Vanishing Austin—the ongoing photography series that tries to stay ahead of the wrecking ball—is looking pretty festive this month, at its first appearance at Austin’s annual anti-mall, shop small, holiday […]
For photographers, the grungier, the rustier, the more lonely a subject is—the better. We crave texture, pattern, a story. A lonely place has a story, and photographers have many stories […]
. . . There’s a complex explanation in physics for reflection. Reflection is defined as “the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns […]
Antone’s, the club whose name is perhaps most synonymous with The Live Music Capital of the World moniker that Austin carries, is up for sale. Though its soul left the club […]
Oh, the stories we can tell, when we have a connection with our art.
— There is nothing as inviting as a languid, limpid pool of cool blue water on a hot summer day. — ORDER A PRINT of Blue Pool by Jann Alexander […]
Time travel right from your own iPad, your desktop or your car. Just get there when you can.
Sandy’s Frozen Custard may very well be the best frozen custard in Texas. And Sandy’s still serves its frozen treats the old-fashioned way—from its walkup window, just the way they did […]
Sign of the Thaimes? Neon green picnic tables and a fallen Coat & Thai sign are all that remains of a once bustling food trailer court in the heart of […]
The freight lines brought the low-brick industrial warehouses that once dominated Austin from I-35 to MoPac, and in the early 20th century, the building known locally as the Spaghetti Warehouse was part […]
Since 1931, Jaime’s Spanish Village served up plain Mexican and a healthy dose of local community spirit. Until it closed its doors in 2010.
The question that emerged from the Vanishing Austin interview on KOOP 91.7 FM today was, what kind of city will Austin be? Will we become another Dallas (as some fear); will […]
KOOP Radio Host David Kobierowski has generously scheduled an hour this Wednesday, February 10 from noon-1 pm on 91.7 FM KOOP Radio’s “A Neighborly Conversation” for an interview with me […]
The Austin-American Statesman’s Michael Barnes is out and about Austin alot (as implied by his column’s name) and has been for a long while–a point he makes eloquently in a […]
KXAN’s Josh Hinkle focused on Capitol Saddlery’s oversize boot to showcase my new poster debut, Endangered Species of Austin, drawn from my Vanishing Austin series, in his on-air piece, and an online story that aired […]