A Guide to Shopping on South Congress

Words by Avery de Jong South Congress, a downtown area, well known for its incredible restaurants and shops, provides some of Austin’s most unique shopping. From boutiques, to antique shops, to costume shops...

Welcome from Anne-Marie Cancienne

A New City Means a New Beginning You’ve made a wonderful decision to relocate to Austin. No matter what your interests, this beautiful hill country city has the perfect home for you. At Intellig...

Central Texas: A Pet-Lover’s Paradise

Austin is the largest no-kill city in the country, which means it’s also the safest large city for pets. Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is pretty proud of that. The private, nonprofit, no-kill shelter works closely ...

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...