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"I really don’t think you can overstate the impact of this, not just on women and bodily autonomy. . . Beyond that, politically, it’s an earthquake." Merritt Tierce, writer of the viral essay “The Abortion I Didn’t Have," speaks to our “ominous" moment. trib.al/9Q3L9TV
"I really don’t think you can overstate the impact of this, not just on women and bodily autonomy. . . Beyond that, politically, it’s an earthquake." Merritt Tierce, writer of the viral essay “The Abortion I Didn’t Have," speaks to our “ominous" moment. trib.al/pHUkJZz
“I was the fly on the wall, the observer of life. I still feel that way.” On 'Superache,' Georgetown native Conan Gray emerges as Texas's answer to Olivia Rodrigo and--dare we say it?--Taylor Swift. trib.al/5Avb3j9
Spanning 90,000 square feet and five buildings, Justin Discount Boots is a pretty big store. But is it the “world’s largest western wear outlet store" as it claims to be? @VPMaryBeth intended to find out. trib.al/XTv2qpW
If it's 4th of July Weekend...then it must be time to hear @robertearlkeen tell the story about that time his car caught fire at @WillieNelson's picnic...plus how much he loves "Mr. Record Man" and a whole lot more. It's here: apple.co/3rVvVCw
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Spanning 90,000 square feet and five buildings, Justin Discount Boots is a pretty big store. But is it the “world’s largest western wear outlet store" as it claims to be? @VPMaryBeth intended to find out. trib.al/KLEOAXj
.@cristela9's second @netflix special, 'Middle Classy,' dropped this week. @catrcardenas spoke with the Rio Grande Valley native about the special, her four-year hiatus from comedy, and what it's like to always be "first." trib.al/1WNTedR
The concept of a boomerang paddle trip is simple: You put in and take out at the same location. No need for a shuttle. These three boomerang routes provide the adventure and scenery without the time commitment: trib.al/oHTi4s3
Forty years after its release, John Davidson still considers “The Very Rich Life of Enrico di Portanova” to be “the most fun story I ever did.” In it, he profiled self-proclaimed Italian baron, Enrico di Portanova, litigious heir to the Cullen oil fortune. trib.al/aE8DNOA
While Texas isn’t the only state to contain a pool shaped in its likeness, it will come as a surprise to no one that our state has the largest and highest. Earlier this year, @thismaya had the pleasure of floating it: trib.al/8S8FBi6
Bud’s House of Meat in Houston took on the tradition of combining meat counter and restaurant, and it’s one of the few in the area still doing it. trib.al/kGJeFsl
“We came here for a good life. Now I cannot say this is a safe place for children. Not for me. Not for my family.” Six months after three year-old Lina Sardar Khil's disappearance in San Antonio, the search for her remains hampered by Islamophobia. trib.al/A4BEzrl
Four judges on the Fifth Circuit are spearheading a partisan movement to redefine constitutional precedent. All of them got their start in Texas politics. trib.al/ympAMhj
For the thirty-something crowd, age-exclusive bars, like San Antonio's Horizons and Bentley’s, are “paradise”—a "utopia where the still-young-but-increasingly-creaky" can gather to revel together. trib.al/A9RH9s9
Tennis is having a moment in Texas. From luxury spas to grueling drills, our state offers something for players of every persuasion. Just don't forget your towel this summer. trib.al/l98jUSj
Following the Mexico City tradition of trompo cooking, El Pastor Es Mi Señor in San Antonio serves possibly the best tacos al pastor in Texas. trib.al/YI2wHPS
Over nearly two decades as a pro, Brad Simms rode BMX bikes in 100+ countries and won multiple X Games medals. But when the pandemic hit in 2020, he found himself broke, without a major sponsor, and “full of excuses." So he started posting to Instagram. trib.al/ZHM1AVl
From the Ex-Wife to the Mother Clucker, the sandwiches at Stanley’s Famous Pit Barbecue in Tyler hint at some legendary tales. trib.al/CAr07Bm
Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl. Boy proposes to girl in the pit room of a famous Texas barbecue joint. Girl says yes! trib.al/ARtKTq9
"The force with which Simms performs tricks can cause bikes to crumple beneath him, which is part of the reason why many top mountain bike brands pay him to test their products—if Brad can’t break a bike, likely no one can." trib.al/oODUtsf
The San Antonio tragedy wasn't an isolated incident. Border crossers are perishing in trucks, in the Rio Grande, in falls from border walls, and in remote locations. And neither Greg Abbott nor Joe Biden has a serious solution. trib.al/Ennhdxf
Wade and Becky Brewer provide their small town of Buffalo, located between two major hubs, with delicious smoked meat at W. B. Custom Cooking. trib.al/kupILcP
