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The Time-Traveler’s Guide to the Lower Pecos

by | Mon, May 7, 2018 at 7:00 CST
Hidden away on private land in Southwest Texas is some of the oldest and best-preserved prehistoric rock art in the world. The Rock Art Rendezvous offers a rare glimpse.
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Back in the Saddle

Can the state’s quintessential car capital be made bike-friendly?

Houston, Texas' quintessential car capital, has never been a bike-friendly city. But a growing number of Houstonians are starting to change that. ...Read More

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Creatures Great and Small

At home with the exotic animals in Lampasas.

Part of a billion-dollar industry in the U.S., a handful of exotic animal auction houses in Texas expose a legal blind spot in state wild animal laws....Read More

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Flight Risk

As climate and habitat change in South Texas, where will all the birds go?

Climate change threatens the South Texas Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for a remarkable diversity of birdlife....Read More

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End of an Error

East of Brownsville, an unassuming patch of ground hosted the final, pointless battle of the
Civil War.

East of Brownsville, an unassuming patch of ground hosted the final, pointless battle of the Civil War. ...Read More

Mel Chin "SEA to SEE" by

Now You See It

Artist Mel Chin revisits home in Houston.

"Rematch," Mel Chin's overtly political career-retrospective exhibition, will dominate the Houston museum world for two months....Read More

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Ship Shape

For two decades, replicas of Christopher Columbus’ 1492 fleet of ships has carried the burden of dramatizing the Hispanic role in Corpus Christi.

For two decades, replicas of Christopher Columbus’ 1492 fleet of ships has carried the burden of dramatizing the Hispanic role in Corpus Christi....Read More

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How Do You Memorialize a Mob?

Gainesville, Texas, is a patriotic small town. It's also the site of one of the nation's worst acts of mob violence—a history some citizens would like to forget.

Gainesville, Texas, is a patriotic small town. It's also the site of the nation's largest act of mob violence. One hundred and fifty-two years later, the town f...Read More

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