Here are some of the best recent additions to the Austin scene, no farther than a pedicab away from the park, that would be a solid bet for a cocktail, food or fortification of the insides any time of year.
Sometimes the best things are created by accident. And such was the case with Austinite Rachel Holtin's wildly successful AustinFoodstagram Instagram account, where, since May 2014, she's been documenting the city's best meals, one dish at a time.
It is a true understatement to say that the pinnacle of the teenage Austinite social calendar is Austin City Limits. ACL has taken on a life of its own, an event so fantasized and talked about that it couldn't ever be as good as we all think it will be.
Although you may not have heard the name Boots before, there's a good chance you've heard his music.
If you are visiting Austin, or live here and haven't tried one of these, I urge you to please, put all of your plans on hold, and go try them today.
While many adults 50 and over choose to visit the beach, take a cruise or explore Europe during their vacations, some are looking to take the road less traveled and are literally putting their money where their mouth is.
Austin has become one of the most sought-after destinations in America. With its vast culture, sprawling hills, busy night life, and blend of international cuisine, art, and music, it has a little bit of everything.
I'll be candid. I once started a blog because a boy broke my heart. Pretty typical, huh? Maybe it could've been. It could've been basic and predictable. It might have even been in the beginning. I used it as a platform to vent to the world, and to make sure others out there knew they weren't alone. I become vulnerable to offer others the strength they were missing.
August is rushing by, and with it the last perfect days to eat summery treats like oysters, crab legs, lobster rolls, garlic shrimp, shrimp and grits, fried fish...you get the point.
What if the Denver Broncos became the Bridgeport Broncos? Or LeBron's Cavaliers played their home games in Riverside, California? Denver and Cleveland fans: calm down -- this isn't going to happen. But, from at least one perspective, it wouldn't be totally crazy if it did.
Home to the University of Texas, Austin is a burgeoning oasis in the southwest United States that is brimming with culture, great food and iconic events. Its most famous event, SXSW (that's South by Southwest) is a celebration of all things music, film and interactive media.
Günther Witzany received his PhD in philosophy from Ludwig Maximilans University in Munich for his thesis on "the foundation of ethical norms and implementation in personal life forms."
How often does this happen? That rare opportunity when, after years of struggle and uncertainty, the storm clouds part and all your hard choices pay off. When the big picture is finally revealed -- and suddenly, it all makes sense.
Cities like New York and Los Angeles have, simply put, become too expensive for many working artists. So which cities present the best opportunities for today's creative workers?
We truly believe that you never know which dollar is going to make the difference and lead to the next big discovery to help kids with cancer, and that every single dollar adds up toward making those dreams of a cure a reality.
Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.