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  • I’m no stranger to Café No Sé Austin, in fact I’m a frequent visitor who has an affinity for their in house baked goods and sweets. And when a dear friend suggested we try them for lunch, I had to oblige. (Article by Shayda Torabi, republished from http://www.dinewithshayda.com/lunch-at-cafe-no-se-austin-tx/) Café No Sé has this rustic but modern charm, […]
  • Of all the great things in Austin, we lacked a cool, hip place, open late, that catered to the sweeter side of life. But we don’t have to wait any longer because Nightcap opened last month in the Clarksville neighborhood. And they’re here to answer our prayers. The boozy dessert shop is bringing refinement to late […]
  • Nicolai McCrary/EATX Emmer & Rye Read on for the good and bad news on food, dim sum, and desserts. (Article by Melanie Haupt, republished from http://austin.eater.com/2016/2/3/10908942/emmer-rye-early-restaurant-reviews) Emmer & Rye has garnered a lot of attention since it opened its doors on Rainey Street in November, from chef Kevin Fink’s emphasis on grain-forward dishes to its seasonal menu and New […]
  • Stuffed Cajun Meat Market/Facebook Stuffed Cajun Meat Market’s Mardi Gras party last year (Article by Nadia Chaudhury, republished from http://austin.eater.com/2016/2/4/10915948/mardi-gras-austin-fat-Tuesday) Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday is just around the corner, celebrating America’s finest excuse for weekday drinking, and eating tons of cake and crawfish. Grab that king cake, and hit up these restaurant and bar events […]
  • Well, it’s that time of year again that all restaurants love: Valentine’s Day. Since the holiday falls on a Sunday this year, rest assured that many restaurants will have official celebrations on both days, Saturday and Sunday. (Article by Rob Balon, republished from http://www.diningoutwithrobbalon.com/austin-valentines-recommendations/ ) Following is a list of restaurants that are not only delicious […]
  • AUSTIN, Texas — Former Gov. Rick Perry, who twice ran unsuccessfully for president, is endorsing fellow Texan Ted Cruz’s White House bid. (Article by Statesman.com, republished from http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/texas/former-texas-gov-perry-endorses-ted-cruzs-white-ho/nqBxW/) Perry was the longest-serving governor in Texas history. He left office last January under felony indictment for abuse of power related to threatening a veto of state funding […]
  • DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has arranged a $150 million refinancing for Block 21, a mixed-use development containing the 251-room W Austin Hotel & Residences, 2,750-seat Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater music and events venue (ACL Live) and almost 60,000 square feet of Class A office and […]
  • Coldplay will receive the Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas. (Article by David Renshaw, republished from http://www.nme.com/news/coldplay/90835) The band will pick up the award in person and also perform live at the ceremony on February 17 at O2 Academy, Brixton, London. Coldplay, who recently released their seventh studio album ‘A Head […]
  • AUSTIN (KXAN) – Owners of an Austin gaming store are still checking their inventory after a burglary left them with a severely reduced stock. It happened around 1 a.m. Sunday at Pat’s Games on Hancock Drive. (Article by Dave Byknish, republished from http://kxan.com/2016/01/25/75000-worth-of-magic-the-gathering-cards-stolen-from-austin-store/) According to store owner Pat Johnson, two men broke into the store and stole […]
  • AUSTIN — As of New Years Day, licensed gun owners in Texas have been allowed to openly carry firearms into restaurants, shops and zoos. (Article by Rick Jervis, republished from http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/01/08/texas-open-carry-psychiatric-hospital/78522138/) Add a new place to the gun-friendly list: state mental health hospitals. Visitors to one of Texas’ 10 state mental health hospitals will be allowed to openly carry weapons into […]
  • AUSTIN, Texas — The Travis County Sheriff’s department is on the scene of a body found in S. Austin. (Article by KEYE-TV, http://keyetv.com/news/local/body-found-in-south-austin-badly-decomposed) According to TCSO public information officer Lisa Block, at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a man and his son were out walking near Onion Creek. They were trying out their metal detector when they […]
  • About 80 Austin-based employee volunteers from global solar innovator, SunPower, brought solar energy to four low-income families in Austin’s Blackland Neighborhood. (Article by SolarNovus.com, republished from http://www.solarnovus.com/solar-for-low-income-families-in-austin-texas_N9660.html)   Working with national solar nonprofit Grid Alternatives over two days, the volunteers installed four rooftop solar systems totaling 13 kilowatts of generating capacity. The systems are expected to […]
  • Bring Me The Horizon are to receive the NME Innovation Award at next month’s NME Awards 2016 ceremony with Austin, Texas. (Article by NME.com, republished from http://www.nme.com/news/bring-me-the-horizon/90978) The band follow previous winners including Damon Albarn and Crystal Castles. Mike Williams, editor-in-chief of NME said of the honour: “Awarding Bring Me The Horizon with this year’s Innovation […]
  • AUSTIN, Texas — Darrell Bazzell has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer of The University of Texas at Austin. He is currently the vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (Article by University of Texas, republished from http://news.utexas.edu/2016/01/26/darrell-bazzell-named-chief-financial-officer-of-ut-austin) Bazzell’s appointment begins April 18. “Darrell brings to the university 13 years […]
  • Lawmakers in Austin, Texas approved new regulations on peer-to-peer economy transportation network companies, such as Uber and Lyft. (Article by Andy Torbett, republished from http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2016/01/13/austin-texas-lawmakers-put-brakes-uber) Starting in February, the new city ordinance, signed into law by Mayor Steve Adler (D), restricts how many hours a transportation-network company (TNC) driver may work, and it requires them to […]