Austin

A Day Away: Fab Family Vacations Within 6 Hours of Dallas

01 of 10<p>Fossil Rim Wildlife Center: Glen Rose, TX<p><b>Drive time: 1 hr, 21 mins.</b> <br>Fossil Rim Wildlife Center offers a 9.5-mile scenic drive-through safari …

Texas

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Austin

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do during a short trip to Austin, …

Texas

The top cities competing for Amazon's $5 billion headquarters may not be considering one critical factor

• <b>This week, Amazon announced 20 city finalists in the bid to become home to the company's second headquarters, HQ2.</b>• <b><br>The top contenders should be discussing climate resilience strategies related to extreme weather and flooding as part of their bids.</b>• <b><br>Climate change-driven events could affect HQ2's</b> …

Climate Change

The Best Austin Tips From Our Readers

We asked for your Austin tips and we got 182 of them, recommending Tex-Mex, local attractions, good and bad neighborhoods, and ways the light rail …

Texas

Amazon HQ2: Internet giant names 20 finalists for second headquarters

A clerk reaches to a shelf to pick an item for a customer order at the Amazon Prime warehouse, in New York on Dec. 17, 2017. Amazon announced, Jan. 18, 2018, that it has narrowed down its potential site for a second headquarters in North America to 20 metropolitan areas, mainly on the East Coast. …

Money

Our 4 Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathletes | Triathlete.com

<i>These four locales blend the best of triathlon training with your ideal vacation.</i><p>Relax in Bend<p><b>Picture it:</b> You just finished a sunny long ride that …

Eastern Oregon

Travis County Expo Center out as Major League Soccer stadium for Precourt Sports Ventures

The Travis County Exposition Center wouldn't work as the location for the $175 million-or-more Major League Soccer stadium envisioned by Precourt …

Soccer

SXSW adds Okkervil River, Josh T. Pearson & more artists

Another round of <b>SXSW 2018</b> artists has been announced, and this one includes <b>Okkervil River, Josh T. Pearson, Fastball, Greys, Katie Von Schleicher,</b> …

SXSW

Austinite's guide to the perfect weekend in Mexico City

There really is nowhere like Mexico City. The knotty tangles of traffic, tentacle-like streets, leafy green parks, and bursts of surreal color and …

Mexico

Austin's Congress Avenue Among Nation's 'Most Expensive' Streets

Steep office rent along key downtown stretch debuts among rarefied ranks of Fifth Avenue in NYC, Mission Street in San Francisco, others.<p>AUSTIN, TX — …

Real Estate

5 Central Texas river trips to paddle through year-round

Central Texas rivers offer some outstanding paddling opportunities — all just a short car ride away from the state capital. And thanks to mild …

Texas

New Momark Development leader to focus on 'missing middle' at crucial time for Austin housing market

After nearly a decade with Design Workshop in Austin, Steven Spears has a new gig. He wants to make sure Austin, as it grows rapidly, doesn't suffer …

Modern Market Joins Downtown Austin’s Healthy Restaurant Options

The downtown location of Colorado-based chain <b>Modern Market</b> has finally announced an opening date, according to a series of posts on Instagram. The healthy fast-casual spot will be taking over space at the Frost Bank Tower, 401 Congress Avenue, opening on <b>Monday,</b><b>January 15</b>.<p>Modern Market specializes …

Allergies

The 12 must

If one of your resolutions for 2018 is to explore what the Austin arts community has to offer, you are in luck. There are dozens of organizations …

Texas

Downtown Austin mural reminds passers by to stay true to themselves | Fit City

I found this handy reminder (along with a unicorn) painted on the side of a building on Colorado Street, a few blocks north of Lady Bird Lake, while …

Texas

Weekend Trip Guide: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink in Austin

Keepin' it weird (and delicious) in Tejas.<p><i>Welcome to MarieClaire.com's series on weekend travel—a smart girl's guide to making the most of those glorious two days off.</i><p>Austin, Texas has been on my travel list for some time—and it's easy to understand why. The city, known for festivals, Tex-Mex, and …

Texas

Austin’s Best Dining Neighborhood of 2017, According to Local Industry Experts

<i>As is</i> <i>the</i> <i>tradition as we near the end of 2017, Eater asked a trusted group of friends, industry types, and local bloggers for their takes on the past culinary year in Austin. The annual survey spans eight questions, from dining surprises to best food neighborhoods and disappointing meals. All</i> …

Texas

Coronation Street’s Shayne Ward engaged to Sophie Austin - see the ring!

It seems that <b>Shayne Ward</b> and <b>Sophie Austin</b> have had the merriest of Christmases after the <i>Coronation Street</i> actor got down on one knee and presented …

Celebrity News

48 Free Things to Do in Austin

1. Crowd-surf sans cover at Free Week<p>Start your year off with a little over a week of free live music every January. Think of it as a mini-SXSW …

Texas

Ten New and Upcoming Texas Hotels Worth Checking Into

Ten New and Upcoming Texas Hotels Worth Checking Into<p>Historic renovations and new modern developments give travelers and locals alike more options …

Texas

5 Free Ways to Bring in New Year's in Austin

Fireworks over downtown Austin (Credit: Kumar Appaiah via Flickr CC)<p>2017 is almost over, guys! This year flew by in a heartbeat. Austin has inducted …

Holidays

Best NYE Options in Austin 2017 - 365 Things to Do in Austin, TX

The best way to spend NYE is surrounded by friends and with the lowest possible expectations … know that before jumping into this list! The lines for …

Holidays

2 Austin bike routes peddled as best in U.S. for 2017

Gear up for some good news, pedal pushers: Two Austin bikeways have been named best in the U.S. On December 19, People for Bikes, an organization …

Texas

Where To Take A Craft Beer Vacation (Beercation) In 2018 — As Chosen By Craft Brewers | Brew Studs

A post shared by Courtney (@ccbeeralert) on Sep 1, 2017 at 4:09pm PDT<p>With contributions from Habead Kurdi.<p>Brew Studs feature content is made possible …

Beer

Life-Size Gingerbread House at The Westin - 365 Things to Do in Austin, TX

The little elves at The Westin have erected a life-size gingerbread house in the hotel’s lobby! Take the kids and check out the sweetest new addition …

Texas

UT gets dissed, venue shutters, and more hot Austin headlines

<i>Editor's note: We've spent a week chronicling bad behavior, first from the University of Oklahoma's quarterback and then from this guy. Read on for</i> …

Texas

Baby Ruth

Our Midcentury styled 450 SF Accessory Structure took us 4 short months to complete. Baby Ruth sports a full bath, polished concrete floors, encaustic cement tile, clawfoot tub, cedar ceilings, metal roof HVAC, and midcentury gems. Located on Ruth Ave in Crestview neighborhood in Austin Tx, our …

Design

ATX Cocina, Austin, USA

Designer Michael Hsu had his work cut out from the beginning at ATX Cocina. Not only is this stretch of Downtown Austin piled high with Mexican eateries – and every Austenite has their favourite – but the building sports an unchangeable glass façade, which, although framing a rare view of Lady Bird …

Texas

South Shore Eatery Shutters; Here's Where the Food Trucks Are Now

Goodbye South Shore Eatery, former home to some of our favorite Austin food trucks<p>Austin is constantly changing, building, and growing. A business …

Restaurants