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This page is the archive of Westlake Picayune prior to May 2012

Monday, October 21, 2013 | Devin Monk

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Singing her way to the top

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

Westlake High School graduate Lauren Snouffer has cultivated a busy career since graduating. The 25-year-old soprano has performed in several operas internationally, and was recently awarded a grant for her operatic skill.

Preserving portals to the past

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | Dane Anderson

Westbank resident David McGrain founded the Inti Raymi Fund in 2011, a nonprofit set up to help preserve the cultures of disappearing indigenous cultures around the world.

TBLSH bids farewell to longtime keyboard player

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | Dane Anderson

After five years of notable success, keyboard player and Westlake High School graduate AJ Vincent leaves the popular indie band The Bright Light Social Hour, heading into unchartered musical waters.

Rollingwood artists bring rich southern history to furniture design

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | Dane Anderson

Willem Sypestyn and Chotsie Gregson, two transplanted New Orleans artists, work together to create unique furniture out of antiques and architectural salvage pieces.

You know your gypsy

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | Special to the Picayune | 2

Gypsy, comprised of Westlake students Ben Baron, Dave North, Devin North and Pflugerville student Payton Keller, are performing at four SXSW shows.

Five Star Jewelry moves shop from Bee Cave to Rollingwood

Thursday, February 28, 2013 | Esther Robards-Forbes

A familiar name in jewelry has returned to the heart of the Westbank.

New business hopes for sweet success

Thursday, February 21, 2013 | Esther Robards-Forbes

The Westbank’s newest bakery, Nothing Bundt Cakes, has set out to do one thing and do it well: bundt cake.

Families and friends make Trianon a tradition

Friday, February 8, 2013 | Dane Anderson | 1

The coffee is flowing at Trianon. Sun streams through the glass windows that encase the place as small groups of people make their ways to tables, engrossed in conversations.

Westbank Valentine’s Day ideas?

Friday, February 1, 2013 | Dane Anderson

Got an idea for a perfect Valentine’s gift from a store here in the Westlake area?

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