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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.13-3.15

Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 10:59am. 81 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Top 5 Weekend Picks

3.13-3.15

What: UrbanSips
When: Saturday, March 14th, from 3-7 p.m.
Where: Urbanspace
Why: It’s our annual spring time celebration! Formerly known as SXSips and not affiliated with SXSW but is a huge fan of SXSW and happens to always take place during the opening days of SXSW! There will be drinks, music, and lots of fun to be had. 

 

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What: SXSW Interactive
When: March 13-17
Where: Throughout downtown Austin
Why: SXSW Interactive is a wide-ranging technology conference that will give you an insight of what’s next in tech and culture while meeting and conversing with influential people in the industry. This year’s speakers and workshops reveal Interactive’s objective to explore the

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.6-3.8

Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 11:59am. 108 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks
3.6.15 - 3.8.15 

 

What: 17th Annual Austin Under 40 Awards
When: Saturday, March 7th at 5:30 p.m.
Where: JW Marriott
Why: To celebrate the future of Austin while mingling amongst Austin’s most accomplished and influential leaders. During an evening of prestige and celebration, recognition is paid to emerging Austinites who both lead their respective industries and exhibit a solid commitment to serving their community.

 

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What: Barley Swine beer dinner
When: Sunday, March 8th at 6 p.m.
Where: Barley Swine
Why: Barley Swine and Hops and Grain are teaming up for a night of good food and rare brews! There will be an opportunity to mingle with the

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22

Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 11:34am. 196 Views, 0 Comments.

Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22


photocred: austin.ytac.org

What: Young Texans Against Cancer Spice For Life Chili Cook-Off
When: Saturday, February 21st, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Stubbs BBQ
Why: Support a great local cause with a fun-filled day of chili tasting and live music. For all ages, this is a great way to spend your Saturday with family and friends. 


photocred: blantonmuseum.org

What: Blanton Museum presents Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
When: Saturday, February 21st, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Blanton Museum of Art
Why: This exhibit features approximately 100 works created and used by 66 artists to help impact the flourishing Civil Rights Movement. You can learn how painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and

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Downtown Development Digest: JW Marriott Austin + Updates

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 12:05pm. 1,159 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST:
JW MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
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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.

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 11:25am. 211 Views, 0 Comments.

 Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

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What: Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
When: Sunday, February 15th, at 7:00 a.m.
Where: The Start Line is located at the 100 Block of Congress Avenue at W. 2nd St.
Why: It’s a runner’s paradise. The course runs through some of Austin’s most scenic and historic neighborhoods. Highlights include the Hyde Park neighborhood, Lady Bird Johnson Lake, the University of Texas campus, the State Capitol and Congress Avenue. This exciting event in the “Live Music Capitol of the World” features more than 30 Austin bands to keep you entertained throughout the course.

 

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What: The

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 1.30.2014 - 2.1.2014

Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 2:37pm. 206 Views, 0 Comments.

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE
Urbanspace's Top Five Weekend Picks
January 30th - February 1st, 2015 













What: Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre presents The Bowie Project 2: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting
When: January 30th - 31st and February 1st at 8:00 PM
Where: The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
Why: If you enjoy dance, theatre, or the sweet sounds of David Bowie, then this may be the event you’ve been waiting for. After the huge success of The Bowie Project last winter, you can expect to be 'wowed' by this spectacular event featuring Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, Super Creeps, and the Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble.
















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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. 391 Views, 0 Comments.

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE
Urbanspace's Top Five Weekend Picks
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. 265 Views, 0 Comments.

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE



Urbanspace’s Top Five Weekend Picks
 



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. 369 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

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

Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:19pm. 791 Views, 0 Comments.

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE, LOVE THE LIFESTYLE



Urbanspace’s Top 10 Holiday Weekend Picks




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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