Austin’s food community may like to keep it local, but we are still a part of the world community. This week, two events are raising money to bring humanitarian aid to Nepal after the devastating April earthquake.
Among the nine domiciles featured in Saturday’s second annual “Weird Homes Tour” is Florence Ponziano’s “Comfort House,” a Montopolis neighborhood wonderland dedicated to Ponziano’s myriad, multi-form art projects and her lifelong devotion to nurturing Montopolis children and helping her neighbors.
It's arguably best that the joint House and Senate Budget Conference Committee does most of its work behind closed doors. After all, with 10 chefs, no one needs to see how that sausage is made. On Wednesday, the five senators and five representatives came out of the kitchen to give the first taste of the final dish.
Wednesday’s decision by the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals to overturn the 1992 sexual assault convictions against former child care providers Frances and Dan Keller is one small step. Despite mounting evidence that the two did no wrong, the court still declined to find her completely innocent.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water – because, you know, there isn’t any – the Alamo Drafthouse’s semi-dormant Rolling Roadshow has announced the return of “Jaws on the Water,” Sun., June 27 and Sat., July 11 at Texas Ski Ranch in New Braunfels. Tickets for these events will go on sale Fri., May 22, at noon.