For those who are more invested in cooling off than swimming laps, a stock tank is a no-brainer. To set up your own tank, size up the tank, seek out shade, and be honest with yourself about maintenance. More tips: trib.al/frsDcrq
To hear Gilberto Hinojosa tell it, the Texas Democratic Party has never been in better shape. After a decade of failure, some Dems are ready to move on from magical thinking. trib.al/a3kUf9w
You can now get sauced with a barbecue sauce-flavored beer from Fort Worth-based Martin House Brewing. The flavor is the latest unique creation from the brewery that brought us the Best Maid Sour Pickle beer and an ale brewed with menthol and squid ink. trib.al/Dy5cbB2
More than a thousand years after Indigenous Texans began brewing yaupon, the tea—and its aggressive holly plant—is everywhere. trib.al/ZETSsTg
"And that blue. There’s something about it—Tiffany blue, robin’s-egg blue, swimming pool blue—that quintessential color of summer that gives life a halcyon filter." The Texas-shaped lazy river in Houston is peak pool. trib.al/qqjjPLU
Earlier this month, around 45 miraculous sea turtle babies made their way into the water on the shores of Matagorda Bay. A nest from the endangered species had only been documented in a Texas bay once—and had never before appeared on Magnolia Beach. trib.al/wyAxz5q
Another reason to love okra: it might prevent Texans from imbibing quite so many tiny plastic particles. trib.al/uW5DdA8
.@stephenharrigan's 1987 survey of Galveston Bay was a return to the mysterious coast he knew as a child. The story came at a moment of lasting change for @TexasMonthly. Here, the story behind the story: #TM50Years trib.al/Hrr7X7d
Two bars in San Antonio are blazing a new, mellower trail—one where being 21 and legally able to drink won’t get you very far. trib.al/TkIdfxL
After six years of dating, Matt McKinney finally asked his girlfriend Kelly Dickey to marry him—in the pit room of the most famous joint in Texas. Dickey happily accepted the (smoke) ring. trib.al/0Q0kwAZ
Exclusive: An oil well off Padre Island leaked for months before it was plugged. The state knew for at fifteen years that the drilling platform was in bad shape but never took steps to prevent the problem. More here: trib.al/VKRt7C1
After viewing viral videos of the restoration of the Baker Hotel on TikTok, people from across Texas and as far away as Europe and Australia are already asking how they can book a room. trib.al/OT5P297
"The pool felt like a book I read most days. It was always the same and also always different." In the fall of 2020, "after our national summer of nothing," novelist @elizmccracken formed the habit of swimming before sunrise. Then came the strangers. trib.al/L2YniX6
'Facing Nolan' has all the high heat and bench-clearing brawls that MLB fans expect. But deep down, the film is about a beautiful marriage. trib.al/6FudkAN
First it was Big Bird. Then it was Disney. Now it's Elmo. After "Sesame Street" addressed COVID vaccines for children under five, the junior senator reignited his fight with Muppets. trib.al/2RuHpky
The Proud Boys want to enlist a new recruit: Bucky the Beaver. The lovable Buc-ee’s mascot appears to be the latest victim of “hatejacking.” Members of the extremist group have been spotting wearing the brand's merchandise. trib.al/yK6NJ97
“I assumed they were trying to be clownlike and creepy. . . like these intimidation tactics were a big game to them.” At a recent Pride event in McKinney, members of the Proud Boys showed up wearing Buc-ee's masks. The beaver brand had been "hatejacked." trib.al/5eHhC8E
While most joints proclaim there's just salt and pepper in their rubs, there is a key ingredient that even Aaron Franklin fesses up to using. trib.al/wauNTIH
After viewing viral videos of the restoration of the Baker Hotel on TikTok, people from across Texas and as far away as Europe and Australia are already asking how they can book a room. trib.al/9IsTIAJ
You can now get sauced with a barbecue sauce-flavored beer from Fort Worth-based Martin House Brewing. The flavor is the latest unique creation from the brewery that brought us the Best Maid Sour Pickle beer and an ale brewed with menthol and squid ink. trib.al/lH0GKWz
Two bars in San Antonio are blazing a new, mellower trail—one where being 21 and legally able to drink won’t get you very far. trib.al/3JAbYlc
First it was Big Bird. Then it was Disney. Now it's Elmo. After "Sesame Street" addressed COVID vaccines for children under five, the junior senator reignited his fight with Muppets. trib.al/bvL6PBE
The Supreme Court’s decision in Biden v. Texas will have a substantial effect on how much discretion presidents will have to manage immigration. But the ruling will do little to prevent migrant deaths like the mass tragedy in San Antonio. trib.al/8DDFRr1
TM BBQ Fest tickets are on sale NOW! 🔥 Join us in Lockhart, TX November 5-6 for the meatiest BBQ Fest in history! Ticket availability is limited, so what’re you waiting for? Get your tickets today:trib.al/ugDWhzD4f
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