Acts like Slayer, Sarah Silverman and Snoop Dogg headlined the event geared towards a niche crowd that's generally passionate about independent music, cross-genre legendary talent and discovering acts before they potentially hit the mainstream circuit.
As cities work to rebuild and repair their infrastructure, one resource they are beginning to turn to is the rivers and creeks that flow through urban areas.
Local flavor remains central to the enjoyment factor in Austin and for those who prefer to stay close to it, here are some of the best tucked-away and well-loved boutique options in town.
Wes Mickel honors the great tradition of the beverage he's sharing with the world.
Other creeks in New York City that once fed the salt marshes which defined the coastline were boxed in for commerce and turned into "canals" and polluted by local industries, dumped on and despoiled.
Austin, Texas now had the potential to become the largest American city to achieve No Kill status. With that in mind, the dedicated board members and volunteers set their sights on finding a physical location that APA could call home.
Austin has the reputation of being not your typical Texas town -- it's more liberal and more secular than the rest of this Bible Belt state. Perceptions notwithstanding, there's plenty of religion going on in Austin. You can see it from the street.
Stab a pin into the center of Texas on a map, and you'll pretty much hit Austin. It's the live music capital of the world, home to the Texas Longhorns and the coolest (in my opinion) music festival ever, ever, ever -- SXSW -- this, is a city worth visiting.
According to Variety, Poyser is "channeling such mid-'90s relationship pics as Clerks and Swingers." (We couldn't agree more.) In addition to debuting a brand-new clip from The Bounceback, we've also got an exclusive interview with Poyser himself.
Bad technology does not mean HealthCare.gov is bad policy. But bad technology can destroy good policy.
Austin's MEOW Con came out of Seattle's Rocker Girl con: that original con was an event for women in the Seattle Grunge Rock scene. The Austin event is much more all-encompassing, including women from every musical genre, and from all aspects of the music industry.
The Barton Creek ensemble, which includes a beautiful natural swimming pool beloved by locals, was created with the help of The Trust for Public Land two decades ago, and Austinites can hike, bike, climb and paddle (when the water is running) in its rustic surroundings.
I took on the challenge of finding Romeo Rose his true love. I went out in the streets of Austin where he lives in order to find exactly what he's looking for... which is EXTREMELY SPECIFIC.
Homeless artists from Austin have been creating and selling their work with encouragement and materials provided by Art from the Streets.
Austin City Limits, Austin's other great music festival, caters to audiences of all ages and has a "green", family friendly vibe, which makes it more appealing to crowds who seek a more laidback festival experience.
Twice a year in spring and autumn, people flock to Round Top, Texas, for Antiques Week, a shopping extravaganza to rival the world's best. Here's a teaser of the best treasure-hunting experience in the world.