Austin Airport Adding Capacity (and Chicago O’Hare is Also)

I notice this expansion every time I go to Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA). They have also added a parking garage.

Chicago, Austin See Airport Growth


The “Most American” Experiences in Every State (a Listicle)

Yes, it’s clickbait, but still of possible interest.

In my own state of Texas, the listed “Most American” attraction is NASA in Houston. I’ll agree that NASA is worth a visit, but it seems that the Alamo in San Antonio, or the three Presidential libraries in Texas (Austin, College Station and Dallas), would have been better selections.

If NASA in Houston doesn’t satisfy your space-related cravings, you can visit the Alabama attraction (U.S. Space and Rocket Center). But don’t head to Cape Kennedy expecting to see another “Most American” location…Florida’s attraction is the Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth.

American Eagle, photo by Puzzler4879 / Flickr

Not Even Kanye West Can Cut the Line at Franklin BBQ in Austin

Franklin’s in Austin has the best barbeque in the known universe…I know, I’ve eaten there 3 times. That’s three times more than Kanye West, who tried to cut the line.

The only person in that same known universe who was permitted to cut the line was President Barack Obama.

Kanye visited Austin, but midded out on Franklin BBQ. Photo by  jurvetson / Flickr