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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 3.28-3.30.14

Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 2:30pm. 627 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
March 28th  – March 30th  

 
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What: épicerie & Jester King Brewery Brunch
When: Sunday, March 30th, 10:30am – 3:00pm
Where: épicerie, 2307 Hancock Dr
Why: These two Austin favorites are pairing up to serve up quite a boozy brunch. Who would have though Banana Bread French Toast could be so perfectly complimented by a craft brew?

 

 


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What: First Ever DangBall Tournament
When: Sunday, March 30th, 11am – 2pm
Where: Browning Hangar at Mueller, 4550 Mueller Blvd
Why: A mashup of dodgeball and flag football, this family friendly event benefits Keep Austin Fed. Mueller Farmers’ Market is teaming up with The Hot Dang grain

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 3.21-3.23.14

Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 12:01pm. 2,318 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
March 21st  – March 23rd  

 
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What: March Madness at Black Sheep Lodge
When: Friday, Mar 21st – Saturday, Mar 22nd
Where: Black Sheep Lodge, 2108 S Lamar Blvd
Why: Kansas fans can band together and catch the first two rounds of March Madness at the official KU alumni meeting spot in Austin. And for non-Kansas fans, there is always room for some good old-fashioned team rivalry. Grab a burger and a beer, and pray your bracket plays out!

 

 
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What: The Action Pack Presents: Beyoncé Sing-Along
When: Friday, March 21st, 10:15pm
Where: Alamo Drafthouse – Slaughter Lane, 5701 Slaughter Ln
Why: Hot – B singing about a surfboard. Not – the person

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Downtown Development Digest: Seaholm Update March 2014

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 12:30pm. 959 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST: SEAHOLM UPDATE
MARCH 2014 

Seaholm Neighborhood Update:

To start, athenahealth has publically made its commitment to the community by taking over the Seaholm Power Plant and adding 607 jobs to the site. These jobs will carry an impressive average salary of $132,085, and the addition of athenahealth will help attract fantastic retail, restaurant and entertainment options for all of us to enjoy.

And speaking of restaurants, Jeff Trigger of La Corsha Hospitality Group and James Beard-nominated chef David Bull – the masterminds behind Congress Austin and Second Bar + Kitchen – have announced their latest endeavor, Boiler 9, within the Seaholm Power Plant.

Spanning four-stories and integrating one of the

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Downtown Development Digest: Container Bar Photo Journal

Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 1:45pm. 2,633 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
Container Bar Photo Journal
90 Rainey St, 78701

[Scroll to bottom for most recent updates]

It was over two years ago that the Queen of Rainey St. development, Bridget Dunlap, originally announced her plans for Container Bar. Kevin Burns, our Urbanspace CEO, actually owns the property site at 90 Rainey St., and the team has been patiently waiting, along with the rest of Austin, to watch the venture come to life.

The proposed bar will be uniquely constructed out of refurbished 8’x8’x40’ shipping containers, stacked one on top of the other. Plans include space for a courtyard patio and balcony. The bar was originally set to open in August 2012, but has been pushed back and pushed back again (for almost 3 years

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 2.28-3.2.14

Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 10:39am. 713 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
February 28th – March 2nd  

 
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What: Craft Pride 1st Anniversary
When: Friday, Feb 28th, 6pm
Where: Craft Pride, 61 Rainey St
Why: No tears here! Just multiple rounds of cheers drinking those hard to come by beers. It’s hard to believe the pride of Rainey Street is turning one already… they grow up so fast!

 

 
photo credit: Al Braden

What: The People’s Gallery 2014 Opening Reception
When: Friday, Feb 28th, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Austin City Hall, 301 West 2nd St
Why: A collaboration of 10 outstanding exhibitions to celebrate 10 years of The People’s Gallery, the display features works from Austin-area artists and galleries and shows off Austin’s abundance of

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 2.21-2.23.14

Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 10:24am. 1,185 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
February 21st – February 23rd, 2014


 
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What: Cheer Up Charlie’s Grand Re-Opening
When: Friday, Feb 21st, 8pm
Where: Cheer Up Charlie’s, 900 Red River
Why: Charlie is back in action! The folks at Cheer Up Charlie’s are excited to officially christen their new crib this Friday, and in usual fashion they have a stellar line up scheduled for the night.

 

 
photo credit: Joan Marcus

What: Broadway in Austin Presents: Wicked
When: Friday, Feb 21st – Sunday, Feb 23rd
Where: Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr
Why: Even before the arrival of Dorothy and Toto, the fairytale land of Oz had its fair share of damsels in distress. Perhaps one of the most

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Austin B Cycle

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 2:49pm. 692 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Over the last two months you may have noticed a series of new bike stations that have popped up all over Austin’s urban core. Austin has officially joined the rank of US cities that have invested in this latest and greatest way commute. Austin’s bike share program is called B cycle. Here’s how it works:

1. You swipe your card: The first 30 minutes are FREE. After the first thirty minutes cyclists are charged $4/30 minutes. Cyclists also have the ability to purchase memberships, a daily membership costs $8, weekly $25 and annual is $80.

2. Choose a bike and pull it out of the dock.

3. Ride around the city to your hearts content.

4. Check your bike back in to a station at your destination.

It’s as simple as four easy steps!

 Currently B

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 2.7-2.9.14

Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 1:33pm. 652 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
February 7th – February 9th, 2014


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What: CharityBash Masquerade Ball
When: Friday, Feb 7th, 8pm - midnight
Where: The Mansion, 2312 San Gabriel
Why: Back for another bash, Citizen Generation is celebrating their 4th Annual CharityBash Masquerade Ball. Don’t try and crash, as tickets have already sold out!

 
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What: Ride for Refuge
When: Saturday, Feb 8th, 7am
Where: Yellow Bike Project, 1216 Webberville Rd
Why: With the weather warming up for the weekend, there’s no excuse not to hop on your bike and head down to the Yellow Bike Project. With multiple routes for riders of all skill levels, Ride for Refuge welcomes teams and individuals

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Downtown Development Digest: Green Water Treatment Redevelopment

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 3:44pm. 3,313 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest:
Green Water Treatment Redevelopment
12/6/13 
[Scroll to bottom for most recent updates]

The Seaholm Redevelopment is destined to have some fun neighbors to the East! In 2008 the city decommissioned the Green Water Treatment Plant and since then plans have been put together to redevelop the equivalent of 4 city blocks.  According to austintexas.gov, the former Thomas C. Green Water Treatment Plant was Austin’s first water treatment facility, built in 1925.  The planning has been a slow process, but visual progress is finally on the horizon!  According to commercial broker CBRE’s marketing, Block 1 of the Green Water site is confirmed as a mixed-use 38 Story building, including 436 high-end apartments, 30,000 square feet of

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 1.31-2.2.14

Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 11:44am. 611 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
January 31th – February 2nd, 2014 

 
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What: Supper Friends Chinese New Year
When: Friday, Jan 31st, 7pm – 10:30pm
Where: SWOOP House, 3012 Gonzales St.
Why: Foodie friends unite for a feast! Ring in the Chinese New Year with hors d’oeuvres such as truffled edamame dumplings followed by four courses including plates of Korean braised beef short rib, Dungeness crab fried rice, and other Chinese delectables.

 
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What: Modern Home Tour Austin 2014
When: Saturday, Feb 1st, 11am – 6pm
Where: 1114 E Cesar Chavez
Why: Inspiring and intriguing, the Modern Home Tours features the local work of nationally recognized

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