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Stay Here, I'm Getting You Out, or Away With Dusty

Timothy Braun | Posted 10.30.2013 | Style
Timothy Braun

Five years ago I looked into a shelter cage and said, "Stay here, I'm getting you out," to my dog, Dusty-Danger. I had no intention of getting a dog, but was enamored by his one blue, one brown eye and his charm.

Sasha Belenky

Jeff Bezos, The Mecca Of Cool, Confessions Of Innocent Men, And More Must-Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

1. The Man Who Sees The Future The news this week that Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, purchased The Washington Post for $250 million led many t...

She's a Rainbow: 40-Person All-Female Band Memorializes Girls Rock Camp Volunteer

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact
Mary Pauline Lowry

Twenty-nine-year-old Esme Barrera volunteered at Girls Rock Camp Austin, and her strong, encouraging nature were part of what made Girls Rock Camp an often life-changing experience for young girls.

Texas Lege Is A 'Dysfunction Junction'

Posted 07.13.2013 | Comedy

From the creator of last week's viral hit "I'm a Bad Bill," which reimagined Schoolhouse Rock as an anthem against the Texas legislature's crusade to ...

This Probably Isn't From Rick Perry

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.27.2013 | Comedy

Some guy (who we're going to guess was not Rick Perry) was so impressed with Sen. Wendy Davis' historical 13-hour filibuster on the Texas Senate floo...

Honor Flight's Mail Call at 30,000 Feet

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.23.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

On April 26, an "Honor Flight" flew 35 World War II veterans from Austin, Texas to our nation's capital so that these members of the Greatest Gener...

This Is the Biggest Austin Restaurant Opening of the Year. True Story.

Thrillist | Posted 08.18.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

Top Chef Paul Qui's new restaurant is the first upscale dining establishment in a zone that's more known for Lone Stars than star chefs.

Dialogue Not Monologue: How Today's Emerging Artists and Musicians Gain Influence

Conquistador | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Conquistador

In an era where there is too much noise, authenticity is now king, engagement is the new barometer for successful capitalism and the smart phone is now the television, phone and computer. In an ocean of information, streams of influence are powerful.

10 Things I Learned About Roller Derby From the Texas Rollergirls

Tim Young | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports
Tim Young

If you're not in the know, The Texas Rollergirls are celebrating their 10th season as a professional sport. And in honor of that, I want to share with you 10 things I've learned about the league.

Kat Edmonson Loves Austin, Texas

Love Letters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

I came to you as a young woman yearning for excitement, eager to be seduced by your weird ways. I was attracted to your friendly vibe, the ease of living, the vital spirit I could find everywhere in your borders.

Occupy SXSW 2013

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

At a festival of this size, people queue like in war zones where any queue means available goods. It's only after you get a firm place in line that you ask: what are we waiting for?

SXSW... a Bucket List Event

Jason Grill | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology
Jason Grill

At the end of the day SXSW Interactive is an amazing spectacle. If you haven't ever been to Austin it's a must see city. If you haven't been to SXSW it's a bucket list event.

A Look at Austin's Food Truck Scene

One For The Table | Posted 05.12.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

The majority of food trucks in Austin aren't trucks at all.

Chaos And The Cheerleader

Mark Osler | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

Lent perplexes me. The events it recalls are chaotic. In the midst of this, I will watch for the transformations that do happen, that are miracles, too often unnoticed in the middle of a crowd.

5 Things To Do In Austin

Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel

If you're going to SXSW, you'll want to bring this list.

SXSW Comedy Line-Up Announced!

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy

South By Southwest announced its official Comedy line-up Thursday afternoon, and as expected, the Austin-based festival has a strong mix of seasoned p...

Fund For Slain Navy SEAL Sniper Helps Vets With PTSD

Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact

Chris Kyle was a dedicated father, a decorated former Navy SEAL sniper and generous man. Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, were killed by a t...

Dell's Midlife Crisis

Doug Olenick | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

When a person hits this stage in life he or she questions just about every aspect of their life. Did they make the right job choice, are they being a good parent and what is their next step? Dell is in the same position.

D.C. Is A Great Place To Look For A Job, According To This Survey

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The seat of government is a fine place to look for work. NerdWallet, an independent financial review website, earlier this month rele...

PHOTOS: Coolest Austin Hotel Amenities

Oyster | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

With a vibrant arts culture, "live music capital of the world" status, and active outdoor scene, it doesn't get much more hip than Austin.

'Gay Penguin' Play Nixed In Texas School District

Posted 11.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Adorable "gay" penguins may once again be making international headlines, but one Texas school district isn't feeling the love. The Austin Statesm...

Virginia Woodruff Loves Austin

Love Letters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

To drink a beer anywhere is the god-given right of all Austinites. Take a sip at your video store, your dry cleaners or your barber shop.

10 Cities With The Fastest Job Growth

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Still struggling to find a job? It might be time to move to San Jose, Calif. A new study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMS...

Billy Reid Opens Austin Shop, Good Tunes and Vibes to Follow

Joah Spearman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Joah Spearman

Austin, long considered the crown jewel of creativity in Texas, has had its fair share of high praise over the last several years.

Foreign Feminvasion, Part 2: At the 'Top of Our Game,' Tegan and Sara Take It to the Limits

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Fortunately for anyone who's developed a crush while being touched by their propulsive tunes and charismatic onstage persona, the Quin twin players continue to be a constant show of force 13 years after their first Austin appearance.