1921-2016: Farmer, leader Rubert Ceder dies

9:44 am Nov. 28, 2016

Farmer. Auctioneer. Tax collector. County leader. Park land banker.

Rubert Ceder, who died Nov. 23, was many things to Austin and Travis County. His Swedish family worked the land east of the city continuously since the 1870s.

Why so many of Austin’s F1 social affairs ran out of gas

11:26 am Oct. 22, 2016

Then there was one.

During the first United States Grand Prix in Austin, posh parties popped up all over downtown. Million-dollar transitory lounges (or rumored to cost that much), after-hours nightclubs, velvet-rope blow-outs. A big chunk of

6 Austin parties that snapped, crackled and popped

6:21 pm Oct. 14, 2016

Starting with the Pop Austin preview party at a Zen-like West Lake Hills-area home, we had quite the crackling week around town.

Pop Austin Preview Party. Almost every piece of art sparked a familiar feeling. That’s because almost every one came from

Best Texas books: You can’t miss with Bill Wittliff

5:40 pm Oct. 7, 2016

This week, we’ve got a novel, a true crime tale, an investigative report, a sports chronicle and a family history among the latest Texas titles to cipher.

“The Devil’s Sinkhole.” Bill Wittliff. University of Texas Press.