Texas

Fauna

The Waugh Bridge's Dark Underside

Though not as famous as Austin's Congress Avenue bats, our own 250,000-strong colony is gaining visibility.

06/17/2014 By Emily Donaldson

TEXAS MUSIC TRAVELS

Get Ramblin', Man

Head to Austin for the Texas Heritage Songwriter's Association induction honoring Waylon Jennings, Buck Owens, and Houston's own K.T. Oslin.

06/11/2014 By John Lomax

Newsfix

VIDEO: Bigfoot: Alive & Well and Living in Texas

Author Rob Riggs has been hunting Bigfoot for over 30 years, and he's finally found him — right here in Texas!

05/29/2014 By Dan Derozier

52 Road Trips

School’s Out! 6 Kid-Friendly Summer Road Trips

With road trips featuring dinosaurs, swimming holes, cowboys, and roller coasters, this list is sure to appeal to the kid in all of us.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

Summer Getaways

Best Texas Road Trips

Making summer plans? We’ve got road trips for everyone: from families to nature lovers, couples to history buffs.

04/30/2014 By Houstonia Staff

Metroperplexed

WTF Dallas?

An Oswald cam? Really?

04/09/2014 By John Lomax

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

On the Road

Tacos, Ice Cream, Pizza: 3 Must-Eats in the Big D

If you're dining in Dallas, you can't miss these three favorites.

03/13/2014 By Sydney Lopez

Letters Home

A Camper-Turned-Counselor Speaks

No single experience in my youth compares to the five summers I spent as a middle-school camper in the canyon walls of Echo Valley.

03/03/2014 By Alex Vaio

Logging Off

Camp in the Social Media Age

It’s not just kids who miss their iPads—parents, too, are suffering from technology withdrawal.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley

Summer Camps

And They’re Off!

Here are some tips to help your little first-timer adjust to sleep-away camp.

03/03/2014 By John Lomax

Summer Camps

Best Summer Camps: Overnight Camps

Whatever your child’s interests—be it horseback riding, canoeing, rock climbing, or camping under the stars—we’ve got them covered.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley and John Lomax

BYWAYS OF HOUSTON

Safety Follows Wisdom; Obscurity Obliterates Both

An imposing Inner Loop monument you've probably never seen before.

02/12/2014 By John Lomax

Food Science

There’s a New Grapefruit in Town

Thanks to agricultural researchers at Texas A&M Citrus Center, grapefruit has a bright red future.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Travel

It’s Grapefruit Season in the Valley

The water may be too cold to swim, but fresh fruit, migratory birds, and other wonders abound.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Texas Agriculture

Searching for the Perfect Papaya

South Texas Organics is looking for a papaya to grow in the Valley.

01/28/2014 By Robb Walsh

STEREOTYPES

An Auto Complete Tour of Texas

Why is Beaumont the saddest city? Why is Waco hated so much?

01/27/2014 By John Lomax

Texas Travels

No One Wants to Vacation in Houston

Houston fares poorly in Texas Highways's list of best in-state destinations.

01/09/2014 By John Nova Lomax

A TRIP OUT WEST

Playing Ansel Adams With Your iPhone

The West has always inspired photography, but these days travelers are doing it with their smartphones.

11/25/2013 By Peter Holley

WEST TEXAS TALES

The Legend of Clay Henry

Last seen on the Mexican border in 1992, I've always wondered what became of my favorite politician.

11/19/2013 By Peter Holley