Michael Hoinski

Stories

The Governor’s Mansion Renovation Has Some Preservationists Wringing Their Hands

The recent renovation to the state's most historic home left some preservationists worried that the changes to the mansion would be too significant.

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Texas Ranch Roundup, a screening of Antone's: Home of the Blues, the Tejano Music Awards, and the Texas Dance Hall Showcase . . .

Galveston Moves One Step Closer to Embracing Jack Johnson

A group of Galvestonians work to open Jack Johnson Park, the city's latest effort to reclaim its most famous son since turning its back on him a century ago. 

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Meat Loaf, the Cow Pasture Golf Classic, ZZ Top, and Leslie Fest . . .

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The Kashmere Stage Band, Art From the Ashes, the Dead Sea Scrolls & the Bible, and a Rolling Roadshow on the banks of the Guadalupe . . .

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The Made in Texas exhibit, the Texas Rangers, Music Under the Stars, and the Conservative U.S. Pageant . . .

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Bob Gomel's photo collection, the Sixth Floor Museum, Iron & Wine's Sam Beam, and folk singer Daniel Johnston . . .

Homeless Man Gets to Keep $77K He Found in Bastrop

Timothy Yost has a chance to turn his life around after finding the money while washing his feet along the bank of the Colorado River.

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The Homegrown Music and Arts Festival, Jimmie Vaughan, and the South Texas Heritage Center . . .

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Shuttlebration, the Lone Star Uke Fest, and A Tribute to Elvis . . .

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Concerto in Eight Courses, Rodney Crowell, and the Texas Blueberry Festival . . .

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A Robert Johnson Tribute, International Surfing Day, Juneteenth, and Cocktail Week in Dallas . . .

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Roasting an Entire Steer, Fiddlers' Frolics, and the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest . . .

Finding Peace and Joy in Austin

How a rare statue in an unassuming temple made the capital city a place to seriously study Buddhism.

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