Miscellany

Game On

Oct 19, 2016 By Brian D. Sweany

Being a sports fan is like falling in love. Sure, it’s a form of madness, but it’s one you can’t explain.

Patty Shack

Jul 20, 2016 By Brian D. Sweany

My all-time favorite hamburger came from the Country Burger, my family's beloved neighborhood restaurant in Plano.

Making a Mural

Feb 19, 2016 By Brian D. Sweany

How do you depict the "new Austin" on a magazine cover? By painting a mural on South Congress and photographing it, of course.

Roar of the Crowd

Nov 18, 2015 By Texas Monthly

So Texans, it turns out, really like barbecue. Last month’s article on “The Top 25 New and Improved BBQ Joints in Texas” drew a lot of attention—and a fair amount of, ahem, heat. On Facebook the story quickly tallied more than one thousand likes, shares, and comments,…