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Nature in its Natural Setting: Mating Rituals

See this awesome video from the Texas Parks & Wildlife on mating dances of animals. A quick 1:00 video (via The Austin Citysphere)

Dear Parkside, I really like you but…

Parkside's Sixth Street location is a drawback for me as I tend to avoid areas that smell of urine and... (via Austin Food Journey)

Movies This Week: My Name is Percy Wolfman St. John Khan of the Last Station

Check out our reviews and picks for this week, including a quite appropriate Valentine's Day screening. (via Slackerwood)

Dining In Austin – La Condesa

Bottom Line: Great happy hour specials, inventive cocktails and a really cool light fixture to contemplate on keep bringing us... (via Dining in Austin)

Pachanga Fest 2010 to include Grupo Fantasma, Hacienda and Larry Harlow

First round of bands to play the Latino music fest have been announced. (via 'NITES, a blog for Austinites)

Pump It Up

This morning I had the opportunity to take my youngest son Collin to Pump It Up in Round Rock, Texas.... (via Austin. Mom. Blog.)

Art rockers Fictionist at Lamberts this Saturday

This Saturday at Lamberts, Utah post-pop six-piece Fictionist will be in town as part of their album tour. They will... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Cinema Opportunities for the week of 2/11-2/18

Time for the weekly roundup of Weird Wednesday, Terror Tuesday, special events and outstanding new releases you can't miss this... (via Austin Cinephile)

Videos: Beauty Bar in January

Videos of four different bands playing at Beauty Bar. (via 'NITES, a blog for Austinites)

Roaries Voting Now Open!

Ok, y?all! Voting for the Roaries is now open.? You nominated them, and now you get to pick Austin top... (via Republic of Austin)

Things We Love–Torrential Rain

How can Chris love this torrential rain? It sucks! Related posts:THINGS WE LOVE-An Old Man in a Peanut Busts All... (via Republic of Austin)

Fave Five Food Deals – 2/11/10

Kick your shoes off and sidle on over for the week's best deals in Austin groceries. (via Beetsolonely)

City of Austin Recognizes Outstanding Community Tech Programs

The Grant for Technology Opportunities Program (GTOPs) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a banquet and awards ceremony at the... (via GTOPs)

Slackery News Tidbits, February 11

News about what's shooting in Austin soon ... and how an LBJ biopic may be filming in Georgia. (via Slackerwood)

It’s Baaack! Austin Restaurant Week Starts February 28, 2010

With more restaurants than ever participating in Austin Restaurant Week this time around, it's hard to decide which ones to... (via Austin Food Journey)

Bike Pub Crawl #2 Photos

Last month we went on our second bike pub crawl. We rode, we drank, and then we repeated. Several times.... (via BeerTownAustin)

Insult no Injury

I jumped back on my single gear, 53", SE Draft with revenge in my heart. Moving behind the stopped IF(Inter-mural... (via Austin Carnivore)

Austin Sushi

Shelby reviews Austin's Maki, Tomo and Silhouette sushi restaurants. (via Chicksters)

Announcing The Roaries Award Show

You guys nominated them. You voted for them [No? You still can here.]. On Thursday, February 25th, find out who... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

TabbedOut iPhone Application

When I go out to a bar for drinks with friends I usually end up opening a tab with the... (via BeerTownAustin)

Patty Melts for Two

If you're short on change for Valentine's Day, Whataburger has a deal for you and yours. (via Beetsolonely)

Think Last Year’s Drought Was Bad? Just Wait Until Cedar Park Builds A New Schlitterbahn!

Cedar Park recently approved a plan to build a new Schlitterbahn water park. Ari explains why this could have a... (via Republic of Austin)

Over a Pint Episode 18 with Brian Peters of Uncle Billy?s

Welcome welcome to our 18th Over a Pint. This one was shared with Mr. Brian Peters of Live Oak, Bitter... (via BeerTownAustin)

The Great Backyard Bird Count and Top 20 Bird List

The Great Backyard Bird Count is this weekend, and my Top 20 Bird List and Challenge can help! (via Birding on Broadmeade)

Non-Profit formed to Save the Cactus Cafe

Members of filed legal documents today to create a 501(c)(3) non-profit, Friends of the Cactus Cafe, to support community... (via that's what I said)

