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Fresa’s Offers Special Super Bowl XLIX Menu

Honestly, I don’t care about the Super Bowl. Football is okay, I guess. And last year it taught me who Bruno Mars is, so that was cool… but as far as seasonal events go, the Super Bowl falls somewhere between doing my taxes and listening

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The W Austin Launches New Primetime Happy Hour Menu

I’ll be honest. I was nervous going to The W Austin to sample their new Primetime Happy Hour Menu. I mean, The W is upscale. It’s trendy. It’s where the rich and fabulous go. Meanwhile I’m over here drinking Lone Star and covering the scuffs in

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Free Guitar Lessons, Anyone?

Is learning guitar an item on your bucket list that never seems to get crossed off? Are you envious of friends/co-workers who can pick up a guitar and start strumming away, effortlessly? Me too. Always have been. Unfortunately, with my busy schedule and budget, lessons

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The Thread Interviews Melanie Edwards of RIFLE + RADFORD

With the holiday season approaching, we’ve been scouting Austin for some of the latest local designers to inspire our Christmas gift (and wish!) lists. Luckily for us, RIFLE + RADFORD Owner and Creative Director Melanie Edwards has recently relocated back to her hometown and was

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Blue Genie Art Bazaar Begins 14th Year Nov 28

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar (BGAB) annual four-week holiday shopping exhibit,  returns for its 14th year on November 28th. The bazaar runs seven days a week from 10am to 10pm at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre across from Highland Mall. The Bazaar closes at 6pm Christmas Eve,

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W Austin Launches Event Series for Marriage Equality

Popular downtown hotel W Austin is launching an ongoing fundraising event for HRC and the W Brand’s Fight for 50 campaign supporting marriage equality. W Austin joins W Hotels around the nation to amplify awareness and support for marriage equality in all 50 States with

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Patika Wine & Coffee Latte Art Throwdown

Patika Wine and Coffee is excited to host this month’s Latte Art Throwdown on Thursday, October 30. Hosted by the Barista Guild of America, this monthly latte art competition showcases about thirty baristas from around the city who range in expertise, battling it out in

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Fall Flavors Take Center Stage at Finn & Porter

Chef Peter Maffei of Finn & Porter has released his new fall menu filled with creative preparations of seasonal ingredients along with signature touches to classic cool weather dishes. Inspired by the flavors of fall, Maffei created a sumptuous Foie Gras appetizer dish served with golden beet, braised

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Red Chair Workroom set to open January 2015

The Founder of Red Chair Market announces the opening of Red Chair Workroom, a private resource center and workspace for professionals in the design trade industry. The workroom, scheduled to open January 2015, will include interior designers, architects and other design specialists with a mission

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Austin Home Brew Festival November 15th

Austin’s vibrant home brewing community is coming together for the Austin Home Brew Festival on Saturday, November 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Getaway Motor Club. Enjoy small batch beers and kombuchas from local home brewers and feast on food from Frank

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