Antiques display at Round Top Antiques Show Round Top Texas

Can’t Miss Tips for Round Top Antiques Show

The Round Top Antiques Show is a big patchwork quilt of experiences. High-end antiques. Junkified treasures. Flea market. Food. Fashion. People. Music. From a storytelling standpoint, a single point of view doesn’t do the event justice. It’s too big, too brash, too bold. So we’ve patched together tips and lists of all kinds. Our goal […] Read more…

Larry weishuhn world hunter

Larry Weishuhn World Hunter

Larry Weishuhn: Hunting his Dream by Lorie Woodward Cantu Larry Weishuhn, outdoor writer, speaker and television personality, has pursued big game all over the world, but the hunt that looms largest in his memory occurred near Zimmerscheidt in Colorado County.  His adrenaline almost got the best of him. “I was up near the top of […] Read more…

Secret Barbecue Sauce

Secret Barbecue Sauce

Secret Barbecue Sauce   The text said, “The barbecue sauce is so good I want to eat it with a spoon….like soup.” It was the Fourth of July in Round Top. Katie was reporting from the Rifle Hall. I was busy downtown—and missed the opportunity to lick the spoon. Ever the sleuth, she determined that […] Read more…

The Garden Company's bowl makes a good Round Top Gift

Round Top Gift Giving

‘Tis the Season for Gift Giving in Round Top ‘Tis the season for gift giving in Round Top and the entire Roundtopolis. Everyone, regardless of whether you’re naughty or nice, has someone on their list who is a challenge to shop for. Even Santa, who has a workshop full of elves to back him up, […] Read more…

Round Top Christmas

Texas-German Christmas by Lonn Taylor When I lived in Fayette County, the Round Top Christmas was an explosive event. Round Top was a German community, and Germans, at least in Texas, like to hold on to old customs. When I moved there in 1970, even though my neighbors’ forbears had come from Germany to Texas […] Read more…

Bright Sky Press

The Magic Gingerbread House

Be True to Your Elf! by Annie Gallay, Bright Sky Press The Magic Gingerbread House As a realtor in The Woodlands, Pam Franks knows just what makes a house special. Now, as a children’s book author, she shares her first-hand experience building prime real estate out of gingerbread and sweets.  Her picture book, The Magic […] Read more…

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics by Ruben Cantu and Greg Simons Wildlife Biologists Wildlife Consultants, Inc. Thanks to 1-d-1 valuation — including wildlife tax valuation — open space land in Texas can be taxed at its production value instead of its market value. This is good news for many landowners who purchased their land for recreational purposes […] Read more…

Real Estate Sellers Advice

Expert Advice for Real Estate Sellers Our real estate experts also weighed in on the question of: What do sellers need to consider as they put their rural property on the market? Here’s a collection of their best advice for real estate sellers. Shelve your emotions…. Selling property, especially family property, has an emotional component. […] Read more…

Rural Real Estate Buyer Advice

Expert Advice for Rural Real Estate Buyers Collectively, our panel of experts (Roger Chambers, Cathy Cole, Grover Hillbolt, Pam Langord and Sandy Reed) has 125 years of experience connecting buyers to their dream properties in the Round Top area. We asked them: What do buyers need to consider as they prepare to purchase country property? […] Read more…

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