Monday Update

Who doesn't love delicious fries? You know how hard it is to design a menu and not get hungry? Check... (via Austin Carnivore)

6 More SXSW Free Parties and RSVPs You Need to Add Now!

Chris shares another batch of SXSW 2010 Free Party and RSVP Info. Click away. Related posts:Uh-oh! Here Come The SXSW... (via Republic of Austin)

Move Your Money-A Review of Five Austin Area Banks and Credit Unions

Rachel takes a look at five of the Austin-area based banks and credit unions recommended by you the readers. Related... (via Republic of Austin)

Voting for The Roaries now open

The nominations have been collected and announced, and now it?s time to open up the voting for The Roaries. For... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Dave’s Hamburgers

This post finds me inside a mall eating at a food court. That?s how sad the burger scene is here... (via Austin Burger News)

Fashion Freakout Photo Recap

Photos from Friday night's fashion show at Mohawk. (via Dishevelled Stars)

Beer My Valentine Entries

Here are the entries from the Beer My Valentine contest. Vote for your favorite in the comments section, the Beer... (via BeerTownAustin)

My pick for best Italian food in Austin

See which of Austin's Italian restaurant earns top honors for homey atmosphere, good food, and terrific service. (via Michael Castellon)

My Sunday Walk

I decided today when I went to HEB to walk and instead of ride. I had seen a few of... (via Teresa In Texas)

Thank You to All Attendees of Brewing Hope’s Austin Pub Crawl!

Team Ensor would like to thank everyone who came out to enjoy a beautiful Austin afternoon with friends and brews... (via Team Ensor)

Austin Real Estate Statistics for December

. I think the last few months the market has been incredibly strong because of the housing tax credit and... (via Late Night Austin Real Estate Observations)

Trip to the Austin Farmers Market to Meet the Hated Turnip

Chris meets up with Susan Leibrock to talk to farmers at the Austin Farmers Market about the hated turnip. Related... (via Republic of Austin)

Denny’s Gives It Away

Denny's is giving away a bunch of free food these days. (via Beetsolonely)

(512) Brewing 2X Pecan Porter IN BOTTLES Info and Other News

Made a trip out to the brewery this afternoon to get it straight from the horses mouth. (via BeerTownAustin)

Barton Place Condos Nearing Completion!

The parking lots are now open for Billy?s BBQ and Austin Java in South Austin, as the finishing touches are... (via Team Ensor)

Austin shows its affection for classic cinema and the lovely NINOTCHKA (1939)

A review of the wildly successful first installment of Alamo's new series: Cinema Club. (via Austin Cinephile)

My favourite places in Austin

Cuando uno empieza a descifrar el alma de una ciudad nueva, brotan por todos lados como por sorpresa los rincones... (via Agustin in Austin)

Mohawk Fashion Freakout

I'm going! And I'm doing a little dance in my chair about it. (via Dishevelled Stars)

THINGS WE LOVE-An Old Man in a Peanut Busts All Over Bouldin Creek

Chris explores Bouldin Creek to find this week's Things We Love: An Old Man in a Peanut. Related posts:?Squish Squish:... (via Republic of Austin)

Have a SXSW party? Tell us about it.

TwoGroove was informed last week that we were to be a part of a day and night party on March... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

iLeslie iPhone App ? Seriously Keep on Keepin Austin Weird Mr Cochran!

iLeslie is an iPhone app which helps you keep the Austin spirit when your on the go. You are able... (via Brady Smith - Austinite on Austin, Traveling, & Local Food)

Hickman: Cactus Cafe is Carnegie Hall of Austin

Singer/songwriter Sara Hickman says if the Cactus Cafe closes, the title of "Live Music Capitol of the World" should be... (via The Austin Citysphere)

Anderson High Students Host Peers from Taiwan

I asked the Austin Independent School District if the students could describe their experiences and tell a little about their... (via The Austin Citysphere)

Master Pancake Massacres “Transformers”

Taking pot shots at a movie as crappy as ?Transformers? is probably akin to shooting fish in a barrel, but... (via Chicksters)

Launch 787 Homes Tour 2010

If you?ve ever wanted to see how the other half lives or if you?re just plain curious about your Austin... (via Chicksters)

