Michael Barnes writes about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman & austin360.com.
Sami Ashour: Man and his family escaped war in Syria to start over statesman.com/lifestyles/sam…
RT @KamalaHarris: The basic principle of Net Neutrality is that access to all websites should be treated equally. What the FCC wants to do…
RT @oleatxrealtor: If you're interested in maintaining #NetNeutrality , read the below on your feedback. You can still weight in w/ your ow…
RT @APhillipsAAS: Amazon built a significant presence in Central Texas long before HQ2 frenzy 512tech.com/technology/ama… via @512tech
When Austin Found met Austin Answered: austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/11/22/whe… @texashistorycom #Austin #ATX #austinanswered https://t.co/Mc7hQneLGv
RT @dayhikingtrails: Tips for preventing animal attacks on hikes httpdld.bzeRmUU #hiking #backpacking #camping
RT @BigNickKumar: Los Angeles county is home to more people than each of these 41 U.S. states dlvr.it/Q2CNbW https://t.co/IdTC2N3c…
RT @FineArtsUT: Have you heard? Academic & design industry veteran Kate Canales to join @fineartsut as chair of our Department of Design! @…
RT @historylvrsclub: Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined for registering to vote. https://t…
RT @CNN: 70% of Americans -- with majorities in both parties -- think that Puerto Rico is not getting the help it needs in the wake of Mari…
RT @efindell: Frustration mounts as city of Austin still says there’s no explanation for abnormal Aug-Sept water spikes https://t.co/jtknbV…
RT @historylvrsclub: ''You're never аlone when you're reading a book.''― Susan Wiggs https://t.co/DckEwhb4nz
Austin Answered: Why was Austin originally named Waterloo? mystatesman.com/news/austin-an…
RT @historylvrsclub: Having your computer delivered in the 1950s. https://t.co/DA0wz80OdD
RT @Independent: Turkey just banned all LGBT events in the capital independent.co.uk/news/world/eur…
RT @Independent: Fox News viewers demand reporter be fired for reporting correct information about Clinton independent.co.uk/news/world/ame…
RT @ChrisRstrib: Hitting the ‘burbs today to sign books 9 am-noon at @SoundvisionMN collectors show, Valley Creek Mall, Woodbury. https://t…
RT @dayhikingtrails: Some State and National Parks Offering Free Admission on Black Friday childrenandnature.org/2017/11/17/som…
RT @CNN: The degenerative brain disease CTE has been confirmed in a living NFL player for the first time cnn.it/2hz52mr https://t.…
RT @historylvrsclub: Leonard Nimoy getting his Spock haircut for the television show Star Trek, ca., 1965. https://t.co/vUomKWvPMk
RT @IlerMethod: Creek Show 2017 November 10-18 #wallercreek #austin #downtown #Texas #lighshow #easytiger @… instagram.com/p/BbnytV1FLrj/
RT @historylvrsclub: A driver polishes his new streamlined lorry upon its arrival at Wembley, London -1933. https://t.co/cZkmweKoYo
RT @texashistorycom: Many thanks for this Michael! twitter.com/outandabout/st…
RT @Blackstock360: Our @austin360 review of last night's @BuckinghamMcvie concert at @bassconcerthall on the @UTAustin campus, for fans of…
James White and Donna Marie Miller with the new Broken Spoke book at Westminster Festival. instagram.com/p/Bbkdv_Rlg7-/
Monte Akers with his new book about the Driskill Hotel, “The Grande Dame of Austin,” at… instagram.com/p/BbkN1RZF84W/
RT @nytimes: Time and again, America has bent the land to its will. Nature always gets the last word. nyti.ms/2AJIJ5K
How to do good and have a good time in Austin: statesman.com/lifestyles/how… @KMFAClassical @texasbookfest @LBJFoundation… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @SenatorWong: To all Australians thank you for standing up for fairness and equality. To my colleagues and all those who fought for this…
RT @nytimes: Australians voted “yes” to same-sex marriage in a nationwide poll, paving the way for its legalization in Parliament https://t…
UPDATE: Texas State suspends all fraternity, sorority activities after death of Phi Kappa Psi pledge... statesman.com/news/breaking-…
Getting ready to speak to about 200 guests at K Oaks Clubhouse in Lago Vista about “Indelible… instagram.com/p/BbfCmKgl_Pp/
RT @statesman: BREAKING: AISD moves to rename remaining schools with Confederate ties by August atxne.ws/2jpbyQV https://t.co/yg91jY…
RT @FrancesRobles: 139,000 Puerto Ricans have moved to Florida since 9/20. The Mariel boat lift was 125,000 Cubans. Think about how that ch…
RT @statesman: Congratulations to @Reshma416 and @kay_dubs, who brought home four Emmys for their video work for @statesman! https://t.co/P…
RT @austinshakes: Thx to @outandabout @statesman Michael Barnes for big spread today of our costume #muchado designer Ben Ridgeway! Tomorr…
RT @2HeartsWellness: This is perfect not just for today but instead for every day. Yes, indeed! #WorldKindnessDay #BeKind #AustinTX #ATX…
RT @TheLCP: We're presenting an encore of "Barrio Daze" one last time before the new year! If you enjoyed "Gentrif*cked,"... https://t.co/U…
