The 10 Most Popular Cover Stories of 2011

Each year we take a look back at the most popular print stories from the past 12 months. This year our readers were really into food, crime and drama. But our most popular story? It may have been read by more Texans outside of Houston than any other cover we've done.

10. Still Standing: South Park has gone from a sheltered suburb to a crime-ridden war zone to a near wasteland. And Burger Park has managed to survive it all.

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