NEW Texas Hill Country Wineries Brochure is Out! It Features 42 Wineries, a New & Updated Map, & 28 Eat, Sleep, Travel Partners. You can download (.PDF) it here: http://texaswinetrail.com/images/uploads/misc/FINAL2014Brochure.pdf
Austin's Congress Street bridge is famous for its bats. Mexican free-tailed bats emerge each summer evening from under the bridge, streaming their way along Lady Bird Lake and out into the Hill Country. Two of the bridges along Shoal Creek also give people a chance to see the bats up close and personal. This photo is of the emergence from the W 9th Street bridge.
Joske's, founded by German immigrant Julius Joske in 1867, was a department store chain originally based in San Antonio, Texas. In December 1928, Hahn Department Stores acquired the company along with the Titche-Goettinger department store of Dallas, and three years later Hahn became part of Allied Stores. Allied was taken over by Campeau in 1986, and Campeau in turn sold the Joske's chain in 1987 to Dillard's. All Joske's stores were then quickly converted into Dillard's locations.
Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio is adding a multimillion-dollar water park that’s expected to open in 2017. The park will be completely accessible for those with special needs and disabilities including waterproof wheelchairs and heated pools for those with temperature sensitivities