Austin

Panther Elizabeth Crook Review
Elizabeth Crook’s Gripping New Western

Feb 8, 2018 By Mary Helen Specht

It’s been almost thirty years since Larry McMurtry asked the barbed question, “Why are there still cows to be milked and chickens to be fed in every other Texas book that comes along?” Texas literature has since embraced other, more cosmopolitan concerns, and yet the western is still popular,…

Hogg House in the Hills

Nov 27, 2017 By Lauren Smith Ford

Good taste? It’s in his genes. Step inside a modern marvel in West Austin that was created by a relative of the grand dame of Texas antiques.

Aaron Franklin
Chatting With Aaron Franklin After the Fire

Oct 18, 2017 By Daniel Vaughn

Franklin Barbecue—arguably the most famous barbecue joint in the world—was hit by a major fire that destroyed its pit room and damaged other parts of the building. We chatted with co-owner Aaron Franklin about life after the fire.

Hitting Hard

Jul 24, 2017 By Max Marshall

Hitting Subset seems humble and meek on camera, but the Austin band's debut is anything but.

Alamo Drafthouse
Showtime at the Alamo

Jun 15, 2017 By Dan Solomon

In a dark, uncertain time for the film industry, one man decided he’d had enough. His name is Tim League. His creation is the Alamo Drafthouse. And together, they’re on a mission to make moviegoing fun again.

The Return of Jefferson Davis

Jun 5, 2017 By David Courtney

Over a year after its removal from the University of Texas at Austin's Main Mall, the controversial Jefferson Davis statue has found a new home on campus.

Critical Mass

May 24, 2017 By Robyn Ross

An Austin church remakes Catholicism without the Pope, celibate priests, or most of the other rules.