I write about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman & Austin360. Photo: Jay Janner/AAS
RT @TracesofTexas: Barbara Jordan in 1970. Lawyer. Educator. Politician. Civil rights leader. Texan. I saw her debate William Buckley one…
Moon landing anniversary: Former Austinite details America's fickle relationship with space austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TheEconomist: João Gilberto’s music conquered the world, in an era of creative ebullition for Brazil econ.st/2jWwGOX
RT @InThePastLane: The Struggle for a Memorial to the Victims of Sugar Land, TX’s Bitter History nybooks.com/daily/2019/06/… @nybooks #ushistor…
RT @outandabout: You have not seen Austin's Congress Avenue Bridge like this austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @FreedoniaBand: Love these historical pics of old Austin. twitter.com/outandabout/st…
RT @TheEconomist: The cannabis business was worth nearly $10bn in America last year. It is projected to rise to nearly $45bn by 2024 https:…
You have not seen Austin's Congress Avenue Bridge like this austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @austin360: What was Austin like in the 1980s? Bill Leissner’s images tell a story atxne.ws/2LPIYnZ https://t.co/ACVVzzJ0xU
RT @austin360: See this: WWI exhibit shows how U.S peace turned to near anarchy atxne.ws/2G1On7A
RT @eramshaw: No state has seen a larger post-recession divergence between its elite cities and everywhere else than Texas. https://t.co/O…
RT @TracesofTexas: A view of St. Edward's University and the damage around it after a deadly tornado in Austin, 1922. https://t.co/CNdlSIUR…
RT @schemaly: In 1972, there were only 700 girls playing high school level soccer in the US. By 1991, 121,722. In 2018? 390,482. It’s impos…
Decoding a 1962 photograph of Austin's Interstate 35 statesman.com/news/20150829/…
RT @TracesofTexas: How the "Texas Army" triumphed in Italy just before D-Day. twitter.com/outandabout/st…
SHARE WITH SOMEONE FROM THE 36th DIVISION: D-Day anniversary: Days before Normandy, 'Texas Army' triumphed in Italy statesman.com/news/20190605/…
RT @InThePastLane: Chicago Defender to stop print publication #ushistory #AfAmHist #ChicagoDefender chicago.suntimes.com/business/2019/…
RT @NatGeo: “If we act now, this could cut carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by up to 25 percent, to levels last seen almost a century ago.”…
RT @NPR: Aden Batar directs a refugee resettlement program in Utah — the same organization that helped resettle his family 25 years ago, wh…
IN PLAIN SIGHT: Our own 'Silent Spring': East Austin plant source of devastating 1961 fish kill austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TracesofTexas: A tire store in San Marcos, Texas, 1939. Photo taken by Russell Lee. https://t.co/4zxqSBx612
THIS BRIGHTENED THE DAY FOR MANY: 'An Austin treasure': $2.1M gift gets Barton Springs Bathhouse to goal for rehab statesman.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #texas #bartonsprings
The curious case of combative Austin Mayor Joseph Nalle statesman.com/NEWS/20160923/…
RT @historylvrsclub: Armstrong and Scott fresh from Space, 1966. https://t.co/BxDg8FJvup
THIS WAS FUN TO REPORT: Inside Boudoir Queen's new-fashioned vintage austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @TheRealDaveShaw: +1 shoutout to Austin’s own @outandabout, and a good read here. twitter.com/michaelhoinski…
RT @TracesofTexas: Sometimes I think I should leave Austin. Then I take a walk along Lake Lady Bird toward sundown and think "naaah." I to…
Historical downtown Austin building is sold; proceeds going to University of Texas statesman.com/news/20190702/…
See the view from the Congress Avenue Bridge in the 1800s vs. now austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @michaelhoinski: Big shoutout to @outandabout, an Austin treasure who apparently used to have mighty fine hair. Michael Barnes was the f…
Thanks, Deborah. Very kind of you. Michael twitter.com/deborific/stat…
