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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE: Top Five Weekend Picks 11.8-11.10.13

Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 2:08pm. 589 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
November 8th – November 10th

 Relieve your inner stress or just release your inner child; this weekend is all about getting off the grind and back to the good times you’ve left behind.

 
photo credit: blog.preservationnation.org

What: The Daily Show and Friends: An Evening of Standup
When: Friday, Nov 8th, 7pm
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave
Why: Meet the comedic geniuses behind Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for a night full of free-flowing laughter.

 
photo credit: tarrytownaustin.com

What: Wanderlust Festival 2013
When: Friday – Sunday, Nov 8th – 10th
Where: Wanderlust, 206 E 4th St
Why: Whether it’s from a mat in the studio or a paddleboard

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Downtown Development Digest: 11.7.13 Gables Park Tower

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 12:56pm. 1,090 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST: Gables Park Tower

This luxury apartment tower is rapidly nearing completion, with the earliest move in date being December 14th of this year. The project broke ground late 2011 and is located at 111 Sandra Muraida Way, just East of Lamar, between 2nd and 3rd Street.  A mere hop skip and a jump from the Urbanspace office, Urbanspacers took a tour of the model at Gables Park Plaza earlier this week and fell in love.  18 stories, with 185 units, the tower will consist of spacious one and two bedroom floor plans, type A office space, and over 10,000 square feet of ground floor retail space.  Floor to ceiling windows, built in iPod docs and sound systems in each unit, 8 ft solid doors and other high-end designer finishes

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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 1:26pm. 2,277 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
November 1st  – November 3rd  

 

October may be over, but there are still several celebrations that deserve a round of toasts and cheers. If you’re not feeling the drive to New Braunfels for Wurstfest, make your great escape locally this weekend:

Walkway at the Blanton  Photo Credit: austinweddingday.com
What: B Scene Black Forest Faire
When: Friday, Nov 1st, 6pm
Where: Blanton Museum of Art, 200 East MLK Jr Blvd
Why: You’re over the headless horseman and on to the dark knight. Travel back to the cultural renaissance of Germany for Bavarian bites and beats galore.
  Photo Credit: Atelier Wong Photography
What: AIA Austin Homes Tour 2013
When: Saturday & Sunday, Nov 2nd - 3rd , 10am…

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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE: Top Five Weekend Picks Oct 25-27 2013

Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 1:38pm. 529 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
October 25th – October 27th

So much to do, so little time! The Urbanspace office is abuzz as the planning and preparation for the Seaholm Residences unfolds. Needless to say we’re ready for the weekend, and we’ll be making the most of it at these Austin outings:  


photo credit: Jamie Sinz

What: Brunch at the San Jose
When: Saturday, Oct 26th 10am – 1pm
Where: Hotel San Jose, 1316 S Congress Ave
Why: Because what’s more Austin than spending a Saturday afternoon on SoCo? Jam with the Rain Cross Jazz trio while you sip on mimosas and munch on brunch bites like their house-cured bacon or scrumptious scones.


photo credit: youstayhoppyaustin

What: Official Austin Beer Week

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Downtown Development Digest 10.24.13: Shake Shack

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 12:09pm. 657 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest: Shake Shack

 
Picture of Shake Shack in NYC

Attention Shake Shack lovers of the world! The Union Station Heritage Group’s culinary cult-worthy gem is opening it’s first Texas location in everyone’s favorite capitol city.  Shake Shack CEO, Randy Garutti says they “are thrilled to plant [their] feet in the great state of Texas”, and particularly excited to be in Austin, which “embraces all the important things in life- food, music, community, and culture”.  

This modern day roadside burger joint will be built at the corner of South Lamar and Treadwell, neighboring the original Alamo Drafthouse, and set to open late 2014. Not to fear In-N-Out Burger patrons, we are confident there will be enough business for both of

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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE: Urbanspace Top Five Weekend Picks 10/18-10/20

Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 10:37am. 545 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
October 18th – October 20th


Temps are dropping, leaves are changing, and Pumpkin Spice is totally the new burnt orange. Take advantage of this amazing sweater weather and check out our #TopFiveWeekendPicks.



