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  • Armadillo Christmas Bazaar brings music and fine art to Austin
    Armadillo Christmas Bazaar brings fine arts and music to Austin
    (Austin, TX) The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, one of Austin’s longest-running iconic events returns December 16-24, from 11am to 11pm daily at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704.With nearly four decades of...
  • Trail of Lights
    Austin's Trail of Lights is a holiday treat for all ages
    The Trail of Lights, one of Austin’s most beloved holiday activities, returns December 7 through 21. This cherished tradition has been on the holiday calendar for many local families for the past 50 years.Now that it marks a significant...
  • guns
    Austin police chief to citizens: Report 'angry' gun enthusiasts to authorities
    While speaking to the media in response to the shooting of government buildings in his city in late November, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo encouraged citizens to report anyone who owns guns and expresses "hatred towards any particular...
  • Police Car
    Austin gunman fires over 100 rounds downtown
    The Austin gunman, Larry McQuilliams, turned the downtown area of Austin into the wild west. He fired over 100 rounds in the area. According to a Friday, Nov. 28 report by MSN, no one was killed by the Austin gunman.The shooting spree took place...
  • Mexican consulate shooting
    FBI investigating motive in shooting at Mexican Consulate
    The FBI and law enforcement officials in Austin, Texasare searching for the motive of the shooter who opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, the Federal Courthouse, and the Austin Police Department Headquarters earlyFriday morning before he was...
  • Biking in Texas
    Texas bicycling gets big boost as Spinlister introduces rent share program
    Biking in Texas just received a big boost today with the announcement of a major sponsor to promote the sport in the Lone Star State.Spinlister, the peer-to-peer global bike share, signed the sponsorship deal with BikeTexas, a prominent group that...
  • Anything Goes to premiere in Austin
    Broadway Musical 'Anything Goes' premiering in Austin
    The new Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, ANYTHING GOES,will make its Austin premiereDecember 9 - 14as part of the Lexus Broadway in Austin at Texas Performing Arts.ANYTHING GOES, the 1934...
  • Paige VanZant is set to make her UFC debut
    Paige VanZant, world's most beautiful athlete, set to make UFC debut in Austin
    According to a Nov. 21 report from the Reno Gazette-Journal, Nevada beauty Paige VanZant is set to make her long-awaited UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 57. VanZant, 20, collides with Kailin Curran, who also will be making her first appearance inside...
  • Floozies
    The Floozies at the Parish
    Get ready for another funky dance party, Austin. The Floozies are live at the Parish tonight with local electronic artists Freddy Todd and Blunt Force.Producer/guitarist Matt Hill and drummer Mark Hill from Lawrence, KS have a long list of...
  • Gingerbread house
    Decorate gingerbread house at Austin's Central Market
    If your home is filled with energetic kids or grandkids during the Thanksgiving holidays, Central Market in Austin is offering a great way to keep them entertained—decorate a gingerbread house.Reserve a space now for one adult and one child...
  • Carly brought home criminal's skull
    Skull found by Texas dog identified
    Faithful readers will remember a story last September about a dog sneaking out of the yard at night and returning with a human skull. Carly, a yellow Lab, triggered a hunt for the rest of the body. She did not lead police to more bones. Cadaver...
  • Chris DeGweck
    Texas Travel: Renaissance Austin Hotel Welcomes Executive Chef Chris DeGweck
    AUSTIN, TX – November 17, 2014 – Chris DeGweck has been appointed Executive Chef of the Renaissance Austin Hotel, it was announced by Rob Gillette, General Manager.Chef DeGweck, has actually been with Marriott for 16 years, coming to...
  • 'Windies' gather at Harry Ransom Center on Friday for special tour
    'Windies' gather at Harry Ransom Center on Friday for special tour
    Fans of the 1939 film, "Gone With The Wind," sometimes referred to as "Windies," traveled from all over the United States to tour the "Making of Gone With The Wind" exhibit in Austin this Friday at theHarry Ransom...
  • Mixing drinks at Deep Eddy Vodka near Austin
    Deep Eddy Vodka opens new distillery and event space
    North of Austin, in the rural town of Dripping Springs, a team of distillers handcrafts small batches of Deep Eddy Vodka. According to creators Clayton Christopher and Chad Auler, great vodka is born from attention to the smallest details: water,...
  • Greg Abbott praised by Rick Perry and others at victory party
    Greg Abbott praised by Rick Perry and others at victory party on election night
    Current Texas Governor Rick Perry took to the stage at Governor Elect Greg Abbott's Victory Party Tuesday at Moody Theater/Austin City Limits on a rainy Austin night to praise his "partner for the last 14 years". Perry, who has his...