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Stopping time on Congress Avenue in 1952

Lance Avery Morgan was going through an old photo album when he ran across some striking pictures of his relatives. He was particularly taken with what looked liked candid shots of his family parading down Congress Avenue. 359 more words



Dinner at Torchy’s Tacos on South Congress. I thought about ordering the Taco of the Month, but stuck with my favorite – the Migas Taco. Yummy. 23 more words


The man on East Sixth Street: That's my daddy!

“That picture in the paper? That’s my daddy!”

After a photo taken in 1958 on East Sixth Street by Hans Beacham ran in the print edition of Austin Found, we received two calls. 386 more words


Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Chelsea Bat Attack

CHELSEA (CBS) — Police are looking for a suspect who attacked a man with a baseball bat Sunday morning in Chelsea.

Authorities say they received a call at 7:45 a.m. 103 more words


Life on the Austin homefront during World War II

Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day. Seventy-five years ago, the lives of Austinites, other Texans and all Americans totally changed.

Some Austinites, such as Connie Douglass Vanzura, … 171 more words


Austin holiday lights in days gone by

We can’t help it. We follow the holiday sparkle. We’re headed to the Trail of Lights preview party on Friday. Time to pause for some old images of twinkling wonder. 102 more words


Can you tell us more about these old Austin spots?

Sometimes, when readers ask for help identifying an old Austin business, we know that much could be solved by flipping through the annual city directories and phone books at the  360 more words