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The Austin Parks & Recreation Department and Texas Monthly Studio tasked three Austin photographers to capture the unique elements of five historic Austin parks. Through this campaign, the photographers showcased the beauty and history of these places through their unique styles and perspectives.
As multiple crises unfold across the state, photographers captured Texans doing their damnedest to keep warm and safe.
Austin’s Rebecca Wright creates wearable art from treasured pieces, such as the overalls she recently made for musician Benny Blanco.
For more than two years, culminating in a pandemic and a recession, Richard Sharum photographed Dallas families who are experiencing homelessness—the moments of great pain and frustration and, through it all, the moments of levity.
From a homing pigeon in flight to a kayaking trip on the lower Pecos River, these are our favorite images from the year.
Powerful images that trace the arc of this truly historic year.
Even during the pandemic, visitors still travel to the Rio Grande Valley to hear the musical stylings of the famous devotional group.
Nearly fifty years ago, photographer Geoff Winningham spent months documenting wrestlers, and the fans who cheered them on, for his book ‘Friday Night in the Coliseum.’
The Thompson Dallas hotel has transformed the First National Bank tower into a sleek and sophisticated space. Luxury residences and shops are coming soon, too.
A Riveting New Photo Book Shares Vulnerable Portraits of the Football Team That Inspired ‘Friday Night Lights’
Thirty years after Buzz Bissinger’s bestseller chronicled the Permian Panthers’ 1988 season, these black and white photos are as compelling as ever.
To celebrate the opening of Austin’s newest hotel, Texas Monthly has partnered with Hotel Magdalena to look back at some of our favorite photos of the music legends and watering holes that continue to define and inspire the Live Music Capitol of the World. Nestled in the heart of South
Demonstrations and vigils took place all over the state—from major cities to small towns.
Students have found themselves celebrating milestones like prom, graduation, and Eagle Scout ceremonies virtually because of the pandemic.
Transport yourself during your next video conference or Zoom happy hour using beautiful images submitted by your fellow Texans.
The best male player in the U.S.—who is six feet ten inches tall—and his wife find what they need in a Highland Park home in Dallas.
An optimistic mindset is more important than ever. We're sharing 14 days of challenges to help you feel better–emotionally, physically and in money matters. Pick a challenge and revisit the page for daily updates.
Set apart from the flurry of activity on Texas A&M’s campus – the nation’s largest university with nearly 70,000 students – tucked away on a gorgeous, seven-acre plot of land is The Leach Teaching Gardens.
Whataburger hosted weddings and vow renewals for some of their biggest fans at select restaurants across the great state of Texas this Valentine’s Day.
Julie and Bruce Webb's upstairs abode is filled with l'objets d'hearth that are as eclectic as what's downstairs.
Unearth the beauty of Arizona with Matthew Johnson as he captures the landscape through his camera lens. Where painted buttes and prickly cacti live, so does the spirit of the wild.
Photographer John Dyer’s iconic photos of the fallen singer are being shown for the first time.
Rain or shine, South Padre Island is a beautiful place to get away. Whether you’re a snow bird seeking warmer weather, a foodie looking for exquisite cuisine, or an angler looking for the next big catch, this coastal destination is the place to be.
Owners Rhianna and Cyrus Shennum, who specialize in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century jewelry, honor tradition with their custom pieces.
The Texas Optimism Project organized a campus speaker series at Texas universities to spark practical conversations about optimism. In 2018, we hosted events at four universities and discussion topics ranged from global health and entrepreneurship to mindfulness and creativity. This year, optimism was spread to students
Texas Monthly LIVE returned for a second season, taking the show on a tour across Texas. Attendees experienced a live issue of the magazine reimagined for a theater audience. Mixing music, video, and narration, this special ninety-minute performance took audience members on a storytelling journey they’ll never forget. Texas Monthly LIVE featured
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Embrace your own brand of wellness by planning a new adventure or self-care retreat in the new year.
Across the state, custom bootmaking legends and their successors are building on a handcrafted tradition with a dizzying array of styles.
The master bootmakers at Little’s, in San Antonio, demonstrate what goes into a fine boot.
Dozens of Azteca dancers, clad in regalia, came together during Austin’s largest Día de los Muertos celebration.
Every night of the week, revelers walk into Sacrament Tattoo to get inked.
The Houston rapper's homage to his hometown's bygone theme park included performances by many musical luminaries.
Waco native Cameron Morris customizes hats for Texans including Aaron Watson and Charley Crockett.
Fringe, rhinestones, and boots were in full display at the Austin music festival.
Trent Lesikar’s ongoing ‘The Shape of Texas’ series teases out connections between the state’s different eras.
This summer, Ana Cruz, author of the lifestyle blog Rollos De Mujeres, paid her first visit to South Padre Island. From dolphin watching to family waterparks, Cruz’s trip to the Texas Coast was one for the books.
Kroj dresses have a significant role in WestFest, a yearly Texas Czech festival.