Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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....
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...
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...
Webart Gary McKee Swiss Alp Memories

Gary E. McKee Remembers….

  Gary E. McKee attributes his love of road trips to the long treks his parents made between California and Texas on U.S. Highway 90...
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...
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...
Anita Joyce and Cedarhill Farmhouse

Four Key Elements of Farmhouse French Style

Four Key Elements of Farmhouse French Style by Anita Joyce photos by Anita Joyce cedarhillfarmhouse.com Editor’s Note: Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house...

Round Top Fashion Field Report

Round Top Fashion Field Report: Holiday Style Editor’s Note: ‘Tis the season for gatherings, events and parties. A full social calendar raises the age-old question:...

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...
Bud Royer Round Top Playlist

Round Top Road Trippin’ Music

Because no road trip is complete without bleeding ear drums, we've compiled a variety of playlists from a variety of people to provide the...