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Where To Eat Thanksgiving Day in Austin

The wonderful thing about a city like Austin is that you really don’t have to cook if you don’t want to. Grab the kids and your great aunt, too, and …

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This is how much more money you'll need for a down payment in Austin in 2018

Austin isn't the only place where home prices are on the rise. Nationally, the median home price will rise $6,275 next year, according to a new study …

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New report declares Austin No. 1 fastest changing city in U.S.

Just look at the metamorphosis of Austin’s skyline over the past 10 years, and you’ll see how much the city has changed. In that time, office …

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Best New Restaurant of 2017: Kemuri Tatsu-ya

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New library opens Oct. 28 and it's unlike many Austin buildings

During the past 20 or so years, Austin has built many buildings, but few places of consequence.<p>The new Austin Central Library is a place of …

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Austin Monthly Names Its 9 Best New Restaurants of 2017

From Japanese-Texas izakaya to barbecue trailer to Italian<p><i>Austin</i> <i>Monthly</i> has been revealing its best new restaurants of 2017 slowly over on social media. The list of nine restaurants and a trailer includes already-lauded places like the universally beloved <b>Kemuri</b> <b>Tatsu-ya</b> (Eater roving critic Bill …

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Austin, Texas is most likely to get Amazon's $5 billion headquarters, according to the data

RoschetzkyProductions/Shutterstock<p><b>Moody's Analytics ranked what it believes to be the top contenders for Amazon's second headquarters.</b>• <b><br>The analysts</b> …

The City

Austin’s only state park desperately needs volunteers

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The only state park in Austin is in desperate need of volunteers. The Halloween floods from 2013 and the Memorial Day floods of 2015 …

National Parks

2017 ACLFest, Weekend 1

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Best places near Austin to capture the spirit of autumn

Looking for the perfect places to shoot portraits or blazing landscapes this fall? Look no further! We have complied the definitive list of places to …

Pecan Street Festival - 365 Things to Do in Austin, TX

of those classic Austin festivals.<p>If you’ve never been, it’s a gigantic street fair with music, art, kids activities, jewelry, giant turkey legs, and …

Festivals

Longtime Houston Tex-Mex Chain Offshoot Opens New Restaurant in Domain Northside

Cyclone Anaya’s brings bottomless mimosas and nachos<p>An offshoot of the popular Houston Mexican chain, <b>Cyclone Anaya’s Tex-Mex Cantina</b>, is opening in Austin. The restaurant debuts sometime next week in the Domain Northside. The original opening date of Saturday, September 30 had to be postponed.<p>Owner …

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The 10 Best Places to Swim in the World, According to Me

<i>This summer I went swimming, this summer I might have drowned</i><p><i>But I held my breath and I kicked my feet and I moved my arms around</i><p><i>This summer I swam in the ocean and I swam in a swimming pool</i><p><i>Salt my wounds, chlorine my eyes, I’m a self-destructive fool</i><p>— “The Swimming Song”<p>I wrote those lyrics in …

Swimming Pool

We’re one big step closer to getting from Austin to Dallas in under 20 minutes

A 19-minute trip from Austin to Dallas is a few miles closer to reality. A proposed project that would connect Austin, Dallas, Houston, Laredo, and …

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This Sunday Is Austin Museum Day

The greater Austin area is home to myriad art galleries and museums, and on one day every year, dozens of those institutions open their doors, free …

Museums

Austin billionaire named one of the most influential leaders under 40

An Austin billionaire whose name you may not know has been crowned one of the most influential business leaders under age 40. Fortune magazine puts …

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Austin ranks as the most expensive real estate market in Texas, shows new report

As if we needed it, there’s now further proof that the Austin housing market reigns as the most expensive in Texas. During the first half of 2017, …

Real Estate

Nonstop flight from Austin to Mexico City lands an upgrade

Aeromexico's nonstop service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Mexico City is poised for an upgrade. On September 7, Mexico's leading …

Top down view of 183 and Mopac on a weekday at 6pm

Austin's First Vegan Milkshake Truck Is Now Open

Milky Way Shakes delivers coconut and almond milk shakes<p>Austin’s first vegan milkshake truck <b>Milky Way Shakes</b> makes its <b>debut</b> this Saturday, <b>September 9</b> at Spider House on North Campus. Alas, the truck is only focusing on the milkshakes for now, which means there are no french fries for dipping …

Vegan

Unlike Austin, Davenport’s music scene is still evolving. That’s a good thing

A football game and family time were the initial reasons for my trip to Austin, Texas, last week.<p>But after hearing so much about the city’s booming …

North Texas is home to the best real estate markets in the U.S.

While global buyers are saturating the Texas real estate market and Flower Mound is collecting accolades for its stable investor returns, North Texas …

Real Estate

Austin, Texas is getting its first record pressing plant

September 4, 2017 In News<p><b>Say ‘howdy’ to more vinyl, says its founder.</b><p>Gold Rush Vinyl, a new 8,400 square-foot record pressing plant, is opening in …

The Water Tank: Northwest Austin's Comfy Neighborhood Bar

Water Tank is a neighborhood bar located at the border of Austin and WilCo<p>McNeil Drive acts as the dividing line between Austin and Cedar Park, and …

Southwest Airlines adding nonstop flights from Austin to 3 more cities

Southwest Airlines is adding three more nonstop destinations at Austin’s airport.<p>The Dallas-based low-cost carrier said Monday it will kick off daily …

Franklin Barbecue Plans to Reopen in About a Month After Fire

Pitmaster Aaron Franklin will still make brisket before then<p><b>Franklin Barbecue</b> is <b>closed</b> indefinitely because the restaurant caught on fire early Saturday morning. No one was injured. The pit room, where the fire began, will have to be redone, but pitmaster Aaron Franklin plans on <b>reopening in about a</b> …

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11 of the Most Beautiful Hikes in the World Photos

The emerald lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand.<p>Be it scaling the sides of mountains or walking a winding trail for days on end, humans will go to extreme lengths for scenic adventure. Seeking out places almost untouched by development gives new insight into the world through the …

Mount Everest

Top 10 outdoor activities in Austin

With a year-round summery climate, there's plenty of outdoor entertainment on offer in the city, including biking, hiking, swimming and alfresco concerts – and the best thing is that many of them are free<p>• As featured in our Austin city guide<p>See a Sunset at Mount Bonnell<p>It's easy to get lost in the …

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