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
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
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
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,
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
In celebration of Austin Beer Week, Gourdough’s Public House is excited to offer a beer-infused, three-course prix fixe menu for only $25 served with beer pairings as well as a special beer flight until Sunday, November 2. The beer flight can be purchased separately for $15.
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
Halloween is a week away– do you know where you’ll be getting your treats? Gourdough’s Public House is celebrating their 2nd anniversary next Friday, October 31 with the 2nd Annual Creepy Carnival Halloween party. Guests will enjoy a “freak show” photo booth (so AHS, so hot right
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
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
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
Chicago House– located at 6th and Trinity– is hosting not one, but THREE awesome events for Austin Beer Week (October 24 – November 2). Tuesday, October 28th Chicago House is hosting Tap Takeover and Pint Night with Infamous Brewing Company. They’ll be showcasing their delicious beers like the peanut butter stout “Sweep
VIVO, Austin’s Modern Tex Mex Restaurant, is reopening today Wednesday, October 22 at The Linc, formerly known as the Lincoln Village at 6406 N IH 35 Suite 2343. VIVO will serve lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday as well as a new Sunday/Monday brunch. Known for their
If you want to begin celebrating the 10th annual Art Outside festival early, head over to The Parish this Thursday October 23rd for the official pre-party celebrations. Start the weekend early Orgone, Mingo Fishtrap, and Tauk before heading out to Apache Pass River Theater for the three-day event.
One of the most significant exhibitions on European colonization in the United States will open next week at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Opening this Saturday Oct. 25th, one of French explorer Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle’s ships that sank along the Texas coast