The End of Austin

an exploration of urban identity in the middle of Texas

You Say Texas; I Say Barbecue

Erica Robert Pallo has shared this short documentary film that she made about BBQ “from the perspective of both natives and non-Texans.” It was filmed at Franklin Barbecue and was featured … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Most Beautiful City in the World

I do not want to write about leaving Austin. I don’t want to write about it because it feels like generalizing. Because, as someone noted, African Americans are the most … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Beginning, the Middle, and Not the End

In the beginning, when Austin was born, it was named Waterloo. Young, little Waterloo had humble beginnings as a small Texas town in the hill country, but Mirabeau B. Lamar … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment
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