Daredevil: Justin Casquejo, 16, sneaked into the WTC site and spent almost two hours on the roof of the nearly completed Freedom Tower, he is pictured at right on top of a construction crane in nearby Hoboken Officials are still trying to piece together exactly how he was able to elude security measures implemented by agencies including the New York Police Department, Port Authority Police and private security firms.'We take security and these types of infractions very seriously and will prosecute violators,' Joe Dunne, chief security officer for the Port Authority, said in a statement.
Once visitors have had enough of the water, they can also visit the Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History or spend the day in the beautiful botanical gardens.
Lady Bird Lake sits in the heart of the city, offering opportunities to swim, kayak, cycle, and jog.
Culinary options range from beat-up food trucks selling delectable barbecue to upscale farm-to-table restaurants, and the city's nightlife has something for almost everyone.
An excellent collection of classic Western art and artifacts can be found at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and anyone interested in art and culture can visit the opera, the symphony, the ballet, or one of the city's excellent art galleries.
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Almost every Texan stereotype imaginable can be found here; visitors can mingle with cowboys at the Amarillo Livestock Auction, chow down on a 72-oz.