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Senior Editor — Texas Monthly
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Executive Editor at Texas Monthly, covering criminal justice. Die-hard believer in long-form journalism.

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The most affordable cities to live in for your budget.

texasmonthly.com — Living on a budget is a balancing act that isn't just about how much money you make. You also need to consider what you spend and what you require - are you living in a place that suits your means and needs. U.S.

Whole Foods Is Considering Adding Tattoo Parlors To Its New Line Of Stores

texasmonthly.com — Whole Foods is the behemoth in the world of organic and natural-focused supermarkets that grew to its current size by eating much of the competition. Still, in the high-stakes world of organic grocers, yesterday's constantly growing innovator is today's outdated dinosaur, and the drop in same-store earnings at Whole Foods has been the subject of much speculation about the company's future.
Feb 12, 2016

RT @TexasMonthly: Whole Foods is considering putting tattoo parlors in new stores, just in case you need kale and a sleeve touch-up txmnth.ly/1SLYKhy

Feb 12, 2016

Alternate hed: Whole Foods is Considering Going Full Hipster shar.es/14db6F

Feb 12, 2016

RT @TexasMonthly: Whole Foods is considering putting tattoo parlors in new stores, just in case you need kale and a sleeve touch-up txmnth.ly/1SLYKhy

The GOP Establishment's Best Option

texasmonthly.com — Yesterday, I wrote that in the wake of the New Hampshire primary, there are three Republicans who can plausibly argue that they are the party's best available alternative to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz: Jeb Bush, John Kasich, and Marco Rubio. By that I meant two things.
Feb 12, 2016

The best of the GOP Establishment alternatives is....Jeb! texasmonthly.com/burka-blog/the…

Houston Is Ready To Host Super Bowl 51, But Is It Worth It?

texasmonthly.com — On Sunday, we all plopped in front of some sort of screen to watch the Super Bowl. There's no shortage of pomp and circumstance associated with the annual event: It's the climax of the NFL's season where a group of men are crowned champions after all of the blood, sweat, tears, and other trumped up nouns that highlight dedication.
Feb 12, 2016

RT @TexasMonthly: Houston's ready to host Super Bowl 51, but is it actually worth all of the effort? txmnth.ly/1Td0M8D pic.twitter.com/vvBaod2SVe

Six Must-Attend Events: February 12-February 18

texasmonthly.com — AUSTIN Blues Man Group This past New Year's Eve, forty years after the legendary Austin blues club Antone's opened for the first time, in 1975, it opened again, for the sixth time, at its sixth location, 305 East Fifth Street.

The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob

texasmonthly.com — PEGGY JO TALLAS WAS, BY ALL ACCOUNTS, the classic good-hearted Texas woman. For much of her adult life, she lived with her ailing mother in a small apartment in the Dallas suburbs. Every morning, after waking up and making her bed, always taking the time to smooth out all the wrinkles in the sheets with her hands, she'd walk into her mother's bedroom.
Feb 12, 2016

If you like stories about lady bank robbers (as I do) this one by @skiphol is the best: The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob texasmonthly.com/articles/the-l…

Where In Texas Is The Rent Too Damn High (Or Just Right)?

texasmonthly.com — If you live in one of the booming cities in Texas-Austin, San Antonio, Plano, Dallas, or Fort Worth-you're probably aware that the rent is getting to be too damn high.

Does Texas Have Any Sanctuary Cities?

texasmonthly.com — Late last month, a group of immigration activists met Austin Mayor Steve Adler with demands that the Austin Police Department no longer cooperate with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which would make Austin what conservatives have dubbed a "sanctuary city."
Feb 11, 2016

RT @TexasMonthly: There's a lot of fuss over sanctuary cities, but they don't actually exist in Texas txmnth.ly/1TfmYQQ pic.twitter.com/PFM2Rk7PaL

InstaTexas: The Stars At Night...

texasmonthly.com — As the song proudly proclaims, our prairie sky is wide and high, and, thanks to the state's many remote acres, it's still pretty pristine too. Of course, you've got to get far away from the urban sprawl to truly appreciate the celestial wonders overhead, which means you've got an easy excuse for your next long drive.
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Feb 12, 2016

@BrandyZadrozny Thanks so much Brandy! And thanks for the mention in your piece!

Feb 12, 2016

Great writing: Bernie is "the sweet if voluble uncle who yells over the soup, then kisses goodnight over the decaf" politico.com/story/2016/02/…

Feb 11, 2016

@Kristine_Galvan You'd done such amazing work on this case and were so kind to me. Still grateful!

Feb 11, 2016

RT @parasmuss: Here is the original story of Irene Garza's disappearance in an April 18, 1960 @monitornews article. themonitor.com/news/police-se… #RGV

Feb 11, 2016

Re #IreneGarza: 2 brilliant reporters, @brooksegerton & @Kristine_Galvan, were first on case and did groundbreaking work in the early 2000s.

Feb 11, 2016

@jeffchu Thank you thank you thank you for the kind words!

Feb 11, 2016

@jareaves3 Joseph, I'm horrified. Do you still have those stories?


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