerfeld. The secret to her success? That she won’t leave Dallas behind.
Style blogger Jane Aldridge on where she likes to go in Texas to get her goods.
The senior editor on understanding Southwest Airline’s culture, hearing jokes about plane crashes from a flight attendant, and making a business story interesting to the average reader.
Somehow, as every other major airline went bankrupt, slashed its workforce, or grounded planes, Southwest Airlines kept flying high. Today, Southwest is the country’s largest domestic carrier. So how does a feisty underdog vanquish its competitors and dominate a thoroughly beleaguered industry? One Kick Tail-a-Gram at a time.
The senior editor on beer gardens, communal dining, and escargots.
White tablecloths. Street food. Small portions. Lots and lots of innards. The only thing the ten best new Texas restaurants have in common is a willingness to prove that there is no such thing as a “Texas restaurant.” But when the escargots with fennel purée are this good, who cares?
Recipes from the ten top restaurants in Texas.
The convicted killer of a prominent Abilene resident is set to be released.
My journey in early Texas art began while I was a student at Southern Methodist University, where I studied Frank Reaugh pastels and met Jerry Bywaters. After 24 years at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, curating exhibitions and traveling the state, I’ve come up with a list of greatest hits.
More than sixty art insiders gave us their list of favorite works of art to see in Texas. So grab your notepad, sketchbook, or iPad and take the ultimate tour of must-see art in Texas.
The writer-at-large on the development of West Dallas, Big D’s need for an urban middle class, and what a standout twenty-first-century city looks like.
Dallas’s almost-finished Calatrava bridge may be an emblem of the city’s status. But the smart urban plan for the small neighborhood it leads to says more about the city’s future.
On the rocks or frozen? Salt or no salt? And what tequila is best? So many questions, but these four recipes make it easy for you to shake up the best margaritas around.
Eighteen hungry reviewers. 14,773 miles driven/flown. 341 joints visited. Countless bites of brisket, sausage, chicken, pork, white bread, potato salad, and slaw—and vats of sauce—ingested. There are only fifty slots on our quinquennial list of the best places to eat barbecue in Texas. Only five of those got high honors. And only one (you’ll never guess which one in a million years) is the best of the best.
Dallas chef Darren McGrady on cooking for Princess Diana and her family, selecting the royal wedding menu, and making Prince William's favorite thing to eat.
Can the T. D. Jakes brand go mainstream—and live to tell the tale?
A blast from the pastor.
Thanks to his wildly popular bluebonnet paintings, Dallas artist W.A. Slaughter is living on easel street.