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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...

Where to Get Chicken & Waffles in Austin

Words and Photos by Kristen Olson Chicken and waffles. The finest combination of words known to man. It’s the yin and yang of food—the salty with the sweet, the fluffy with the crunchy, and the a.m. with the...

What to Do in Austin this July

Words and Photos by Kristen Olson Austin has a way of putting a spin on anything it does. This city doesn’t do anything halfway—why watch a movie in a plain movie theater when you can watch in an outdoor cou...
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Healthy Food Spots in ATX

When moving to a new city you shouldn't have to change your diet just because you can't find any healthy spots to eat. While it's easy to find those not too healthy spots in town it can be a bit of a challenge ...
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Top Four {Off-the-Beaten-Path} Breakfast Spots in Austin

Breakfast is a very big deal in Austin and everyone knows about the greats – Magnolia and Kerbey Lane Café, but what about some off the beaten path places? You cannot go wrong with any of these four, they each ...
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Brave the Summer Heat With These Austin Ice Cream Treats

It is well known that temperatures in Austin can soar well into the 100’s with unabated sunshine and humidity. But our balmy heat gives us a perfect excuse to go chill out in many beautiful and unusual creameri...
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Guide to Sustainable Restaurants in Austin

Austin’s residents love to live sustainably and to make the Earth a better place than how they found it and what better way to participate in that then by eating at sustainable restaurants? The four places belo...
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Best Chocolate Shops in Austin for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which means it is time to start thinking about gifts. What better present to get your significant other (or single friends) than some of the best chocolate in Austin? ...
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Brunch Austin: Four Brunch Hot Spots in ATX

Brunch. The best of a good breakfast meal and the proximity to lunch time combine to make it acceptable to drink a champagne cocktail at 10:00 am. If you’re looking for a fun café or a cozy restaurant to brunch...