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Nonstop Austin travel news lead this week most popular stories

<i>Editor's note: Nonstop getaways and restaurant openings lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.</i><p>1. …

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Top 10 Airbnbs in the US

Airbnb provides a refreshing alternative to chain hotels. When you’re on the road, the service allows you to meet new people, feel as comfortable as …

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Downtown Austin wine bar abruptly stops pouring

Another downtown establishment is permanently closing its doors. The Red Room Lounge, a basement wine bar on East Third Street known for its eclectic …

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The 30-Year-Old Texas Tycoon Who Is Building A Real Estate Empire

Unlike other successful Millennial entrepreneurs, Nate Paul is not a T-shirt or hoodie kind of guy–his uniform is a suit. He has worn one to work, usually with a vest, every day since he dropped out of college nearly ten years ago. “I always wanted people to take me seriously,” the Texas real …

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10 Free Things to do in Austin Texas

I’ve lived in Austin for a year and have been able to explore the city and everything it has to offer. Here is a list of the top things locals …

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This Austin ZIP code is the most expensive place to rent in Texas

Move over, 90210. The most expensive ZIP codes in the Lone Star State will give you a run for your money. According to a new report from rental …

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Downtown Modern Mexican Restaurant ATX Cocina Opens on Monday

Sopes, queso, and tortillas<p>Downtown modern Mexican restaurant <b>ATX Cocina</b> is set to <b>open</b> on Monday, <b>July 17</b> in the Northshore building on San Antonio Street. It’ll start off with dinner service only, with lunch and brunch added at a later date.<p>The menu, from executive chef Kevin Taylor, will include …

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101 Things To Do When It’s 100 Degrees

1. Zilker Free Summer Musical: The Wizard of OZ <br>2. Explore Austin on a Fat Tire Electric Minibike 3. Jaws on the WaterAlamo Drafthouse Austin …

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friendly staycation

The summer doldrums have hit: the kids are home from camp, and it's not quite time to go back to school. We've got your solution for the midsummer …

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The Ultimate Southern Summer Bucket List

Memphis, Tennessee<p>Resting in the southwestern corner of Tennessee, this soulful city is home to over 650,000, making it the largest city on the …

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Restaurants, bars, welcome well-behaved dogs

For many dog lovers, the restaurant experience is much more fun when they can share it with their canine friends.<p>There are a number of gems tucked …

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Showdown: Austin or Portland or Seattle: Which Hipster Heaven is For You?

Which Hipster Heaven is For You?<p>‘Hipster’ may be a dirty word these days, but there’s a lot about hipster culture that draws me to a city. Good food, …

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Fado Irish Pub on the hunt for new location in downtown Austin

Although a group of bar owners plans to open a new bar in the current Fado space, Fado Irish Pub is hoping to find an alternate location downtown.

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What The Heck Are Those Blue Panels Along The Lamar Underpass?

When you're driving down Lamar Boulevard between Lady Bird Lake and Fifth Street, do you ever look at the walls of the underpass beneath the train …

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12 Perfect Places To Watch Austin Fireworks On The 4th Of July

So you want to see the HUGE Austin fireworks display on the 4th of July, but don't care to wade through 100,000 people? Then this list is for you.The …

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Prime downtown Austin site to be transformed into 5-story office building

An office building dating back the the 1950s will be demolished to make way for a more modern vibe that aims to appeal to professional services …

Real Estate

Downtown Austin's major parking problems exposed in new report

Everybody complains about how parking downtown is a nightmare, and now we have the proof. The Downtown Austin Alliance, with the help of …

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Award-Winning Design In A Place You Wouldn’t Expect: A Public Toilet

If Richard Serra designed bathrooms, they’d probably look something like this.<p>When visitors to Lady Bird Lake in Austin need to use the restroom, they’ll discover pleasant surprise: new facilities that look like works of art.<p>Four years ago, the Trail Foundation–a nonprofit that manages the hiking …

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8 of the most luxury hostels outside of Europe

All for under £55 a night, too<p>It's easy to feel like you have to choose between affordability and luxury when it comes to booking accommodation for a holiday.<p>But actually, that's not the case at all - after Hostelworld rounded up eight <i>incredible</i> hostels outside of Europe, which are not only …

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How To Have A Perfect Summer In Austin

Austin, Texas is a much sought-after destination for tourists and locals alike during the hot summer months. Austin has no end to its warm-weather …

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Exploring Austin’s Seaholm Development

Travel with us to Austin, Texas as we explore the retro-modern <b>Seaholm development</b>, a project that transformed a beloved, historic power plant and its …

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drink matcha every day for optimum health

<b>Morning Matcha</b><p>My wife and I start our mornings drinking matcha everyday. Every morning when I get up I start the tea water and sift the matcha. Then …

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Design the downtown Austin home of your dreams with these 2 condos

710 Colorado St., units I-9 and J-9 Austin, TX 78701 Neighborhood: Brown Building Lofts Style: Condo Square footage: Approximately 1,287 each Beds: …

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The 15 best trips to take alone in America

1<p>Portland is a friendly and laid back city that offers an entire roster of amazing things to do, making it ideal for a solo trip. Join fellow foodies …

Here’s How Austinites Keep Their Pets Happy

Austinites are well known for being crazy about their pets -- here are a few suggestions specific to Central Texas to help keep pets happy and …

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The Refinery: Austin's Downtown Co-working Studio for Creatives

The Refinery will be located in the heart of downtown Austin<p>A new co-working space is coming to downtown Austin. This one is different from what you …

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New craft beer mecca pours into trendy downtown Austin district

A new craft beer spot is taking up residence on Rainey Street. Anthem, a concept from Nebraska-based Flagship Restaurant Group, is slated to open at …

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Next-level perks elevate this already-exquisite Austin home

4920 Barclay Heights Ct. Austin, TX 78746 Neighborhood: Barclay Style: Mediterranean Square footage: 4,839 Beds: 5 Baths: 5 The lowdown: A home as …

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Mexican Restaurant Polvos Brings Margaritas and Fajitas to Downtown Austin

Taking over Prelog’s former digs<p>Mexican restaurant <b>Polvos</b> is taking over European restaurant Prelog’s old home in the Austin 360 building in downtown Austin on Nueces Street, as noted by a tipster. Owner Oscar Linares confirmed the expansion to Eater. He noted that it should open by the end of …

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