Fave Five Food Deals – 2/4/10

Stock up for the Super Bowl with Austin's best grocery deals. (via Beetsolonely)

Cinema Opportunities for the week of 2/3-2/9

The weekly roundup of special events and outstanding new releases that you will not want to miss this week. (via Austin Cinephile)

Sweetheart Specials for Valentines 2010

Austin is a great place to be on Valentine's Day. The weather is mild, your choices are varied and with... (via Austin Food Journey)

Girl Guitar Showcase

I really should have taken pictures of everyone, but I was so nervous I spaced out. And obviously I didn't... (via Dishevelled Stars)

Three Reasons Why You Should Go to NXNW TODAY

I've sung the virtues of seasonal drinking many times, and NXNW Restaurant and Brewery is proving me correct right now. (via I Love Beer)

Beer My Valentine

So Mike over at Opal Divine?s gave us a $65 Valentine?s Beer Dinner for two to giveaway. Featuring French Oak... (via BeerTownAustin)

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24 Diner-Austin’s Newest Late Night Restaurant-Will Make You Fat.

Rachel and Chris hit up 24 Diner, Austin's newest Late-Night Restaurant. Find out what they thought. And then there's drunken... (via Republic of Austin)

Austin Nature & Science Center

Austin Nature & Science Center is one of Austin?s hidden treasures. I honestly didn?t know it existed until six months... (via Austin. Mom. Blog.)

Over a Pint Episode 17 wt Black Star Co-op

Welcome to Over a Pint episode 17. We recently got a chance to sit down with Steven Yarak, Jeff Young,... (via BeerTownAustin)

Haitians Experience Joy in Midst of Tragedy

I stumbled across this picture tonight thanks to Sarena Green, a registered nurse from St. David's Medical Center in Austin. (via The Austin Citysphere)

Cactus Cafe Closing But Grassroots Form to Save It

Wiley Koepp, who formed the Facebook group to save the Cactus Cafe, talked with ACS on BlogTalkRadio and what he... (via The Austin Citysphere)

Announcing Your Nominees For The Roaries 2010, Our Austin Music Awards

The nominations have been counted, and here are the results. Were your favorite musicians nominated? Find out! Related posts:?Announcing the... (via Republic of Austin)

Uh-oh! Here Come The SXSW Party RSVPs-Round 1

Half the fun of SXSW is going to all the free parties. To help get your calendar started, Chris shares... (via Republic of Austin)

Couple at SpiderHouse by the “Mannekin Pis”

I painted this couple, enjoying a warm snap that we had ? it was beautiful that day. They were seated... (via I Stare At People)

Introducing the Austin Film News Mega-Feed

The totally awesome news feed aggregates Austin film news sources into one big handy resource. (via Slackerwood)

Dining In Austin – The Carillon

A tasting at The Carillon on UT campus. (via Dining in Austin)

Cactus Cafe Waiting Around to Die

The folks over at UT have placed the fate of the Cactus Caf?, a legendary music venue and cultural institution... (via Austin Daze)

Beer Porn Winners

And our BEER PORN winners are? For the $25 Draught House gift card, our FIRST PLACE photo was taken by... (via BeerTownAustin)

Austin Real Estate Market – 2009 MLS Area Breakdown

The 2009 Austin real estate market saw most MLS Area sales stats decline somewhat. In fact, 2008 was a stronger... (via Austin Real Estate Blog)

The Race for Texas HD-47 — Incumbent Valinda Bolton (D)

Over the next few weeks, I'll take a closer look at the TX HD-47 election. Today, I start with the... (via UrbanGrounds)

Try the D?ner Kebab at Austin’s Kebabalicious Food Trailer And Your Head Might Explode!

