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What's Up with the Astrodome?

Written by | Published January 24, 2011
Upon its debut in 1965 as host to an exhibition game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees,…

French Twist

Written by | Published January 20, 2011
In the past few months, I've had the good fortune to dine at a handful of French-inspired brasseries and bistros…

Blue Sky and Green Chiles

Written by | Published January 20, 2011
On a recent trip to Lubbock, I wasn't very enthusiastic when my friend suggested we have lunch at a new…

And the Winners Are ...

Written by | Published January 18, 2011
In an awards ceremony at Dallas' gorgeous Winspear Opera House last Thursday, the "Texas Cultural Trust nonprofit organization that raises…

See the Stars

Written by | Published January 13, 2011
Hockey isn’t normally on my radar, but I became a fan for an evening at a recent Texas Stars game…

Dancing Mobiles

Written by | Published December 29, 2010
It would be poetic, I think, if I were to effuse that I’ve been fascinated with mobiles since I was…

Texas on the Small Screen

Written by | Published December 16, 2010
I’m not really a football fan. Those are fighting words, I realize, in some parts of Texas, where pigskin rivalries…

Gone to the Dogs (CMigrator copy 1)

Written by | Published November 29, 2010
A few years ago, as I swam laps at the YMCA in Austin, I came up for air to find…

Finding Menil

Written by | Published November 23, 2010
Hiding in Plain Sight, the Menil Collection feature in the December issue reveals one of my favorite “hideaways” from the…

The Pies of Texas are Upon You

Written by | Published November 19, 2010
I want your opinions, but first ... In the December issue of Texas Highways, I explored a few places that…

More on the Trailer Trend in Austin

Written by | Published October 29, 2010
I had dinner last week with Dallas friends who had read about Austin’s ever-burgeoning trailer-food trend. “Was this going on…

Blast into Space Center Houston

Written by | Published October 28, 2010
With the impending launch of Space Shuttle Discovery’s last voyage (and end of the Shuttle program in early 2011), it…
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