History

The First Denali Summit

On June 7, 1913, Walter Harper became the first to set foot atop North America’s highest peak. Alaska native Walter …

A Brief Timeline of Texas Wartime Heroes

Stretching back to Texas’ own fight for independence from Mexico, tales have been told about the heroics of Texans during …

A Brief History of the Frozen Margarita Machine

A brain freeze-inducing Mexican restaurant staple has its origins in Texas. Let them argue about who invented the margarita. A …

The Borders of Night

Actor and scholar Anson Mount ponders the creation of the First Transcontinental Railroad on the sesquicentennial of its opening. Most …

The West on Wheels: Trail Guide to Interior Colorado

C&I rounds up our favorite interior Colorado towns and where to eat, sleep, and play. Favorite Burgs Telluride: This Victorian …

Pioneers of Promotion

A new book profiles three groundbreaking press agents, including Arizona John Burke, the man who turned William Frederick Cody into …

Repeal Day Cocktail Recipes

Let’s celebrate the day Americans got rid of a pesky law and regained the right to openly knock back a …

Private First Class Joseph

This is for my dad, and for all the vets out there this Veterans Day. My dad was naturally Dad …