Photo Credit: travelzealot.com 

What: Art Outside
When: Friday, Oct 18th – Sunday, Oct 20th
Where: Apache Pass, 9112 N. FM 908
Why: Art in its most creative forms: from visual to interactive; from musical to acrobatic. A three-day outdoor festival, Art Outside is where passion and inspiration have room toroam free unbound by gallery walls and cement studios.


 
Photo Credit: musichallaustin.com

What: J. Cole at Austin Music Hall
When: Saturday, Oct 19th, 8pm
Where: Austin

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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE: Urbanspace Top Five Weekend Picks 10/11-10/13

Friday, October 11th, 2013 at 11:16am. 639 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
October 11th – October 13th 

As another weekend of ACL festivities commences, we’re rallying ourselves for round two! But we’re also considering a few ACL-alternatives going on this weekend:

 
photo credit: Austin Parks & Rec

What: ACL Kayak Trips
When: Friday, Oct 11th, 6:30pm
Where: Live Love Paddle, 1602 E Riverside Dr
Why: It seems like the hardest part about ACL is actually getting there. Lamar is an anxiety attack waiting to happen, parking is non-existent, and your poor little feet can only take you so far! But no need to fear, we’ve found an interesting solution via Austin’s waterways: kayaking. Paddle down right behind the stage and cast anchor to enjoy the sounds of

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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE: Urbanspace Top 5 Weekend Picks 10/4-10/6/13

Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 10:07am. 529 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
October 4th – October 6th

Ladies and gents, get out your tanks and tie-dye… ACL is HERE! And if for some reason you don’t get your fix at the festival, we’ve got you covered. Presenting our top picks for pre/post-ACL events:


photo credit: do512blog.com

What: ACL Tailgating Party @ Black Sheep Lodge
When: Friday, Oct 4th – Sunday, Oct 6th
Where: Black Sheep Lodge, 2108 S Lamar
Why: Just minutes away from the music mecca, Black Sheep Lodge has drink specials everyday this weekend:
- Friday & Saturday
$3 Well Drinks
$2 White Trash Cans (Lone Star and PBR Tallboys, Schlitz, Pearl, Etc.)
-Sunday
$2 off Pitchers
$3 Sangria
$3 Bloody Marys


photo credit: tripadvisor.com

What: KTUX

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Tribeza Fashion Show 2013 Photo Blog

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at 6:23pm. 4,730 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Urbanspacers had a fabulous time at the 10th Annual Tribeza Fashion Show last Thursday (9/26/13). This grand finale to Tribeza's Austin Style Week was sponsored by Lexus, hosted on the 7th floor of University Park, and did not dissapoint. The space gave off a luxuriously trendy vibe and killer downtown views. 

The fashion show itself was chic and sophisticated. The models were styled by Maya Star, Co-Star, Julian Gold, Golden Bones, Saks Fifth Avenue San Antonio, Feathers Boutique, MOSS, y&i clothing boutique, Estilo, The Garden Room, Rare Trends, Service Menswear and Adelante. Hair and makeup were styled by the artists from Propaganda Hair.

Photos from the event:

   

            Here are some of our favorite looks: -…

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LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE: Urbanspace Top 5 Weekend Picks 9/27-9/29/13

Friday, September 27th, 2013 at 2:02pm. 579 Views, 0 Comments.


LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE

Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
September 20th – September 22nd

 Austin is known for being a cultural melting pot, and this weekend’s line-up provides the perfect example of these diverse traditions. From France to Germany, our city is all over the map when it comes to celebrating!

 


photo credit: austin.culturemap.com

What: Electric Run
When: Friday, Sept 27th, 8:15pm
Where: Travis County Exposition Center, 7311 Decker Ln
Why: If Ellie Golding were athletic, this would be an event in her honor. Music, LED’s, and glow sticks galore, the lights definitely won’t stop this crowd.  

 
photo credit: facebook.com 

What: 2013 Fall Pecan Street Festival
When: Saturday, Sept 28th & Sunday, Sept 29th, starting at

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