The Austin Music Tour Playlist

The Austin Music Tour Playlist

If you’ve gone on our Austin Music Tour, then you saw some of the sites that helped make Austin the Live Music Capital of the World. Tipster has created a Spotify playlist to illustrate some of the stops along our tour. In this post, I’ll list some of the stops on our...
Eight Great Free Things To Do In Austin

Eight Great Free Things To Do In Austin

Short on cash? No problem! There are plenty of free activities to enjoy in the city of Austin. From a cool dip in Barton Creek to a rockin’ happy hour show, Austin is the perfect destination for the budget traveler. 1. Hit up a happy hour show. In Austin, happy hours...
Beat the Heat! Top 10 Places to Swim When Visiting Austin

Beat the Heat! Top 10 Places to Swim When Visiting Austin

Summer is fast approaching and that means one thing: it’s time to swim. Many visitors might not realize that Austin has one of the largest connections of rivers and lakes in the state. The Colorado River runs through the city and dams have been built and various...
9 Rainy-Day Austin Activities

9 Rainy-Day Austin Activities

Austin is known for its bright weather and mild temps– but don’t be bummed out if the weather is less-than-perfect. From catching quirky a film to learning about Texas’ wild history, there’s plenty to do in Austin when clouds roll in. 1. Gaze...
Exploring Austin’s East Side: Top Things to Do

Exploring Austin’s East Side: Top Things to Do

The phrase “Keep Austin Weird” rings especially true on the East Side. Venture away from downtown just east of the I-35 and you’ll be enveloped by the culture and history of this eclectic side.   As an IBIZ District (Independent Business), every street is filled...
Baby’s First SXSW: Things I Wish I’d Known

Baby’s First SXSW: Things I Wish I’d Known

The 2018 South by Southwest conference is here, and the city of Austin is buzzing with excitement. While some locals head for the hills (or the beach) during the two week long conference, plenty of us make it a point to work, play, and perform at SXSW. SXSW, or...
Experience Austin’s Live Music Scene at Any Age

Experience Austin’s Live Music Scene at Any Age

Barbecue. Breakfast Tacos. Live Music. These defining features of Austin are what most visitors have at the top of their lists of things to do. With little guidance, it’s easy to check every one of them off the list. However, in the “Live Music Capital of the World”...
February Date Ideas in Austin

February Date Ideas in Austin

Everyone is talking Valentine’s right now but I’m a firm believer that you don’t need a special day to celebrate. If you’re looking to get out of your normal routine this month, here are a few ideas for all budgets. 1. Visit Austin’s new dining hall, Fareground at One...
Ride Like a Local: A Guide to the Austin Metro

Ride Like a Local: A Guide to the Austin Metro

A Guide to Austin Public Transportation Austin is known for a lot of things: our stellar barbecue, the beautiful waterways, our booming live music scene, our ability to combine almost any activity with beer. Notably absent from the list is our public transportation...
Five Ways to Stay Green in the New Year

Five Ways to Stay Green in the New Year

There’s no doubt that Austin has distinguished itself. As one of the self-proclaimed weirdest cities an in addition to being the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin has taken another title: the greenest city in Texas. Conservation has always been important to...