THE SHUTTER — Melanie Haupt breaks down the long legacy of Player's, the campus burger joint to close at the end of the month. The University bought the property in order to expand, and Haupt ties the latest closure into UT's long history of remaking the campus area in its own image. [Chronicle]
FUNDRAISER ALERT — Beloved pie patriarch Bud Royer suffered a heart attack earlier this fall, and his family at Royer's Pie Haven is hosting a fundraiser to help cover his medical bills.
MARFA WIRE — Austin-based La Corsha Hospitality Group will manage a new hotel project coming to downtown Marfa. Service industry folks looking to live the Marfa dream, there will be a restaurant, too. [Big Bend Sentinel]