30 AND COUNTING ... 30 years of Austin stories: Seeing through time with our history columnist austin360.com/entertainmentl… #austin #atx #texas
A few minutes that changed the life of an Austin daughter statesman.com/NEWS/20180102/…
Austin's first long bridge used ancient pontoon technology austin360.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #texas #bridge #river
THIS WAS FUN TO REPORT IN 2016: South Congress Hotel tries 'to discover what the next Austin will be' statesman.com/news/20160904/… #atx #austin #soco
RT @ClassicMovieHub: The only hit that comes out of a Helen Lawson show is Helen Lawson, and that's ME, baby, remember? -Susan Hayward in V…
Rancheria Grande was the big city back in the 1700s statesman.com/NEWS/20160915/…
At 25, Stephen L. Clark Gallery fuses together Austin culture austin360.com/entertainmentl…
ASA venerates Austinites Gary Cooper and Richard Hartgrove austin360.com/entertainmentl…
In April 1964, six days of protests hastened Austin desegregation statesman.com/news/20140408/…
MAKE A SPECIAL DETOUR SOME DAY -- You Gotta See This: UT's twister of a canoe sculpture austin360.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #texas #ut #art
RT @KatieDeolloz: Bummed to see that the #FarrahFawcett #mosaic has been vandalized. Anyone know how to get in touch with Stefanie DiStefan…
RT @TracesofTexas: One of my own photos. I took this shot of canoeists about to enter Santa Elena canyon in Dec., 2017. Nice winter light…
RT @TexasMonthly: Lonn Taylor was a historian, a raconteur, and the father figure of @MarfaRadio. He knew and loved Texas and its people li…
RT @Reuters: Activists from around the world rally in New York’s Greenwich Village to celebrate #Stonewall50 and decry a wave of Trump admi…
AUSTIN LGBTQ movement history in a nutshell: Stonewall at 50: How the 1969 riots transformed LGBTQ Austin austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Austin's Dr. Connie Yerwood Connor was a true medical pioneer statesman.com/entertainmentl…
Learn who revolutionized Austin's tortilla business and more in new photo exhibit statesman.com/news/20190627/…
Austin's Sharon Schweitzer an expert on etiquette and culture statesman.com/news/20160828/…
RT @LandmarksUT: You Gotta See This: @UTAustin's twister of a canoe sculpture 🚣 Many thanks to @austin360 and @outandabout for spotlightin…
You Gotta See This: UT's twister of a canoe sculpture austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TracesofTexas: A man with a horse on top of Mount Bonnell in Austin, early 1950s. These days, all of that area in the background is fi…
RT @AimIessFriend: A lot of facinating local history in this article twitter.com/outandabout/st…
Caritas of Austin has buoyed the needy for 50 years statesman.com/NEWS/20150829/… #atx #austin #texas #caritas #needy
IT'S STONEWALL EVE IN AUSTIN #Stonewall at 50: How the 1969 riots transformed LGBTQ Austin austin360.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #texas #lgbtq
Austin classical station KMFA 89.5 moving into new, more visible home statesman.com/news/20190626/…
STILL ZINGS! To the barricades! 'Les Misérables' single tickets go on sale Friday austin360.com/entertainmentl… #lesmiz #austin #atx
To the barricades! 'Les Misérables' single tickets go on sale Friday austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Review: Terrence McNally's 'Immortal Longings' dances with beauty and agony austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @emquig: All hail @slctexas, @webbeditor, @kristinfinan, @raisingaustin, @chloemgonzales, @ariauber, @broylesa, @joegross, @odam, @Black…
Thanks to Horton family, Downtown's Wilmot House reveals its secrets austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Thanks to Horton family, Downtown's Wilmot House reveals its secrets austin360.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #texas #horton #wilmot
2 DAYS UNTIL DATE: Stonewall at 50: How the 1969 riots transformed LGBTQ Austin austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TracesofTexas: Seen in a Galveston cafe/diner, 1957. https://t.co/ZnQFaVEaTY
