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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 6.20-6.22.14

Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 1:51pm. 280 Views, 0 Comments.

 

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks 


June 13th – June 15th, 2014


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What: Blake Shelton “Ten Times Crazier” Tour
Where: Circuit of the Americas
When: Friday, June 20, 7 p.m. 
Why: If you can’t make it to “some beach, somewhere” this weekend, throw on your boots and join Blake Shelton as he kicks off his summer tour in Austin this Friday night. It would “sure be cool if you did”.

 

 


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What: Sipping Social Presented by Edible Austin
Where: Fair Market, 1100 East 5th St. 
When: Saturday, June 21, 7 p.m. 
Why: “Can’t repeat the past? Why, of course you can!” This 20’s-themed social will include live jazz music, dance lessons, local food tasting,

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Downtown Development Digest: Trader Joe's Comes to the Seaholm Neighborhood 6.20.14

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 2:27pm. 352 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest
Trader Joe's
June 20th, 2014

Ever since the news hit that the decommissioned Seaholm Power Plant would be redeveloped into the Seaholm Neighborhood the whole city has been a buzz! One of the biggest excitements is the addition of Trader Joe's to Austin's urban core. Although Austin has a love affair with Whole Foods, many are excited to see what Trader Joe's has to offer. The famous grocery will be located on the North West corner of the Seaholm District in a low rise retail and office building. Construction is well under way and according to John Rosato, Principle with Southwest Strategies Group and managing partner for Seaholm Power LLC, Trader Joe's is expected to open before year's end and the low-rise building

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 6.13-6.15.14

Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 10:52am. 275 Views, 0 Comments.

 

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks 


June 13th – June 15th, 2014


photo credit: Barton Springs Pool

What: Free Yoga at Barton Springs  
When: Saturday, June 14, 9:30 a.m.   
Where: Barton Springs Pool, 2201 Barton Springs Rd. 
Why: Grab your yoga mat and prepare to unwind from your busy week. Core Power Yoga is offering a free class at Barton Springs every Saturday for the rest of the summer. The scenic view and tough work out will both leave you breathless.



 

  
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What: Bubblepalooza
When: Saturday, June 14, 8 am – 3 pm 
Where: The Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr
Why: Don’t let anyone burst your bubble! Tap into your kid-at-heart and celebrate the third annual

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DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST: The Boardwalk on Lady Bird Lake Grand Opening

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 3:15pm. 563 Views, 0 Comments.


DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST:
The Boardwalk on Lady Bird Lake
 Grand Opening
June 12th, 2014

The Boardwalk is now open for exercising! June 7th, The Trail Foundation held the grand opening for the Boardwalk on Lady Bird Lake. The new 1.2 mile portion of the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail allows Austinites to “Run, Walk, or Bike on the Water”! The Boardwalk has been in the works since 2007 and under construction since October 2012, as a way to connect the West and East side of the popular trail. It will connect the current end of the trail by the Austin American-Statesman Building to Lakeshore Park, closing a 1.2-mile gap in the trail on the southeastern side of the Lake. Before the Boardwalk’s completion, trail goers were forced to

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 6.6-6.8.14

Friday, June 6th, 2014 at 1:38pm. 294 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks 


May 30th – June 1st, 2014


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What: X Games Austin
When: Thursday, June 5 – Sunday, June 8
Where: Circuit of the Americas
Why: The rest of the world (and ESPN) has finally caught up to what Austinites have known all along – everything is better in Texas. Austin and the Circuit of the Americas will be the new home for X Games from 2014-2017.  This weekend, the most talented skateboard, BMX, Moto X, RallyCross, and Super Trucks athletes will compete in our backyard. 

 


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What: X Music
When: Thursday, June 5 – Sunday, June 8
Where: Austin360 Amphitheater 
Why: Come for the games, stay for the party!

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Downtown Development Digest: The Catherine

Friday, June 6th, 2014 at 10:14am. 895 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST: THE CATHERINE
214 Barton Springs, ATX 78704
March 20, 2014 

The development of 214 Barton Springs has been a long time in the making! The site was formerly owned by Crescent Resources and intended to be a condo project called Aquaterra. Once the recession hit though, this venture was put on hold and Crescent Resources eventually decided to sell.

In late 2012 Hunt Cos. Inc. and Street Lights Residential purchased the property with a new vision. The project was revamped and rebranded as a luxury apartment tower with a unique yet sophisticated name: The Catherine.

The grand lady will reach her full height at 19 stories tall, with 14 stories of residential sitting atop 5 stories of parking garage. The Catherine will

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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 5.30-6.1.14

Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 11:12am. 413 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks 


May 30th – June 1st, 2014

 

 

What: Friday Night Films: Dirty Dancing
When: Friday, May 30th, 8 pm 
Where: South Shore District
Why: Admit it: You’ve seen “Dirty Dancing” more times than you’d care to admit and you’ve always dreamed of “the lift” making an appearance in your life somewhere. Sit under the stars, reminisce with your adolescent boyfriend, Patrick Swayze, and shamelessly munch on Austin’s finest trailer food.  Don’t let anybody put you in a corner this Friday night! You don’t want to miss out on the last summer film at The South Shore District.

 

 

 

 
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What: Komen Austin’s Perfectly Pink Party
When: Saturday, May

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Downtown Development Digest: Colorado Tower

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 2:19pm. 877 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST: COLORADO TOWER
303 Colorado St. ATX 78701

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January 30th, 2014

Colorado Tower will mark Austin’s second high-rise office tower to be built Downtown since the Frost Bank Tower in 2003. Cousins Properties Inc, who also built the monumental Frost Bank Tower, is responsible for this new endeavor and is projecting a December 2014 completion date (the tower broke ground June 2013). 

The 371,348 square foot tower will be located at 303 Colorado Street, in the heart of Downtown’s Warehouse District. Renderings of the 29-story Class-A office building reveal a full glass window façade, resting atop of a wide parking garage base.

Building amenities include a fitness center and

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 5.23-5.25.14

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 5:41pm. 345 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
May 23rd – May 25th   


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What: Tapas & Tequila
When: Friday, May 23rd, 5 p.m.
Where: Brazos Hall, 204 East 4th Street
Why: Start your holiday weekend off right by celebrating your favorite spirit – tequila! If you’re more tapas than tequila, flavorful finger foods from Austin’s finest will be served all night. The $20 ticket will cover 10 Taster Tickers, complimentary tapas, and a souvenir glass. Who doesn’t like souvenir glasses? 

 


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What: Austin Craft Beer Scene Tour
When: Saturday, May 24th, 10:30 a.m. 
Where: Corner of 7th and Trinity
Why: Hop on to this Craft Beer Tour and visit three local breweries - Thirsty

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Downtown Development Digest: IBC Bank Plaza

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 11:17am. 1,872 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
500 West 5th Street - IBC Bank Plaza 
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IBC Bank, with the help of developer Endeavor Real Estate Group, is moving their Austin headquarters to a new location. Located at 500 W 5th St., this projected 13-story beauty will be the first downtown office tower in over a decade to hit Austin.  With a total leasable size of 195,279 SF, the site is divisible into 11,048 SF of retail space, spread amongst two ground retail levels, and 165,000 SF of class “A” office space. IBC will take up around 27,000 SF, including a bank lobby and drive-thru on the ground level.

This is not your average office building. Designed by award winning architecture firm, HKS, the tower will

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