Best Texas books to read right now

12:51 pm Jul. 22, 2017

Texas birds, Texas musicians, Texas media stars, Texas festivals and a guide to the Texas Capitol stack up on our state shelves this week.

“When the World Stopped to Listen: Van Cliburn’s Cold War Triumph and

Chime in: What are the best neighborhoods in Austin?

1:13 pm Jul. 8, 2017

During the past 10 years, we’ve profiled more than 25 Austin area neighborhoods in detail. Some of those stories have virtually disappeared from the Internet. So we’ll slowly collect them, republish them when necessary and

Best Texas books to read this month

7:33 pm Jun. 21, 2017

We’ve learned more about the Nueces River, Texas birding, a standout West Texas Congressman, the King Ranch and Texas swimming holes.

“The Nueces River: Rio Escondido.” Margie Crisp with artwork by William B. Montgomery. Texas A&M Press.

Take a look-see at this week’s Austin shows and parties.

4:50 pm Jun. 13, 2017

Light week for Austin shows and parties. Still, we are pleased with the slimmed-down choice, including a salute for our dear friend, Gregory Vincent, who leaves the University of Texas to become president of Hobart and William Smith

Salute the stunning new Dell Seton Medical Center

1:22 pm Apr. 8, 2017

The Austin parties are picking up again. We attended three fine ones recently.

Dell Seton Medical Center Big Reveal

Have I mistakenly entered a luxury hotel? That’s the first impression one receives in the ground-level guest areas