Web Extra photo from this month's Focus on Texas photo contest: Angie Birmingham, Nueces EC: “Taken in Big Bend National Park. Prickly pear blooming looks like a rose.”
Several stories in the December magazine feature Web Extras, with additional information and photos available online. Here are links to stories where you’ll find web-exclusive content in videos, slideshows and sidebars marked Web Extra.
Cookies and Candies As we offer some of the best sweet treats from Co-op Country, we set one recipe aside to appear on our website only. Check out I Almost Ate Fruitcake Cookies by a Pedernales EC member.
75th Anniversary Timeline: Arts and Fashion We gathered many more events and milestones than we could fit in the magazine. Do you know which Texas actor set off a coonskin cap craze in 1954? Or that the creator of Star Trek is a Texan? And then there’s the painting that LBJ called “the ugliest thing I ever saw.”
McAllen, the self-declared South Pole of Texas, kicks off the festive season on December 7 with its Holiday Parade, which the city describes as the largest illuminated holiday and helium balloon parade in Texas.
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