Over a career spanning three decades, Griffith chronicled the evolution of Texas from a culinary backwater to a major player on the national scene.
The right-hander, the onetime most-feared pitcher in baseball whose career was cut short by a devastating stroke, died last week at 71.
The Dallas singer never quite became a huge star in his own right, but that didn't seem to bother him.
The New York–born singer-songwriter got to Texas as soon as he could—and spent the next five decades changing the lives of seemingly everyone he met.
The visionary playwright, who grew up in South Texas, passed away this week from coronavirus-related complications.
The Houston icon, who passed away yesterday, sang a lot of other music too.
The colorful mogul lost the 1990 gubernatorial election after making a joke about rape and admitting to not paying some income taxes.
The 76-year-old artist died just past midnight on Christmas Eve at his home in Austin.
Ray Gene, proprietor of Longview’s singular It’ll Do Tavern, passed away last weekend.
He was the sort of local icon that lives at the heart of every enduring, tight-knit music scene.
The Dallas oilman and corporate raider's long, complicated history as an aw-shucks billionaire.
The artist’s iconic ”Jeremiah” frog mural in Austin is seemingly indestructible, and so is his musical legacy.
From the Hill Country to the High Plains, the Texas wine industry remembers the woman known for her generous spirit and sharp palate.
The eccentric Texan billionaire and former two-time independent presidential candidate leaves an outsized legacy.
The UT professor and longtime ’Texas Monthly’ contributor died on Saturday at the age of 79 after a stroke.
Peppard was the last of his breed, covering with panache the feuds and foibles of his city’s bold-faced names.
For the Renaissance man—a baseball player, a features writer, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker—the sky posed no limit.
The Southwest Airlines cofounder was a pioneering entrepreneur who changed the way we travel. He was also a world-class wit, a bon vivant, and a not-so-closet intellectual.
Considering the pet obituary.
The 76-year-old Amarilloan gained international fame for funding the Cadillac Ranch art installation, which turns forty this weekend. But his legacy was tainted by sordid allegations of sexual abuse.