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The 28 Most Enduring Myths in American History

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The mystery and danger of Jacob's Well

A central Texas getaway lures daredevils and the heat-stricken.<p>Summers in central Texas can be a struggle between being really hot and being really …

Nature

Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey needs to be stronger, higher, smarter

This is a tall order in Texas, land of ultra-lax zoning regulations.<p>Houston is a messy, weird, exciting, optimistic, vibrant, beautiful, big-hearted …

Hurricane Harvey

Rescue Efforts Continue in Houston as Rain Continues to Fall: Pictures

Houston

16 Celebrities Born in Corpus Christi, Texas : Corpus Christi Texas

Corpus Christi is FILLED with a plethora of history and famous people! Bet you didn't know that these iconic celebrities were born in Corpus Christi, …

So, There's a Castle for Sale in Texas

Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel

<i>Efficiency Center</i><p>Here, you can find home efficiency tips, information on current programs and incentives, and other useful information to help you …

Nine-river Day

Essentials<p><b>1.</b>Colorado River (Lady Bird Lake): Texas Rowing Center, 1541 W. Cesar Chavez in Austin. Call 512/467-7799.<p><b>2.</b>San Marcos River: Sewell Park, …

8 Great Quirky Stays

Eve’s Garden belongs to an unconventional breed of Texas hotels that continue to crop up across the state, winning over travelers with their novelty …

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 …

These are the best restaurants and bars in Texas for 2017

Each year, we hold a Texas-sized celebration of two of the things we love most: food and drink. The annual CultureMap Tastemaker Awards honors the …

Texas

The World's Largest Spring-Fed Pool Is Right Here In Texas And You'll Want To Visit

The park also includes an impressive campsite facility and opportunities to admire the unique wildlife of this high desert environment.

He Looks A Rescued Horse In The Eyes. But What He Said Next Tore Me Apart…TOUCHING!

Many couples dream of travelling the world and going on long vacations when they retire. Larry and Peggy Neaves were one of those couples.

​The best personal touches for a rustic wedding

This hot wedding trend incorporates natural elements for a warm, organic atmosphere — without sacrificing elegance or class.<p>No need for a white …

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

24 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 …

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

The stars at night are big and bright...

National Parks

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 …

History

2017 Bluebonnet Season Forecast : 'Early and Long,' Says Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The three-month forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls for warmer than average temperatures for Central Texas. …

Texas

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 …

Texas

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 …

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 …

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 …

Restaurants

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 …

Luxury Homes

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 …

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 …

Texas

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 …

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