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Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Frank Smith went from a preacher’s son to one of Austin’s most notorious criminals. Courtesy University of Texas Press. When…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…of Texas at Austin. He then joined the Peace Corps and served in the Pacific island of Borneo, where he…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Austin or taking US 87 and Interstate 10 for a more direct route south to San Antonio. The Alt Route…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…a pharmacy that replaced the motel at Guadalupe and 45th streets and in signage at Shipe Park in Austin’s Hyde…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…loves Cowtown. San Antonio is fine with the Alamo City. And Austin loves it when you call them the Live…

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

Rock Park on Buchanan. When I moved to Austin, I swam and picnicked at City Park on Lake Austin. And…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…this unusual motel is one of the few survivors of the American heyday of car travel and motels. It closed…

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

…the great American motel) on the banks of Leon Creek in San Antonio. “I grew up icing down the beer…

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