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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. 102 Views, 0 Comments.

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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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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 1.9 - 1.11

Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 3:57pm. 103 Views, 0 Comments.

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January 9th - January 11th, 2015

What: The Mohawk presents Right On! Happy Hour
When: Friday, Jan. 9th, at 5 p.m.
Where: 912 Red River Austin, TX 78701 Why: Mohawk is having another funk and soul live music happy hour, with special DJ Captain Jim and The Heart and Soul Soundsystem. Be sure to collect your cups, since you can trade them in for special rewards!

 










What: Indie Chefs Week
When: Friday, January 9th, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 10th, at 7 p.m.
Where: Foreign and Domestic, 306 East 53rd Street, Austin, TX 78751
Why: This is a great way to meet the young, aspiring chefs who are about to take Austin by storm.

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Downtown Development Digest: The Independent

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 2:02pm. 143 Views, 0 Comments.

Downtown Development Digest
The Independent
1.8.15

Last month brought an exciting new announcement for the Austin community. The Independent, a condo tower to be built at the intersection of 3rd and West (formerly the Energy Control Center) was announced. The new landmark in our Austin skyline is expected to be the tallest structure in Austin. A recent Austin Buisiness Journal article details the recent history of the site: “The project is part of the complicated redevelopment of several adjacent properties that had been owned by the city — the Seaholm Power Plant, Green Water Treatment Plant, and the Austin Energy site. Seaholm and Green Water are in the midst of most of the downtown building action.” (Jan Buccholz of the Austin Buisiness Journal)

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 10 Holiday Weekend Picks

Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:19pm. 237 Views, 0 Comments.

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December 19th, 2014 - January 1st, 2015

What: Holiday Wine Trail
Where: Participating wineries throughout the Hill Country
When: Now through December 21st
Why: Spend 10 days exploring the wineries of the Texas Hill Country during the 2014 Holiday Wine Trail event. Each ticket includes between 1 and 3 complimentary tastings per winery, a holiday ornament, and discounts on wines.

What: LBJ Tree Lighting
Where: Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Stonewall
When: December 21st
Why: Families are encouraged to come out to the park and plan to enjoy a delightful experience as the park transitions from daytime to nighttime in festive holiday fare. Lights,

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 12.12 - 12.14

Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 5:19pm. 162 Views, 0 Comments.

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December 12th - December 14th, 2014

What: "Love Austin Beer" Pop-Up Gallery Show & Print Sale
When: Friday, the 12th, at 6:00 PM
Where: 908 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702
Why: In addition to ten different craft beer brewers will be bringing their products, various print artists from around the city will be present at this pop-up show. This is a great opportunity to check out local art with a delicious brew in your hand!

 

 

What: Trail of Lights
When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:00 PM
Where: 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Why: Zilker park is hosting the 50th annual Trail of Lights Christmas Decorations. The “Yule Log” and other famous displays will be

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Downtown Development Digest: Hotel Zaza

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 11:58am. 263 Views, 0 Comments.

Downtown Development Digest
Hotel Zaza
12.9.14 

Hotel Zaza is officially joining the lineup of new downtown Austin hotels. The management group, Z Resorts Management LLC, is creating a a 24-story hotel, complete with two restaurants, a bar, conference rooms, and private residences on top with rooftop pool.  Z Resorts Management is a Texas-based company that already has luxury boutique hotels in Houston and Dallas. They are coming to the Austin marketplace as a veteran of niche markets. 

“ZaZa will join other hotels under construction downtown, including the 1,012-room JW Marriott convention hotel, a Westin hotel and the Hotel Van Zandt.” Says Shonda Novak, of American Statesman. With the JW Marriot slated for a grand opening on February 13th

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Best of Austin - Top 10 Stores for Holiday Shopping

Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 5:52pm. 446 Views, 0 Comments.

Best of Austin top 10 shops for holiday shoppingBEST OF AUSTIN: AWESOME LOCAL SHOPPING

With the holiday season here, who doesn't need inspiration for local digs to pick up the perfect holiday gift (outside of Urbanspace Interiors)? After polling urban dwellers, here are the Top 10 favorites for independently owned stores in Austin.

1. MERCURY DESIGN STUDIO

The Mercury Design Studio has artifacts, gifts and design furnishings, presented in the quirkiest, coolest, and most unique way. Operating under a handful of solid guiding principles, such as color can change your outlook on life, Mercury offers gift options that will make you want to give yourself a big old pat on the back for making your loved ones think you went to a whole lot of trouble and scoured the globe for their one-of-a-kind

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 11.21 - 11.23

Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 2:07pm. 366 Views, 0 Comments.

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November 21st - November 23rd, 2014

What: WaffleFest 2014
When: Friday at 7:30 PM and Saturday at 6:00 PM
Where: 617 Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78701
Why: WaffleFest will be taking over the Hideout Theatre this weekend, offering fantastic improv troupes from across the country coupled with all-you-can-eat waffles. While it's not the most conventional of combinations, laughing and eating waffles are two activities everyone can get behind.

 

What: Austin Shakespeare presents Edmund Rostand’s Cyrano De Bergerac
When: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM
Where: 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
Why: The Long Center will be showing the Brian Hooker version of Cyrano

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 11.14 - 11.16

Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 3:53pm. 169 Views, 0 Comments.

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November 14th - November 16th, 2014

What: FAI World Cup of Indoor Skydiving 2014
Where: iFly Indoor Skydiving13265 N US 183 Suite A Austin, TX 78750
When: Saturday, Nov. 15th, 2014 at 7 a.m. and Sunday, Nov. 16th, 2014 at 7 a.m.
Why: In the very first FAI sanctioned wind tunnel competition ever, iFly Austin will be competing in synchronized, group formation, and freestyle skydiving. This looks like it could be a very interesting morning!

 

What: Comedy: Moontower Comedy presents Anthony Jeselnik
Where: Paramount Theatre 713 Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78701
When: Friday, Nov. 14th, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Why: Anthony Jeselnik (who you may recognize from his Comedy Central

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 10.24 - 10.26

Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:07pm. 191 Views, 0 Comments.

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October 24th - October 26th, 2014

 

What:  Housecore Horror Film Festival
Where: Emo’s East 2015 E Riverside, Austin, TX 78741
When: Saturday, the 25th, at 9:00am
Why: If you like a little heavy metal with your horror films, then this is the festival for you. The festival size has significantly increased since last years debut. Danzig, Unearth, and all living cast member of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will be there, you should be too!


 

What: 2014 Austin Film Festival
Where: Various locations
When: Thursday, the 23rd through Thursday the 30th
Why: If Austinites love anything more than queso and live music, it would be a film festival. With screenings at the Paramount

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