Friday night, I had a hot date to the Nutcracker Ballet. His idea–and a surprise at that, we got all dressed up and walked over to the Long Center. It was my first time at the new place since it opened earlier this year, and it definitely lived up to the hype. The entryway plaza [...]
Sure, Edible Austin magazine is hosting its Eat Local Week this week in Austin, but while they have events every night, I’ve culled the best for you below. Ok, ok, so it’s the two free ones that involve alcohol. Drink Local. TUESDAY, 12/9: Drink Local Night at The Monarch, 6–9 pm A celebration of locally [...]
Which isn’t a bad thing. Turn shopping for liquor/beer/wine into shopping for the aforementioned plus cheese/crackers/gourmet food/chocolate and you’ve got yourself a whole afternoon–especially if it’s Friday and samples abound (hi, me, tipsy at Spec’s). The new 15,000 square foot Twin Liquors Marketplace will be in the Hancock Center, just ripe for UT students. The [...]
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!