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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. 578 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. 802 Views, 0 Comments.

 

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks 


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. 893 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. 958 Views, 0 Comments.

 

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks 


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. 395 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. 265 Views, 0 Comments.

 

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE


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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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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 5.16-5.18.14

Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 10:11am. 267 Views, 0 Comments.


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May 16th – May 18th, 2014   

 
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What: 16th Annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk
When: Saturday, May 17th, 9am – 2pm
Where: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd
Why: All dogs will be in heaven at Palmer’s pup playground! After a nice stroll around the center, treat your trusty companion to top-of-the-line pooch products, entertainment, and games galore. And speaking of entertainment, animal actor provider Bobbi Colorado will be in attendance and is always looking for new talent. This could be your pup’s time to shine!

 


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What: Brooklyn Brewing Cheese Pairing
When: Friday, May 16th, 6pm
Where: Draught House, 4112

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 5.9-5.11.14

Friday, May 9th, 2014 at 11:03am. 319 Views, 0 Comments.


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May 9th – May 11th   

 


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What: Gelato World Tour
When: Friday, May 9th – Sunday, May 11th
Where: Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St
Why: Just as spring is beginning to sizzle into summer, the Gelato World Tour is making its only stop in North America right here in the heat, I mean heart, of Texas. With sixteen gelato artisans from across the continent, there will be all kinds of flavors to savor!

 


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What: Glow Paddle ATX
When: Friday, May 9th, 8pm
Where: Southshore SUP Dock on Ladybird Lake
Why: Rave & Row: the new wave in paddling. In preparation for the 5th Annual Tyler’s Dam That Cancer, paddlers are

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top Five Weekend Picks 5.2-5.4.14

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 12:39pm. 298 Views, 0 Comments.


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Urbanspace’s Top Five Picks
May 2nd - May 4th, 2014 

 

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What: Shakespeare at the Market: Much Ado About Nothing  
When: Friday, May 2nd, 6:30  
Where: Whole Foods Market Rooftop Plaza  
Why: Unwind from your busy week by relaxing with a glass of wine on the rooftop. The sunset will provide a perfect backdrop for you to watch the witty romance between Beatrice and Benedick unfold. Oops… Does it still count as a spoiler if the play is over 400 years old?  

 

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What: The White Party
When: Friday, May 2nd, 8 pm – midnight
Where: The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Dr.
Why: It may only take two to

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Downtown Development Digest: JW Marriott Austin 5.1.14

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 12:05pm. 561 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST:
JW MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
5.1.14

America’s largest JW Marriott, and Austin’s largest hotel, is set to open earlier than projected! Now 75% complete, the hotel is scheduled to open in February of 2015. With it’s superb location on Congress Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street, just 15 miles from the airport, and two blocks from the convention center, in addition to an immense amount of meeting space (more than 112,000 square feet + 42 individual breakout rooms), the digs are destined to be an ideal hub for local and business travelers. 

With 1,012 rooms, including three Presidential Suites, three Hospitality Suites, and 24 Executive Suites, the hotel will definitely not be short on space. According to Jay Spurr,

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