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In downtown Victoria, there are lots of options for food and drink. You can take a scone from Bella’s Bakery to snack on at DeLeon Plaza or stop by Huvar’s Artisan Market for a lunchtime sandwich.
REFUGIO — The roof was long gone from the 1938 gas station. The walls had caved in, and there was a foot of murky water on the floor. Many of the trinkets and knickknacks inside didn’t survive.
PORT ARANSAS — Rows of fresh fudge, caramels and nut clusters, a hard-to-find line of licorice, all flavors of saltwater taffy, more sour candies than your taste buds can handle and much more.
YORKTOWN — More than 80 years ago, the parishioners of St. Paul Lutheran Church stood where the current parking lot is located and looked at the church they had built using handmade tools.
CORPUS CHRISTI — Lexie Redner reaches into a tank and touches the top of a moon jelly. Her eyes grew wide as the bioluminescent jellyfish grazed her fingers.
When walking into this Victoria museum, art enthusiasts can always expect to see and learn something new about their community. And, evidently, the world around them.
CORPUS CHRISTI — El Jefe munches on some lettuce as a group of visitors walks up to his home in the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center. The huge tortoise doesn’t seem to mind the small crowd.
PALACIOS — In 2015 Yen Tran and her husband decided to reopen her late brother’s convenience store, The Point in Palacios, after it sat boarded up for a few years.
PORT O’CONNOR — Umbrellas spread over the hot sand at King Fisher Beach with beach dwellers retreating from the sun underneath among them were Kay Henderson and her two friends.
As one of the oldest cities and counties in Texas, Victoria has its fair share of historic buildings and homes. Even as Victoria has developed into a 21st century city, preservationists and other local leaders have worked to maintain some of the most important and beautiful homes and buildings.
CUERO — On the last Saturday morning of each month, dozens of people can be found parking their vehicles and walking through downtown to get their market fix.
GOLIAD — From her apartment balcony overlooking the downtown square, Suzi Warzecha, 70, admits she can’t help but brag to visitors about Goliad and all its charm.