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Bee + Art + Tree

This tree was blooming in full on pink blossoms and its vicinity to the modern art sculpture made for some nice photos. The bee was an extra bonus as I made my way along Congress Avenue.


The Frank Frazetta Collection

As part of the SXSW festivities in Austin, Robert Rodriguez has opened up a gallery of Frank Frazetta artwork. They asked for no pictures to be taken once I was inside the gallery, so unfortunately, I didn’t get any photos of the great original art. 104 more words


Elephant Room

The Elephant Room – “Cool Jazz in the Basement since 1991″, and tonight was no exception. A fun time was had by all.


Burger Bar

There is a new hotel that has sprung up on Congress Avenue, between Second and Third Streets.  It is the JW Marriott, and they have a cool concept called the Burger Bar.   164 more words


Austin Skyline

Here is a different view of Downtown Austin than what you are used to me posting. It is from a secret location that I might be willing to share with you, but first you must hazard a guess. :-)


Downtown Austin: Old and New

It began with Liberty Lunch and most recently Dog and Duck and Fran’s Hamburgers; demolished to give way to the condo.  Fortunately, downtown Congress Avenue has yet to experience the demise of it’s cultural icons.   187 more words


Abbott Sworn In As New Texas Governor

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) - After spending 14 years as Texas governor, Rick Perry watched as his successor is sworn into the office on Tuesday. 448 more words