Brad Tyer

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  • 14 years ago

    The red dirt road that dead-ends into the office of Tom Goynes's Pecan Park Retreat near Martindale was wet two weeks ago, soaking up the downpours that put much of Central Texas under flash flood warnings. It was, Goynes said, the first substanti...

  • 14 years ago

    Not a lot of people know about Camp Logan. It was first a national guard camp and then an emergency training center for soldiers during the First World War, situated on a chunk of land largely overlapping property that was later deeded to the city...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    November 2000 must have seemed, to Dave Hamrick, like an awfully good time to be getting into the publishing business in Texas. Hamrick, a longtime regional community relations manager for Barnes & Noble in Austin, was on a roll. Widely known and ...

  • 14 years ago

    Tony Adams espouses -- though he doesn't call it this -- the paper-clip theory: A bend to the right requires a compensating overbend to the left, simply to get the clip back to its original, functional shape. Accept for the sake of argument that p...

  • 14 years ago

    The news hit Galveston late last October like a rogue wave, and within a day it had surged up Interstate 45 to saturate the local television news in Houston as well: Delores "Mama" King, a grandmotherly black woman in her seventies, stood accused ...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    She was an American girl... She says it's all about making the connection, and that's easy enough to imagine, even if this weren't a rock and roll story, even if rock and roll stories weren't always about connecting, about someone making music tha...