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Austin Hotel Reaches Out To Parents On The Go

Austin Hotel Reaches Out To Parents On The Go

If San Francisco can have its expensive underground rail system, why cant Austin have an expensive underground road system? The idea is actually a lot more clever than it sounds, as it would not only alleviate traffic but also leave the surface space free for construction. Plans are already on the table, awaiting improvement.

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Austin Kids Learn The Value of Food

Austin Kids Learn The Value of Food

Learning a lot about the real value of food and loving every moment of it, Austin elementary school students went on parade after a two-week learning experience that gave the little tykes firsthand experience with cultivating crops, a valuable life lesson for a generation that thinks food comes from a can or package.

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Sixth Annual Taste North Austin An Appetizing Affair

Sixth Annual Taste North Austin An Appetizing Affair

For six years now the annual Taste North Austin festival has been one of the most exciting events in Austin, bringing in some of the finest performers, cooks and curious customers from across the region. With over 3,00 guests in attendance, this year's festival was no less a smashing success, and with the streets lined with some of the most appetizing food around, the festival was a delicious affair.

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Austin Debates Underground I-35

Austin Debates Underground I-35

If San Francisco can have its expensive underground rail system, why cant Austin have an expensive underground road system? The idea is actually a lot more clever than it sounds, as it would not only alleviate traffic but also leave the surface space free for construction. Plans are already on the table, awaiting improvement.

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Austin Gets Rain, Music, and a Deluge of Latino Culture

Austin Gets Rain, Music, and a Deluge of Latino Culture

Not everything was perfect for Austin's Pachanga Fest Latino Music Festival this year, but with the appearance of several big names and stellar performances, the yearly festival was not without its highlights. Artists like Sheeqo Beat, 3BallMTY, and Intocable let the music flow over the course of the event, drawing in massive crowds and celebrating Latino culture.

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Austin City Limits Festival Hosts Eric Church

Austin City Limits Festival Hosts Eric Church

Legendary artist Eric Church will appear beside names like Kings of Leon and The Mavericks for the Austin City Limits Music Festival set to launch this October. With thousands due to arrive for the two weekend event, the entire affair promises to be an exciting endeavor to remember.

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How Austin's Hotel Tax Brings Back Visitors

How Austin's Hotel Tax Brings Back Visitors

The state capital of Texas is benefiting quite well from its hotel tax, which is used to fund many of the improvements for Austin itself. It's interesting how although the tax makes hotel stays slightly more expensive for visitors, the fund helps beautify the city to the point that vacationers are more likely to make return visits.

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Lance Armstrong Sold Austin Estate

Lance Armstrong Sold Austin Estate

The fall from grace of Lance Armstrong has turned out to be a good thing... at least as far as his Austin estate's new property owner is concerned. With almost 10,000 total square feet and 1.5 acres of land, it's going to make an amazing Austin home.

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Art City Austin and the City's Love for Artists

Art City Austin and the City's Love for Artists

When the idea of art-loving cities comes up, Austin might be one of the last places that you would consider to embrace arts and culture; however, the reality is that artists of all kinds are appreciated in the Texas capital and are well celebrated through the Art City Austin festival.

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Paul McCartney Adds Second Show for Austin

Paul McCartney Adds Second Show for Austin

Austin, Texas is going to get a double treat in May when Paul McCartney is scheduled to play concerts. Tickets have already been on sale for a few days, though, so you might end up having to find someone to buy your own, as McCartney is likely to sell out fast.

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Austin Food and Wine Festival Gets New Location

Austin Food and Wine Festival Gets New Location

Due to the poor conditions of its original site, the Austin Food and Wine Festival will be making a short move to Butler Park. Not to worry though, the new site has enough room for all the vendors and demonstrations that have made the foodie event so popular in years past.

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Google Fiber to Bring Gigabit Internet to Austin

Google Fiber to Bring Gigabit Internet to Austin

It looks like Austin is about to get some of the fastest commercially available internet in the world if Google moves with its plan to introduce Google Fiber to the area. As I am a techie and don't live in Austin, I couldn't be more jealous of residents of the Texas capital.

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Trader Joes is coming to Austin

Trader Joes is coming to Austin

After a long wait, finally Trader Joes will be coming to Austin. After lots of speculation and lots of movement, the stores location has finally been decided. The California based retailer is sure tom become a huge success among Austin merchants.

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Brooke candy will attend Austin party

Brooke candy will attend Austin party

Female MC, Brooke Candy will make an appearance at One Night in Austin. The party is set to take place march 16. This event is sure to become legendary as this MC is on the rise. Candy will be among an impressive list of performers so donít miss out on a night of fun.

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The Jukebox Musical 'A Ride With Bob'

The Jukebox Musical 'A Ride With Bob'

The Jukebox Musical is unfortunately coming to its end. After eight amazing years of production there is not enough money to continue the show. All strategies where exhausted but still no luck. With a cast of 24 people this show has too many to become a Broadway production.

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Celebrations of lunar new year in Austin

Celebrations of lunar new year in Austin

Austin citizens partook in the Chinese New Year with gusto this year, with wild and lively crowds who ate, drank and, of course, got crazy with some Gangam Style dancing. Here's hoping for a wonderful lunar year in the Texas city.

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International Airport has record-breaking year

International Airport has record-breaking year

Austin Bergstrom International Airport had an astonishing 9.4 million passengers coming in and out of their airport from all around the world this past year. The ABIA was ranked number one in job creation and Forbes Magazine listed the listed the city as the fastest growing.

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Austin based artist won Grammy

Austin based artist won Grammy

Austin has recently been lifted as one of the fastest growing cities. In other words Austin has a lot going for it right now. Esperanza Spalding Ė a resident of Austin- recently had a fortune similar to her town. She won not one but two Grammys. She had been nominated in three categories and came out on top in 66% of her nominations.

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One of the safer communities in the nation

One of the safer communities in the nation

Austin, Texas has one of the safest communities in the nation says the recent crime numbers that the FBI has churned up. For the second consecutive year round rock has been named the second safest with a population of at least 100,000 in Texas.

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Beating cancer gains relevance in Austin

Beating cancer gains relevance in Austin

Women in Austin are standing up for breast cancer with the Paint the Town Pink fundraiser. Organizer Barb Nelson has had cancer and at one point it looked like she had one the battle but the cancer is back and its not looking good for her, but she's making the best of it and she's taking a stand for women all over the world with breast cancer.

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