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Join Zilker Brewing Co. and Wabi-Sabi Health and Wellness for Yoga and a pint. There’s no better way to cap off a yoga class than with a cold one.

Don’t forget to bring your mat, a towel and water.

Admission: $15, purchase upon arrival

Time: check-in 6:30pm – 6:55pm / yoga 7pm – 8 pm

Location:
Zilker Brewing Co.
1701 East 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78702

Sometimes Mondays just demand Happy Hour. WuChow never fails. The food is delicious and you can definitely fill yourself up and call it dinner. They have a $5 cocktail of the day and $5 wine. Mondays definitely don’t have to suck!

You really cannot mess up ordering because it is all so amazing but here’s a look at my order.

  • Chicken & Taro Eggrolls
  • Basil Chicken Dumplings
  • Tenderbelly Pork Belly Bao
  • Spicy Sichuan Deep-Fried Chicken
  • Sichuan Spicy Wontons
  • ***Not on Happy Hour but I can’t go there without ordering are the Honey Prawns.

Here is a look at the Happy Hour menu (from our instagram story):

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When: Monday- Friday

Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Location:
WuChow
500 W. 5th Street
Austin, Texas

 

Favor is more than doubling the size of their current delivery zone to include Southeast Austin, Circle C, Jollyville, Wells Branch, Lost Creek, and the North Lamar neighborhoods.  The new zone extends east to Hwy 183 and north past Texas State Hwy 45.  As part of an initiative to focus on their home state of Texas, the company will be giving Texans more access to Favor than ever before.  The company has also expanded zone coverage in Fort Worth, Houston, Dallas and College Station.

New delivery zone starts Monday, March 6th. Learn more here.

To celebrate the expansion, Favor is offering FREE delivery + $2 tacos from all Chi’Lantro locations for #TacoTuesday 3/7 only! That’s right, Tuesday (3/7) from 11:00 AM-9:00 PM you can score FREE delivery + $2 tacos from Austin favorite, Chi’Lantro!

Here are the details:

  • March 7th, from 11am-9pm just open up the Favor app and order Chi’Lantro

  • Free Delivery (Users just pay the tip)

 

Your mission, if you choose to accept it: Crawl out of bed and get yourself over to Irene’s. They have everything you need to feel good again on this dreary Sunday morning. It’s the Biscuits and Booze Brunch! DJ Emily Rabbit will be spinning rocksteady, dub, and rare grooves on the patio from noon to 4 p.m.

When: today, March 5th

Time: Noon-4 p.m.

Location:
Irene’s
506 West Ave
Austin, Texas 78701

Name: Ronnie
Animal ID: A702298
Age: 2 year old
Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
Sex: Neutered Male
Location: Kennel 113

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Rad Ronnie is ready to start the rest of his life! Are you looking for a terrific dog to take on your adventures? Come meet Ronnie outside of his kennel to see his lovely personality! Sadly in his kennel, he’s pretty stressed out. Grab a friend and come meet Ronnie for yourself. Ronnie is currently being sponsored by Austin Animal Centers partner group, Dogs Out Loud. DOL will provide the following post adoption support:

  • Free take-home visit to help the animal adjust to the new surroundings.
  • In home visits as needed.
  • Free spot in DOL’s Sunday Skills and Games class.
  • $100 training scholarship to select trainers once he graduates from their class
  • Free support for the life of the relationship between this pet and their family.

This Saturday, March 4 from 2-4pm, the Dogs Out Loud crew will be in our event room off the main lobby, providing snacks and chilling with fetch-master and handsome hunk, Ronnie.

The shelter is currently in desperate need of fosters. Commitments range from weekends to a month or longer.

If you are interested in adopting, check out animals that have been featured as Pet of the Week.

If this is not the Pet of the Week for you try one of our previous featured pets!

1. Zilker Kite Festival

What: Don’t miss the oldest kite festival in the nation, and one of the most anticipated events in Austin each year.

When: March 12th, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Zilker Park

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What: The 25th Anniversary season will kick off with an all 1992 series of Movies in the Park! Take your friends and family to a whole new world with a screening of Aladdin.

When: March 9th, 7 p.m.  (but feel free to get there early to reserve a spot)

Location: Patterson Park

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3. Secret Bar Tour with Austin Tour Company

What: A rundown building? A hidden door? A red light? Things are not always what they seem. Whether you’re just visiting Austin or consider yourself a local, we’re willing to bet that there are some bars you never knew existed. Shhhhh.

