Happy 175th birthday, Austin! As our boom times continue, here’s an ode to peaceful coexistence straight out of a Johnny Cash song.
An Austin ghost sign that has long served as an iconic landmark, and dates from the time a pack of Wrigley’s gum cost you a nickel, is now forever hidden from view by a new Marriott.
More than a year before a corporate giant’s expansion plans doomed Las Manitas, I enjoyed my first breakfast there amid the late Saturday morning hub-bub and was greeted as warmly […]
How do you move a neon sign? Especially one that’s achieved icon status in Austin? As it turns out, very carefully. When the Night Hawk Frisco Shop moved from its […]
Progress overtook a humble little bar on Austin’s West 5th Street, but the bar is still intact.
At a much-loved Austin coffee shop on West 6th Street in Clarksville, a young man behind the counter handed me my biscotti, looking on in astonishment at my Vanishing Austin […]
Soon a bland corporate hotel chain revered the world over for its predictability will stand in place of this textural, colorfully cheeky block of individuality, replacing the contrasts of angles […]