I write about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman & Austin360. Photo: Jay Janner/AAS
Downtown Austin frozen in the early 1980s by photographer Mark Goodman statesman.com/NEWS/20160924/…
Review: Enraptured by 'A Little Night Music' thanks to Austin Shakespeare austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Residency of the Month: Show off your swing dance skills at Parker Jazz Club's big band night austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Unprecedented history unearthed at freed slave's Travis County farm statesman.com/news/20160924/…
RT @TracesofTexas: Traces of Texas reader Will Corn sent in an interesting map of Texas regional folk dialects as of 1976. Interesting to…
UNEXPECTED LETTER TO THE EDITOR TODAY REGARDING: Review: A visit to the Rude Mechs' terrifyingly beautiful 'The Method Gun' is always welcome austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TracesofTexas: LBJ and JFK campaigning in Austin, 1960. What a shot! https://t.co/4P5Amhcc6N
THE MEREDITHS! Austin couple shares the secrets of civic leadership statesman.com/NEWS/20180910/…
WATCH OUT: Austin classical guitarists are out to change the world as social servants austin360.com/entertainmentl…
POPULAR ACROSS TEXAS: Why you can thank an Austin man for your sizzling fajitas austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @CityLab: The history of the "Trolley Dodgers" reminds us city streets once belonged to people. #citylabarchive trib.al/45wZqVv
Postcards were the Texas email, Facebook and Instagram of the early 1900s statesman.com/news/20160918/…
Which downtown Austin parks have been renamed the 'Waterloo Greenway' statesman.com/news/20190821/…
Austinite unearths history of her grandmother, impressionist painter Anna Huntington Stanley austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Austin Found: We learn more about Congress Avenue, Lamar Boulevard bridges austin360.com/entertainmentl…
At midcentury, Austin's Terrace Motor Hotel defined swankiness statesman.com/entertainmentl…
SWEET STORY: Into a magical garden: Jennifer and Fred Myers create an oasis on a one-acre bend in Shoal Creek statesman.com/lifestyles/int…
Austin recovers one of its identities in Rosedale statesman.com/NEWS/20170624/…
EVERGREEN: The Vietnam War split Austin wide open during the 1960s statesman.com/NEWS/20160903/…
RT @MSNBC: JUST IN: While still recovering from his heart attack, Sen. Sanders says he was “dumb” to not listen to his body’s symptoms, and…
RT @TXSTHistory: Meet one of our newest historians, Dr. Casey Nichols! Dr Nichols studies African and Mexican American history, urban histo…
RT @TexasMonthly: Guadalupe Mountains National Park is one of the least-visited national parks in the country. On most of the trails, you’r…
Austin Answered: Where was the old St. David's Hospital? statesman.com/news/20171130/…
TEXAS BOOK FEST RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER: 'Big Wonderful Thing' will define popular Texas history for a generation to come austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Almost everything is set for Volume 3 of "Indelible Austin." Look for us at the Waterloo Press booth during the Texas Book Festival. A three volumes will be on sale. https://t.co/jTaw84iHVf
ICYMI: So where are the warehouses in Austin's Warehouse District? statesman.com/news/20190525/…
RT @simongerman600: Animated map shows the Roman Empire from its early beginnings with the kingdom and the republic till the fall of the by…
The truly remarkable life of Austin's Emma Lou Linn statesman.com/entertainment/…
AUSTIN PARTY: State Capitol dedication the party of a lifetime statesman.com/NEWS/20150829/…
#ACL - Making a flag for ACL Music Fest? Make it unique statesman.com/news/20160904/…
AMAZING: Review: Recouping the Rude Mechs' terrifyingly beautiful 'The Method Gun' austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Golfers and nonplayers remain fond of former Austin Country Club site statesman.com/NEWS/20160924/…
Austin Area Urban League celebrates 40 years of helping people statesman.com/NEWS/20170927/…
Austin's Wesley United Methodist Church has kept the faith for 150 years statesman.com/NEWS/20160923/…
Review: Recouping the Rude Mechs' terrifyingly beautiful 'The Method Gun' austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @JimNicar: It's a @UTAustin game day! The original 1924 concept of Texas Memorial Stadium by Dallas architect Herbert Greene. Rattle…
RT @Mateo_in_ATX: @deborific @outandabout Saline solution and electrolytes available in the med tent.