When: Wednesday Nights

Location: Downtown Austin

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4. BBQ Austin

What: If you live for the smokey stuff, as most of us do in Texas, don’t miss this chance to see and taste some of the best in the state. At BBQ Austin cities from all over Texas send their Champion BBQ Teams to compete in the Invitational Division for the title of “State of Texas BBQ Grand Champion.” Additionally, all teams compete for the title and purse of “BBQ Austin Grand Champion.”

When: March 3rd & March 4th

Location: Travis County Expo Center

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5. Crawfish Boil & Craft Beer Bash

What: Get ready to pinch some tails, suck some heads, and enjoy some of Austin’s best craft beer at Independence Brewing Co.

When: March 25th, 1-5:30 p.m.

Location: Independence Brewing Company

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6. SXSW Outdoor Film Screening

What: Dip your toe into SXSW with this fun event— it’s free and open to the public.

When: March 13th, 8 p.m.

Location: The Long Center Terrace

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7. Burger Brunch at El Sapo

What: A burger brunch with $1 mimosas? Sign us up.

When: March 12th, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: El Sapo

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8. Game of Thrones Trivia Night

What: Calling all Game of Thrones fans …

When: March 26th, 6-9 p.m.

Location: Hops & Grain

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9. St Patrick’s Day Party at Fadó

What: Austin’s most infamous St. Patrick’s Day party is back and better than ever with a day-long festival! On Friday, March 17, hundreds of green-clad, day-drinking warriors will flock to Fadó Irish Pub.

When: March 17th, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fadó Irish Pub

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10. South By San José

What: South By San José returns to the Hotel San José and Jo’s parking lot with live music, local vendors, and good times. Music starts at noon each day, and the party is always and forever free to attend.

When: March 15th – March 19th

Location: Hotel San José

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Join thousands of fellow Austinites in Zilker Park this coming Sunday, March 5th for the ABC Kite Fest.  The day will start with the inaugural Anteater Fun Run, a two mile jog/walk starting at the Zilker Park Moon Tower and ending at the MossFest Stage at Lou Neff Point.  Individuals can register for the Fun Run at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abc-kite-fest-anteater-fun-run-tickets-31422602851.

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After the run participants can enjoy the second annual MossFest Children’s Concert which is free to all attendees.  Music acts include Barton Hills Choir (10-10:40), Big Don (10:40-11:10), Hey Lolly, with Puppets! (11:20-11:50) and Trout Fishing in America (12:00-1:00).  Afterwards, attendees can enjoy the ABC Kite Fest, including the kite showcase and contest run by the Exchange Club of Austin.  All monies received for the event benefit Communities in Schools and the Moss Pieratt Foundation.

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When: March 5th

Location:
Zilker Park
Austin, Texas

Escape Rooms are sure to include riddles and puzzles but The Escape Game Austin takes it to a whole other level – every game takes you on an adventure.
With a focus on designing and creating stunning, unbelievably life-like experiences, The Escape Game provides a wide variety of immersive themes. Games include Gold Rush, Prison Break, The Heist, and Classified.
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Difficulty: 7/10
You’ve got one hour to find gold that has been hidden at a greedy gold prospector’s cabin. The problem? The mob has also been tipped off and will soon be on the way to find it for themselves. Finders keepers!

Prison Break

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Difficulty: 9/10
Prison Break – The Escape Game’s most difficult game is set in 1955. You have been wrongfully accused and your new home sweet cell was previously occupied by an inmate who disappeared. Some say he escaped, some say he was murdered by the infamously cruel Warden. Can you make it out before you meet the same fate?

The Heist

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Difficulty: 8/10
This is your chance to beat an art thief at his own game. A famous piece of art has gone missing and it’s up to you and your covert team to recover the painting – fail and you’ll have local authorities after you. Good luck!
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Difficulty: 7/10
You’ve got 60 minutes to save the world. Your team has been assigned a critical covert mission and if you want to stop the impending terrorist attack, you’ve got to act fast. It’s up to you to get inside of the head of the masterminds and diffuse the threat.
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The cooler weather is back and that means it’s time to fill your belly with a big, savory bowl of gumbo! We can’t imagine a prettier day for this one. The Fais Do-Do & Gumbo Cook Off is back with gumbo, beer, live Cajun tunes, and more. What better way could there be to celebrate Mardi Gras than with the ultimate gumbo throwdown and Cajun dance party?

All proceeds to benefit Austin non-profit Brighter Bites. Tickets are $25 at the door.

When: Today, February 25th

Time: 1-5 p.m.

Location:
720 Bastrop Hwy