The beleaguered theme park strikes back at its critics with a series of videos—but given their attendance, did they need to?
I mean, yeah, we've all wanted to magically zip through stalled traffic at 100mph, but that doesn't mean we'd actually do it.
Just a quick word of advice: Don't get into a three-card-monty game with Richard Turner, the world's greatest card cheat.
The story of Buddy the dog, a six-year-old golden retriever in San Antonio, could have big implications for Texas' controversial "severe bodily injury" laws that allow local animal control departments to euthanize people's pets.
He wanted six tacos, and if his sword had anything to say about it, those tacos were going to be free.
The lessons of a family heirloom.
Even if you’re not staying the night, these five watering holes are worth a visit.
John William Snavely was recruited into the world of gay porn from the stage at a strip club in San Antonio. As the Houston Press story details in a story about his second career in Miami, where he's now in jail on murder charges, that is a dark world to enter.
The International Chefs Congress (ICC) is in its eighth year, but this weekend in New York they hosted their first ever barbecue competition. It was simply called Smoke @ ICC. Ten teams from six states were competing for the grand prize of a trip for four to South
Photo by Nicholas McWhirterPitmaster: Two Bros. BBQ Market, opened 2009Age: 29Smoker: Wood-fired Offset Steel SmokerWood: OakThe creation of Two Bros. BBQ Market doesn’t follow the usual narrative of a Texas barbecue joint. There was no backyard cook or barbecue competitor that had decided to open up a barbecue joint. Jason Dady
Julián Castro makes his first trip to the Indianola steak fry.
Update: This joint is permanently CLOSED.2013: This is the second in a dual review. It’s rare to find two barbecue joints with food so similar to one another, but Cotten’s Catering in Calallen and Cotten’s Barbecue in San Antonio are nearly dead ringers. It all goes back to
Josh Ozersky announced the line-up for Meatopia Texas today at a press conference in San Antonio. That it was held at the Pearl Brewery made it no secret that the Granary, which is located at the Pearl, would be featured. Well, that and the fact that Ozersky has
Remember the Alamo, but don’t forget San Antonio’s stately historic district and flourishing creative community.
Bad news, Memphis: not only are your Grizzlies on the way to losing to the Spurs, but you still won’t get to eat the world’s best barbecue! Taking up on a suggestion made by @tmbbq on Twitter, San Antonio mayor Julian Castro is wagering smoked
Not a typical joint by any means, the Granary is part of the flashy new Pearl retail/residential complex and occupies a renovated nineteenth-century home with high ceilings and dark-brown wood trim. The vibe is hipster carnivore: the music is modern, and the walls are covered with barbecue folk art, such
Local celebrity chef Jason Dady—who co-owns the place with his brother Jake and wife, Crystal—has gone the route of high-end barbecue in this north San Antonio location. Here, just about everything is done by hand and recipes are original. The brisket has a deep, rich taste; the crust is thick
I'm always fielding questions from my friends and family about the best things to do and see in Texas. (There's a lot.) So, I thought, why not share some of these exchanges with you? This week: a weekend in San Antonio.
Rick Perry's embrace of California companies included talk about a certain NFL team moving to Texas, but don't go buying any Philip Rivers' jerseys yet. (AP Photo/Eric Bakke)
And the border was declared secure. What does this mean for immigration laws?
And the year's best new restaurants are...
Announced a judge who himself has 1,000 first editions in his personal library.
A Lament on Roots, Bexar County, TX
For thirty years, when she wasn’t writing books or winning genius grants, Sandra Cisneros has been pushing and prodding San Antonio to become a more sophisticated (and more Mexican) city. Now she’s leaving town. did she succeed?
I used to think my hometown was a sleepy, slow-moving place where nothing much would ever happen. But forty years after I left, the city is a bustling, economically vibrant, progressive place I hardly recognize—in a good way.
Modern Texas, as told through the archives of Texas Monthly.
Thoughts on the gradual march of civility and urban sprawl across the lost frontier.
Looking ahead to our next forty years.
H-town and two other Texas cities have some of the worst drunk driving fatality rates in America.
Teams from Texas—all former members of the Southwest Conference—went 5-1 in the pre-New Year's college football bowls.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel finally speaks, UT-TCU, the Cotton Bowl, UTSA-Texas State and other highlights from the college football week that was.
And San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro fired back, suggesting Annise Parker was just jealous.
The San Antonio-native's star performance for the silver medal-winning U.S. Olympics volleyball team was accompanied by two weeks of cheap Twitter jokes.
Yes, according to Forbes' list of "America's Coolest Cities to Live."
Turnout is better than expected, with participation in most of the state's largest counties outpacing both projections and the two-week early period from May's election.
President Barack Obama made four fundraising stops in the Lone Star State on Tuesday, bringing in an expected haul of $4 million.
The GOP nominee is expected to raise $15 million on fundraising stops in Texas's four largest cities this week.
Republican state senator Jeff Wentworth's latest salvo against his primary opponent Elizabeth Ames Jones? Suing her for defamation.
An exclusive preview of Flaco and Crooks' song "Heart Achin' Town," plus an interview with frontman Josh Mazour.
The "¡Ask a Mexican!" columnist and author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America talks about Tex-Mex, Houston versus Dallas, and Ray's versus Henry's.
The city tops Forbes' annual list for the second year in a row, while Dallas, Houston, San Antonio all crack the top ten.
Only 29 percent of Texans would support Perry for a fourth full term.
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.
Houston returns to the top of a Men's Fitness survey that also includes El Paso, Arlington, and Dallas.
Even the emotion's bigger in Texas, as Austin cheftestant Paul Qui advances to next week's finale.
Republican primary voters will be asked if they're in favor of the Eighty-third Legislature redrawing the maps.
Johnson and Johnson sheds tears over Texas lawsuit, Houston stomps Silicon Valley in tech job growth, and the sour finanial condition of Imperial Sugar.
The San Antonio paper weighs in now due to uncertainty over Texas primary date and spurns Congressman Ron Paul and Governor Rick Perry.
Emergency U.S. Supreme Court case? Delayed March primary? The reactions to the federal panel of judge’s interim map pour in.
Situated on a six-hundred-acre spread thirty minutes north of downtown, this 1,002-room resort has half a dozen restaurants, a six-acre water park, a 36-hole golf course, and a 26,000-square-foot spa, as well as its own Starbucks and FedEx shipping center. It’s larger than many Texas towns, not to mention every