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Decades of dedication

Don and Elsie Hildebrand are in it for the long run. The New Braunfels couple, who will be married for 67 years in August, has been donating their time to the local community for over 30 years, beginning with the Meals on Wheels program, Hope Hospice, Marsch-und Wandergruppe and the Genealog…

Behind the boom

As the clock approaches 9:15 p.m. each Fourth of July, thousands of residents and visitors to New Braunfels collectively anticipate the start of one of the longest running pyrotechnic displays in South Texas. The Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular over the skies of Landa Park always elicit…

Bottled summer

If anybody knows about quenching thirst deep in the heat of the summer, it is the wineries deep in the heart of Texas! Located in Lubbock, Llano Estacado is one of the largest and best-selling wineries in the state—and their sauvignon blanc or rosé are the perfect summer wine selections.

Circle of family

Just like polka favorite Alex Meixner is the one-man band of Hormel pepperoni, New Braunfels native Robin Williams plays many instruments at once at Circle Arts Theatre.


Memories of a Disney vacation

When the world started to shut down during the COVID-19 crisis, I had many thoughts swirling through my head — just like you. Mostly, it was concern for the health of my family and friends, but I’ve also had a more selfish, nagging, recurring thought: “Thank goodness we hadn’t planned any su…

Stage search

For the past several months I have written about the thriving music scene in New Braunfels and how a long list of events had to happen to get our city to where it is today. Though it would not be felt for a few years, Willie Nelson’s move to Texas after his home in Nashville burned down had …