2ND Street Soundcheck Returns for 3RD Year

2ND Street Soundcheck Returns for 3RD Year

The 2ND Street District is proud to host 2ND Street Soundcheck for its third year! Join us on for a full day of music, and local food, cold drinks, souvenirs, and sweet treats from more than 20 food vendors, restaurants and brands – all raising awareness and funds for Darrell...
TREAT Where Texas Warmth Meets Austin Cool

TREAT Where Texas Warmth Meets Austin Cool

With all the shops in the 2ND Street District, you already know how to TREAT yourself, but don’t forget that Wee and Toy Joy (let alone all the places serving divine delectables) can cater to the smaller set!
REFINE Where Texas Warmth Meets Austin Cool

REFINE Where Texas Warmth Meets Austin Cool

With Finley’s Barber Shop, Bonobos, Gameday Cloth, Estilo, St Bernard Sports, and so many more…Austin’s gentlemen are sure to find ways to refine themselves, their palate, and their style.
'Tis Better to GIVE: The Art of Gift-Giving

‘Tis Better to GIVE: The Art of Gift-Giving

Birthdays!  And anniversaries!  And showers!  Oh, my! Father’s Day is this Sunday, and wedding season is in full gear. If you’re like the rest of us (in need of a gift) and want to make it extra special, Lisa Bagby of the 2ND Street District’s PRIZE gives her two cents on the subject...
The 2SD Welcomes Photographer

The 2SD Welcomes Photographer

Austin is filled with talent.  I mean, we aren’t deemed The Live Music Capital of the World for nothing.  How many times do you hear of film crews around town?  You can’t grab a coffee without needing to ask Ryan Gosling to (literally or figuratively) give you some sugar.  Not only...
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VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE WINDOW!

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE WINDOW!

The voting link is HERE! Vote for your favorite window, and help that designer win one of 3 scholarships sponsored by the 2ND Street District, The Downtown Austin Alliance, and Austin Monthly. The awards will be presented during “Deck the District” on Saturday, December 14th from 1-6pm, during which time you can enjoy live music...
3RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY WINDOW WALK

3RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY WINDOW WALK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Courtney Knittel / Giant Noise / Courtney@giantnoise.com   2ND STREET DISTRICT GIVES BACK AND SPREADS THE HOLIDAY CHEER FOR THIRD ANNUAL HOLIDAY WINDOW WALK Local Design Students to be Awarded $5,000 in Scholarships to “Deck The District” in Window Art Competition AUSTIN, TX (November 20, 2013) – Local businesses in...
AUSTIN FAN FEST

AUSTIN FAN FEST

Visit Us During Austin Fan Fest! The 2ND Street District is thrilled to be a part of this year’s FREE Austin Fan Fest! Learn more about Austin Fan Fest! Austin Fan Fest will take place downtown Nov. 14-17, surrounding the Formula 1® race at Circuit of The Americas. The interactive four-day festival is totally free,...
WHITE LINEN NIGHT

WHITE LINEN NIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Courtney Knittel / Giant Noise / Courtney@giantnoise.com 2ND STREET DISTRICT AND BIG ASS CANVAS HOST WHITE LINEN NIGHT ON AUGUST 3 Local Artists & Live Music Take Over 2nd Street for Caritas of Austin   AUSTIN, TX (July 9, 2013) – Austin’s 2ND Street District, in partnership with Big Ass...
Your Perfect Fit

Your Perfect Fit

We’re all searching for our perfect “fit.”  When you’ve found it, you hold onto it, treasure it, care for it, and proudly show it off.  More often than not, aging will strengthen the emotional bond, and even though one may lighten around the edges, and soften in fuller areas, the memories that bind you and your...
ART CITY AUSTIN

ART CITY AUSTIN

Art City Austin transforms Austin City Hall and the heart of 2ND Street District – Austin, TX into a community-first cultural hub this weekend (April 13 & 14th) with a celebration of art, culture and creativity.  The street fest features an outdoor art fair of more than 100 nationally recognized artists, local food trailers, craft beer, cocktails, live music...
The Neighborhood at 2ND Street District Launches with Square

The Neighborhood at 2ND Street District Launches with Square

Designers John Varvatos and Billy Reid to speak AvecMode and Austin’s 2ND Street District have announced the inaugural edition of “The Neighborhood” which will take place arch 11-14. Square, the mobile payment startup founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, will be the official payment processor for brands featured in pop-up shops. Among the speakers lined...
Seeing Red in the 2SD

Seeing Red in the 2SD

If love was a color, it would be a shade of scarlet, don’t you think?  When it’s crimson you crave, the 2ND Street District can satisfy your appetite.  Red dresses, red wine, red velvet…all red hot.
Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Whether you’re giddy with anticipation or your eyeballs are about to roll out of your head, Cupid’s holiday is upon us, and the 2SD is blushing like a bride. From books to bodywash, rosé to risque, the holiday’s perfect pastel is blooming in Downtown Austin.  Parties of one take heart.  Even if you’re not a...
Wanted: 2SD Photographer

Wanted: 2SD Photographer

The 2SD is looking for a photographer! Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned shutterbug, please apply.  What we need: Images of our hood + a few “staged” shots to be used on our maps, etc. What’s in it for you: Small budget + photo credit on everything we use + marketing on our...
Here Come The Judges

Here Come The Judges

The 2ND Street District is honored to welcome 3 Austin Design experts to judge the 2ND Annual Holiday Window Walk the evening of Saturday, December 15th, to close the Deck the District event.   Until then, you can *help decide which windows will be in the finals by VOTING HERE!  Awards will be presented after the...
Vote For Your Favorite Holiday Window!

Vote For Your Favorite Holiday Window!

  Come visit the 2ND Street District for our 2ND Annual Holiday Window Walk, and then VOTE HERE for your favorite design created by students from The University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University, and St. Edward’s University.  The students’ windows with the most votes will be in the finals, to be judged on December 15th, to...