Review: Terrence McNally's 'Immortal Longings' dances with beauty and agony austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @simongerman600: Another cool #viking settlements #map. Source: buff.ly/31PeqrR https://t.co/MfgeQ8rYLX
UPDATE: Memorial services for Don Graham will be held at 3 p.m. June 28 at the Texas State cemetery, 909 Navasota St. 1940-2019: Texas author, critic, scholar and 'curmudgeon' Don Graham has died statesman.com/news/20190622/…
Stonewall at 50: How the 1969 riots transformed LGBTQ Austin austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Lakeway: A young city fascinated with its history statesman.com/news/20130428/… #austin #atx #texas #lakeway #laketravis
OK now I'm replying to the wrong people. Sorry. I think everyone has made some good points, not directly related to the modest and not-for-profit efforts of this couple. twitter.com/McRahm/status/…
Studying 42 rural African-American schools in Travis County statesman.com/NEWS/20160924/… #atx #austin #texas #travis
Do you know Travis Heights East, hidden among the East Austin hills? statesman.com/news/20160903/…
RT @JimNicar: 1911: Residents of @UTAustin's old B. Hall - the men's dorm - pose for a group photo. At top center, the "Hyde Park" sign mus…
Austin's graceful old Inshallah fires the imagination statesman.com/news/20160904/… #atx #austin #texas
Into a magical garden: Jennifer and Fred Myers create an oasis on a one-acre bend in Shoal Creek statesman.com/lifestyles/int… #atx #austin #texas #garden
WE NEED MORE LIKE THEM: Jill and Stephen Wilkinson take up the cause of Heritage neighborhood statesman.com/NEWS/20160923/…
STILL TRUE: Jill Blackwood is an Austin star for all reasons statesman.com/NEWS/20180520/… #austin #atx #theater
STILL A SHOCK: 1940-2019: Texas author, critic, scholar and 'curmudgeon' Don Graham has died statesman.com/news/20190622/…
RT @keithdsharman: .@UTAustin English Professor Don Graham, like the subject of his last book, was also a Giant. He will be greatly missed…
RT @ThomasJonesAAS: RIP Don. One of my favorite profs back in my UT days twitter.com/outandabout/st…
1940-2019: Texas author, critic, scholar and 'curmudgeon' Don Graham has died statesman.com/news/20190622/…
1939-2019: Don Graham, author, critic and University of Texas professor considered the top scholar on the state’s literature, film and pop culture, died Saturday morning. (corrected birth date) @statesman @austin360
A BIT NOIR: In the 1950s, iconic Hut's Hamburgers was just 'burgers and beer' austin360.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #texas #huts
Mixed memories of the Stallion Drive Inn eatery on North Lamar statesman.com/NEWS/20180321/… #atx #austin #stallion #eatery
In the 1950s, iconic Hut's Hamburgers was just 'burgers and beer' austin360.com/entertainmentl… #atx #austin #huts
ATTENDED OPENING NIGHT OF IMMORTAL LONGINGS LAST NIGHT! Top playwright Terrence McNally knows how to bounce back, big time austin360.com/entertainmentl…
How to read old country cemeteries in Austin's backyard statesman.com/news/20160903/… #atx #austin #texas #graveyards #cemeteries
WE TRACED 50 TEXAS RIVERS OVER THE COURSE OF 10 YEARS: Nueces River surprises two river tracers statesman.com/LIFESTYLE/2013… #texas #rivers
THIS WAS FUN TO REPORT: For Central Texas couple, dressage is 'yoga on horseback' statesman.com/news/20160924/… #atx #austin #texas #dressage
After 30 years, Sister Donna Jurick leaves St. Edward's a better place statesman.com/news/20180623/… #austin #atx #texas #steds
In 1911, Booker T. Washington drew 5,000 to Austin park statesman.com/news/20180911/… #atx #austin #juneteenth
RT @simongerman600: Map shows the places Anthony Bourdain visited on No Reservations, Parts Unknown, and The Layover. Source: https://t.co/…
Austin Answered: Where was the old Soap Creek Saloon? statesman.com/news/20171129/… #atx #austin #willie
 
 
 
 
 
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