By Kimberly Young
This consultant covers Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Waco and the entire areas in among. It goals to supply all of the details a customer to Texas will desire, from lodging to rodeos, and delves into the cowboy tradition.
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It boasts an international clientele - its legend has reached the far crevices of Europe and Australia. Clifford Antone, the blues-lover behind Antone's, has even created his own record label to promote the blues. com) to find some of the finest blues from both Austin and the world. com/ arts/paramount) welcomes Broadway shows, concerts and local productions. Just south of the entertainment district is the O. Henry Home and Museum (409 E 5th St, 512-472-1903). O. Henry, one of the many pseudonyms for William Sydney Porter, became a proclaimed master of the short story in the early 1900s.
Old English Country. Very quiet with a large yard and gazebo. Writer's cottage. Governor's Inn, 611 W 22nd St, 78705, 800-871-8908, 512-477-0711. $$-$$$. Neo-Classical Victorian with wraparound porches. Private baths, many with clawfoot tubs. Two blocks from UT campus. Woodburn House, 4401 Avenue D, 78751, 512-458-4335. $$-$$$. Located in historic Hyde Park. Owners are resident innkeepers. The owners' dog is also a full-time resident. Ziller House, 800 Edgecliff Terrace, 78704, 800-949-5446, 512-462-0100.
Austin became home to Dell, IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Tracor, Apple, Advanced Micro Devices, 3M, Radian, and the list continues to grow. Most recently the film industry has come calling on Austin. Some of Hollywood's youngest directors and actors have found Austin more economical and pleasant than California. Two young local directors, Richard Linklater (Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Before Sunrise, The Newton Boys) and Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi, Desperado, From Dusk 'Til Page 9 Dawn) and their friend Quentin Tarantino, have brought portions of Hollywood to town.
Adventure guide to Texas by Kimberly Young