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Come to Bastrop for holiday shopping

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

From a historic setting and architecture, to less crowds, there’s a myriad of reasons that shoppers should come to Bastrop for their holiday shopping, business owners agreed during a 'man on the street' interview by the BEDC just before Christmas.

Art takes off in downtown Bastrop

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Art offerings are booming in Bastrop, especially downtown. And that situation has garnered statewide and national attention, according to several local artists who are also key community leaders.

“For a community the size of Bastrop, the increase in the last four years of art entrepreneurship has demonstrated an extraordinary growth,” said Karol Rice, a photographer as well as director for the planned Lost Pines Art Center and Commemorative Sculpture Garden on Chestnut Street.

Bastrop Fine Arts Guild Close to Reaching Project Goal

For Immediate Release, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Lost Pines Art Center and Commemorative Sculpture Garden reach significant milestone; more than $3 million in donations and pledges

Shoppers camp overnight in freezing temps for Academy opening in Bastrop

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Academy hits home run at Friday opening

Lauding Bastrop’s ‘small town feel’ amid the growth

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Real Estate Council of Austin gathered at Neighbor’s Kitchen in Bastrop on Monday

Bastrop's success in maintaining its “small town feel” during recent years of impressive business growth is one of the strong attractions for retailers who have recently located here – and those who may be eyeing Bastrop for a move.

Bastrop H-E-B, Bealls Bounce Back After Fires

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Two well-known Bastrop stores were packed with customers on Thursday, after having ‘come back’ in the aftermath of damage from recent separate fires.

Southside Market and Barbecue Opens Bastrop Location

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Owners Bryan and Rachel Bracewell stood at the front door on Tuesday during the opening day for Bastrop’s new Southside Market and Barbecue, greeting customers eager to taste their great barbecue. And the customers couldn’t wait to taste the delicious brisket, sausage and pork steaks, not to mention great desserts which include new menu items such as banana pudding and pecan pie. Bryan and Rachel Bracewell, owners of Southside Market and Barbecue.</body></html>

Hwy. 71 Work Detailed at City Seminar

Author: 
Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

TxDOT, U.T. and city officials speak to packed house at Convention Center

Transportation experts updated a packed room at the Convention Center on Wednesday about planned construction for two overpasses on State Highway 71 over the next several years. Concerns about how the highway construction will likely affect downtown traffic were among several questions raised by audience members.

Art Foundry a National Leader in Field

Author: 
Jim Lewis

Perched on a hill overlooking the Bastrop Business & Industrial Park, the Deep in the Heart Art Foundry is one of only three full-service, state-of-the-art sculpture factories in the United States. The other top two are in Colorado and New York.Greeting visitors at the Deep in the Heart Art Foundry in Bastrop, Texas.</body></html>

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