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September 8, 2022

What’s the story behind the Camino Real in Hays County?

By: Riane Roldan

El Camino Real de los Tejas is a National Historic Trail that traces back to before the start of Texas. The 2,600 miles stretch all the way from the Texas border to Natchitoches, Louisiana. Part of the historic trail runs right through San Marcos.


September 14, 2023

What happened to Juarez-Lincoln University in downtown Austin?

Before there was an IHOP, there was a university that attempted to revolutionize higher education for immigrants at the corner of I-35 and Cesar Chavez Street.


September 7, 2023

What are those towers for in West Austin and why are they all there?

Off to Austin’s west, you may have seen a collection of towers with their red lights blinking through the night. ALSO: You can get tickets to our next ATXplained Live show here.


August 23, 2023

What’s the story behind the colorful Maria de la Luz Cemetery in South Austin?

We question a question about the history of this Mexican-American cemetery — one that stands in contrast to many of the more staid cemeteries around Austin.