Its late in the afternoon on the day before Valentine's Day and you still haven't come up with a plan for celebrating with your loved one. All is not lost, even if you are set on choosing gifts and activities that are eco-friendly and/or help support local businesses. Austin is overflowing with opportunities. The list of restaurants that are serving locally sourced ingredients continues to grow and grow. For an exhaustive list, check out the website for the magazine Edible Austin. More and more unique 'niche' businesses are appearing on the Austin scene. In addition, there are also an increasing number of music and film venues that are Austin originals as well. Take a look at the list for some specific ideas that are local and green.
February 13, 2014