Austin

Central Library opens new chapter in Austin's long love affair with books

On October 28, the new Austin Central Library opened in the heart of downtown at 710 Cesar Chavez St. to great fanfare and delight among the growing …

Libraries

Millennial crafts and cocktails bar has designs on downtown Austin

We really do try to give crafting projects our best, but too often our attempts to make Shrinky Dink earrings in the shape of Carrie Bradshaw’s face …

Texas

Upstairs Circus Brings Crafts and Cocktails to Second Street

DIY activities and drinking come to downtown Austin<p>For those who like to drink and make things, forthcoming <b>Upstairs Circus</b> will provide hours of fun in downtown Austin. The name refers to the brain, and the purpose of the shop is to inspire creativity while offering cocktails. The craft shop and …

Crafting

A bar with DIY arts and crafts projects is coming to downtown Austin

Make beaded bracelets and custom leather koozies while drinking a cocktail at the upcoming Upstairs Circus.

Crafting

Forget a new car – I just bought a new adventure craft | Fit City

I took the canoe plunge yesterday. In the last year, I've discovered how much I love paddling. I kayaked the Llano, Colorado, Pedernales and San …

Texas

My Free Hyatt Anniversary Night in Downtown Austin

Say what you will about Chase, but <b>their hotel cards that come with a free anniversary night are worth every penny</b>.<p>And fortunately, some of them are …

Texas

SXSW announces second round of 2018 artists

<b>SXSW</b> has announced the second round of showcasing artists for its 2018 edition and among the 160 acts are <b>Andrew WK, Basement, Boy Harsher, The</b> …

SXSW

Austin Trail of Lights

The Austin Trail of Lights has been an Austin tradition since 1965! From December 9-23, take in 2 million twinkling lights during a 2.1 mile stroll …

Amazing

Four injured after multiple highway shootings, suspect in custody

AUSTIN - A man is in custody after multiple highway shootings early Saturday morning led to the injuries of four people, including a 7-year-old girl, …

Policing

Medley of music fests always on tap in Austin, Texas

Known as much for its warm, weird hippie ethos as for its recent popularity among tech start-ups looking for a place to launch, Austin is a melting …

Texas

Garbo’s Will Bring Lobster Rolls to Downtown Austin

Opening sometime in the winter<p><b>Garbo’s Lobster Truck</b> is coming to downtown Austin in a permanent spot. The food truck will be parked next door to <b>Chi’lantro</b>’s vehicle at <b>823 Congress Avenue</b>.<p>An eagle-eyed tipster spotted a display rendering of the exterior over the summer. While the downtown Garbo’s …

Restaurants

The Early Word on Downtown French Brasserie Le Politique

Read on for the good and bad news on the burgers, slow service, and dreamy space<p><b>Le Politique</b> opened in September with French offerings from executive chef Derek Salkin and wife, executive pastry chef Alyssa Hurlstone, served in a stunning space. The restaurant is the newest member of the New …

Restaurants

We Want a Waterproof Camp Poncho Blanket

After watching this short promo video we came to the quick conclusion that we want each one of Kammok’s three new camp blankets. The Austin TX …

Lifestyle (Canada)

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 …

Texas

The 25 coolest neighborhoods in America, where everyone under 30 wants to live right now

• <b>HotSpot Rentals ranked the 25 "coolest" urban neighborhoods in the US.</b>• <b><br>The ranking took transit, budget-friendliness, entertainment, lifestyle, and weather into consideration.</b>• <b><br>The Mission District in San Francisco nabbed the number-one spot.</b><p>What makes a neighborhood cool? Maybe it's a bustling …

Texas

Discover The Best Trails In These 6 U.S. Cities

Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas.<p>Austin, Texas<p>For avid runners, “Austin has it all,” says ultrarunner and local Scott Towle. “There are countless …

Women's Fitness

48 Hours in Austin, Texas: Where to Play, Stay & Eat!

If you are planning to visit Austin and wondering what to do when you get there, this guide is for you! Austin is the State Capital of Texas, known …

Texas

I Flew 1,750 Miles to Catch a Pokemon

This week, I traveled 1,750 miles to catch a Pokemon in Pokemon Go.<p>With a near-complete Pokedex, on Monday I flew to Austin, Texas to catch one of …

Pokémon

Ranch offers Hill Country views and Old West charm by downtown Austin

3500 Day Star Cove Austin, TX 78746 Neighborhood: Davenport Style: Traditional Square footage: 4,214 Beds: 4 Baths: 3 full, 1 partial Price: $869,450 …

Texas

Williams preview the United States Grand Prix

Round 17 of the 2017 Formula One World Championship takes us to The Circuit of The Americas, a purpose-built race track designed to take Formula One …

Auto Racing

Apartment Interior Uses A Mondrian-Inspired Wall Design To Hide A TV

Sanders Architecture together with Cravotta Interiors, have recently completed the design of this modern apartment in downtown Austin, Texas, for a …

Interior Design

Looks like ACL headliners The Killers are playing on a downtown Austin rooftop

These things happen. A big-name act is booked for a major festival appearance in Austin, and then they show up in the weirdest places. As the second …

Music Festivals

SXSW announces 1st round of 2018 artists ++ more speakers

The 2018 SXSW Music Festival, which runs March 12 – 18 in Austin, TX, has announced the first round of showcasing artists, which includes <b>The Wedding</b> …

SXSW

2018 Music Festival Artist Announcement - Round One

And we’re back! SXSW 2018 is five months away, and today’s announcement reveals the first wave of over 200 Showcasing Artists who will be performing …

SXSW

First Batch of SXSW Artists Includes Rich Chigga, Gang of Youths, MC Lars

Another year, another huge mass of people converging on Austin, Texas for SXSW. The music portion of the 2018 festival will take place March 12 - 18, …

Texas

Launderette - Austin TX

<i>The Vitals:</i><br>the spot: <b>Launderette 2115 Holly St. Austin TX 78702</b><br>the eats: <b>Plancha Burger</b> <br>the bucks: <b>$9</b><br>the full nelson: <b>A chef driven take on a classic</b> …

Restaurants

ACL Fest 2017: 10 Austin places to go while you’re here - Curbed Austin

This weekend’s Austin City Limits Festival revs up Friday, which means we’re officially in the thick of fall festival season. If you're planning on attending, you're no doubt pumped, as well as up on tips for the best ways to experience the fest.<p>If you’re coming into town early, leaving late, or …

Texas

Keep Austin Weird (And gay, while we're at it.)

Loading<p>The very best thing to do in all of Austin is...drumroll please...Rainey Street! If they gave out awards for The Cutest, The Most Charming, …

Restaurants

7 of the Most Instagrammable Spots in Austin

Austin (which British Airways recently added to its 747 destinations) is the state-capital of Texas, which is ironic because the city seems like it’s …

Texas