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Lady Bird Johnson

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Doughnuts Shaped Like Hook 'Em Hand Signs

    Urban Swank: Phoenicia Specialty Foods downtown is definitely not the place you go for a short grocery trip. Joanna O'Leary explains why she loves visiting the downtown location as it is "a multi-sensory experience." You can spend tons of time scanning the aisles for unique items such as smoked kipp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Fluff Bake Bar Hosts Saturday Pop-Up Bake Sale at Southside Espresso

    EaDo Pub Crawl @ 8th Wonder Brewery Friday, 5 p.m. 2202 Dallas Head to 8th Wonder Brewery on Friday for a pub crawl through East Downtown. Registration costs $15 and begins at the brewery at 5 p.m., but you must pick up your wristband (which gets you into the participating venues and drink specials ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Has "Nut Country" (Dallas) Been Rehabilitated Since the JFK Assassination?

    "We're heading into nut country today," President John F. Kennedy said to Jackie on the morning of November 22, 1963 -- 50 years ago today. Nut country was Dallas, Texas. The city had gained a reputation as "nut country" because of incidents like: In the years and months before Kennedy was assassi ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 12, 2012

    Flaming Young

    Ten food-related words you need to stop misspelling

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The Texas Chefs Hall of Fame: 1981 and Now

    Assistant music editor Craig Hlavaty recently purchased a 1981 edition of The Genuine Texas Handbook, a guide to all things Texan. It's an often-tongue-in-cheek look at the people, places, outfits, songs, foods and more that made someone Texan 31 years ago. Incidentally, the book and I are the same ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Keep On Truckin': Ladybird

    Earlier this week, Sarah Rufca's article at CultureMap inspired me to get out and try several of the new food trucks that have hit the streets lately. I'm already currently obsessed with The Rice Box -- and that's having only eaten there twice -- so I headed out yesterday to try Ladybird. I don't k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    LBJ Museum's Big Renovation About to Start

    The LBJ Museum will still resemble a bunker, even after renovations.​The LBJ Presidential Library & Museum in Austin is not one of the best of its kind -- it was built before the era when presidential libraries went big-time and devoted more resources to attracting and wowing tourists rather t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    KTRK Ad From 1971: Typewriters! Reel-to-Reel Tape! Bullfights! Who Wouldn't Tune In?

    This is an advertisement for Channel 13's Eyewitness News circa 1971, and it is magnificent. In our view, it represents a serious lack of judgment that news stations no longer use one-minute ads set to the Mission: Impossible theme, with constant cuts to the space-age state-of-the-art equipment tha ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Finding Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    The Five Horniest Presidents America Has Produced

    Warren G. Harding, sex machine​The Reelz channel finished up its Kennedys mini-series last night, the production that was chased from the History Channel because JFK fans hollered about inaccuracies or too many dramatic liberties. The series itself seemed rather rote, although Greg Kinnear wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Food Fight: Pecan Pie

    Dacapo's, left. Goode Co., right.​It may be the state tree of Texas, but the pecan sure doesn't attract the kind of attention lavished on the state flower, the bluebonnet. Put it this way: You don't see photo studios offering to capture a young Texan's first bite of pecan pie. If only! The blu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Cravings for Chili Rise as Temperatures Fall

    jamiepatra​Hallelujah! For the first time in nearly five months temperatures will not reach above 80 degrees, and lows tonight will be in the 50s. Overjoyed locals will inevitably seize the opportunity to debut their fall fashions, suffering in cable-knit sweaters, tights and wool scarves beca ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Greyhound Racing

    Tracks and breeders struggle as attendance declines

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007

    Lady Bird Johnson, 1912-2007

    Lady Bird has passed away. She will be missed. We can only wonder what Hank Hill is thinking. -- Keith Plocek

  • Culture

    July 5, 2001

    Dream Catcher

    Doherty's photos capture archetypal energies like a Kodak camera captures memories

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Playing Hardball

    Quentin Mease's drive to desegregate the Dome gave rise to a new black power in Houston

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Barney! Biz! Bluebonnets!

    And other signs that Texas Monthly's brain trust doesn't have a neuron left

  • Calendar

    March 6, 1997
  • Calendar

    March 21, 1996
  • News

    March 2, 1995

    All About Elyse

    After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.

  • Dining

    November 24, 1994
  • Calendar

    March 31, 1994
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