Give your ears a break and your body a much-needed bath by dropping by nearby Barton Springs Pool, which is fed by underground springs. A recent grounds-improvement project added an ADA walkway and more bike racks, making our town treasure even more accessible to the masses. So, jump in. At a chill 70 degrees, the water's always fine.
Okay Perseid meteor shower, I’ll bite. But before anyone gets their hopes up, you need to understand: We’ve been burned before. Not once (supermoon, 2013), not twice (moon-sized Mars, 2013), but thrice (supermoon, 2015). We’re opening up here. Don’t screw us!
If you have followed the posturing, watched the debates, and endured television’s talking heads during the elimination rounds of the presidential race, then you are either a super-patriot, a masochist, or a bed-ridden invalid being cared for by Freddy Krueger.
When the Blanco River crested at 40 feet thanks to more than 12 inches of rain during Memorial Day weekend, several areas of Central Texas, including Blanco State Park, experienced severe flooding. But, like Britney Spears since her epic melt down in '07, Blanco State Park is making a big comeback.
OK, we cheated. We’re on Chronicle time; what can we tell you? We launched summer with our Summer Fun issue back in late-May – a full month before the Solstice, nature’s true, official kick-off to the season.
“I’m usually against daytime comedy,” says Rob Gagnon, local hardworkin’ performer of things both comedic and WTF, “but this is like, I don’t know how it’s gonna go, but no matter how this show turns out, it’s gonna be a story.”