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Kathy Blackwell edits and contributes to Texas Monthly’s coverage of travel, outdoors, style, and design. Before joining the magazine in 2017, she was a longtime senior editor at the Austin American-Statesman and served as editor in chief of Austin Way magazine. Originally from South Carolina, she moved to Texas in 2000 and is the proud mother of a native Texan.

30 Articles

Style & Design|
April 14, 2022

These Destination Spas Are Even Better With a Plus-one

La Cantera and Lake Austin Spa offer many options for couples and friends. Massage table for two, anyone?

Style & Design|
May 12, 2020

Celebrated Designer Brandon Maxwell on Donating PPE and Wedding Gowns, Southern Comfort Food, and Helping Texas Artists

The Longview native and ‘Project Runway’ judge, who will cochair the Texas Medal of Arts, has spent the pandemic giving back in every way he can. Just don’t ask him to create right now.

Food & Drink|
November 27, 2017

Food From the Edge

From Asian flavors to seasonal, live-fire surprises, some of Texas’s best chefs went for the unexpected at The Edge of Texas nighttime events.

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