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Everyone remembers Texas’ most famous landmark, but few make their way to the four other colonial churches in San Antonio. Michael Hardy is a man on a mission A few minutes after noon on a Sunday, I stand beneath the whitewashed dome of an 18th-century Spanish church in San Antonio, listening to a mariachi…(Read More)

hard cider

Best known for its award-winning beers, the Southwest is becoming a hotbed for the next trend in brewing: craft cider By Kara Newman On the menus and black-boards of spots best known for wine lists and craft beer, another, up-and-coming beverage is finding its place. Hard cider was one of America…(Read More)

An expert in the art of combining rustic and modern, Cole Montgomery of Adobe Interiors in Fort Worth, Texas, offers advice on how to bring a little rustic-chic into your own home If your home is a bit more modern, what’s the best way to incorporate some rustic elements? If your main pieces…(Read More)

Marathon Musts

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Six can’t-miss shops to explore in this charming West Texas town By Susan L. Ebert Evans Gallery James Evans’ iconic images, plus notecards and art by George Zupp, Joe Vancho and Paul Wiggins. 21 S. First St…(Read More)

Marathon Run

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For Texas road-trippers heading to Big Bend or Marfa, tiny Marathon has long been a favorite pit stop. Susan L. Ebert rediscovers a quaint town worth its own pilgrimage Photography by Jennifer Boomer As shafts of sunlight peek over the adobe courtyard walls, I snuggle deeper into the burnished, Mexican leather equipale chair outside…(Read More)

Tucked away in Austin’s South Congress neighborhood, the quaint Hotel Saint Cecilia lies among plush trees and protective foliage. The lush property is home to five private suites and three studios, as well as six poolside bungalows, all of which transport travelers to a time of vintage luxury. Take a peek at the decor…(Read More)

Get out of town, in your style, at one of these Southwestern destinations By Katie Self City Urban Oasis: Hotel Saint Cecilia Austin, Texas Tucked away in Austin’s South Congress neighborhood, the quaint Hotel Saint Cecilia lies among plush trees and protective foliage. The lush property is home to five private suites and three…(Read More)

jackson pollock

The Dallas Museum of Art is playing host to the largest survey of Jackson Pollock’s black paintings ever assembled Jackson Pollock is best known for his drip paintings, but his body of work extends beyond those iconic pieces. This winter, the Dallas Museum of Art is playing host to Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots, which…(Read More)

big bend hikes

With more than 150 miles of trails, Big Bend National Park is home to the largest expanse of roadless public lands in Texas — and tons of great hikes. The huge ranges in elevation and close proximity to the Rio Grande allow you to cover just about every type of terrain without leaving the park. Here…(Read More)