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Top 5 Weekend Picks: 10.17.2014 - 10.19.2014

Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:33pm. 36 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 

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What: POP Austin international art show           
When: Friday at 7:00pm or Saturday and Sunday starting at 10:00am
Where: Fair Market 1100 East 5th St.  Austin, TX
Why: If Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey, and Dr. Brainwash don’t ring any bells, maybe their artwork will. All of these artist will have works featured at this show, which isn’t one to miss!

 

 

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What: Texas Teen Book Festival 2014
When: Saturday, the 18th at 8:30am
Where: St. Edwards University, 3001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
Why: If you feel like meeting some of your favorite authors, like James Dashner, Marie Lu, and Lauren Oliver, then you have no further to look than the panels at this yearly event. There

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Downtown Development Digest 10.16.2014. Fifth and West Residences

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 1:55pm. 57 Views, 0 Comments.



Downtown Development Digest: 5th and West Residences

The northeast corner of West 5th St. and West Ave. is slated for the newest set of high-rise condos in downtown Austin. Called the Fifth and West Residences, and led by Riverside Resources, the building will have 154 residences, which will start in the $500,000s.

Fifth and West Residences will be the fifth tallest tower in Austin, with The Austonian, 360 Condominiums, W Residences, and Frost Bank Tower taking the four previous slots. Included in this project will be a lounge and coffee bar, fitness center, yoga studio, dog park and a pool deck. “This announcement is really exciting because it is the first new condo tower to break ground outside of Seaholm since 2010,” said local

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 September 27th - September 28th, 2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:15pm. 130 Views, 0 Comments.



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September 12th - September 14th, 2014


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What: 2014 Fall Pecan Street Festival
When: Saturday the 27th at 11:00am
Where: Sixth Street
Why: The Pecan Street Festival is a bi-yearly food, music, beer, arts, and crafts festival set up all along Sixth Street. Some of the faire you can expect to find, along with the obligatory pecans, is roasted alligator, and craft beer! If the cuisine isn’t your thing, then the hand crafted jewelry, clothing, and art may be. This is definitely something worth checking out.

 


What: 2014 Texas Craft Brewers Festival
When: Saturday the 27th, at 2:00pm
Where: Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse Segovia,

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Live the Lifestyle Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 9.19-9.21

Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 10:35am. 166 Views, 0 Comments.


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September 19th - September 20th, 2014
 



Photo courtesy of Hotel San Jose

What: Fall Jazz Brunch at Hotel San Jose
When: Saturday, the 20th at 10:00am
Where: 1316 South Congress Avenue, 78704
Why: Hotel San Jose will host a brunch featuring gourmet breakfast items, as well as Jazz from The Raincross Trio, and the $3 Mimosas aren’t bad either.



Courtesy of Uchi/Facebook

What: James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner
When: Saturday, the 20th at 7:00pm
Where: Uchi Contemporary Japanese. 801 South Lamar Blvd, 78704
Why: Calling all foodies: the James Beard Foundation educates and provides scholarships for chefs all across the country. Through partnerships with

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

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 2:47pm. 2,421 Views, 0 Comments.


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August 29th - September 1st, 2014

 

 
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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!

 

 


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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. 1,023 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. 972 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. 1,191 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. 1,257 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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