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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 9.12-9.14.14

Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:32am. 195 Views, 0 Comments.

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September 12th - September 14th, 2014


What: Come and Sing It Karaoke Tournament 
When: Saturday, September 13, 10:30 p.m.
Where: Highball 
Why: If you haven’t checked out Highball since the reopening, this is the perfect opportunity!  This three-round singing tournament welcomes costumes, props, singers, and lip-synchers. Our word of advice: don’t let your friends pick songs for you. That’s how you end up being the person who has to sing/talk/sway to “Bohemian Rhapsody” for the full six minutes. You know who you are. 

 

What: 2014 Texas Monthly BBQ Fest
When: Sunday, September 14, 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: Long Center for the Performing Arts
Why: While it’s technically

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Designer Dish Video: How to Make a Downtown Condo All Your Own

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:35am. 292 Views, 0 Comments.

Lead Designer, Emily Hoelscher at Urbanspace Interiors, walks us through a creative design project at Spring Condominiums in downtown Austin. In the following video, she offers tips for adding unique touches and contemporary updates, while still maintaining a sense of warmth and personality.

Key Design Points:

The owners were a retired couple who just moved to Austin, and downsizing from a large, Illinois country home to a small, downtown Austin condo.

The goal was to create a functional and flexible design for a small space that still maintained the warmth of a traditional home. Some of Emily's key design points included:

Pick Your Colors: Started with a palette of grey and then added vivid color accents such as red and complimentary patterns

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Livin' the Urbanspace Lifestyle: Get Inspired with Kor180

Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:16pm. 828 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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The Urbanspace crew recently had a blast working up a sweat and getting to know our downtown neighbors, Kor180. Thirty minutes in a state-of-the-art spinning room mixed with 30 minutes on the revolutionary korFormers left the Urbanspace crew feeling sore - yet rejuvenated - for days!

Here’s a look at the team diving into the Kor180 lifestyle, which is grounded in exercise, nutrition and community. They believe in “changing your body, so that you can change your mind, and inevitably inspire your life.”

Housed on the ground floor of the Gables 5th Street Commons apartment building, live your urban lifestyle and get to know your neighbors Kor180 today. Before you know it, you’ll be chanting their mantra to yourself -  “This is your life. Live it.

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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 9.5-9.7.14

Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:33am. 452 Views, 0 Comments.


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September 5th - September 7th, 2014

 

What: Sunday Bloody Cinema Happy Hour
When: Sunday, September 7th, 7p.m.
Where: Red 7
Why: Get your fright-fill this weekend with a double feature movie night showing Inside and Martyrs. We’re not completely sure what “movie themed drink specials” go along with horror films, but happy hour pricing is convincing enough! 

 

 

What: PLUGGED: Comedian Rap Battle Authority
When: Friday, September 5th, 10:30 p.m.
Where: The New Movement Austin, 616 Lavaca
Why: You cannot miss this truly hilarious duel between freestyling, stand-up comedians! Comics will perform stand-up, riff and rap on audience suggestions, and battle until one

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Downtown Development Digest: Condo Tower Planned at Site of Old Austin Energy Control Center

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 3:15pm. 1,075 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
New Condo Tower Planned at 3rd and West 
9.3.14 

The Austin skyline will soon be welcoming a very new, and very tall building! Located just east of the Seaholm Power Plant at 3rd and West, the mixed-use tower is planned for a 1.7-acre site, which previously housed the Austin Energy Control Center. Projected to reach an incredible 50 stories (and possibly higher), the tower will claim the title of the second tallest building in the city. The new tower is expected to accommodate approximately 400 condominiums, 120,000 square feet of office space, and 15,000 square feet of retail space.

 Austin-based architects at Rhode Partners Inc. have leaked their plans to feature a mostly glassy façade accented by green space. They

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 8.29-9.1.14

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 2:47pm. 2,500 Views, 0 Comments.


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August 29th - September 1st, 2014

 

 
austinmusicpeople.org

What: United We Jam 2014
When: Friday August 29th and Saturday August 30th 11am-2am
Where: Multiple venues around town. Visit do512.com to see full schedule.
Why: Take advantage of the live music capital of the world, while supporting the musicians you love this Friday and Saturday. Support local Austin artists by attending nonprofit, Austin Music People’s two-day jam session spread out across multiple venues downtown. Live music, noble cause, and only a $5 dollar cover charge per concert? Count us in!

 

 


photo credit: architecturaldigest.com

What: Hotel Ella Tailgate Series
When: Saturday

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 8.15-8.17.14

Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 12:02pm. 1,099 Views, 0 Comments.


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August 15th – August 17th, 2014

 


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What: Barton Creek Live Summer Series featuring Gary P. Nunn
When: Friday August 15th, 9pm
Where: Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, 8212 Barton Club Drive Austin, TX 78735
Why: Escape the city buzz for a night of Texas inspired entertainment. Experience classic Texas country artist, Gary P. Nunn, Texas cuisine, and a full bar - in an open-air pavilion overlooking the beautiful Texas hill country. Don’t feel like driving home? Grab a room and relax for the night at the coveted Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa.

 

 


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What: 3rd Annual Austin Craft Riot Summer Show
When:

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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 8.8-8.10.14

Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 2:22pm. 1,019 Views, 0 Comments.

 

What: Frank Fifth Anniversary feat. The Hold Steady
When: Friday, August 8th, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Frank, 407 Colorado 78701
Why: Quite frankly, surviving five years in this food-obsessed town is no small feat. This deserving restaurant has mastered the artful craft of hot dog design with cold beer entwined. This party will include the three Austin staples: beer, live music, and delicious food. But wait, PLOT TWIST! Tickets are giveaway only. Tune in to KUTX or visit Do512.com for a chance to win.


What: Barton Springs Fest
When: Saturday, August 9th, 8 a.m.
Where: Barton Springs
Why: As an Austinite, taking the plunge into the Barton Springs Pool this Saturday is basically your civic duty.  In August of 1992, voters approved the Save Our Springs

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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 8.1-8.3.14

Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 12:08pm. 1,239 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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August 1st – August 3rd, 2014

What: Banger’s 2nd Anniversary Party
When: Saturday, August 2nd, 11 a.m.-midnight
Where: Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden
Why: We have officially been in a codependent relationship with Banger’s brews and savory sausage for two years! The beer-filled birthday bash claims to have “The Greatest Beer Lineup Of All Time” featuring over 80 outstanding beers. Starting at 8 p.m., venison, pork, lamb, and goat will be cooked and served on a taco plate.


What: Fiesta Friday
When: Friday, August 1st, 8-10 p.m.
Where: El Sol y La Luna, 600 E. 6th St.
Why: Ay ay ay! Celebrate the beginning of your weekend with a fiesta! Live music will

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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 7.25-7.27.14

Friday, July 25th, 2014 at 12:00pm. 1,289 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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July 25th – July 27th, 2014

What: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
When: Sunday, July 20th, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Speakeasy, 412 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701
Why: With a murderous mobster on the loose, it’s up to you to catch the criminal by gathering information and trading clues. Come dressed to impress in your fedora or flapper dress, this will be a night full of murder, mayhem, and of course a mouthwatering meal.


 

What: Black and White Party
When: Friday, July 25th, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Russian House of Austin, 307 E. 5th St. Austin, TX 78701
Why: Take a ‘Roman Holiday’ and remember that ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ this Friday by dressing up as your favorite Old Hollywood

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