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Austin: Easter Weekend Edition

So much going on in Austin this Easter Weekend! 1. Euphoria Music Fest For the deets and a discount, go here. 2. Grilled Cheese Week Tillamook Grilled Cheese Week / Loaf Love Tour, the third annual cross-country mobile sampling tour dedicated to bringing tasty cheese to the people, eight local restaurants have created a unique grilled cheese:…

SXSW 2012

A funny thing has happened to SXSW, which I started to write about in last year’s SXSW wrap-up post: it has tipped. That is, it is no longer a little festival for the geeks of three respective industries, it’s a destination festival for an unheard-of combination of (startup) companies, corporations, and consumers (aka Spring Breakers). There’s…

Austin: Weekend Hops & Pops

Saturday: Hops From 2-5 pm, taste your favorite (512) Ales plus
 the newly re-released Belgian Style Strong Ale 
(512) ONE.2

. Get three free tastes. Buy a pint glass for $5 and your new glass becomes the tasting glass (bigger tastes). I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Pecan Porter (pictured) but I’m pretty sure it’s a winter…

Cinco de Mayo

I was so unbelievably confused when someone tweeted about a Cinco de Mayo party I posted, because I didn’t post any. But then I took a look at my stats, saw that LAST YEAR’s Cinco post already had 129 hits YESTERDAY, and realized what happened. So, you overzealous Cinco de Mayo revelers, here is THIS…

March Bar Madness

You all probably know about Thrillist by now – the Daily Candy for dudes that chicks dig too. I dig it because the Austin Thrillist dude knows about everything cool before or at the same time as me–which never ceases to impress me. Anyway, the site is hosting a nationwide Bar Madness Sweepstakes – a…

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See, with all the buzz, I don’t even need to put the letters in the right order and you know what I’m talking about. Obviously you’ve seen my ridiculously large and always growing FREE PARTY SPREADSHEET. But because the criteria are so strict to get on that puppy (free party, must offer free food and/or…