Mr. Zilker Bark

When Alex Hopes moved to Austin in 2012, it was on a whim. He had never visited, he didn’t have a job lined up, he didn’t know anybody who lived here, and he spent the first couple weeks crashing on a couch that belonged to a friend of a friend. Five years later, as we walk around Zilker Park, it’s difficult to imagine that Hopes was ever an unfamiliar face.

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