You heard it right, a new maintenance release fixing bugs and glitches has been released by Textpattern. You can read about the specific fixes at the Textpattern website.
Here are some additional resources for Textpattern enthusiasts:
Textpattern featured sites - This area of their website highlights specific sites based on Textpattern that have done well.
We Love TXP - This is a community driven site that also highlights some fan favourites.
And the obligatory screenshot: