Uncategorized in Austin, Texas

Dress Up your Pet in Coat & Tails

Dress Up your Pet in Coat & Tails

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

Austinites love their pets, and Bryce Dishongh of Coat & Tails Pet Portraits commemorates them like no other: by dressing them up in Victorian outfits. Or famous people. “I base my portraits on Victorian or Edwardian conventions because they’re usually highbrow and formal; by contrast, cats and dogs, especially those wearing clothes, are anything but.

Dress Up your Pet with Coat & Tails

Dress Up your Pet with Coat & Tails

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

Austinites love their pets, and Bryce Dishongh of Coat & Tails Pet Portraits commemorates them like no other: by dressing them up in Victorian outfits. Or famous people. “I base my portraits on Victorian or Edwardian conventions because they’re usually highbrow and formal; by contrast, cats and dogs, especially those wearing clothes, are anything but.

Live Music

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized
12 Day of Austin Christmas: Day 1 – Helicopter Holiday Lights Tour

12 Day of Austin Christmas: Day 1 – Helicopter Holiday Lights Tour

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

I’m excited to announce that we’re launching our Second Annual 12 Days of Austin Christmas Giveaway. For 12 days this month we’ll be giving away a prize a day! All of these prizes are great examples of some of the awesome things our city has to offer! Today’s prize is an opportunity to see the

Austin Ring Dash

Austin Ring Dash

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

Do you consider yourself an Austin expert? Now is your chance to put your Austin knowledge to the test and participate in a scavenger hunt that could lead you to a diamond ring!  This Saturday Ben Bridge Jewelers is bringing you the Austin Ring Dash.   The format is simple; all you need is a

Austin to Denver Prostate Awareness Bike Ride Kickoff Party Tonight

Austin to Denver Prostate Awareness Bike Ride Kickoff Party Tonight

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

A group of Texas craft brewers is about to start a two-week, 1,400 mile voyage from Austin to Denver in an effort to raise awareness for prostate cancer. Tonight they’re hosting a kickoff party to send the rider on their way! There will be plenty of beer to get the party started; good music, and

Weekend Top Picks: September 20th - September 22nd

Weekend Top Picks: September 20th – September 22nd

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

Friday, September 20th Trader Joe’s Rollingwood Grand Opening American Le Mans Series at Circuit of the Americas Saturday, September 21st Trifecta Breakfast Club J. Black’s Breakfast Club w/ FREE Shuttle to UT Tailgate Hot Rod Drive-In at Top Notch VANS Classic & Austin: Araabuzik + Kate Boy at Mohawk Zilker Botanical Garden Open House Weekend

Torchy’s Taco Secret Menu

Torchy’s Taco Secret Menu

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

It’s no secret that I love Torchy’s. Truth be told, I often go there just to order queso and guacamole because it’s my ultimate guilty pleasure. I recently officially ordered off their secret menu for the first time and let’s just say I will never look at Torchy’s the same way again. As I called

 223.13 Corner Bar’s Free BBQ Sunday Funday

223.13 Corner Bar’s Free BBQ Sunday Funday

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin, Uncategorized

Are you moving a little slow this morning? A little Sunday Funday action with free BBQ is sure to perk you up. It is no secret that Texan’s love their BBQ and the only thing better than a Sunday Funday with BBQ is when it is free BBQ. Brown’s BBQ will be out at corner

218.13 Kenichi’s 4th Annual Beerfest

218.13 Kenichi’s 4th Annual Beerfest

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

Not your typical Beerfest. Kenichi is taking an awesome approach to beer sampling; pairing it with delicious sushi. They’ll have 25 Japanese and local craft beers on hand for you to explore, and some small offerings from their amazing kitchen as well. If you’re a fan of beer or sushi, I highly recommend this event.

159.13 Alta’s Café

159.13 Alta’s Café

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

Alta’s Café is one of the best kept secret on Lady Bird Lake. While it is located right downtown you feel like you are far away from the fast pace life that is only steps away. As you sit on the deck that overlooks Lady Bird Lake, it is about as peaceful and relaxing as

131.13 Improv Comedy Show at ZACH Theatre

131.13 Improv Comedy Show at ZACH Theatre

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin, Uncategorized

First and foremost Happy Mother’s Day to everyone, I hope that you are lucky enough to be with your mom and spend some special time with her. A very special shout out to my mom, who I love very much and am so thankful for her support and encouragement. For those that are looking for

365.12 Swap “Til ya Drop

365.12 Swap “Til ya Drop

By Kristy Owen | Uncategorized

This would be the last day of the year but it was a leap year so we get an extra day to live it up and enjoy 2012.   Today is your chance to come out and test your barter skills at Frontier Bar as they are having a Swap ‘Til You Drop event tonight. 

148.12 Memorial Day Concert at the Capitol

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Outside, Things To Do In Austin, Uncategorized

Happy Memorial Day! I hope we all take a moment to remember why we’re celebrating, and why it’s such an important day for our nation. I thought a fun way to pay tribute would be to enjoy the 14th Annual Free Memorial Day Concert & Sing-A-Long at the state capitol. The concert features songs of

147.12 Center For Texas History Free Concert Series

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin, Uncategorized

Tonight is a chance to celebrate the many sounds of Texas with a free concert at the Bob Bullock Museum. This evening will be western swing and jazz night. Admission to the museum is also free, if you want to explore Texas history. You’re welcome to bring coolers and chairs to the concert, but no