Euless is home to one of the largest Tongan communities in the U.S. In this documentary, Huay-Bing Law explores how the immigrants have revitalized the local high school football team through the story of one player, Patrick Vahe.
In the small town of Gonzales, Texas, a cattle auction serves as the cultural focal point, bringing residents and carrying the community’s heritage forward.
Filmmaker Annie Silverstein chronicled the scene and the dancers at Sefcik Dance Hall in Seaton.
Mac Coleman always knew he wanted to be a professional bronc rider. This documentary film by TJ Martinez profiles the Texan as he pursues his dream—after losing his eyesight.
The BBQ Shop in Farwell couldn't get any further west and still be in Texas. Founded along the New Mexico border in 2010 by Kelly and Judy Mimms, the joint became a Thursday tradition for many since that was the only day it was open. The BBQ Shop has gone through some painful changes. Judy passed away last year, and Kelly had to take a step back. Their son Steve Perry and his wife Rita have come in to keep the place going and expand their hours. Now they can also be found serving from their food truck across the border in Clovis, New Mexico, but you better believe this is Texas barbecue.
How much do you know about our state? We asked born-and-bred Texans and newbies to play some Lone Star trivia at the Austin City Limits music festival.
Follow native Texan Andrew Roush as he introduces us to Texans living abroad from the Lone Star State and discover what these TexPats love about their adopted homes. Next stop: Steamboat, Colorado.
The tradition of using direct heat to cook barbecue might be disappearing across the state, but it's alive and well at Ronnie's BBQ in Johnson City. For more than thirty years, Ronnie Weiershausen has manned the flames over coals in the pits outside while his wife, Cindy, rules the inside of their joint, where the regulars line up every day for lunch. "It's simple, but there's a lot of hard work to it," says Ronnie, who adds: "I'm hard-headed, and I think that's the way to cook."
The man, the myth, the legend: Roy Hindes is known throughout Texas and the hunting community for his skill—and his dogs. Watch as Texas Monthly and Porsche take a trip to South Texas to meet the man behind the myth.
As a star wide receiver at the University of Texas, Jordan Shipley’s obsessive approach to the craft won him recognition as an All American athlete. After four years in the NFL, Shipley brings that focus to bow hunting, most recently on the Outdoor Channel show “Bucks of Tecomate,” where he follows some of the country’s best white-tailed deer hunters as they teach the secrets of their craft.