Dell Helpin’ To Rock The 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival!

Believe it or not, the 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival is a mere two weeks away out at Zilker Park. Truly incredible to me how quickly time really does fly. That said, I will not hide my unbridled excitement for this year’s fest, always one of my absolute favorite weekends of the year here […]

EveryBlock: “All Your Neighborhood Talk & News Finally In One Place.”

Hello friends! As many of you are already aware, I’m currently working with an excellent and exciting source of information for neighborhoods around the country, specifically in 19 cities throughout the U.S., called EveryBlock. Founded in 2007 and currently owned by NBC Universal, EveryBlock is, quite simply, an extremely easy to use and free web […]

Welcome To Austin! – 10 Dining Experiences For Every Visitor To ATX

With the onset of the 2012 college football season, this coming weekend is sure to be extremely busy in and around Central Texas. Here in the Capital City, the Longhorns have another home game against New Mexico Saturday at 7pm CT, Texas A&M welcomes the University of Florida (yes, my alma mater – GO GATORS!) […]

Labor Day Weekend Cure-All: Austin’s Best Brunches & Bloodies

Labor Day Weekend 2012. Wow, hard to believe it’s here already. Overstated annually, but, really, where has the year gone? With the last official weekend of the Summer comes cooler temperatures (hopefully), the blessed return of college football and a long weekend to celebrate the avoidance of work and productivity on the job. For those […]

Sunshine & Suds: Austin’s Excellent Collection Of Outdoor Bars

So, some may find it funny (and perhaps ironic) that first thing this morning I sat down at the computer already thinking about happy hour. Not just happy hour at any ol’ dive (and Lord knows I love a good dive), but at one of Austin’s amazing amount of excellent outdoor bars. Truth be told, […]

Live & Loud: Austin’s Best Music Venues

When it comes to the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin, Texas has no shortage of excellent music venues. Going on five years of living in this amazing town and I continue to stumble upon tremendous locations to catch great performances. Whether visitors in from out-of-town or local residents, I often get asked where […]

Hit The Road, Jack! – Great Getaways Around Texas

It’s no secret how much I love time spent in and around this great city of Austin, but here in the Lone Star State, we are also extremely fortunate to have a wealth of excellent options for adventures and fun just a short drive in any direction from the Capital City. Whether you’re in the […]

Change, Please! – The Best Jukeboxes In Austin, Texas

Those who know me best can vouch for the fact that when I go out and hit the town, chances are, at some point in the night, you’ll find me at one of the many outstanding Austin dive bars with proximity to a jukebox. There’s nothing like havin’ the freedom to “play DJ,” pickin’ some […]

8 Burgers Well Worth The Wait

Having just recently celebrated National Hamburger Day, I thought it only fitting to spotlight some of Austin’s very best. Keep in mind, these are in no particular order, but I can guarantee you won’t go wrong with any of these brilliant maestros of the beef and the bun! 1) Casino El Camino 2) Hopdoddy […]

Best Bets For Keepin’er Cool

Evidence from last year’s torrid run, as we know, summers in Texas can bring extreme heat and an undeniable desire to cool off outdoors. That said, here’s a list of your best bets to find relief from the searing sun in and around the Austin area: 1) Barton Springs Pool 2) Hamilton Pool Nature […]