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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 4:51pm. 169 Views, 0 Comments.







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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22

Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 11:34am. 232 Views, 0 Comments.

Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22


photocred: austin.ytac.org

What: Young Texans Against Cancer Spice For Life Chili Cook-Off
When: Saturday, February 21st, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Stubbs BBQ
Why: Support a great local cause with a fun-filled day of chili tasting and live music. For all ages, this is a great way to spend your Saturday with family and friends. 


photocred: blantonmuseum.org

What: Blanton Museum presents Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
When: Saturday, February 21st, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Blanton Museum of Art
Why: This exhibit features approximately 100 works created and used by 66 artists to help impact the flourishing Civil Rights Movement. You can learn how painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and

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Downtown Development Digest: The Arnold

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 10:26am. 265 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
The Arnold
2.19.14 

Transwestern Development Co. recently announced their plan to develop a mixed-use project on a 4.2-acre site at the intersection of E. 6th St. and Comal. Formerly the Arnold Oil Co. site, the land will now be occupied by two buildings cumulatively totaling 446,000 SF.

Expected to be completed by January 2016, the first building will be composed of 94,500 SF of Class A office space. Houston-based Kirksey Architecture exclusively designed the office building. 

The second building will house 346 apartments and 9,600 SF of specialty retail space. Addison-based Wilder Belshaw Architects exclusively designed the residential building “The Arnold.” Expected to be completed by July 2016, the

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Downtown Development Digest: JW Marriott Austin + Updates

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 12:05pm. 1,247 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST:
JW MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
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America’s largest JW Marriott, and Austin’s largest hotel, is set to open earlier than projected! Now 75% complete, the hotel is scheduled to open in February of 2015. With it’s superb location on Congress Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street, just 15 miles from the airport, and two blocks from the convention center, in addition to an immense amount of meeting space (more than 112,000 square feet + 42 individual breakout rooms), the digs are destined to be an ideal hub for local and business travelers. 

With 1,012 rooms, including three Presidential Suites, three Hospitality Suites, and 24 Executive Suites, the hotel will definitely not be short on space.

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 11:25am. 253 Views, 0 Comments.

 Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

photocredit: texasrunningpost.com

What: Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
When: Sunday, February 15th, at 7:00 a.m.
Where: The Start Line is located at the 100 Block of Congress Avenue at W. 2nd St.
Why: It’s a runner’s paradise. The course runs through some of Austin’s most scenic and historic neighborhoods. Highlights include the Hyde Park neighborhood, Lady Bird Johnson Lake, the University of Texas campus, the State Capitol and Congress Avenue. This exciting event in the “Live Music Capitol of the World” features more than 30 Austin bands to keep you entertained throughout the course.

 

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What: The

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.6-2.8

Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 11:36am. 347 Views, 0 Comments.

Urbanspace's Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.6 - 2.8.15

  • What: Modern Homes Tour of Austin  
  • When: Saturday, February 7th, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where: Central Austin 
  • Why: A great opportunity to interact with architects and builders while exploring the prominent contemporary homes they have created. Our very own Casey Legg’s listing, 7904 Lenape Trail, is apart of the tour and is on the top 5 must see list!

 

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  • What: Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles
  • When: Friday, February 6th, at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bass Concert Hall
  • Why: The closest rendition of the Beatles music you’ll get, Rain has mastered a note-to-note performance that will take you on a musical journey of the world’s most beloved band.

 

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Downtown Development Digest: Athenahealth

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 1:56pm. 397 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest
Athenahealth
1.29.15 
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Only one year ago, Watertown, Massachusetts-based Athenahealth announced its intent to expand its research and development operations in Austin, Texas. The company projected a total capital investment of $13 million it its new Research & Development (R&D) Center, a 110,000 SF facility in the former Seaholm Power Plant. With this new R&D facility, Athenahealth's existing 70 Austin-based employees are forecasted to grow to 600 in the next ten years, with a significant acquisition of local talent to fill high-paying software developer roles (with an average wage of $132,085). 

Athenahealth provides cloud-based services that connect healthcare providers with information

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Best of Austin - Top 10 Live Music Venues

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 10:06am. 276 Views, 0 Comments.

BEST OF AUSTIN – TOP 10 LIVE MUSIC VENUES

Entering February, we're already longing to spring into warmer weather and enjoy live music outdoors. Lucky for you, hibernation has given us time to compile a list of our favorite live music venues to get you pumped up for the sunnier, enjoyably louder days ahead (ahem, SXSW). 

10. Cedar Street Courtyard 
Located in the heart of the Warehouse District, the intimate sunken courtyard provides a laid-back setting for guests to enjoy live music seven nights a week. In addition to indoor and outdoor bars serving a limitless supply of exotic cocktails, Cedar Street has a “VIP Veranda,” where attendees can perch to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the band. Guests also have access to the “Ascot’s Lounge” which features

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 1.30.2014 - 2.1.2014

Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 2:37pm. 241 Views, 0 Comments.

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE
Urbanspace's Top Five Weekend Picks
January 30th - February 1st, 2015 













What: Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre presents The Bowie Project 2: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting
When: January 30th - 31st and February 1st at 8:00 PM
Where: The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
Why: If you enjoy dance, theatre, or the sweet sounds of David Bowie, then this may be the event you’ve been waiting for. After the huge success of The Bowie Project last winter, you can expect to be 'wowed' by this spectacular event featuring Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, Super Creeps, and the Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble.
















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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 1.23 - 1.25

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 11:39am. 452 Views, 0 Comments.

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE
Urbanspace's Top Five Weekend Picks
January 23rd - January 25th, 2015 













What: Mason Jennings in Concert
When: Friday, January 23rd, at 7:00 PM
Where: 719 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Why: Tonight at Stateside at the Paramount, Mason Jennings will be performing in his acoustic indie folk style. If you’re looking to scratch that live music itch, then this may be the show for you.
 

What: Harlem Globetrotters 2015 World Tour
When: Friday, January 23rd, at 7:00 PM
Where: Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
Why: We all know and love the Harlem Globetrotters, and you can catch them tonight at the Frank Erwin Center. Come watch them slam dunk, spin juke, and

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