Sunday, May 28, 2017

Road Trippin’ to Round Top

The Roundtopolis is a magical realm encompassing Fayette County and seven of its neighbors. As the last rural stronghold between Austin and Houston, it...
Texas Dance Hall Tour Two Stepping Through History

Texas Dance Hall Tour

Asleep at the Wheel and Ray Benson are hosting the first-ever Texas Dance Hall Tour, scheduled from March 20 –26, to raise awareness and funds...
Asleep at the Wheel in Round Top

Asleep at the Wheel Plays Historic La Grange Hall

GRAMMY-WINNING ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL WAS LIVE IN CONCERT AT ROUND UP PAVILION HALL IN LA GRANGE IN NOVEMBER Grammy-winning Western Swing standard bearers Asleep...
Texas Dance Hall Preservation Round Top Register Cover Story

Texas Dance Hall Preservation: A Passion

  The dance hall culture is alive and well around Round Top. Smoke still pours from barbecue pits, music wafts through open windows and crowds...
Ammannsville KJT Hall

A Look at Ammannsville and Dubina

Years after my first dance hall visit, I decided to write about the vibrant settings that had become a regular part of my life....
Round Top Wildflowers

Round Top Wildflowers

Texas’ Spectacular Spring Wildflowers Editor's note: Always on the lookout for Round Top wildflowers, we have seen bluebonnets between Chappell Hill and Brenham...how about you? If...
Cat Spring Agricultural Hall in Fayette County Texas

Rambling Boy: Feasts and Fireman’s Frolics

  One Saturday morning in May several years ago, I went to call on Otto Heinsohn, a blacksmith I knew in the little town of...
Round Top Independence Day

Independence Day in Round Top

For 166 years, Round Top has celebrated Independence Day with a bang. With a patriotic kick-off on the square, an All-American parade and a...
Julie Dodson Designer Dream Spree founder

Designer Dream Spree Hosted by Dodson, Isenhour

Nation's Top Designers, Traditional Home editors to attend Four-day Fall Junket to Round Top Julie Dodson of Houston based Dodson Interiors is delivering a healthy...
The Rambling Boy Texas Brags

The Rambling Boy Texas Brags

There is no entry in the Handbook of Texas for John Hayward Randolph, nor was he ever elected to the Texas Institute of Letters,...