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$5 Lunch: Thundercloud Subs

$5 Lunch: Thundercloud Subs June 14, 2010 | Food | Read More
Finding a filling lunch for no more than a $5 bill is not an easy task, no matter what city you’re visiting. Austin’s got a handful of possibilities — a chicken waffle taco at Lucky J’s, a banh mi sandwich at Baguette House, choose-your-own-filling tacos at tiny taquerias all...

Free Summertime Sounds: KGSR’s Blues on the Green

Free Summertime Sounds: KGSR’s Blues on the Green June 8, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Ready for some free live music under the stars? Tomorrow Next week (6/16) begins the 20th season of KGSR’s Blues on the Green at Zilker Park near downtown. A yet-to-be-announced act will kick off the summertime tradition, which will take place every Wednesday evening, through August 18. [Though...

“Sex and the City” treatment at Austin’s Driskill Hotel

“Sex and the City” treatment at Austin’s Driskill Hotel June 7, 2010 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
The Driskill Hotel is a swanky downtown boutique that sparks images of Presidential watch parties and fancy ballroom soirees. Sometimes it seems a little, well, stodgy and not so hip. But times, they are a-changin’. Perhaps in an effort to modernize their image, or maybe because they simply like...

ACL Festival, Phase 1: Secure Tickets & Book Hotel

ACL Festival, Phase 1: Secure Tickets & Book Hotel May 19, 2010 | Events, Hotels, What's New | Read More
ACL view courtesy of spiffie The official lineup of the 10th annual Austin City Limits Festival has finally been unveiled and fans are abuzz about headliners Phish, Muse and the Eagles. The full list of musicians–sorted by day–is shown below. Though three-day passes sold out months ago, single-day...

Round Rock Express prepares for Opening Day

Round Rock Express prepares for Opening Day April 6, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of jdeeringdavis We all know April showers bring May flowers, but the start of spring also kicks off one of the nation’s biggest sports seasons: baseball! Next Friday (4/16), Austin’s local minor league team, the Round Rock Express, will take on the New Orleans Zephurs for...

Year-Round Farmers’ Markets

Year-Round Farmers’ Markets April 5, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Greenhouse tomatoes. Grass-fed bison. Local honey. Oh my! It’s no wonder Austinites boast a variety of farm stands and farmers’ markets, bringing fresh ingredients to the urban community year-round. We’ve got moderate year-round temperatures, a significant amount of athletes and other...
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