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Whether you're on a break, or you've designated time to indulge in a leisurely dinner, we've mapped out the Downtown restaurant scene to help you plan for any kind of meal. Spread across the city center, you'll find dining options from Lamar to I-35, and Cesar Chavez to 10th.
For the first time ever, Urban Roots is offering public tickets to the Tour de Farm gala on April 28. The annual fundraising event features a cocktail reception and a four-course family style dinner made with produce grown on the nonprofit’s farm. This year’s star-studded lineup includes […] Rick Lopez (La Condesa).
With all the madness of South by Southwest going on in Austin, there’s often not time to sit down to eat before dashing off to the next panel/concert/film. These convenient options near SXSW venues are fast, reliable, and easily consumed on-the-go (or while standing in line) if needed.
Barbecue is essential to the Austin experience, so, naturally, it would top most South by Southwest attendees’ list of things to eat. The city has a wealth of ridiculously tasty smoked meat options. With that in mind, this is an updated guide to nationally-ranked and under-the-radar barbecue found in the city without having to trek too far from the center of the festival.
Austin boasts an abundance of tacos, Tex-Mex, and Mexican options, from life-changing cheesy queso to breakfast tacos to interior Mexican fare. In addition to getting your barbecue fill during South by Southwest, no trip to Austin is complete without trying tons of tacos, comparing queso notes, and truly understanding that Tex-Mex and Mexican food are two separate things.
March in Austin was made for outdoor eating and drinking. The city is teeming with all sorts of patios to fit South by Southwest needs, from front-and-center places to see and be seen to little gems where you can hide away. Now is the time to take advantage of the city’s best patios near SXSW for excellent people-watching and celebrity-sighting.
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.
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This hot spot in the 2nd Street District is great place to celebrate with your Valentine, Galentine, or anyone you want to share great meal with! Johnny Gocong from She's Not Here cooks up a fun dish for us.
Debuting in June, Austin Proper Hotel & Residences will give the prospering southwest corner of downtown the kind of hotel it deserves.
Manager Kathleen Shaw talks about the store in the 2nd Street District and shows off some of the store's designs.
An Italian dinner can certainly work wonders for your general well-being. Lucky for us, Austin is home to many wonderful Italian eateries, each with something unique and unforgettable to offer. In the name of carbs and cheese, here's our list of the best Italian Food in Austin.
In honor of International Sushi Day, here are our picks for the Best Sushi Happy Hours in Austin.
It's time to take back the sappiest day of the year. Galentine's Day is a time for celebrating your gals and pals, free of romance and forced corniness. Leslie Knope says it's February 13th, but we're of a mind that anytime during V-week is a fine occasion to celebrate friendship and single-dom.
It's easy to see why Austin continues to attract entrepreneurs in science, technology and the creative arts. Between the ample sunshine and easy access to nature along with vibrant nightlife and live music, it's hard not to have fun here.
Austin is well-known for its bars and craft beer obsession, but sometimes beer just won’t cut it. Luckily there are scores of wine bars in Austin where you can raise a glass and treat your grape-loving taste buds.
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.
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.
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It’s way past time to begin a season of charitable giving and community engagement after the consumerist excess of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And Giving Tuesday, launched by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Fund in 2012, has become a way for nonprofits to do just that.