2ND Street District included in "Proper Prepping Hotel Openings in Santa Monica, Austin and L.A."

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The 244-room Austin Proper Hotel & Residences will open in June in the Texas capital, in downtown's southwest corner. Proper's first property outside of California will reside in a 32-story modern high-rise at the edge of Lady Bird Lake and alongside the 2nd Street District.


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


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. 

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

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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.