Awe, gratitude, and stories upon stories. Gary would approve.
A tribute to Gary Cartwright, who died February 22, 2017, at age 82.
Executive editor Mimi Swartz says goodbye to Tom Curtis, a writer, reporter, and former Texas Monthly contributor, who died earlier this week.
Considering the pet obituary.
A Texas couple dines with the late Ernie Banks at Harry Caray’s Steakhouse in Chicago, talking about everything but baseball.
A day after a legendary Texas saxophonist died, a legendary Texas keyboard player has also breathed his last.
Bunker Hunt, RIP.
RIP Robert Strauss.
A remembrance of the life of Patricia McCormick, who was one of North America's first female bullfighters.
He was a world-renowned piano prodigy whose romanticism and technical virtuosity inspired thousands and famously helped thaw the Cold War. But as a visit to his hometown of Kilgore made clear to me, Van Cliburn was also a Texan, a Southerner, a Baptist, a patriot, and a man who loved black-eyed peas as much as I do.
The executive producer of Dallas talks about Larry Hagman's final working weeks.
Josh Kinser, a fellow soldier who knew the late SEAL, talks about guns, PTSD, and what his friend meant to veterans.
Big Tex will be back. Sadly, we cannot the say same of Larry Hagman, Darrell Royal, Amarillo Slim, Leslie, and the many other Texans we lost in 2012.
Big Tex went up in flames Friday.
The famous astronaut was notoriously shy about granting interviews to the press, but in 2009 he answered a few questions sent to him by senior editor Katy Vine. Here is her unedited Q&A with Neil Armstrong.
The SXSW creative director died last month at the age of 51. "GrulkeFest," a concert honoring his memory, takes place in Austin Saturday.
Texas officials are mourning the untimely passing of Chad Foster, the former Eagle Pass mayor who became the face of border communities straddling the two nations.
What people are saying about NASA's first woman in space, who died of pancreatic cancer Monday at the age of 61.
Leslie, homeless icon and local celebrity, passed away early Thursday morning.
The writer who was known for writing the book for the Broadway musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas died Thursday at 83. Read three of senior editor John Spong's favorite stories by the giant of Texas letters.
The body of The Jeffersons star is caught up in an estate dispute between a longtime friend in Texas and a man who claims to be his brother in Philadelphia.
The Six Flags Fiesta Texas thrill ride, which at one time was the tallest, steepest, fastest wooden rollercoaster in the country, shut down operations Sunday.
Remembering the telegenic Texan who helped bring poker into the mainstream.
The owner of Chris Madrid's, the San Antonio restaurant famous for its burgers, died Sunday morning.
The impersonator who made a name for himself perfecting the mannerisms of the president, died at his home in Los Angeles of what appears to be natural causes.
Edna Milton Chadwell was the madam running the famous brothel when authorities shut it down in 1973.
She was our governor, but she was my friend.