It’s a well understood fact that having the ability to customize something makes it at least 10 times more special (or maybe that’s just me?). As I’ve learned more about the beauty industry here in Austin, I’ve been thrilled to find out about all the customizable beauty products available. From lipsticks to foundations, body scrubs to soaps, you’ll find there’s a little something for everyone to get excited about.[Read more…]
Austin is a city of entrepreneurship and creativity. We have plenty of opportunity for startups to take off here. There’s just one thing that can make moving into an office space difficult: commercial real estate prices.
Enter co-working spaces, where a monthly membership rate provides a working area and often other benefits, as well. Here are 10 Austin-based options.[Read more…]
Take a look around Austin and you’ll find a multitude of architectural designs. Fortunately for curious minds, the Austin chapter of American Institute of Architects provides the opportunity to see the architectural work of local, private homes during the annual Austin Homes Tour.
Here’s what you can expect to see Oct. 19-20, 2019.[Read more…]
Music is such a central part of Austin. Swan Songs is a local organization that embodies this piece of Austin, and turns it into something even greater by providing private concerts for those facing terminal illness and the end of life.
But Swan Songs offers more than a concert, as patients experience a meaningful and beautiful moment that gives joy.[Read more…]
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…]