Black and white portrait of John Wilkes Booth standing next to a pillar.

Not Buried in Granbury?

According to the locals, three of American history’s most nefarious figures faked their own deaths, then ended up spending time in Granbury, Texas. Find out who they are in this interesting look into small-town Texas history.

Portion of a panoramic photo with wide streets and the ornamental Hotel Adolphus towering many stories above the nearby buildings.

Ghostly Overnights in Dallas

Jonanna Widner covers two Dallas hotels with a deliciously spooky history: The Hotel Lawrence, built in 1925 and once home to illegal gambling, and the beautiful Hotel Adolphus, where guests say they can still hear music coming from its abandoned ballroom.

Walking Tall, part of the Traveling Man sculpture series in Dallas' Deep Ellum neighborhood. Photo © Bill Chance, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.

Dallas & Fort Worth: Where and When to Go

Symbiotic fusing of disparate cultures is what sets DFW apart. What this means for a visitor is being ready for tradition and surprise—you’d better bring your blue jeans and your little black dress. Author Jonanna Widner gives an overview of the different neighborhoods and the best times to visit.

Moon Dallas & Fort Worth

Fort Worth native Jonanna Widner covers the best of the Dallas & Fort Worth area, including the South Lamar District, Lakewood, Frisco, the Metroplex, and Arlington. Widner provides a variety of unique travel strategies, including Eat Like a Texan, Drink Like a Texan, and DFW: History Buff’s Dream. Including expert advice on the ritziest Park […]