Lively Beach, a new vacation rental, offers rooms and suites with private access to the pristine beach so that all one has to do is step out of their room to be a short walk away from the ultimate Texas beach getaway.
From micheladas that are basically meals to a fresh seafood dinner, there are so many dining experiences that are just as much part of the travel experience!
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A new study applies pop-science data analysis to suggest we’re all going to hell.
The 2017 Texas Biennial offers work from Texans around the state and across the border.
David Bond of Lucky B Design journeys across the state, painting soon-to-be iconic signs all along the way.
Nearly 700,000 Texans have ACA insurance in districts represented by Republicans who voted to eliminate it.
Hey, we'll take it.
Deputy Darren Goforth laid to rest, Ted Cruz stops through Texas, and SAT scores are way down.
Every day more than a thousand people move to the Lone Star State. Lucky enough to be a new arrival? This crash course will get you thinking, eating, and talking like a native in no time. (Lucky enough to already be a native? You’ll be reminded of all the reasons
A bill to allow the carrying of concealed handguns on Texas college campuses briefly stalled in the Senate on Tuesday. But Florida is pressing ahead with similar legislation.
Senate debate on controversial open carry bill lacked enthusiasm.
Texas kept its post-Reconstruction ban on handguns to promote immigration and economic development, not as a Jim Crow law.
More legislative proposals try to solve voter angst over property taxes
Despite a century of homegrown rebranding efforts, some historians believe Texas remains as Dixie as ever.
When adjusted for population growth and inflation, state spending has remained almost flat since 1994. Is there a price for such frugality?
The California Republican Party on Sunday approved the Log Cabin Republicans as an official volunteer organization. The Republican Party of Texas last year denied the Log Cabin Republicans even a booth in the exhibitors’ hall.
A newly released survey finds Texans sharply divided on issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, but overwhelmingly in favor of a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who live here illegally.
Last year, Baylor was an eight-point underdog against the University of Texas prior to the season. Which lines will completely change this year?
Regardless of your views, at least you know what's going on in there.
"Home run!" Dad said.
The Lone Star state constructed over 36 million square feet of energy-efficient space last year.
Representative Drew Darby wants fuel-efficient vehicles, which naturally incur lower gas taxes, to be charged increased registration fees.
If there’s one thing Texans love more than saying y’all, it’s a good argument. Texas Monthly readers react to the Department of Criminal Justice’s use of “ya’ll” instead of “y’all.”
Photos of five Texas news stories that captured the nation's attention this month.
Don't let the recent rains fool you: ninety percent of Texas remains in a drought.
And it will affect the steak-loving citizens of the state, as beef prices could jump up to ten percent this year.
Other presidential hopefuls from Texas have gracefully exited the stage when their time was over.
Ten pictures of the moments and themes that defined this year.
Whether you’re enjoying icy oysters on a cold, winter night or you’re sitting through another relative’s diatribe about the economy, we’ll give you something to talk about.
Coach Tom Penders and Houston’s Moment of March Madness in Spokane.
Better close off the balcony too Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, of Houston, requested that a corridor in her Washington, D.C., office building be closed off for eight hours so that she could meet privately with singer Michael Jackson.4—6 minutes to high cholesterol An eighteen-wheeler overturned on Houston’s Loop 610, spilling
A Texas football magazine that scores.
For the longest time, quinceañeras were simple, down-home celebrations held in parish halls and backyards. Then along came the stretch Humvees, the carriages and thrones, the choreographed dance routines, the smoke machines, the climbing walls, and the dinners for four hundred bedazzled guests. One thing remains the same, though: It’s
At the Sweet Potato Festival with Nashville’s next big thing from small-town Texas.
According to Google searches.
Turkey Day is upon us, and an abundance of families will be cooking fall-centric dishes at home tomorrow. In case you’re looking to scrounge up some last-minute Thanksgiving recipes, here are a few offerings from a handful of talented Texas chefs. Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Absinthe Crème Fraîche from Jason Dodge of Péché
New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that California added some 142,000 more jobs than Texas in the last twelve months.
Happy Presidents' Day! Before the three presidents from Texas were politicians they were ... babies. See baby pictures of LBJ, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush.
Skywatchers (and schlubs who just happened to be outside around 8 p.m. Wednesday night) were treated to the sight of a large meteor streaking across the heavens.
What we'd like to get Rick Perry, Warren Jeffs, Willie Nelson, and other prominent Texans for Christmas.
An Austinite’s profane, sarcastic (and NSFW) map of Texas makes its way around social media, prompting laughs and scoffs.
Come on in, and make yourself at home.
Funny or Die's asteroid spoof proves that state size DOES matter.
The drought leaves nothing untouched. This week the ongoing drought impacts the state’s Christmas tree production, grapes, quail, and peanut butter sandwiches.
Texans who take the time to do their civic duty will consider ten proposed constitutional amendments, while local decisions range from picking Houston's mayor to banning booze on the Comal.
Summer's over, but the drought may never be, and it's affecting everything from tourism to pecan pie to horse welfare.
We heard the rumors that the show was coming (and that producers tried to shut down tweets about it). We've read about the state tax breaks and the lawsuit and the omission of our biggest (and completely food-rich) city,
Bravo's cooking competition reality show, which premieres tonight, spends its ninth season in Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio.
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