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Tired and hungry, but not broke? A bevy of gourmet-to-go shops in Texas’ major cities provide a classy alternative to the TV dinner.
Many of the best modern homes in the fifties featured natural materials, interior courtyards, and built-in furniture—and architect Harwell Harris was the reason.
The dupe’s triumph.
The failed ambitions of the father become the triumphs of the son, or so most fathers would hope.
In The Purple Rose of Cairo, Woody Allen takes a cold look at movie-fed dreams; the late, great Sam Peckinpah gave us an impassioned view of a violent world.
Can gas become oil? Can a Lubbock institution become an Austin one? Can preservation become exploitation? Can Houston become Austinized? Can Amarillo escape Pottergate?
Coors and Hispanics make peace; Mexico’s flash in the pan; Gramm’s GOP crusade; Mayor Kathy emerges unscathed.
Slices of life.
Beating around the Bush; remembering an old friend; rethinking high school days.
Get an earful of this.