An Austin Walking Tour Sheds Light on America’s First Serial Killer

October 16, 2020 | By Laurel Miller

Miles is a former high school history teacher and the owner of Walking Tours of Austin, which specializes in local history. Miles launched his Murder Walk in April 2019, using his considerable storytelling abilities to relay the gruesome story of America’s first serial killer. Known in the press as the “Midnight Assassin” or “Servant Girl Annihilator” (the latter a nickname coined by the author O. Henry, who lived in Austin at the time), the killer took the lives of four Black servant women, one of the servant’s daughters, a Black man, and two white socialites, using axes and knives to hack and stab his victims before lobotomizing most of them with a steel rod.

SandFest Takes Over Port Aransas This Weekend

April 22, 2019 | By Pam LeBlanc

Incredible sculptures, delicious food, and fun times to be had April 26-28

2017 MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas Photo Essay

April 24, 2017 | By

The MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas takes place each spring at Circuit of the Americas just outside of Austin.

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art

December 23, 2016 | By

It’s fitting that Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art premieres at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, on the bank of the Concho River.

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