New Restaurant In Geronimo – Try It For… Breakfast!

Welcome, Chef Avenell’s Bistro….. welcome, welcome! We like your tasty menu items! Check them out and let’s hear from you local restaurant enthusiasts.

Location:  6715 North State Hwy 123,  in Geronimo,.

Call: 830.515.6436 or E-mail:

All major credit cards. No personal checks, please.

Look for Specials on their Facebook Page!


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Law Enforcement in Texas: Seguin’s Newest Police Officer Carries On Family Tradition


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When Seguin Police Officer Jeremy New received his official badge in a ceremony at City Hall,  Dec. 29, he continued a family tradition in law enforcement.  Particularly meaningful  was the fact that New’s great grandmother Eunice Schneider, wife of former Seguin Police Chief, the late  Leroy Schneider, was the one to pin the badge on New’s uniform.

Captain Schneider  served as Police Chief of Seguin for 38 years and was a legendary figure in Seguin law-enforcement and government.

Officer New is a Seguin native, graduate of Seguin High School, class of 2009 .   From there, he went on to graduate from Texas State University  in 2013 with a B.A . in Criminal Justice .  In March of 2014 he then  completed his graduate work  from The San Antonio College Law Enforcement Training Academy.

Parents of Officer New  are Angela Herrera Martinez & Bryan New.  New’s sister, Devon, is also working in law enforcement having recently been hired by the City  of Nixon as their first  full-time female police officer.


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Palace Theatre Cine-Museum Houses Wealth of Movie History

If you haven’t been to this Seguin landmark lately , you need to read this post and follow the website links to see that… what’s old… is now new… at the Palace Theatre, 314 S. Austin St!


H.A. “Dan” Daniels (below, right) and David H. Pierce, together with co-founders Janis Turk and Robin Byers-Pierce (not pictured),Davideo Productions, Seguin Theatres, Inc. have really put Seguin on the map in the world of moviemaking history.

imageDaniels’ father was owner of the Palace many years ago and through that career he brought many Hollywood celebrities to our area, so this project is a natural transition for the son, Dan.
Seguinites will be pleasantly surprised at the expanse of information Daniels and Pierce have accumulated within the walls of the Art Deco architectural style theatre built in the late 1940’s.
Memorabilia covers historically, a time frame from 180 A.D. to the present.
Take the time to go to these websites listed below or the article and associated links where you will find all the details you need to schedule a personal visit or perhaps arrange a group tour .
This is not only educational but it is local and national history at your fingertips!.

For details about The Seguin Cine Museum and view the full scope of the project, the proposed expansion and it’s impact on Seguin go to:

or website

Email: or call: 830-379-2428.


(Photos: Seguin Theatres Inc. Seguin CineMuseum, editorial links:

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These 2 Cowpokes Found It!


It…is the new River Hofbrau in New Braunfels.

A totally new dining experience, an entertainment venue featuring not only Texan cuisine but German faves as well!

Here’s their website:

… Meet me there, sounds like fun, live music too!..


yep that’s it!

…and ask for the the Dos-a-Rita…a Hofbrau original!

1515 Kuehler Avenue,
New Braunfels TX 78130
Exit 187 Interstate 35

Hours of Operation
Monday – Tuesday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Thursday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. -1:00 a.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


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Mid Texas Symphony Seguin Tradition Dec. 14


Get your tickets early , for beautiful Christmas music, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, 4 pm
Jackson Auditorium, Seguin
River City Ringers of San Antonio
Mid-Texas Symphony Chorus
Children’s Chorus, New Braunfels Area Schools at Jackson Auditorium.
Go to their link for all the details.

830) 372-8089

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WeihnachtsMarkt…Two More Days Left

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Learn about the history of this event, it’s a great excuse to exercise those shopping genes for the Christmas holidays, you can wrap up your entire list at the New Braunfels Convention Center.

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It’s the major fundraiser for the The Sophienburg Museum and Archives.
Food, fun, music and plenty of ideas for those who want to “one stop shop”. Saturday and Sunday.
For more info:

Or click all the details here:



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Sunday: The Rock and Roll History Show

Sun. Nov 16 at 10:30 am Texas Time we will be restreaming #10, find out how an old jacket hanging in a closet
put The Red Hot Chili Peppers on a path to superstardom,
a rock and roll diva holds her own singing opera
(a little culture won’t kill you),
and a multiplatinum single makes its way into the Smithsonian. Join us on Sunday
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Wurstfest 2014: Red Socks & Lederhosen

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Alex Meixner and his band again headline the Big Tent at Wurstfest, New Braunfels. Standing room only, several shows left this week. Go early get a great seat. Meixner’s latest album on sale autographed there, also features a popular area musician Carlton Pride, from San Marcos, son of C&W fave Charley Pride. Pride, a favorite around San Marcos along with the Reggae band “Zion”. Look for the great new instrument “the beer bong” and featured acclaimed accordionist from Canada, does the “dueling accordions” with Meixner, for some great sausage, beer and kraut atmosphere. You’ll get your German, Latino, Rock, Patiotic music fix til 2015.

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Headsup!!! Oldsters…. youngsters…..hipsters..

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This Sunday…
10:30 Texas time
Neil and Brian have put together a another new show, and some of you
Texas baby boomers will love this one!
On The Rock And Roll History Show #22, a piece of trash hits #1 on the charts, a joke about a good used car gives Jan and Dean another hit, and what exactly did Dexys Midnight Runners mean by “Come On Eileen?”

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Followup to CNN’s Thump Story

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For those of you who didn’t catch it on Weds. on CNN there was a great interview atop the Luling Watermelon Water Tower!.
Lots of locals were in the feature with Mike Rowe, so check the website to see if it will re run or you might be able to see it online.

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