If you’ve been by the Long Center recently, you may have noticed the huge silver objects on the lawn. Those are luminariums. While they look cool from the outside, the real magic is inside. It’s a treasure trove of lights and colors and each luminarium has its own set of paths and domes for a
Are you ready to eat your hearts out for a good cause? Jo’s is hosting their annual chili cook off all in the name of raising money for the Sustainable Food Center. It’s going to be a beautiful day to hang out, drink some beer and eat as much chili as you can handle. Jo’s
Austin fashionistas, your day has arrived. This biannual event is your opportunity to score some of the best deals from the best places around town. You can find all your favorite local boutiques under one roof with clearance prices! They have everything from men’s and women’s clothing, handbags, jewelry, children’s apparel, home furnishings and more.
Austin is basically shutting down today due to the weather. It seems that everything from the University to the City of Austin’s various departments are either closed, or having later arrival times. So what are you going to do with your newfound day of freedom? For one, stay off the road until it warms
There’s a back to school bash at the University Co-op Food Court tonight. They’ll be giving away prizes and tickets for the X Games, Moto GP, SXSW and FREE FOOD from the trailers! They’ll also have a snow machine, a fire pit for s’mores, and more fun. Since our city rarely sees snow, I can
Austin, are you ready? After beating out a handful of cities from around the country (sorry Detroit), ESPN has declared Austin as home to the X Games for the next four years. The much anticipated sporting and entertainment event is coming the first weekend of June, and it’s going to be wild. Expect everything from
Gourmands, you are amazing. Now I learn that you host a trivia night on Wednesday nights, does it get any better? If you haven’t been, Gourmands is a little spot on the Eastside that serves up some of the best sandwiches in town. They have fresh bread delivered daily, and the prices are surprisingly low
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.
I’m a total sweet addict, I’ve even been quoted as saying, “I’d give up sweets, but I’m not quitter.” So, it should come as no surprise that I’m never one to turn down a cupcake. This weekend, my world was turned upside down when I was offered not just any cupcake, but a cupcake with
Name: Jack Sex: Neutered Male Breed: Chihuahua Mix Age: 2 year old Animal ID: A669936 Location: Condo A2 Little Jack here was found running around on East 51st street. He was underweight and very fearful. He has been with us over 3 weeks now and we have found him to be charming, playful and a great companion to go
“Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t even have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve… You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love…” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Happy Martin Luther King Day,
Today has all the makings of a nice little Sunday Funday. It’s going to be another gorgeous day in the Capital City and there are two pretty big football games on TV this afternoon. Brunch at Yellow Jacket Social Club is the perfect way to get your day started. This casual setting serves up a
The Bullock Museum is pulling out all the stops today for their ‘Extreme Family Fest.’ You’ll have the opportunity to discover the world of Texas mammals, both prehistoric and modern. Safari Greg will be there with animals from the Austin Zoo, and you can watch ‘Titans of the Ice Age,’ a film about the mammals
Last night I had the ultimate girls night, I went to the Britney Spears Sing-Along at Drafthouse. As you can imagine it was pretty much the greatest thing on earth (they are doing it again tonight for you Britney fans out there). Tonight, they are hosting a totally 80’s sing-along and if it is anything
The Bullock Museum is hosting a night of the ‘best and worst movie clips of all time’ from Texas Westerns. Historians, authors and media experts will be there to enlighten viewers on the historical facts and inaccuracies portrayed onscreen. If you thought Chuck Norris as Walker, Texas Ranger was awesome, just wait until you see