June 1983

Features

Funky Riviera

May 31, 1983 By Alison Cook

Discover another side of the Texas coast - its peerless beachcombing, legendary beer joints, odd birds (feathered and otherwise), and lovable year-round scruffiness.

Columns

The Sphinx Who Sings

May 31, 1983 By Pepi Plowman

Austin blueswoman Angela Strehli is an enigma, but there’s no secret to her success: she writes great material and sings it with unbeatable style.

Miscellany

State Secrets

May 31, 1983 By Paul Burka

Big banks have interest in Delaware - but so far no principle; a price-fixing suit puts realtors out of commission; why some teachers don’t deserve a pay raise; a new kingmaker emerges in South Texas.

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

May 31, 1983 By Peter Applebome

Hard times in Port Arthur; the lost art of nasty correspondence lives on in Big Spring; the woes of Kathy Whitmire; the Newlywed Game comes to Midland; gloves off in the book business.