Robert Zalkin

From a Bank to a Bed-and-Breakfast in Small-Town Bartlett

October 14, 2020 | By Jac Darsnek

Bartlett’s Houston Black Soil Is Once Again Fertile Ground

September 16, 2020 | By Jac Darsnek

The hourlong drive from my house in Austin to the quiet town of Bartlett is not so much a drive as it is an unwinding, an unpacking, a leaving behind of the detritus that accumulates in the city. I get behind the wheel and creep through traffic on Interstate 35, headed north.

Let the Transformation of Bartlett Begin

August 19, 2020 | By Jac Darsnek

It’s a thought that has probably occurred to almost every Texan at one point or another. You’ll be out there driving along, going from nowhere to someplace, when you pass through a foundering small town with a tragic downtown area, and you see the abandoned gas stations and empty stores and think …

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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