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The City Insider

Writers for Texas Highways cover a lot of ground. With more than a quarter-million square miles and some 3,000 communities…

Urban Scapes

Get out of the office. Flee that marathon meeting. Park your car. Exit the laundry room. Now: Find a bench…

Touring Travaasa's Farm

As chickens chortle in the background and the raspy buzz of a distant tractor mirrors the clackety-clack-clack of happy cicadas…

Unbridled Spirit

My horse Annie, a 16-year-old chestnut mare with soulful eyes and long lashes, relaxes her ears and ambles calmly toward…

Cuisine Confidential: Carmelo Mauro

Lori Moffatt speaks with restaurateur Carmelo Mauro, whose Carmelo’s restaurant in the capital city dates to 1985, about his career…

Drawn to the Scene

During Austin’s counterculture heyday, from the opening of the Vulcan Gas Company in 1967 to the closing of the Armadillo…

A Comedy Carousel

Chicago has the Second City. New York has Saturday Night Live. Los Angeles has the Hollywood Improv. Closer to home…

Austin's Paramount Theatre at 100

In its 100 years, Austin’s Paramount Theatre has hosted everyone from Harry Houdini in 1916, to the world premiere of…

A Tale of Two Cafés

A weekday lunch crowd fills the room with lively conversation. Behind a dining counter, hamburger patties sizzle on the grill…

Texas Haunt Spots

On Halloween, we're reminded of the ghostly gathering spots and spooky stories, but those haunting tales and hot spots are…

Yesterday, Today at the LBJ

Whatever your political persuasion—or lack thereof—the recently reimagined LBJ Presidential Library provides a colorful journey into an influential era of…

If It Ain't Broken

Jerry Jeff Walker used to say that he doesn’t live in Texas, he lives in Austin. The opposite can be…
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