Thursday May 16
The Austin Chronicle
How to Prepare a Possum: 19th Century Cuisine in Austin
In the view of Michael Miller , archivist at the Austin History Center, the beginning of our city was rooted in a meal.
Tue May 14, 2013
Courses offered for military widows
The American Widow Project, founded by Austinite Taryn Davis after her husband, Cpl.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bats and Brats! 6th BlogHer Food '13 Friday Night Excursion
Have you heard about the bats in Austin? They live under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, and just as Ann Richards was a force of nature, so are these bats! It's estimated that there are 750,000 to 1.5 million bats at the height of "bat season." Nope, I didn't know there was a bat season either! But that's when we'll be in Austin for ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Austin Fashion Week: Wednesday Runway Recap
For the first-timer, Austin Fashion Week can be a bit daunting. While awaiting doors to open for AFW's runway shows, we saw a statuesque blonde stroll by, briefly stopping at a bench on 4th and Nueces to exchange her tan, studded flats for a pair of sky-high, black Christian Louboutin pumps that perfectly matched her effortlessly chic ensemble - ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
New Food Truck Alert: Sweet Heat Meat Truck Busts Into Scoot Inn Spot
Tawny Villain thanks her food fans while Doug Guller wears a fedora, because dude owns breastaurants, what else can you do? [Photo: Patrick Michels/EATX] Soon to scoot in to the Scoot Inn : Sweet Heat Meats , the winner of the first Trailer Truck-Off at the historic east side bar and music venue, recently acquired by breastaurateur Doug Guller .
Tue May 07, 2013
'Self-inflicted wound' preceded RunTex downfall, auction
RunTex, a business that took Austinite Paul Carrozza 25 years to build, was sold off, piece by piece, over the span of just a few hours Tuesday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Log Cabin Democrat
The bride-elect is the daughter of Marty and Gail Strack of Conway. She is the granddaughter of the late Martin and Margaret Strack of Conway, the late J.C. and Nita Thessing, and is the step granddaughter of the late Audrey Thessing of Conway.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Lineage and history are very ingrained in Austin Fashion Week founder Matt Swinney's life.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The White Party: Fashion gives charity a new name
The White Party has become the social soiree of the year, packing the Long Center with over 700 of Austin's philanthropic and social elite.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Austinites Lost 38 Hours Sitting In Traffic Last Year
Have you ever been sitting in an inexplicable flood of traffic at any one of our fair city's many chokepoints , maybe even at 2 p.m. on a Saturday without a festival or conference or race in town, and thought to yourself, "Man, this sucks ?" You are not at all alone! Indeed, according to INRIX's Traffic Scorecard Annual Report , Austin has the ... (more)
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Plinio Sandalio's Guide to Austin Sweets
Austin may be known for its savory options like BBQ and Tex-Mex, but a number of pastry chefs have begun to put the city's sweets on the map.