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…]
6 Austin Hotels Offering Pool Passes This Summer
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…]
RUMEE Helps Educate Girls in India, One Pair of Shoes at a Time
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…]
Be Your Most Creative Self at Austin Craft Lounge
Austin Craft Lounge, a local crafting studio that offers over 50 different projects, has a special twist you don’t see at other craft spots. You don’t have to make the same project as everyone else during class![Read more…]
Look Inside 8 Unique Homes on 2019 Austin Weird Homes Tour
Have you ever thought: What kinds of homes are in Austin? I’m not talking about looking for a new place to live. I mean the unique and weird types of homes that fit the Keep Austin Weird vibe. Fortunately, there’s a tour for that.[Read more…]
Sherwood Forest Faire Recreates Medieval World Just East of Austin
If you’re a big fan of renaissance festivals, then you don’t need to look far for the joy and wonder that accompanies them. Located just outside of Austin is Sherwood Forest Faire, a locally-owned reenactment of village life in late 12th century England, which takes place every year in the spring.[Read more…]
Focus on Your Dog Squad at First Sundays Yappy Hour
It’s no secret Austin is always bustlin’ with events. And while many of them may be dog-friendly, not many are entirely dedicated to our furry friends. Now, there’s an event that gives you both a chance to socialize, while getting free pet food and product samples. It’s called First Sundays Yappy Hour.[Read more…]
Why Jewelry Designer Kendra Scott Insists on Austin as Headquarters
Most of Austin recognizes the name, Kendra Scott. She started her jewelry empire out of a spare bedroom in Austin, growing it into a billion dollar company.
The story of the founder and her company has inspired female entrepreneurs and fashion lovers alike. If you already adore the jewelry, but have never read the story, then prepare to experience a higher level of appreciation.
The Refinery Shifts Focus, Becoming Women-only Space for Work and Socializing
Local coworking and event space, The Refinery, has grown exponentially since it opened its doors in early 2018. In addition to providing members with amazing perks and hosting inspiring events, the space just gives off a “feel-good” vibe.
Fashion X Promotes Austin’s Local Designers With Fashion Week and Other Shows
Several years ago, I told myself that if I couldn’t get involved with New York Fashion Week, then I was going to find something local. I didn’t know what to expect when I started looking for fashion events in the Austin area, but I knew I’d find something. It’s Austin. We have a little bit of everything.
Imagine how ecstatic I was when I found out Austin doesn’t just have one-off fashion events. We have our own fashion week. I signed up to volunteer faster than a hot knife cuts through butter. I found out Austin Fashion Week is produced by a local company called Fashion X, and fell in love with the company’s mission to promote local designers, partnership with local nonprofits, and wonderful staff. [Read more…]