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Top 5 Weekend Picks: 10.17.2014 - 10.19.2014

Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:33pm. 51 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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 September 27th - September 28th, 2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:15pm. 138 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. 168 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.



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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. 143 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 8.8-8.10.14

Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 2:22pm. 977 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. 1,192 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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Downtown Development Digest: Seaholm Neighborhood July 2014 Update

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 4:18pm. 1,333 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 

Downtown Development Digest
Seaholm Neighborhood Update 
July 2014

Construction is moving along swiftly in the Seaholm Neighborhood, and before you know it, you'll be able to enjoy some of the best parts of the new center for downtown living. Trader Joe's will start their finish out before summer's end, and with the way time flies, Athenahealth and Boiler Nine will be officially open for business in the Seaholm Power Plant sooner than you can say Seaholm Residences ten times fast! 

And you can't forget about the acre Plaza and half acre Front Yard. You'll be lounging and enjoying community festivals in the blink of an eye. With all this excitement on the horizon, we want to know what you're most excited about. Write us or share on Facebook what

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 7.18-7.20.14

Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 1:11pm. 2,333 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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July 18th – July 20th, 2014


 

What: Mortified Austin
When: Friday, July 18th, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Spider House, 2908 Fruth St., Austin, TX 78705
Why: Ripped from the pages of real life, watch these remarkably courageous souls share their adolescent shame. The beautifully brave acts will showcase their most mortifying childhood artifacts (old home movies, diary entries, childhood poems, etc.) in front of complete strangers. If you haven’t already reserved tickets, make sure to show up early because advance tickets have already sold out!

 

 

What: Pooch Parade
When: Saturday, July 19th, 10 a.m.
Where: Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 6.27-6.29.14

Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 1:57pm. 441 Views, 0 Comments.


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June 27th – June 29th, 2014



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What: Keep Austin Weird Festival & 5K
When: Saturday, June 28, 2 p.m. 
Where: The Long Center for Performing Arts 
Why: Think of the Keep Austin Weird Fest + 5K as the ultimate celebration and toast to Austin—to what it is, to what its becoming, and to what it will always be… WEIRD! There will be live music, good eats, and plenty of Weird Austin attractions. The festival will start at 2 p.m. and the 5K will start at 7 p.m. 

 

 


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What: V2: The Music of the Ventures
When: Saturday, June 28, 9 p.m.
Where: Red 7, 611 East 7th St. 78702
Why: United States Bartenders Guild's “Texas Tiki

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 6.20-6.22.14

Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 1:51pm. 372 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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June 13th – June 15th, 2014


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What: Blake Shelton “Ten Times Crazier” Tour
Where: Circuit of the Americas
When: Friday, June 20, 7 p.m. 
Why: If you can’t make it to “some beach, somewhere” this weekend, throw on your boots and join Blake Shelton as he kicks off his summer tour in Austin this Friday night. It would “sure be cool if you did”.

 

 


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What: Sipping Social Presented by Edible Austin
Where: Fair Market, 1100 East 5th St. 
When: Saturday, June 21, 7 p.m. 
Why: “Can’t repeat the past? Why, of course you can!” This 20’s-themed social will include live jazz music, dance lessons, local food tasting,

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