Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Round Top Antiques Show Insider’s Guide

Round Top Antiques Show? Antiques Week? Warrenton? Marburger? You need an insider's guide, no matter what you call it. The Round Top Antiques Show is...

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...

Bone Spirits: A Distillation Short Course

Distilling spirits is equal parts science and art. Joe Alecci, distiller at Bone Spirits, provides a short course in farm to bottle distilling. Mashing 101 The...

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...

Stirring the Pot: Teague’s Tavern

On their last day off before the 21-day run of the spring antiques show, Kiki and Don Teague were overseeing the set-up of a...
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....
A King and His Castle in Bellville, Texas

A King and His Castle

Mike Newman of Bellville is king of his castle and a child at heart. “In the mid-‘90s, I purchased 20 acres of land just outside...
Fayetteville SPJST Hall #1

Four Things to Do: Fayetteville

Discover the meaning of SPJST: Visit the SPJST Hall #1 located in Fayetteville. The SPJST (Slovanska Podporujici Jednota Statu Texasu, which in English means...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...
The White House on the Hill in Burton for Round Top area lodging

The Hills are Alive with Romance at White House on the Hill

Rob Rosenbaum and Linda O’Neal graciously hosted our What to Wear to a Round Top Wedding photo shoot on their farm between Burton and...