Austin in the greater world

  • In the Sunday NYT, there’s a lengthy article on the lodging business, with a focus on Austin’s Kimber Modern establishment. The discussion is related to the changing economy, and there are extensive quotations, plus four photographs (only one photo on line), in the hard copy (“A Modernist Inn, Built From Scratch,” byline Fred A. Bernstein, page 12 of the business section). I found the discussion of requirements for off-street parking, along with the need of the owners to structure this place as a bed-and-breakfast inn for zoning purposes, interesting indeed.
  • In the February issue of O, The Oprah Magazine (page 44, not yet on line), the new CD of Austin’s own Ruthie Foster tops a list of three new issues in which “fresh female voices sing about love and loss.” Ruthie plans a release party at Antone’s on February 3

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  1. Chiming In On Austin In The Greater World | Austin Metblogs (pingback) on January 19th, 2009 @ 4:57 pm

    […] Coincidentally, I noticed Austin mentioned as a travel destination in a couple of magazines over the last few weeks, so I thought I’d add to the theme of the last post. […]

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