YES, ONE CAN BE A PUBLIC SERVANT AND AN ARTIST: Austin classical guitarists are out to change the world as social servants austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @deborific: My #aclfest bag is ready! Essentials include sunscreen, lip sunscreen, portable phone charger and cord, earplugs and a pillo…
RT @NPR: This month marks the 50th anniversary of a pioneering effort to provide a safe haven for black farmers evicted from their land for…
KEEP AN EYE ON THIS TALENT: This Austin artist lives in the Line Hotel, and you can watch him work austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Amy Mills takes Emancipet's animal mission national statesman.com/news/20160903/…
STILL SIZZLING HOT: Why you can thank an Austin man for your sizzling fajitas austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Moton Crockett Jr., business leader and former UT band director, dies at 96 statesman.com/news/20191003/…
TAKE HIM UP ON IT: Steven Gonzales wants to put you on the Camino Real de los Tejas statesman.com/NEWS/20150829/…
Unhappy twist: O. Henry's Austin honeymoon cottage went up in flames statesman.com/news/20180629/…
Time collapses for Tito's Prize winner Betelhem Makonnen austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @CameronMorgan: Weren't in Austin last night to hear @stephenharrigan + @DanRather tell a few amazing stories from BIG WONDERFUL THING?…
MORE REVIEWS KEEP COMING IN: 'Big Wonderful Thing' will define popular Texas history for a generation to come austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TexasObserver: Alaska leads in area, California in population, but Texas surpasses all other states in swagger, strut, and self-regard.…
Eight generations of Seiders have shared Austin's history statesman.com/news/20160923/…
ANOTHER THORNBERRY: Homer Thornberry: Austin's congressman, judge and Supreme Court nominee statesman.com/news/20170202/…
RT @InThePastLane: “Trying to plan for the future without knowing the past is like trying to plant cut flowers” – historian Daniel Boorstin…
NEVER TOO MANY MAPS: Unearthing gems of maps at the Texas General Land Office statesman.com/entertainment/…
Austin's Blanton Museum adds 119 gems to Latin American Collection austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TexasHighways: In 'Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum,' author Tim Madigan chronicles the beginnings of one of the…
RT @tedgioia: R.I.P. opera star Jessye Norman (1945-2019), an inspiring singer, role model and human being. https://t.co/3XrHJ7ZRJZ
Meet the Austin poster girl in that dreamy new Dell Medical School art statesman.com/NEWS/20170220/…
You Gotta See This: UT's twister of a canoe sculpture austin360.com/entertainmentl…
ARTS SEASON OPENS WITH A BANG: Review: Four Austin arts groups fuse for electrifying 'Carmina Burana' austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TheEconomist: The most profound shift in American poverty is that it is beginning to concentrate in the suburbs econ.st/2nb2NMi
RT @simongerman600: What if all the world’s population was concentrated in a city with the density of... Source: buff.ly/2lwGjEU ht…
PUB DATE: OCT. 1: 'Big Wonderful Thing' will define popular Texas history for a generation to come austin360.com/entertainmentl…
REQUIRED READING FOR TEXANS: 'Big Wonderful Thing' will define popular Texas history for a generation to come austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @simongerman600: Map shows the share of the population in the contiguous United States that works outside their state of residence. Clus…
Austin Realtor goes car hunting with his camera statesman.com/NEWS/20160924/…
FOR MAPPERS: Rare map shows explorer's 1807 journey through the Austin area austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @washingtonpost: "Out here, it’s just me": In the medical desert of rural America, one doctor for 11,000 square miles https://t.co/y1MJH…
