Violet Crown Cinema included in "Things to do When it's Cold in Austin"

Do512

It's safe to say that Violet Crown Cinema is the nicest place to see a movie in town. It's a little pricier but worth every penny. Located on West 2nd Street, the theater serves up delicious cocktails and food in a cozy atmosphere. 

Read more

Take a holiday stroll in the 2nd Street District to support local art students!

CBS Austin

Beautiful, creative, and seasonal! The 2nd Street District's annual Holiday Window Walk is a place for St. Edward's University students to show off their artistic skills and compete for a scholarship. Alex Westermann from 2nd Street District and St.Ed's student Hailey Strader join us with all the details.

VIEW VIDEO

Drop in on these December happenings at Austin's 2nd Street District

CultureMap

Austin-owned boutiques, award-winning local fare, and plenty of entertainment options make the highly walkable 2nd Street District Austin's top destination, especially during the holidays. From local cuisine and al fresco dining to shops, live music, craft bars, and more, 2nd Street District is jam-packed with the homegrown community vibe of Austin — and it only gets more festive this time of year.

READ MORE

Downtown’s New Pacific Asian Restaurant Feels Like a Slice of Tropical Paradise

Eater Austin

Pacific Asian restaurant She’s Not Here opens today, Wednesday, August 15 at 440 West 2nd Street. The undeniably gorgeous downtown Austin restaurant from Ben Cachila and Christian Romero (formerly of Uchi) is open for dinner only, but plans for lunch are in the works.

READ MORE