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The Plantation at Comal Bluff
Sneed House ruins tell a story beneath and behind modern Austin
"...let me briefly introduce the Sneed House, also called "Comal Bluff."..."

May 23, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Carrion Crisis in Comal County
Think Austin's grackles are a problem? Try a hundred vultures instead.

Jan. 30, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Not a Drop to Drink
Comal Springs Is Drying Up
"...Schlitterbahn was packed to the gills. The Comal River was filled with overheated visitors in inner tubes...."

July 12, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Floating Around the New Braunfels "Can Ban"
How to legally drink on the river
"...makes disposable containers and large coolers on New Braunfels’ Comal and Guadalupe rivers verboten. But this shouldn’t stop you..."

Aug. 6, 2018 Chron Events Post by Cassie Arredondo

Reasonable Doubt
Did misleading DNA analysis land an innocent man on death row?
"...floor." Investigators could tell that the skillet – a comal – had been used to bludgeon Barz. She suffered..."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The First Annual Rancho Winslow Mayan Fin del Mundo Fiesta!
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
"...3 Roma tomatoes, charred on a comal or heavy skillet..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Food Feature

Day Trips
The defunct Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels finds new life as a hotel.
"...The Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels could have been torn..."

June 2, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Nature's Water Clinic
Drought Has San Antonio Over a Pump
"...slow growth in Central Texas, it's the drought. When Comal Springs -- the Edwards Aquifer's largest outlet, and the..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Visit These At-Risk Hill Country Water Sources
While you still can
"...Caretakers of San Marcos, Comal, and Jacob's Well springs are struggling to protect sources..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by Gerald E. McLeod

Bahn, Bahn, Bahn ...
Apparently, most Austinites don't know that New Braunfels' Schlitterbahn Waterpark has a resort.
"...Resort, a motel on the banks of the winding Comal River. The old Landa was refurbished into the vacation..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Cash Cows
The Huddled Masses
"...recently completed jail expansion – something some administrators like Comal County's Bill Collins say is planned at least partly..."

Dec. 18, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

Gay Place
Where do you go to get hot and stay cool?
"...Guadalupe River have been hurtin'. But then there's the Comal. Oh, Comal, even your name sounds comforting, inviting. Comal...."

July 15, 2011 Column by Kate X Messer

Beyond the Bourbon Legend
The bottle didn't let Jason Boland down, and neither did his workingman's honky-tonk
" material of his career, his most recent album, Comal County Blue, ringing with a clear-eyed honesty that eschews..."

April 10, 2009 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Day Trips
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards and their user-friendly wines.
"...Dry Comal Creek Vineyards is pretty enough to be nestled on..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Texas Springs Under Threat
Visit these five watering holes while you can
"...“The San Marcos and Comal are some of the most protected springs in Texas,”..."

April 20, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Dip, Sip, & ’Que: A Texas Trilogy
Day Trips on the best barbecue and swimming holes in Central Texas
"...Austin, cold springwaters feed the San Marcos, Guadalupe, and Comal rivers...."

June 30, 2016 AAN Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Crawl With the Authors of Your Favorite Books
The Texas Book Festival's Lit Crawl gets weird & boozy with 'em
"...State Cemetery, 909 Navasota (enter at east gate, on Comal St. between Seventh and 11th) Bestselling Midsummer Night’s Scream..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Dark Horses
The redistricted Centex Democrats bravely into battle go
"...$722,000.Smith vs. Smith If there are many Democrats in Comal County, most haven't chosen to come out to their..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Liquid Assets
The 'Chronicle' food and wine update: spring, 2003
"...Dry Comal Creek Vineyards1741 Herbelin Rd. in New Braunfels..."

May 9, 2003 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Day Trips
"...The Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels still stands vacant on..."

April 11, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Facebook 'Threat' Case Unresolved
A year after making a sarcastic comment, Justin Carter still faces prison
"...was initially jailed in Austin, but was moved to Comal County when it was determined that's where he actually..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Teen Terrorist or Facebook Prankster?
Online gamer in jail on charge of posting a "terroristic threat" on Facebook
"...woman who alerted police, and ultimately resulted in a Comal County grand jury indicting him on a charge of..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Allistair Pinsof

Day Trips
Texas has many spring-fed pools to keep you cool despite the heat
"...In New Braunfels, Comal Springs is the largest concentration of springs in both..."

July 15, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Place
Hey y'all, Lez Go Tubing!
"...than a lovely plunge in a river – the Comal River, to be exact. For the past few summers,..."

June 24, 2011 Column by Kate X Messer

Here Comes the Neighborhood
Capital Metro, City Hall, and Eastside neighbors come together to share their hopes -- and fears -- for the Saltillo corridor.
"..."prosperity" all over the blank slate bounded by I-35, Comal Street, and East Fourth and Fifth. The master plan..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Day Trips
"...general manager of the Water Oriented Recreational District of Comal County. "The water's not green; it's clear. It is..."

June 13, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...The animals, endemic to the Edwards Aquifer, include the Comal Springs riffle beetle, the Comal Springs dryopid beetle, and..."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: June Travel Updates
Safe daytripping as coronavirus continues
"...This happened at a time that New Braunfels and Comal County are seeing a surge in cases. According to..."

June 26, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Southgate-Lewis Survives Code Probe
City finds insufficient evidence Eastside house was operating as museum
"...Southgate-Lewis House on the corner of 12th Street and Comal is one of the city's few remaining remnants of..."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Food: Summer Snapshot
Highlights from the summer foodie calendar
"...Dry Comal Creek Grape Stomp Enter the "Order of the Purple..."

May 19, 2017 Food Feature

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