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By Al Cannistra | About San Antonio and all things Texas

21 Weird Things You Never Knew About Texas

They say everything is bigger in Texas, but things are a little weirder in the Lone Star State, too. After all, Texas is the second most populated …

10 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About The Texas State Capitol

There’s a long-standing motto that ‘Everything’s Bigger In Texas.’ While the following statement may not accurately stand for all things Texan, it …

Houston declared No. 3 best real estate market for first-time buyers

Saving up for a down payment is tough -- especially if you're single -- but Texas seems to be a little more forgiving to first-time homebuyers. …

Current Missions team says goodbye to San Antonio with final season

This year is special for baseball in San Antonio. The San Antonio Missions 2018 season will be the final year San Antonians will watch Double-A …

Best places for spectacular night skies in the Hill Country and beyond

Before electric lights, people experienced a star-filled night sky that inspired science, religion, philosophy, art, and literature. A growing body …

Stories of the Wild

Bluebonnet<p><b>Field notes:</b> From the Louisiana border to the mountains of West Texas, from the Red River to the Rio Grande—Texas’ six native bluebonnet …

San Antonio

Google names Houston top U.S. city for rooftop solar potential

25 Views<p>Google names Houston top U.S. city for rooftop solar potential<p>Mar 23, 2017<p><h5>Houston may be the oil and gas capital of the world, but solar …

Solar Power

States adding the most jobs since the Great Recession

The U.S. economy has changed drastically in the past decade. As the housing bubble burst and the economy spiraled into the worst recession the …

Fort Worth is tops once again for family-friendly cities

Apartment List has compiled its annual ranking of the country’s most family-friendly cities, and Texans should be proud. <i>Very</i> proud, as the Lone Star …

2 surprising Austin restaurants rank among America's 100 best places to eat

Two Austin eateries are on Yelp's fourth annual list of Top 100 Places to Eat — and they may surprise you.<p>The rankings were determined by the number …

15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

The stars at night are big and bright...

Sentinels of the Sea

Halfmoon Reef Lighthouse<p>Built in 1858 in the middle of Matagorda Bay to warn ships away from a dangerous mud shoal, the Halfmoon Reef Light Station …

War

Grand Texas' SpeedSportz Racing Park now open in New Caney

SpeedSportz Racing Park held its soft opening in late December at 22994 Hwy. 242, New Caney. The kart-racing park is the second element of 632-acre …

Texas Is Building Luxury Homes to Survive Doomsday

"It's a five-star playground with DEFCON 1 preparedness."<p>Even if you pride yourself on being on top of design and home trends — there's one recent and admittedly surprising trend that you may have missed.<p>Introducing the newest luxury amenity: Protection against nuclear disaster and other potential …

NatGeo names River Walk one of the 'best winter escapes' in America

Georgetown: The Most Beautiful Town Square In Texas?

With so many interesting attractions and delicious dining options, its easy to see why plenty of folks visit Georgetown, Texas every week. But does …

Georgetown University

Biking Big Bend

Top Rides<p>Essentials: Big Bend Mountain Biking<p>Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest takes place Feb. 16-18 in Big Bend Ranch State Park, Lajitas, and Big Bend …

Trails

Basketball Player Yells at Opponent, then what he Does Makes the Crowd ERUPT

While competition can be positive and sportsmanship does exist, sometimes we forget the bigger meaning of athletics and the opportunity it can …

In typical Texas fashion, urban nature park in Dallas would be country's biggest

There's a long way to go before 10,000-acre project becomes a reality.<p>Considering Texas' reputation for bigness, you’d be inclined to think that the …

2017 Bucket List

At this time of year, we often reflect on what it is we want to accomplish and do in the days and months ahead. We look to opportunities for travel …

17 Trips for 2017

1: Explore a bigger, bolder Witte in San Antonio<p>Just in time for Spring Break this March, San Antonio’s Witte Museum will roughly triple in size with …

Texas Museum Guide

<b>AUSTIN</b><b><br>Blanton Museum of Art</b><i><br>(note: The upstairs galleries are closed for renovation but will reopen on February 12, 2017.)</i><b><br>Known for:</b> A whole lot of …

The largest oil deposit ever found in America was just discovered in Texas

An estimated average of 20 billion barrels of oil and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids are available for the taking in the Wolfcamp shale, which is in the Midland Basin portion of Texas' Permian Basin.<p>Based on a West Texas Intermediate crude oil price of $45 per barrel, those deposits are …

Merry Melodies

Fortunately, the remedy for holiday weariness is as close as the nearest dance hall, concert venue, or church sanctuary. Live musical performances—a …

Fort Bend Central Appraisal District under fire after blacklist becomes public

- It's been a week of damage control for the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District because of a list of blacklisted arbitrators that became public …

Texas Workforce Solutions releases latest job numbers for San Antonio - San Antonio Business Journal

By W. Scott Bailey <br>– Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business Journal<p>Jun 17, 2016, 2:24pm CDT<p>The Greater San Antonio area unemployment rate held steady …

Texas Triangle Saw 5.3 Million Population Increase In 15 Years

In the last 15 years, the cities that make up the Texas Triangle have witnessed a boom in population. Lower costs of living and cost for employeers …

New Alamo license plates available for Texans

<b>AUSTIN, Texas</b> - New Alamo license plates will be available for all Texans, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Texas State Representative Lyle …

The Legend of the Origin of the Texas Bluebonnet

Native American folklore is woven into the fabric of Texas history. According to the Bullock Museum, “hundreds of different groups of native peoples …