RT @longplaylounge: I always wanted to know!! twitter.com/outandabout/st…
THIS WAS FUN TO REPORT: Austin Answered: Where was the old Soap Creek Saloon? statesman.com/news/20171129/…
RT @txculturaltrust: Thrilled for 2019 #TMAA honoree Steven Harrigan. Cannot wait for ‘Big Wonderful Thing’ to hit shelves on Tuesday, Octo…
RT @JimNicar: Opened in 1931, @UTAustin's Anna Hiss Gym was considered the finest women's sports facility in the country, in large part bec…
Good book: 'Big Wonderful Thing' will define popular Texas history for a generation to come austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @CameronMorgan: "For Texas history obsessives, Stephen Harrigan’s “Big Wonderful Thing” is the publishing event of the year. Make that…
'Big Wonderful Thing' will define popular Texas history for a generation to come austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Sex, drugs and jazz during the Roaring Twenties in Austin statesman.com/news/20160904/…
VERY MUCH IN THE NEWS: Filling out the long history of Austin's Swante Palm School statesman.com/news/20160829/…
RT @TracesofTexas: Traces of Texas reader B.H. Anderson was so thoughtful as to send in this stellar photo of the Charlton Pollard High Sch…
FAJITAS! Why you can thank an Austin man for your sizzling fajitas austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TheEconomist: The proportion of girls worldwide who complete primary school has risen from 76% in 1997 to 90% econ.st/2lKduF4
Austin couple build house for the rest of their lives statesman.com/NEWS/20180108/…
RT @TJSmithEsquire: I can remember hanging out with Sonny and enjoying his amazing fajitas while tailgating at @TexasBaseball games as a ki…
Why you can thank an Austin man for your sizzling fajitas austin360.com/entertainmentl…
AUSTIN SUPERPOWER: Austin classical guitarists are out to change the world as social servants austin360.com/entertainmentl…
STILL STOKED: Review: Four Austin arts groups fuse for electrifying 'Carmina Burana' austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @NPR: "Chicagohenge” happens two days each year, when the sun rises and sets in perfect alignment with the city's east-west streets. Ch…
How to read old country cemeteries in Austin's backyard statesman.com/news/20160903/…
How an iconic business, once Miller Blueprint, grew with Austin family statesman.com/news/20160923/…
A freaky trip back to the Armadillo World Headquarters statesman.com/NEWS/20170407/…
RT @NPR: By cutting out miniature toiletries, Marriott hotels will save an estimated 500 million small plastic bottles per year across the…
RT @JohnBridges: Today, we wrapped up @tplohetski's enlightening special report on the explosion (pardon the pun) of mining operations in t…
RT @davidmwyatt: The @ElisabetNeyATX Museum has been named a finalist for the 2019 #VoteYourMainStreet grant by The @NationalTrust for #His…
RT @Mateo_in_ATX: The👏Texas👏Hill👏Country👏Is👏Not👏In👏The👏Great👏Plains twitter.com/Adam_Jacobi/st…
FUN STORY MAKING A COMEBACK: This Austin architect has thought way more about coffee lids than you statesman.com/NEWS/20180506/…
RT @DrAndreaPobanz: Thank you, @outandabout for this review! It was an amazing experience for those of us on stage, too! #carminaburanaatx…
IT'S TRUE : The Junior League turns out supervolunteers; you could be like them statesman.com/news/20170728/…
Review: Four Austin arts groups fuse for electrifying 'Carmina Burana' austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TracesofTexas: This is Della Lowe from Marshall, Texas. All history has recorded about her is that she was a former slave and that she…
MEMORABL STORY: ASA venerates Austinites Gary Cooper and Richard Hartgrove austin360.com/entertainmentl…
 
 
 
 
 
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