Clients were the stars at three big Austin benefits

10:41 am Sep. 26, 2018

It’s a delicate maneuver to book a charity’s client to speak at a benefit event. After all, they usually are not practiced public speakers. And without the intervening filter of an edited video, pathos too

Best Austin parties after Labor Day, Game Day

12:58 pm Sep. 8, 2018

We survived Labor Day and Game Day and now it’s time for the great Austin social machine to crank it up.

These are some upcoming parties I hope to make.

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Best parties as Austin social season kicks into gear

9:02 am Aug. 28, 2018

Austin’s social season picks up again next week after the icy blast of the Ice Ball and Texas 4000 Tribute Dinner and a few other late summer enticements.

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Sept. 5: Red Shoe Luncheon for Ronald McDonald House. Brazos Hall.

Firefighters revisit historic Austin building that burned

4:00 pm Aug. 27, 2018

“They didn’t just save our building,” says Austin attorney Laura Fowler about the firefighters who responded to the conflagration at the old Millett Opera House on June 16. “They saved our treasures.”

A sprinkler system also did