Author Archives: JH

South Congress: Fulfilling Your Souvenir and Gift Needs

South Congress is an excellent spot to buy souvenirs and gifts, especially if you’re looking to avoid the generic, overpriced options available at the airport. Plenty of local boutiques, vintage furniture and clothing shops, craft stores, and toy shops are … Continue reading

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Pachanga Latino Music Festival on Saturday, May 21st

If you’re craving latin music, or just good live music in general, check out Pachanga Festival on Saturday, May 21st. The festival, which literally means “lively party” in Spanish, will be at Fiesta Gardens, on the edge of Lady Bird … Continue reading

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An inspired art exhibit: “Recovering Beauty” on display at the Blanton

 If you’re looking to pack some art into your visitor’s time in Austin, be sure to explore “Recovering Beauty: The 1990s in Buenos Aires” at the Blanton Museum of Art at the corner of Congress and MLK. According to an … Continue reading

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A Free Festival With Food, Music, and Even Art

If you’re looking for food, music, or even art, and all at a single venue, look no further than the Pecan Street Festival (May 7-8). The Pecan Street Festival is a free, biannual arts and crafts festival happening in downtown … Continue reading

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Noshin’ ‘Round the Clock

Let’s be honest: at some point, we’ve all had cravings for some specific type of food or drink in the middle of the night. And isn’t it disappointing when you can’t satisfy that craving? Well, here’s a quick list of … Continue reading

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Food Trailers: Blazing a trail for Austin Cuisine

A friend of mine said recently that the most authentic food in Austin is the trailer food, and I’m inclined to agree with him. The food trailers in Austin host a wide variety of food, from cupcakes to tacos. While … Continue reading

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Midnight Rodeo: A blend of country and club music

The Midnight Rodeo is certainly a unique experience. Never have I ever switched from dancing country music to dancing club music with such frequency. While Midnight Rodeo is always 18+, I was surprised by the number of guests under 21 … Continue reading

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