100 Reasons Why Austin's The Best

100 Reasons Why Austin’s The Best

By Kristy Owen | Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin



Today is the 100th day of the year, so let’s have some fun. Last year we made a list of 100 Reasons You Call Yourself An Austinite. So here’s a list of 100 Reasons Why Austin’s The Best. 1. We put new meaning to casual Friday. Does anyone in Austin even own a suit? 2.

Best Places to See Bluebonnets in Austin

Best Places to See Bluebonnets in Austin

By Kristy Owen | Featured Gallery, Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin



After an atypically long and icy winter, Austinites are counting down the days to warmer weather.  Fortunately, signs of Spring are begging to emerge, from longer days to April showers. Most noticeably, bluebonnets are in full bloom and are blanketing Austin roadsides, making morning commutes a little more beautiful. This time of year, Texas’ state

99.14 Ride A Rocket

99.14 Ride A Rocket

By Kristy Owen | Outside, Things To Do In Austin



This winter has been one for the record books. Drastic highs and lows, hail storms and some of the strongest winds I can remember. We’ve also had some beautiful days peppered in between the cold and rainy ones, and today looks like another perfect day in Austin, Texas! I feel like I’ve done a lot

38 floors.  478 feet.  Do you dare?

38 floors. 478 feet. Do you dare?

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



This is one of those rare occasions when you can live on the edge for a good cause. Make-A-Wish has taken it to a new level for thrill seeking. Participants that raise $1,500 will get to rappel down the W hotel! I participated the past three years and it truly is a once in a lifetime

98.14 The Picnic

98.14 The Picnic

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin, Trailer Eatery



Last weekend the much anticipated Trailer Eatery park opened on Barton Springs Road bringing together some of my favorite trailers all in one location! This is a state of the art trailer food eatery if I have ever seen one. They have plenty of parking, bathrooms, two massive canopies to provide shade. Here’s a rundown

97.14 Celebrate National Beer Day

97.14 Celebrate National Beer Day

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin



It seems that every day is a ‘National Day’ of something, and ‘Beer Day’ is one that most people can probably get behind. Luckily Austin has plenty of beer drinking establishments. Here are places with great beer selections so you can grab a cold one and celebrate accordingly. Craft Pride Easy Tiger The Draught House

96.14 Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger

96.14 Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin



I’m all for taking it easy at Easy Tiger’s Easy Sunday. They’re going to have everything you need for a perfect little Sunday Funday action. They’ll have $1 Austin Beerworks Cans, a Ping-Pong tournament where you can win tickets and a meet and greet with Arcade Fire. Windmill Bicycles will have a pop up shot

95.14 Black Sheep Lodge 4th Annual Crawfish Boil

95.14 Black Sheep Lodge 4th Annual Crawfish Boil

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin



You know what sounds good today? A crawfish boil and some March Madness. Black Sheep Lodge is having their 4th Annual Crawfish Boil starting today at 2:00. Head out for crawfish and hang out for the March Madness games this evening. Admission: $7 per scoop (a little over a pound) When: today, April 5th Time:

Weekend Top Picks + SUP Giveaway

Weekend Top Picks + SUP Giveaway

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



FRIDAY Lonestar Round-Up Movie Night at Whole Foods: The Incredibles SXSWCares.com Comedy Benefit Showcase Free Movie In The Park: Mary Poppins Austin International Poetry Festival SATURDAY Burnet Road Business District Shop Local Event Lonestar Round-Up The Tavern’s 80th Birthday Party Silo on 7th Grand Opening Party 2nd Annual Pinthouse Pizza Belgian Beer Festival Texas VegFest

94.14 14th Annual Lonestar Rod & Kustom Round-Up

94.14 14th Annual Lonestar Rod & Kustom Round-Up

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



This weekend is nirvana for car lovers. The show started over ten years ago as a small gathering on a football field, and has grown into a huge event with cars from all over the country. Some have even gone as far as to call it the best car show in America! If you don’t

93.14 Yappy Hour at Whole Foods

93.14 Yappy Hour at Whole Foods

By Kristy Owen | Dog Friendly, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin



As much as us humans love patio season, I’m sure our favorite furry companions love this springtime weather even more. Whole Foods at the Domain hosts a ‘yappy hour’ every Thursday, and it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some time with your dog in a relaxed setting. Come out and enjoy live music and craft

Lo-Burn Fun-For-All

Lo-Burn Fun-For-All

By Kristy Owen | Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin



Wanna know the best way to keep local small businesses open? No, telling visitors ‘don’t move here’ isn’t it… the answer is to SHOP LOCAL yourself. On Saturday, the Burnet Road Independent Business District will have an all day event celebrating small businesses. As we see longtime Austin favorites like Flipnotics and Toy Joy being

92.14 Free Cory Morrow Concert at Nutty Brown Café

92.14 Free Cory Morrow Concert at Nutty Brown Café

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



It’s spring in Austin and that means it’s officially the season of free live music. Just yesterday, KGSR announced their 2014 schedule for Unplugged at the Grove, you can see it here:  http://365thingsaustin.com/2014/04/01/unplugged-grove-line-2014/. KOKE FM also has a free concert series Wednesday nights this April at Nutty Brown Café. They are kicking things off with

Unplugged at The Grove Line-Up 2014

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



KGSR has released their line up for this season’s Unplugged at The Grove. It’s a pretty great line-up. april 10 WHAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS april 17 DIRTY RIVER BOYS april 24 TBD may 1 CAROLYN WONDERLAND may 8 CHARLIE MARS may 15 THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES may 22 BOB SCHNEIDER may 29 QUAKER CITY NIGHT HAWKS

91.14 Mr. Pancake

91.14 Mr. Pancake

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin, Trailer Eatery



You know what Austin is missing? A solid food trailer scene. I mean sure, you can get a decent taco, but what about a pancake in a cup? Don’t worry though, thanks to British Airline’s new non-stop to London from Austin, you can be double-fisting pancakes by the cup in just a few short hours.