In a This is Life in Austin FIRST, I’m holding a contest! Tell me your fave Under-$10 Deal about town and you could win a $10 gift certificate to McCormick & Schmick’s! I’m talking about any deal–food, drinks, clothes, shoes, whatever. Let me in on the secrets! I’ll choose the best–could be the most unique, [...]
Wheatsville Co-op Grocery Store Opens its Expansion Saturday at 9am What will you find in the new addition? Expanded deli with lots of Popcorn Tofu, coffee, and fresh baked bread. Expanded seafood and quick-to-fix meat options in a full service area, including Niman Ranch (free range!) bacon chedder patties, turkey burgers, and Niman Ranch pork [...]
Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s Halloween. I ended up dressing as Sarah Palin … so didn’t want to, but after four different and unrelated people suggested it, in the end I couldn’t resist. Especially since I owned everything needed except the fake glasses, so how much easier can you get? Anyway, plenty of lists exist for [...]
In honor of the recession, do free things tonight (at least until 10): Happy Hour Pre-Party thing at do512: 10th Anniversary Party at Shiki on Second Street 6-10pm celebration with drinks, food, DJ, and giveaways! Come to Shiki and shop!
So I’m not a big fan of techno. I know there are cooler–and more specific–terms for it, but I just call it all techno. House, trance, drum-n-bass, whatever. It’s techno. (Electronic music is the proper term, alright? please don’t send me hate mail) BUT I have some good friends who are djs and obviously love [...]
FREE Saturday TACO RUN! It takes a lot to get me out of bed before 8 am. Ever. But on a Saturday? Damn near impossible. But IF I’m going to run 7 or 10 miles, running it with a group might be the way to go. So I suggest Rogue’s Free Taco Run. The scoop: [...]
So I’ve been talking about how awesome Lanai is and how you should go for awhile now … almost a month? But they’re finally hosting their Grand Opening party Thursday night! From 8-10pm, there will be free “tastings” of their signature cocktails and apps. At 10, the place morphs into “Shy Town Night” with DJ [...]
The Nike Human Race has gotten a lot of coverage, especially locally because Austin is one of just five North American cities and one of 25 cities across the globe to host one. Nike expects 1 million runners to participate in this worldwide 10K on August 31. I signed up today–I’ll be one of those [...]