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A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

I didn’t even know it was there until I made a trip with my son to the Austin Nature & Science Center, a natural history museum for kids near Lady Bird Lake.

Bobbie Nelson, Pianist and Big Sister to Willie Nelson, Dies at 91

Bobbie Nelson, Pianist and Big Sister to Willie Nelson, Dies at 91

He called her Little Sister Bobbie, but she was in fact Willie Nelson’s big sister in so many ways.

By Spreading the Word, Town Crier ‘Megaphone Myers’ Became a Beloved Part of San Antonio

By Spreading the Word, Town Crier ‘Megaphone Myers’ Became a Beloved Part of San Antonio

“Ladee-eez ’nd Jumpm’n,” bellowed San Antonio’s beloved town crier, Julius Myers, as reported in a 1920 issue of American Magazine.

San Marcos’ Famed Sundance Records Pops Up This Week Before Reopening Permanent Store

San Marcos’ Famed Sundance Records Pops Up This Week Before Reopening Permanent Store

The appearance of a pop-up record shop outside Zelick’s Ice House in San Marcos this week is a sign of something new and completely different for the booming college town between Austin and San Antonio.

Roadside Oddity: The Easter Island Heads of Victoria

Roadside Oddity: The Easter Island Heads of Victoria

Befitting the enigmatic nature of their inspirations, the five Easter Island heads of Victoria are cloaked in mystery.

How “Poet of the Story” Katherine Anne Porter was Shaped (And Conflicted) by Growing up in Texas

How “Poet of the Story” Katherine Anne Porter was Shaped (And Conflicted) by Growing up in Texas

She won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. President Kennedy praised her work. Vivien Leigh starred in her movie. Her life rivaled the character drama of Hemingway’s—four marriages, countless affairs, stints in New York and Paris and Mexico. But you may have never heard of Katherine Anne Porter. And even here in her home state, you’re even less likely to know that this 20th-century master of the short story could be the best writer ever born and raised in Texas.

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