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‘Sip’ Seeks Dystopian Depth, and Fine Dining, in the Shadows

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Brian Carr’s debut novel is a fast-paced summer read that doesn’t fully deliver on its dystopian premise.
Degrees of Separation at the Station Museum in Houston by

Lives in Limbo

How activism, art and architecture are bringing the shadowy immigrant detention system into clearer view

“These are public institutions,” Lopez says. “It's taxpayer money. And it's immigration — a national issue. But it's not something that we're having the...Read More

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Fungi Town

Taking a mushroom census in southeast Texas.

Fungi Town Taking a mushroom census in southeast Texas. David Lewis makes the occasional pilgrimage to Sand Ridge Cemetery to pay his respects, but not to a dea...Read More

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If These Walls Could Talk

The pictographs of the Pecos River have lasted millennia in a tempestuous desert, surviving mostly in silence. Now an archaeologist has cracked the code — and they can begin to speak again.

The pictographs of the lower Pecos have lasted millennia in a tempestuous desert, surviving mostly in silence. Now that a code has been cracked, and they can be...Read More

Ranch land in DeWitt County, Texas. Illustration for chupacabra story. by

Chasing the Chupacabra

Texas chupacabras have a way of leaving behind bodies — or perhaps, bodies in Texas have a way of becoming chupacabras.

Texas chupacabras have a way of leaving behind bodies — or perhaps, bodies in Texas have a way of becoming chupacabras....Read More

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