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Three Canyons
The Southwest Edge of Texas Hill Country -- Home to Lost Maples and Garner State Park -- Is Rich in Both Beauty and History
"...The three-canyon area includes two of Texas' major state parks, Garner State Park and Lost Maples. It also..."

May 18, 2001 Features Feature by Brant Bingamon

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Autumn events you ought to check out
"...and there is a lot going on around the state...."

Aug. 30, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Stay home, stay safe, and still scratch that travel itch
"...might improve your mental health, it goes against the statewide ban on nonessential travel. A little daytripping may not..."

April 8, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Avoid Garner State Park between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and you'll have a great nature experience
"...Garner State Park is the most visited site in the..."

April 16, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The top eight state park swimming holes in Texas
"...Swimming holes in state parks are some of the most reliable public places..."

July 31, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Nothing seems to recharge the batteries like relaxing in a rocking chair on the front porch of a cottage surrounded by sounds of nature
"...town to take advantage of one of the restaurants. Garner and Lost Maples state parks are short drives from..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...San Solomon Springs in Balmorhea State Park is just one of several ancient springs still..."

May 15, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Looking Back at 2016
Some noteworthy milestones from last year
"...First, congratulations to Garner State Park for reaching its 75th anniversary. The park..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Column by Gerald McLeod

Day Trips
The idyllic River Haven Cabins near Garner State Park.
"...tourist accommodations on the stretch of the river above Garner State Park. The Hardin family moved to Leakey, operated..."

March 23, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Stay Trips: The Inn Between, Concan
Tiny homes in the hills await your arrival
"...scenic hills of the Rio Frio Valley south of Garner State Park and north of Concan. The cluster of..."

April 17, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Captain Daytrips visits the Webb Folk Art Gallery and Museum in Waxahachie.
"...the lights hit the mixture of light-colored wood and sparkling glitter...."

May 12, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Internet Brings the World to Rural TexasThe Road to the Wild
"...town for a weekend getaway. Whether it's hiking in Garner State Park or staying in a cozy bed &..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Screens Feature by Janet Heimlich

Texas Titles in Toto
"..."Garner State Park," the Triumphs..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature

UTOPiAFest Artist Spotlight: DR.DOG
Lineup highlights for upcoming festival, September 28-30
"...and join us in the gentle countryside next to Garner State Park for a one-of-a-kind music and camping experience...."

Aug. 8, 2012 Chron Events Post by Bryan Winslow

UTOPiA Fest September 28-30
Get tickets while they’re hot...before they’re gone!
"...of UTOPiAFest? Nestled in the gentle countryside next to Garner State Park, UTOPiAFest is a one-of-a-kind music and camping..."

July 12, 2012 Chron Events Post by Bryan Winslow

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Ancient wines, the Texas Whip, and the truth about tequila
"...dance was popularized at gatherings in the 1960s in Garner State Park, about 60 miles west of San Antonio...."

July 7, 2006 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Welcome to Texasland
Bob Bullock's final monument to himself, the Texas State History Museum, won't have many historical documents, but it promises to be entertaining.
"...are planning to open the brand-new Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at the corner of MLK and Congress..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Bill Crawford

Day Trips
The first Lone Star Legacy Weekend allows daytrippers free access to state parks.
"...Lone Star Legacy Weekend is the state parks system's first open house. Most of the state's..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Daytrips
The lasting legacy of Sam Rayburn
"...Rayburn helped negotiate John Nance Garner of Uvalde as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice-presidential choice. Although..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...Our collective state pride pervades all that we do, from our insane..."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The Jumping-Off Point
Kat Candler continues her chronicles of youthful frenzy in 'Hellion'
"...It wouldn't be winter in Park City, Utah, without a brace of Austin filmmakers entering..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...a great time drinking coffee, shooting pool, looking for parking. A typical leisurely Saturday night in Austin...."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

QueerBomb/Pride Roundtable: Extended Remix
QueerBomb and Austin Pride meet for a roundtable
"...sake of sanity (our darling interns Sara Reihani, Angela Garner, and Trey Gerlich took notes and transcribed), I moderated..."

June 3, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Mike Clark-Madison recently maintained that my only stated reason for voting against the toll road plan was..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Column

Off the Desk:
"...putting her communication skills to the test as the state co-director of Texas Citizen Action, a consumer watchdog group..."

Sept. 6, 1996 News Feature

Naked City
South Austin Democrats give Mayor Kirk Watson the Yeller Dawg award of the year, Geoff Rips goes to work for AISD, City Council will have new meeting places next year.
"...You don't hear much controversy about the old and stately State Bar of Texas, but some of its members..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...takes public input on the proposed zoning of Triangle Park in North Central Austin. Opponents of the plan, meanwhile,..."

April 3, 1998 News Feature

One Big Gay Happy Family?
QueerBomb and Austin Pride meet for a roundtable
"...sake of sanity (our darling interns Sara Reihani, Angela Garner, and Trey Gerlich took notes and transcribed), I moderated..."

June 3, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

How the Democratic Primaries Could Affect Down-Ballot Races in Austin
See what happens when the circus is in town
"...spotlight as the nation's newest, biggest, and prettiest battleground state, it's been predicted that voter turnout in Democratic strongholds..."

Feb. 28, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

To Expand the Convention Center or Not?
Despite unanimous support from City Council, voters will decide the answer
"...expansion would not only accommodate more and larger local, state, and national gatherings, but would also create new public..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

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