Bands to See – November

By Ben Dickerson (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Austin’s identity has always been directly tied to and defined by live music. If you’re looking to get out and take advantage of the sounds the city has to offer,...

Haunted Austin

By Travis Berry (Photo credit: Texas Capitol Building)   Every city has places that are rumored to be haunted; places the not so brave of heart tend to steer clear of. With the spookiest month of ...

Nostalgic in Austin

Words and Photos by Kristen Olson One of the first things you learn about Austin is that there are a million new things to do every single day. All the new foods, new music, and new events can feel overwhelm...

Why Kendra Scott loves Central Texas

(Photo Credit: Trever Hoehne) As a creative mind with a love of natural gemstones, Kendra Scott designed her first jewelry collection in 2002. Kendra’s infectious energy and entrepreneurial spirit took her f...

Austin’s Best Sunset Spots

Words and Photos by Kristen Olson There’s nothing quite like a Texas sunset. Living in a city like Austin, you might think you’ll be sacrificing the chance to see those glorious colors changing in the big Te...

Guide to North Lamar

Words by Kristen Olson Just a few blocks north of the Colorado River between 5th and 9th Street, North Lamar Boulevard hits its stride. You’re probably already familiar with some of the cornerstones of the a...

Welcome from Bill Hamilton

WE CAN’T WAIT TO WELCOME YOU TO AUSTIN! As you look into our vibrant city, you will find outstanding music, exquisite food, beautiful outdoor spaces, and most importantly, amazing people. I have st...

What to Do in Austin this August

Words by Kristen Olson Once the calendar flips over from July to August, it’s easy to start thinking about the busy fall ahead rather than the summer that remains. It may be the official back-to-school seaso...

Austin’s Hidden Gems

Want to see the side of Austin that few visitors know about? Though these attractions are not always publicized, they're unique and special in their own way and contribute to the quirkiness and fun that is Aust...

Inside Austin’s Hotels

Words by Kristen Olson The hotels of Austin focus their energy on being as cool as the city itself. The result is a plethora of swanky rooftop pools, live music, award-winning restaurants, avant-garde suites...