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My Brush with Madalyn Murray O'Hair

How one writer's brief encounter with atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair affected his religious beliefs.

Austin's Hippest Hotels

If you’re looking for more than a clean bathroom and a good bed, check out these uber-hip Austin accommodations.

Austin Neighborhood Roundup

Whether you’re a dead-broke musician or an investment banker, Austin has neighborhoods that will make you feel at home.

Best Tex-Mex in Austin

Despite Austin's exploding population of food snobs, there are still plenty of Tex-Mex restaurants that unabashedly crank out deliciously cheesy dishes.

Where to Buy the Best Cowboy Boots in Austin

Cowboy boots are the ultimate Texas fashion statement. Here are the top boot stores and boot makers in Austin.

Austin Animal Shelters and Rescue Groups

If you've lost a dog, found an animal, or simply want to help Austin pets, check out this roundup of shelters and rescue organizations.

Austin's Best Date-Night Restaurants

If you're planning a Valentine's date or any special occasion, these romantic restaurants in Austin will get the night started right.

Austin Kayak and Canoe Rental

Whether you're looking to rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard, there are several spots along Lady Bird Lake that offer hourly or half-day rentals.

Austin Swimming Holes

Learn about the best natural swimming holes in Austin and central Texas.

Where to Eat Near the Congress Bat Bridge

Before or after enjoying Austin's nightly bat spectacle, you can dine nearby at a wide range of budget-friendly and upscale restaurants.

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