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    • Antone's Created: Sunday, November 24, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Founded by a genuine blues fanatic, Antone's nightclub continues to focus on providing great music in an easygoing atmosphere.
    • Top 10 Live Music Venues in Austin Created: Saturday, April 18, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      As the live music capital of the world, Austin boasts plentiful concert venues! Read this list of the 10 best places to see live music in Austin.
    • Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Austin Created: Sunday, January 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Are you trying to decide where to eat for Valentine's day or another special occasion? Use this list of the 10 most romantic restaurants in Austin to find the best spots for a memorable and intimat...
    • 12 Things to Do in Downtown Austin Created: Thursday, December 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Downtown Austin is jam-packed with things to do and places to go. Let's explore more about the best attractions you don't want to miss.
    • Annual Zilker Kite Festival in Austin Created: Monday, February 16, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      For each year since 1929, the Zilker Kite Festival has entertained Austin families. Find out more information on its history, transportation, and parking.
    • The Legacy of Sweatt vs. Painter Created: Sunday, February 20, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The landmark Supreme Court case of Sweatt vs. Painter left its mark on Austin, Texas, and the larger struggle for civil rights." itemprop="description">
    • Weekend Getaways Near Austin Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Excellent barbecue, cool water and antiques galore are just a few of the treats you'll find in small towns near Austin.
    • Top Outdoor Attractions in Austin Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Best places to hike, swim, watch bats and enjoy the great outdoors in Austin.
    • Best Places to Go Tubing Near Austin Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      San Marcos and New Braunfels are a tuber's paradise, offering several beautiful spots to meander down a lazy river.
    • Austin's Funkiest Flea Markets Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      If you love bargains and you have a ton of patience, these Austin-area flea markets may just have the hidden treasure you seek.
    • Recommended Restaurants Near the Texas Capitol Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Whether you're in the mood for a quick burger or a gourmet meal, there are several solid dining options near the Texas capitol.
    • ACL Hotels Near Train Stations Created: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Book a hotel along Austin's light rail line to save time and money at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
    • Easy Plants to Grow in Austin Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      Drought-tolerant, attractive plants that are easy to grow in central Texas.
    • Owls of Austin Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      The eastern screech owl is a small but powerful predator that often lives in Austin backyards.
    • Nontoxic Ways to Kill Poison Ivy Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      How to use everyday household items -- or goats -- to get rid of poison ivy in central Texas.
    • Austin's Best Candy Stores Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      When you need a sweet fix, Austin has a number of home-grown chocolate shops and old-school candy stores to satisfy your cravings.
    • The Congress Avenue Bridge Bats Created: Saturday, May 30, 2009 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      March heralds the return of the Congress Avenue bats in Austin. From March through April thousands of mostly female, pregnant Mexican free-tailed bats migrate from Mexico to Austin to give birth. W...
    • January Events Calendar Created: Friday, December 31, 2010 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Whether you love live music, plays or want to get a head start on your new year's resolution with a run or two, January 2011 offers many events to keep you busy.
    • Celebrity Hotspots at SXSW Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Where to spot celebrities during Austin's South by Southwest Festival.
    • Austin Average Monthly Temperatures Created: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Find out Austin's average monthly temperatures and get an overview of typical weather in central Texas.
    • Free Kids' Activities in Austin Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      When your cash is running low, but your kid's energy level is not, head to these free kids' attractions in Austin.
    • Austin Sales Tax Rates Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Austin's sales tax rules include a number of industry-specific exemptions and other complexities. Here are the essentials you need to know.
    • Driskill Bar Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Tucked inside the historic Driskill Hotel, the Driskill Bar delivers old-school service and a friendly vibe.
    • Corpus Christi Weekend Trip Created: Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Offering calm water and uncrowded beaches, Corpus Christi is a great weekend spot for you and your dog.
    • Shady Grove Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      With a menu that can satisfy vegetarians and meat eaters alike, Shady Grove is also one of the best places in Austin to see live music.
    • Eastern Screech Owl Photo Gallery Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Eastern screech owl in an Owl Shack
    • Running Routes Near SXSW Hotels Created: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Explore central Austin on foot with the help of this convenient map of routes originating at major downtown hotels.
    • Allergy Seasons in Austin Created: Sunday, February 23, 2014 Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014
      While most cities have only one allergy season, Austin has four, thanks to generally warm weather and an abundance of allergy-causing plants.
    • Best 24-Hour Restaurants in Austin Created: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014
      24-hour restaurants are few and far between in Austin. Here are your best options at 2 a.m.
    • Crazy Ants vs. Fire Ants Created: Thursday, February 20, 2014 Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014
      UT researchers have discovered that crazy ants bring a unique weapon to their fight for domination over fire ants in Texas.
    • Top 6 Resorts in the Austin Area Created: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014
      Learn about the top resort hotels in the greater Austin area and the hill country.
    • Bungalow Bar Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Formerly a Craftsman-style house, the Bungalow Bar still retains a homey feel, complete with an inviting backyard.

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