Two tip-top Austin parties side-by-side

5:03 pm Jan. 31, 2018

Not often that two tip-top Austin parties take place atop two downtown buildings. Even less often when those buildings rise side-by-side across a narrow alley.

First off was a salute to Capt. Scott Kelly, the retired astronaut

Mark Updegrove returns to Austin and the LBJ legacy

12:28 pm Dec. 5, 2017

Mark Updegrove, who transformed the LBJ Presidential Library during eight years as its director, is returning to become president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation as of March 1, 2018.

In a dizzying leadership shuffle, current Foundation

Alec Baldwin coming to Austin to talk Trump

10:30 am Oct. 17, 2017

Actor, producer and comedian Alec Baldwin, whose career got a rocket boost by his impersonations of President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” will NOT be in character when he appears at the Long Center for the Performing

Best Texas books: Big Bend nature leads off

12:48 pm Oct. 12, 2017

We pause during Austin festival season to read up on nature in a Texas national park, the career of a Texas script doctor, the third part of an Old West trilogy by a Texan, a

Kathy Blackwell named executive editor at Texas Monthly

10:00 am Oct. 3, 2017

Kathy Blackwell, most recently editor-in-chief at Austin Way magazine, has been named executive editor overseeing the features portfolio at the venerable Texas Monthly by the statewide magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Tim Taliaferro.

“She will bring new ideas, new expertise and a great