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Sallie Lewis

Gardens

The Water Lily Whisperer

How one man turned a tiny park in Texas into the world’s most magnificent water lily collection

Weekends

Fredericksburg’s Big Texas Welcome

The Hill Country haven marks 175 years this spring, and a crew of locals keep it flourishing

Travel

A New Nest in Austin

Hotel Magdalena opens—with a buzzing new restaurant—as America’s first modern treehouse-like property of its kind

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Travel

A Look at Austin’s New Hotel Magdalena

The stunning new property opens—with a buzzing new restaurant—as America’s first modern treehouse-like property of its kind

Drinks

What to Do with Prickly Purple Cactus Pears

First: Make a margarita

Food & Drink

Some Like It Hot: In Praise of the Chile Pequín

An ode to a pepper beloved in Texas—and to one writer’s family

Southern Style

Swimsuits with a Southern Twist

Karla Colletto’s retro inspired swimwear