Benjamin Taylor Ridgway is Austin’s costume designer of the moment: mystatesman.com/entertainment/… @austinshakes… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @TonyFratto: I can’t believe “deported veterans” is an actual phrase. twitter.com/tusk81/status/…
RT @KatieDeolloz: This one's gonna be fun! I can feel it. 😊 twitter.com/atxwalks/statu…
RT @jbarro: The Republican tax plan isn't even a good try at trickle-down economics. businessinsider.com/trump-gop-tax-…
Brandon and Jackie Barnes. Barnes-Reid wedding at the Houstonian in Houston. instagram.com/p/BbYDva-FQsv/
Barnes siblings and spouses. (Sorry Joe K.) Barnes-Reid wedding at the Houstonian in Houston. instagram.com/p/BbYAa1kll2K/
Barnes-Reid wedding at the Houstonian in Houston. instagram.com/p/BbX6x2ql8y1/
Barnes-Reid wedding at the Houstonian in Houston. instagram.com/p/BbX4it5FLNP/
How do you write about the unfathomable yogurt shop murders? mystatesman.com/entertainment/…
Austin Answered: Where are Austin’s Cold War missile sites? mystatesman.com/news/austin-an…
Memorial set for Austin LGBT activist Ceci Gratias society.blog.austin360.com/2017/11/10/mem… #austin #atx #lgbt @theaglcc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The evening’s third of five stops, Briscoe Center for American History. instagram.com/p/BbS1OHkFL1u/
First Light for the Creek Show. Event No. 4. instagram.com/p/BbS_tQlFI1s/
First Light for the Creek Show. Event No. 4. instagram.com/p/BbS_xfol6C2/
RT @outandabout: Dates set for big Mack, Jack and McConaughey benefit: society.blog.austin360.com/2017/11/09/dat… @MJMempowerkids @acllive @WHotelATX @RiseSch…
RT @wyattbrand: If you are an aspiring #arts leader in #Austin or you just appreciate the role they play, don't miss the @EALAustin Pub Qui…
Austin and DC parties that trilled and thrilled this past week: society.blog.austin360.com/2017/11/09/aus… @KMFAClassical… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Turk Pipkin interviews Turk Pipkin for Book of Every Other Month Club. Something only Turk Pipkin would do.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Austin Opera stages three masterworks, starting with "Carmen." mystatesman.com/entertainment/… @AustinOpera @AustinSymphonytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Lin_Manuel: This is both a moment and a movement twitter.com/i/moments/9283…
RT @SebasAHerrera: Our front page story in today's @statesman discusses how #SutherlandSprings victims try to make sense of the evil that i…
During EAST, private tours let you see art and be art mystatesman.com/entertainment/…
Best Austin parties for an incredibly artful time society.blog.austin360.com/2017/11/07/bes… @BriscoeCenter @austinWCC @BigMedium https://t.co/QKGd7vMdfw
RT @nytimes: How Democrats won in Virginia, in maps nyti.ms/2zG1Xff
Best Austin parties for an incredibly artful time: Best Austin parties for an incredibly artful time:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Abel_Romero_: Cold War missile sites in the Austin area via @outandabout austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/11/03/col…
RT @loveaustin360: Have you been yet? Hear @outandabout discuss the @AustinPublicLib's #NewCentralLibrary on the podcast https://t.co/RSPTy…
How did Dripping Spring become The Place ... twitter.com/ariauber/statu…
A Leonard Masters mock-up at KMFA Sound Bites gala. instagram.com/p/BbGFpg8FYPR/
RT @politico: James Clapper: "The Russians have succeeded beyond their wildest expectations" politi.co/2yv4Z5Z via @sbg1 https://t.co…
RT @CavalierStamps: #retweet #postcards Nostalgia Postcard Landgirls Combat Colorado Beetle, Essex, 1949… dlvr.it/PzBY91 #RT 50% O…
Ever wondered about Cold War missile sites in the Austin area? austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/11/03/col… @CampMabryDiane… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Glorious meal at Lenoir. Thanks to @odam for keeping this gem in the public eye. Best meal out of the month.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @KUT: Austin's newest piece of real estate is an island rising out of Lady Bird Lake. But what should it be called? https://t.co/88lsAVy…
RT @simongerman600: #Map shows travel routes from #Canberra to the rest of the nation. Source: buff.ly/2loR3nJ https://t.co/QLbMnrS…
RT @matttolander: I just RTed this with a HORRIBLE typo, which is why I'll never win this award. Congratulations Michael! @outandabout http…
RT @dhiott: Also, @outandabout named best journalist and @joegross named best film critic. We love you guys, too! twitter.com/dhiott/status/…
RT @iamcarrico: To feel the current of Austin— and the people that make it a wonderful city— read all that @outandabout has written. Congr…
RT @ZilkerTheatre: Thanks for the shout-out @outandabout! We sure do love having #JimmyMoore (aka a #BrotherofBarbra) as ZTP's new Artistic…
The timeline reveals a lot about Austin. twitter.com/outandabout/st…
@outandabout In our podcast interview this week, I forgot to mention this 2015 story I did on the San Diego library: mystatesman.com/travel/soaking…
 
