Former train corridors pave the way for exploration and quietude through seven counties in this rural part of the state.
One man’s crazy quest to conquer the culinary capital of the world with smoked brisket.
The acclaimed opera singer Jay Hunter Morris has traveled the globe, performing Wagner, Puccini, and Bizet. And yet he still feels like a hick from Paris, Texas.
A barbecue joint in Paris, France? The notion sounded odd a couple of years ago when I first met Thomas Abramowicz, owner of the Beast. But the shock has worn off, and it seems I’m the last barbecue hound to visit. After so many words and photos from the likes of…
Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock reflects on his East Texas roots.
Born in Pakistan and raised in Abu Dhabi, the mayor of Paris, Texas, Dr. Arjumand Hashmi, tackles city business in between patient visits and holds the distinction of making the small East Texas city a medical destination for former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf.
Owner: The Beast: Maison Deviandes Fumees, opened 2014 Age: 31 Smoker: Wood-fired rotisserie smoker (once it’s delivered) Wood: Oak I was in line for the bathroom at Hill Country BBQ Market in New York when a man who recognized me approached. He wanted to know if I could…
Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake.
Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake. (But those are fun too.)
Lamar County Court-at-Law Judge Bill Harris fired off a fifteen-word email from his iPhone ruling that eminent domain laws gave TransCanada the right to lay pipeline through a Paris farm.