BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – JANUARY 10-JANUARY 16, 2013

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – JANUARY 10-JANUARY 16, 2013 Thursday, January 10, 2013 The Continental Club Gallery: Tameca Jones, Dan Dyer The Elephant Room: The Jitterbug Vipers with Sarah Sharp, David Sierra 5 Holy Mountain: Whiskey Shivers, Wiretree, Slowtrain, Holiday Style, Guns of Navarone Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Jeff Lofton Trio The Saxon Pub: […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – JANUARY 3-JANUARY 9, 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR! BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – JANUARY 3-JANUARY 9, 2013 AUSTIN FREE WEEK 2013 – “NO COVER, NO EXCUSES!” Thursday, January 3, 2013 Antone’s: Darren Hoff & the Hard Times, Mayeux & Broussard, These Mad Dogs of Glory, Jack Wilson – FREE WEEK SHOW Cheatham Street Warehouse: Randy Rogers Club DeVille: […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 20-DECEMBER 26, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 20-DECEMBER 26, 2012 Thursday, December 20, 2012 ACL Live at Moody Theater: YES Cedar Park Center: Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, Herman the German, LeRoi Brothers, Two Hoots & A Holler The Continental Club Gallery: Tameca Jones, Dan Dyer Frank: The Bus Stop Stallions, Fatback […]

Birthday Boasting: 39 Reasons I Love Austin, Texas

While seeming incredibly unrealistic to me, today, I celebrate a whopping 39 years on this amazing carnival ride we call life. Considering I still feel like a kid at heart, continue to live life to the fullest (as best I can) and, honestly, have no immediate plans of “growing up” anytime soon,  I felt it […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 11-OCTOBER 17, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 11-OCTOBER 17, 2012 Thursday, October 11, 2012 ACL Live at Moody Theater: Erykah Badu, the Gaslamp Killer Antone’s: The Black Lips, Not in the Face, A Giant Dog Cactus Cafe: Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, Igor & the Red Elvises, Ruby […]

A Neighborhood Reborn

Credit Houston native and uber-entrepreneur, Bridget Dunlap, for the vision and redevelopment of one of my favorite areas of Austin for leisure, grub and adult bevies – the Rainey Street District. Bridget’s foresight towards turning dilapidated aged homes on an otherwise sleepy Austin street, near Town, now Lady Bird Lake, has reinvigorated an entire neighborhood […]