One of Austin’s newest beauty stores is unique in several ways. It sells only clean beauty products made from safest, natural ingredients. It’s also more than just a retail store. Lovejay Beauty offers a variety of services from a gemstone steam and mask bar to daily yoga classes. It’s your one-stop shop to get rejuvenated and ready to take on the world.[Read more…]
Come March, the excitement of South by Southwest Conference & Festivals will take over Austin. Behind all our fun is a team of specialists and volunteers who make everything come together. This happens at the new SXSW Center on Lavaca Street, where the general public can enjoy SouthBites year-round.[Read more…]
Imagine your favorite breakfast item. Now, imagine it stuffed inside a waffle. Local food truck and catering company, Ooga Booga Waffles, has taken Austin’s waffle game to the next level. The local business has created a fun twist on a traditional breakfast item, and it’s something you don’t want to miss.
Whether you’re a fan of sweet or savory items, Ooga Booga Waffles will make your next breakfast one of your most waffle-tastic.[Read more…]
When I attended St. Edward’s University, I went on a one-week trip to Japan to learn more about the Japanese culture, as part of a global business ethics and responsibilities course. The trip was amazing! Everything about the country blew me away, especially the food.
Luckily, we have our fair share of authentic and mouth-watering Japanese cuisine here in Austin. I’m sure you’ve heard of one of the restaurants I frequent: Ramen Tatsu-ya. But did you know the Tatsu-ya group has three other restaurants in Austin, with a fourth on the way?[Read more…]
I tend to crave sweet things more often than I should, but I’m also constantly on the lookout for healthy food or drink options to balance out my diet. Luckily, there are plenty of choices here in Austin.
One of my newest health adventures involved a trip to Jugo, where I enjoyed a fresh juice and food item. Not only was the juice delicious, but all of the ingredients were sourced locally. Being healthy while supporting local businesses? That’s a combination I can’t pass up.[Read more…]
If you see a need for something, then why not just figure out how to fill it? Lauren Cunningham did just that when she created Austin’s co-working space, The Commune. There’s a twist, though. It’s specifically designed and outfitted for local creatives and artists.[Read more…]
Whether you’re dipping your toes into Barton Springs Pool, jamming out at a Blues on the Green concert, or cycling around Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park will keep you busy every second of the summer. There’s another adventure to add to this year’s list of things to do around our beloved park: Woodland Faerie Trail at Zilker Botanical Garden.[Read more…]
It’s that time of year when we trade out pants for shorts, slather on the sunblock, and pray we make it to the car before sweat forms on our brow. It’s H-O-T and only getting hotter. Luckily, Austin offers interesting options to cool down in the summer temps. Jump in the lake? We got it. Float a river? Check. Soak in Barton Springs, Hamilton Pool, or Deep Eddy Pool? Yes, yes, and yes!
But did you know there are several local hotels offering pool passes this summer?[Read more…]
The perfect pair of shoes will complete practically every outfit. Austin business RUMEE offers beautiful embroidered shoes that will take you from day to night. But there’s more to this company than what meets the pavement.[Read more…]
There is nothing more important than the well-being of a child. When children have to enter the foster care system, CASA of Travis County is there to provide an unbiased recommendation to the court.
CASA accepts all new cases with children aged one and up. Volunteers are always needed to serve as advocates. Continue reading to learn how you can help CASA reach its 2019 goal of serving 2,000 children with 800 volunteers.[Read more…]