By David Ansel Illustration by Matt Lynaugh The summer sun had not yet shone its first rays into the third-story windows along Congress Avenue, but Delphino Martinez had already worked up a sweat. ...
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The manager’s workday began at 7:00 a.m., when he unlocked the door to the cafeteria, and ended often after ten or eleven at night. Throughout the hours in between, he performed a cascade of tasks: ...
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It wasn’t much of a stretch for Lisa and Sam Asvestas to convert the lot on West Cypress into a car wash, Laundromat and mini food court combo—they’d been in a facet of each business for 15 ...
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The Briegers mean business. Sitting outside their pottery store on the courthouse square—interrupted, in a friendly way, by everyone who’s anyone in Blanco—they brainstorm, crack ...
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