Chris and Rachel hit up Kebabalicious after a night on the town. While there, they find out what other customers... (via Republic of Austin)

Bike Pub Crawl

Come one, come all. Bring ID, $$$, etc,. Fingers crossed for some good weather. (via BeerTownAustin)

Over a Pint Episode 15 with Hops and Grain

For our 15th endeavor in amateur vlogging (video blogging for the non-internet annoying), we meet with Josh Hare and Jeff... (via BeerTownAustin)

Pictures from the Frantic Clam EP Release Party

Check out these great pictures from Trevor Ray Thompson. This is a (very) small sample of the pictures you can... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

North Austin Coffee Shops Rated on Twitter Coolness

This post reviews Central to North Austin Coffee Shops submitted by Austinites on Twitter. The goal of the post is... (via Brady Smith - Austinite on Austin, Traveling, & Local Food)

Drink Beer, Do Good

Benefit for Haiti at Scholz Garten Wednesday. (via I Love Beer)

GOBI at The Parish – Austin Free Week 2010

My final Free Week 2010 photo post. I already shared some pictures of Gobi playing the Beauty Bar, but I... (via Austin Vittles)

School District Boundary Changes Can Affect Home Values

The elementary school for a rental home I own looks like it?s going to be switched from Oak Hill Elementary... (via Austin Real Estate Blog)

Frontera Fest @ Hyde Park Theatre

Go to Frontera Fest! Do it! (via Dishevelled Stars)

Kyle Henry’s ‘Tampa’ Just Needs a Cast

The third film in Henry's "Fourplay" series of shorts is about to start production and is looking for actors. (via Slackerwood)

No, the Horse Ain’t Dead

When do you need to keep beating a dead horse? (via M1EK's Bake-Sale of Bile)

Conducting Business at Epoch Coffee

She came in and sat down with a coworker at the storefront table next to me. She shiny black hair,... (via I Stare At People)

The Roaries 2009: Get your nomin on

Come be a part of The 2009 Roaries, the first in a series of annual awards given to Austin musicians... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Austin Real Estate Market Update for December 2009

The Austin real estate market ended 2009 on an up note, with both average and median sold prices up more... (via Austin Real Estate Blog)

Draught House and Austin Homebrew Supply Beer Porn Photo Contest

Ok. Here?s the rundown. You have till Sunday, January 31st to submit your steamiest, most succulent, mouth watering, sexy, tantalizing,... (via BeerTownAustin)

Kung Fu Donates Quarters to Red Cross

A penny for your thoughts? How about a quarter for your time... to play arcade games at Kung Fu Saloon! (via The Austin Citysphere)

I Painted the Pretty Hipster at SpiderHouse

We had a beautiful, sunny and warm day here in Austin last week. I went to SpiderHouse with Erin Park-Markert,... (via I Stare At People)

Austin Almanac: Week of January 24 to January 30

Austinites will be able to enjoy a weekend Esbat. The very nearly full moon enters Leo at 8:11am on Friday... (via Austin Paganism Examiner)

OMG! New Austin Bike Map for 2010! Finally!

After a little poking around on the city's site, Chris discovers a new bike map for Austin. The old one... (via Republic of Austin)

Registration Open for VideoCamp Austin

The free event is being held in February for anyone who wants to learn video production and distribution best practices. (via Slackerwood)

Show Report: Infected Mushroom at Republic Live

So last Thursday I am at work, minding my own business, when Mike from NightCulture sends me a text asking... (via TwoGroove: Musical Musings)

Jungle Java

Today both my boys were invited to a party at Jungle Java in Round Rock, Texas. I need to start... (via Austin. Mom. Blog.)

Jump in! : St. Edwards Park, Austin, TX

So many times the water sits still and stagnant and there is nothing but disappointment, but the rains came and... (via Stenographer's Manuscripts)

Gabbi’s Burgers and Dogs Closes Their Doors for Good

And that's NOT good. (via UrbanGrounds)

Big Benefit at Austin Music Hall for Haiti Relief Efforts

In this audio podcast of The Austin Citysphere, hear from musician Patricia Vonne, who will be playing in the Sunday... (via The Austin Citysphere)

Austin Photo Scavenger Hunt

Sixth Street photo scavenger hunt... naked strangers not included. (via Dishevelled Stars)

Quacks can’t express how much I love LORD LOVE A DUCK (1966)

Weird Wednesday is probably the greatest thing Austin, Texas has going for it. It is a unique film experience... (via Austin Cinephile)

Flying Saucer Second Anniversary Party

January 9, 2010, Flying Saucer celebrated their second anniversary. With $2 Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale pints and special tappings every... (via BeerTownAustin)

Revival of the Trans Texas Corrior?

Kay Bailey Hutchison calls for some good reforms in her transportation proposal, Putting Texas Transportation Back On The Road to... (via The Austin Citysphere)
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