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RocksBox – FREE Month!

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Look, I love to shop. But there’s a bit of an ethical dilemma—buying a $4 necklace at Forever 21 gives me the rush of shopping, something new to wear, something to not care about if it breaks, and lots of cheap jewelry taking up space on my wall. Buying a $4 necklace at Forever 21…

Austin: Give 5% to Mother Earth

The third year of the “Give 5% to Mother Earth” campaign has blown up in Austin, with over 120 businesses committing to donate five percent of gross sales on April 21st, the Saturday of Earth Day weekend, to six non-profits that dedicate their time and energy into making Central Texas a better place.  The business list is…

RUMOR MILL: 12 Gage

I normally just post rumors on the sidebar over there, but this one is too juicy to relegate to the sidelines: Paul Petersen, legendary chef at The Gage Hotel in Marathon (full disclosure: I covered him in a 2007 article in Texas Home & Living) is rumored to be opening a restaurant in Austin called…

GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up

As if October wasn’t full enough of reasons to eat out–it’s Texas wine month, features two $35 Restaurant Weeks–the Texas Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up tomorrow (Wednesday) to raise awareness of Texas foods while also donating proceeds to food banks across the state. Participating restaurants are offering Texas food and…