Add it to your travel list!
 
And to make it clear, the Austin Central Library was closer to 4 percent over budget than 3 percent. You… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Austin's newest piece of real estate is an island rising out of Lady Bird Lake. But what should it be called?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
Cool. Wish I'd thought of that. I've watched it grow for years.
RT @atxbookarts: Bind your own high-quality, adventure-ready daily journal, 11/28 and12/ 5. #DIY #bookarts @outandabout https://t.co/X7omyq…
RT @KMFAClassical: We're proud of our 50 years serving the Austin community, and we can't wait to celebrate this Saturday at #kmfasoundbite…
RT @JakeHarris4: Seeing a lot of people in our mentions confusing "for sale" w/ "closed." We're not going anywhere. Just might be under new…
RT @exjon: Parent of the Year. #Halloween https://t.co/FLPyT9wi4X
RT @simongerman600: #Obesity ranking. Many countries in the top do little to push walking and cycling on daily basis. via @OECD_Stat https:…
RT @washingtonpost: Historians respond to John Kelly’s civil war remarks: "Strange," "sad," "wrong" wapo.st/2zUB2bV
RT @nemoore91: Hey @statesman folks, crossing my fingers for you big time! We were in this spot a year ago too. Y’all deserve the very, ver…
RT @jelani9: The Civil War started because of the expansion of slavery not the failure to compromise. They’d literally been compromising on…
RT @Culture_Binge: 'Knife Angel' by Alfie Radley, sculpture made out of 100,000 knives! Happy #Halloween #sculpture #AlfieRadley #knives #…
RT @theARFoundation: Jake Owen was made for ARF. #ARFGala17 https://t.co/1KVBvqtsII
Austin vision for I-35 makeover now includes two toll lanes per side mystatesman.com/news/local/aus…
RT @SheppardCom: How long was Game 5 of the World Series? Long enough for some quality tweets fb.me/BNFtAGS2
Contemporary Austin’s latest exhibit helps keep Austin weird mystatesman.com/entertainment/…
 
 
 
 
 
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