Texas photography

A photo perspective of Houston flooding

Skyline photos taken near Buffalo Bayou provide outlook on Hurricane Harvey flooding of Houston The nation has been captivated by the awful news coming out of Houston, which has been swamped by Hurricane Harvey. The slow-moving storm has dumped feet of water on the nation’s fourth-largest city and its surrounding region, which is home to […]

Houston Texas skyline photography

Gruene Dance Hall, Gruene, Texas

Gruene Hall — the oldest dance hall in Texas

Gruene Hall part of Texas’ musical history, still launching careers Not much about Gruene Hall has changed since the building went up in 1878. Its architecture is pretty much the same, and it remains a watering hole and popular music venue in a state known for its musical talent. And it’s still hosting some of […]

San Antonio’s Torch of Friendship

Sculpture just off River Walk is a step beyond the Alamo The 1863 siege of the Alamo in San Antonio was part of the Mexican government’s attempt to maintain possession of the territory that today makes up Texas, and the ensuing massacre at this small Spanish mission has framed much of the history between Texas […]