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ACL Fest x2—Get Ready!

Written by | Published October 2, 2013
The Austin City Limits Festival kicks off the first of two weekends for the very first time on Friday, October…

Shutdown closes national parks, sites in Texas

Written by | Published October 1, 2013
If you're planning a trip to one of the national parks or other federal sites in Texas, you'll want to…

Art branches out on Austin's Lady Bird Lake

Written by | Published October 1, 2013
  If you visit downtown Austin this fall, you might wonder "why is there a big, white tree hovering over…

History, Alive!

Written by | Published September 27, 2013
It seems like ages ago: In 2008, I had the pleasure of editing Tom and Karen Fort’s story on the…

Updated Digs for Big Texas

Written by | Published September 26, 2013
Last year’s State Fair of Texas cliffhanger was an electrical fire that damaged the iconic Big Tex. As the State…

Austin benefit raises money for musicians' health

Written by | Published September 24, 2013
There's a certain glamour to the musician's life, no doubt. But for many working musicians, the reality of scratching out…
Guadalupe Mountains National Park has offered an update in the aftermath of last week's heavy flooding. 

We'll Cotton to that

Written by | Published September 18, 2013
According to weather forecasts, cooler temperatures arrive in Central Texas this weekend. While it won't be quite sweater weather, these…

SXSW Brings Home the Bacon

Written by | Published September 18, 2013
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell speaks about the phenomenal economic impact that 2013 SXSW Conference has had on the City of…
Guadalupe Mountains National Park in far West Texas is hoping to dry out after three days of heavy rain that…

Texas Book Fest announces lineup of authors

Written by | Published September 11, 2013
The Texas Book Festival has announced the lineup of authors for this October's event, including several whose books are currently…
A new exhibit opening at the Alamo today focuses on the Spanish mission system in Texas and the creation of…
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