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20 Special Occasion Restaurants
Celebrating a first anniversary or landing that dream job and are ready to splurge on some upscale eats? Check out some of these posh Austin options.

11:57AM Fri. Nov. 30, The Food Staff Read More | Comment »

Mixing Up Your Environmentalism
Environmentalism has become almost old hat despite its increasing importance. Recycling? Composting? Sure, we do it, but, yawn. We collected a few out-of-the-box ways to impact (or not impact) the environment. So, here they are ranked from simple to a bit more extreme:

8:00AM Fri. Nov. 30, Bonny Chu Read More | Comment »

High-Stepping Into the Zombie Apocalypse
Ah, Austin. Are there many other cities in which you can be taking your dog for a walk across the river, run into a bunch of zombies, school kids, and a penguin doing a flash mob coordinated dance routine, and no one bats an eye?

5:30PM Wed. Nov. 28, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Second SXSW 2019 Band List
Black Midi hasn’t yet released a song. Nevertheless, following a benediction from fellow London youths Shame and a brief video clip, the British press now touts them as the best band in the UK’s capital city. As such, they epitomize South by Southwest’s second band list, which is notably light on star power, but flush with emerging European talent.

10:00AM Wed. Nov. 28, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Y2K Welcomes You to cyb3rqu33n
Dear qweeahs of Austin, Y2K Technologies would like to install a new update: “Welcome to cyb3rqu33n 0.1 – your NEWEST and BEST operating system!”

3:00PM Tue. Nov. 27, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Today Is Giving Tuesday (With Pizza!)
It’s way past time to begin a season of charitable giving and community engagement after the consumerist excess of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And Giving Tuesday, launched by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Fund in 2012, has become a way for nonprofits to do just that.

12:43PM Tue. Nov. 27, Emily Beyda Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Looks Queer in 2019
South by Southwest 2019 is already looking rather queer. This morning, the multifaceted festival released their latest round of keynote and featured speakers and two prominent LGBTQ icons find their names on this list: Laura Jane Grace and Lance Bass.

11:30AM Tue. Nov. 27, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

SXSW Gets Virtual
Get ready for the fourth wall to vaporize at SXSW 2019, as the conference has just announced VR cinema pioneer Jessica Brillhart as its latest keynote speaker.

10:00AM Tue. Nov. 27, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade Returns This Weekend
Looking to get a good deed out of the way before everyone jumps on the bandwagon? It’s easier than you thought, but a little noisier than you might like.

8:00AM Fri. Nov. 23, Evelin Garcia Read More | Comment »

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