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The Fight Over Keeping Austin Weird

One chorizo-and-egg breakfast taco: $2.25. An entrance ticket to Barton Springs Pool: $3. Keeping Austin Weird: priceless. The notion that weirdness is the essential spark to life in Austin is at the heart of the “Keep Austin weird” mantra that has been emblazoned on tie-dyed T-shirts and bumper stickers, adopted by eccentric and creative Austinites, […]

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Can Austin’s stock of affordable housing keep pace with high-speed growth?

  BY ELIZABETH PAGANO at Austin Chronicle Last month, The Office ended its nine-year run on NBC with what was ostensibly a happy ending. At least three of its main characters threw caution to the winds and left their respectable office jobs in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to start a glamorous limo-laden life at their new company … in Austin, Texas. […]

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Austin, Texas Best New Eats

CLARKSVILLE 1) Josephine House 1601 Waterston Ave; 210.867.1062 Owned by the restaurant wunderkind behind the Jeffrey’s renovation, and located, well, behind Jeffrey’s, this bungalow-turned-lazy-lunching-destination only has 30 seats in which to enjoy their easy-sipping selection of afternoon cocktails. Read the full story… 2) Winflo Osteria 1315 W 6th St; 512.582.1027 With a different draw than neighboring Rounders, […]

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