Thursday, September 21, 2017

Wiley Boehnke: Wine-making Jack of All Trades

I expected Wiley Boehnke of Flatonia to be a skilled homemade winemaker, which he is. As such, I didn’t expect him to immediately hand...
Brenham Maifest traditional band

Brenham Maifest Since 1881

Brenham Maifest -- Since 1881 The Roundtopolis is home to many unique events and lots of history. The Brenham Maifest, however, may be one of...
Lucky Penny Ranch and Kelly Willis photo by Rebecca Allen March 2017

Lucky Penny Ranch Welcomes Kelly Willis to Round Top Antique Show Concert

Lucky Penny Ranch, tucked off Wied Road, between La Grange and Round Top, opened its gates to music lovers during the Spring 2017 Round...
Small Town Big Dreams

Junk Gypsies: Small Town. Big Dreams.

Junk Gypsies: Small Town. Big Dreams. Janie Sikes taught her daughters, Amie and Jolie, that population signs just designate city limits; they don’t dictate the...
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...
Neltje at Leftovers

Neltje Living Life Outside the Lines

Neltje, daughter of publishing magnate Nelson Doubleday, escaped from the gilded prison of New York City’s high society to a sprawling Wyoming ranch where...
Gary E. McKee photo

Shooting the Breeze: Ray Benson

Although Ray Benson and I have never met, we’ve covered “miles and miles of Texas” together. He and his band, Asleep at the Wheel,...
Round Top Texas Wonder Women

Wonder(ful) Women. Wisdom of the Ages.

WONDER(ful) WOMEN Wisdom of the Ages from Round Top, Texas Allow us to introduce you to three wonder women from the Round Top, Texas area. “I know...

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath – Country Place Hotel

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath, owners of the Country Place Hotel in Fayetteville, have been in the hospitality business longer than Texas Monthly has been...
Victorian Lady photo by Anna Spencer Morse Grace Photography

Art, Antiques and a Victorian Lady

For almost 25 years, Tom Vining and Dent Beall have collected antiques and fine art. In 2015, they found a permanent home for their...