The jewel of the Hill Country, my hometown, is lovelier than ever. I just wish more of the natives could afford to stick around and enjoy it. Scenes from a town transformed.
At her newest restaurant, Rebecca Rather turns daytime meals into something special.
The four siblings of folk band Willow City and their parents hit all the right notes with their picturesque hilltop home near Fredericksburg.
Locals and Texans from across the state wore their Oktoberfest best on opening night of the town's annual three-day celebration.
We talked to a number of people who’ve left the city behind—and aren’t looking back.
Among the kitsch and charm, visitors will find some sophisticated offerings in this popular Central Texas destination.
Catch the Polar Express, visit the Grinch, or have your own 'It's a Wonderful Life' moment in a festive town square.
A young family and their minimalist-meets-rustic dream home in the Hill Country.
As popular as this Hill Country hamlet is among the day-tripping set, Fredericksburg has historically suffered from a surprising dearth of top-rate barbecue. No more. Just a mile and a half south of the knickknack and potpourri emporiums of bustling Main Street stands Cranky Frank’s Barbeque Company. Once inside the…
The German novel, penned in 1867 and set in the just-settled Hill Country hamlet, gets a modern translation.
Play-by-play coverage of high school baseball in Alpine, polka and Pan-American music in El Campo: More than a dozen reasons not to touch that dial.
A creamy quiche of spinach, cheese, and mushrooms in Comfort, smashingly good smashed turnips in Granbury: These and other delicious dishes at ten extraordinary eateries.
On his new album, Future Blues, and more.
Sip a little here, nosh a little there, and fall in love with Texas wineries.
Bistro Don Camillo, Houston and August E’s, Fredericksburg
Rebecca’s Table, Fredericksburg and So Vino Wine Bar & Bistro, Houston
As long as she spends most of her free time on a ranch outside Fredericksburg, Madeleine Stowe may never become, by Hollywood’s definition, a successful actress. And that’s fine with her.
Portobello mushrooms and paella alongside the schnitzel and sauerkraut: In the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg, there’s clearly something cooking.
Like it says on her newly acquired bumper sticker, movie mogul Lynda Obst is “Texan By Choice.” But while you can take the girl out of Hollywood …
Introducing El Rey, the Venezuelan chocolate that is wowing chefs everywhere, thanks to the efforts of a Texan with a taste for treats.
Spend a long weekend this spring meandering through Texas’ fabled heartland, where you can stop and smell the wildflowers, taste country cooking, and take home a trunkful of fine antiques.
Five chic interior design stores in Fredericksburg are comforting, inspiring, and for the acquisitive, absolutely irresistible.
The celebritty realtor as realor celebrity.