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Moonlight Towers

For many Austinites, it just wouldn’t be the holidays without a spin under the Zilker Holiday Tree. The tree, when lit, is a sight to behold, standing 155 feet tall, with 120-foot... Read more

Was the first Thanksgiving feast actually held in Texas?!

In 1990, Governor Ann Richards triggered a lively debate when she signed a proclamation declaring Texas as the home of the first true thanksgiving. For all you people scratching your... Read more

Violet Crown: the Origin of the Name

If you’ve lived in Austin for any period of time, you have no doubt heard the phrase “violet crown.” Several of Austin’s business and organizations use the phrase in their... Read more

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015

Austin music lovers have plenty to choose from in the way of festivals. Hot on the heels of ACL Festival is Fun Fun Fun Fest, celebrating its 10-year anniversary on November 6 – 8... Read more

Hell Yes ABGB Projects

Almost since the day it opened two years ago, the Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company (more widely known as The ABGB) has been a wildly popular gathering place for both South Austin... Read more

September 2015 Real Estate Market Statistics

September 2015 Statistics • 2,603 – Single-family homes sold, seven percent more than September 2014 • $258,000 – Median price for single-family homes, eight percent... Read more