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Habana SoCo
The food is as good as it was before the fire
"...Habana Soco..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Food Review by Mick Vann

SoCo Dining Spots
Just across the river from downtown, the broad expanse of South Congress Avenue is the main artery of a dynamic city neighborhood and a microcosm of what we like best about Austin
"...of the commerce and community that flourishes around it. SoCo reflects many of the tenets of our "Keep Austin..."

March 3, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

SoCo Dining Spots
The list and map
"...PLUS: There's more to SoCo life than food: Find it all in our updated..."

March 3, 2006 Food Feature

A Better SoCo
"...the merchants (who pay exorbitant rents in the trendy SoCo strip) to generate foot traffic and sales. It's a..."

Sept. 11, 2003 Postmarks

SoCo Shopping
Local boutiques offer glitzy, weird, and downright Austin-y items
" home reflect that. South Congress (“cutely” abbreviated to SoCo) is a gem of a place to shop and..."

June 14, 2016 Columns Post by Rivers Wright

Best New SoCo Hangout
The TOMS Store
"...repurposed house and no surprise to TOMS customers or SoCo flaneurs: a cozy bohemian vibe. The space is open,..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Best Nerd Sanctuary on SoCo
South Congress Books
"...Books merely offered a cool eddy of respite from SoCo's hustle and flow (it does), that would be plenty..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Best Guardians for Keeping SoCo Locally Owned
Rob Lippincott, Abe Zimmerman, Stan Biderman
"...Biderman are also partners in Penn Field and the SoCo Center developments on South Congress, whose tenants are also..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Gentrification of SoCo
"...merchandise is dependent culturally on MTV and Stuff magazine. "SoCo" is effectively pushing out South Congress, the pastiche is..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Postmarks

Kerlin Prioritizes Kerlaches, Farmhouse Offers Intoxicants, Sawyer & Co. Cajuns Into the Night, SBK’s Downtown Again, and WTF Is Andy Baraghani Doing on SoCo?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

Sept. 9, 2022 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Kerlin Prioritizes Kerlaches, Farmhouse Offers Intoxicants, Sawyer & Co. Cajuns Into the Night, SBK’s Downtown Again, and WTF Is Andy Baraghani Doing on SoCo?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

Sept. 7, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SoCo's Parking Spots Explained

July 3, 2013 Postmarks

SoCo's Backward Parking Spots

June 24, 2013 Postmarks

SoCo Gets a Bookstore
Official grand opening takes place July 9

July 8, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

More City, SoCo Cafe Fracas
After busting South Congress Cafe back in February 2005 for unpermitted construction of a decked rear patio and privacy fence that covered city sidewalk and right-of-way, city still at odds with eatery

March 30, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Illegal SoCo Cafe Deck 86ed for Now
Restaurant's lawyer claims he didn't know permits were needed

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

City in Court Against SoCo Cafe
City files charges against South Congress Cafe owners for unpermitted construction of fence, deck, and outdoor bar

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Southern Comfort on SoCo
Lambert's has the buzz, the location, the pedigree, and the menu to make some noise in Austin. But does it have MM Pack's recommendation?

Aug. 16, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

Soco Fringe Festival

March 5, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Best Art One-Stop Shop South of the River
Gallery Soco
"...Since its opening in 2000, Gallery Soco has risen to prominence in Austin's art scene by..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Torchy's Tacos Is Coming to Former Fran's on South Congress
Homegrown chain to create flagship store at former burger joint
"...rapidly expanding Torchy's Tacos chain has leased the prime SoCo property for the flagship of their next generation of..."

June 13, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Best Street
TIE: SoCo, 2nd Street
"...still reigns supreme. The embodiment of all things weird, SoCo is a vision in color and ’tude. Pedestrian-friendly with..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Best of Austin Feature

Shop the Monkey
SoCo boutiques and more
"...Jewelry, A = Accessories, H = Home. For complete SoCo Guide see"

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Sfanthor Lowers the Drawbridge
Castle in the air finally lands
"...Busti had been looking for a location on SoCo "for years," but it was the property at 1101..."

March 6, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

TDH: 6/3/11
SoCo construction controversy; closures at West Campus, Riverside
"...and construction along South Congress that's troubling to some SoCo storeowners...."

June 3, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Best So-so Nickname For South Austin
"...- as in the SoCo Center of South Austin. So SoHo, so SOMA, so..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

After a Fashion
And Stephen said, 'Let there be SoCo,' and there was SoCo. Stephen saw that the light was good.
"...spread thinly across the city. Suddenly nothing else mattered. SoCo was where it was at. Pink Salon had opened..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Speaking of Queer Eyes: Hey, don't look at us … everybody calls it SoCo. And everybody seems to love the new Nordstrom … including our Style Avatar.
"...SOCO SLUMMING or WHAT'S IN A NAME? Gasp! It's come..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

"...expired, you can see Chris and company at the SoCo Music Festival this Saturday. For more on that particular..."

April 28, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar is 100% and amping up for the rush of impending holiday 'ho'-downs

Nov. 25, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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