Follow Along as Vanishing Austin Moves On

Like so many of the iconic businesses in the Austin we cherish, the Vanishing Austin blog is not vanishing. It’s just moving on . . . to Pairings :: Art + What Goes With It, my blog about art, photography, creativity and the many pairings that can occur. Here’s how you can follow along, too. Continue reading

Good Things Always Come in Threes

Margaritaville by Jann Alexander (c) 2012

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Why not try a threesome on National Margarita Day? (As in, three margaritas.) Continue reading

Here’s to Halcyon Days Ahead for Legal Vices

Those Halcyon Days by Jann Alexander © 2014

Some of Austin’s towers are getting pretty overtowering, but locally-owned Halcyon is holding its own against Austin’s first real tower, the Frost Bank Tower. Downtown Coffee Shop, Bar & Lounge, Halcyon Suits Any Occasion — the Austinot (@theAustinot) February … Continue reading

When a Polaroid Was Instant Gratification

Three Boys and a Polaroid © Jann Alexander

Three Boys and a Polaroid first appeared as the post, When a Polaroid Was Instant Gratification, at Pairings :: Art + What Goes With It. The post reappears here by gracious permission of its author, photographer Jann Alexander, who writes about … Continue reading

Austin Is a Town of Continual Juxtaposition

Tacos v Condos by Jann Alexander © 2013

There’s no shortage of colorful contrast in Austin, and there hasn’t been in a long long time. Juxtaposition is Austin’s middle name these days, and figures prominently in my Vanishing Austin series as the most striking way to show our … Continue reading

How Do You Move 95+ Austin Landmarks in One Day?

Moving Sale January 25

When you’re faced with moving more than 95 Austin Landmarks (in the form of hundreds of framed and/or matted prints and posters, ranging in size from 5×7″ to 24×36,” located in your East Austin studio), there’s only one way to … Continue reading