Dining & Entertainment

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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...
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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...
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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...