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  1. Timeless charm abounds in this renovated 1910 historic Austin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CultureMap

    The lowdown: Just minutes from downtown, this classic Old West Austin home - built in 1910 - seamlessly blends vintage charm with contemporary style. Discerningly restored and updated so its integrity will be preserved for years to come, the home rests on 0.2 acres of immaculate landscaping fenced with wrought iron.

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  2. Korean fried chicken restaurant kicks into Austin and more food newsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Editor's note: We get it. It can be difficult to keep up with the what's what and who's who of Austin food.

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  3. Austin celebs dance up $1.3M during dazzling downtown fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CultureMap

    The lowdown: Dancing with the Stars Austin, one of the city's most entertaining philanthropic events, returned on November 26 in support of the Center of Child Protection. More than 800 guests gathered to watch this decidedly local twist on the hit television show, which pairs Capital City celebs with professional dancers for an epic, no-holds-barred dance-off.

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  4. Trailblazing craft beer bar fizzles out of North Austin after 31 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CultureMap

    With the last decade's explosion of breweries and multi-tap bars and restaurants in Austin, it is difficult to believe there was ever a time when craft beer didn't rule the scene. But when B.B. Rover's Cafe & Pub first opened at at 12636 Research Blvd. in 1987, running a bar that only focused on beer and wine was still a risky proposition.

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  5. Michelle Obama brings her 'intimate' conversation to AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Following a wildly successful 2018 tour across 10 cities, former first lady Michelle Obama is making a stop in Austin in early 2019. On December 11, Live Nation and Crown Publishing announced new dates for Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama - including two Texas stops.

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  6. First Austin location of Southern biscuit shop crumbles off The DragRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    North Carolina-based Rise Biscuit and Donuts may have a cult-like following in the Deep South, but the buzz wasn't enough to keep its only Austin location in business. Just nine months after opening, the outpost at 2522 Guadalupe St. has shuttered.

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  7. Disney's beloved Frozen skates into Austin for limited-run spectacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    KVUE - The number one animated feature film of all time is now on ice, and it's coming to Central Texas! " Disney On Ice Presents Frozen " will call Cedar Park its home for eight performances next year from May 8 through 12 at the H-E-B Center. Tickets go on sale December 18 at 10 am at ticketmaster.com , the H-E-B Center box office , or by calling 800-745-3000.

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  8. Waller Creek transforms for monumental new international art projectRead the original story

    Monday | CultureMap

    A monumental new public art project will take up residence in Waller Creek next spring. "New Monuments for New Cities," a joint art initiative from the High Line Network , runs through Austin from March to May 2019.

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  9. These are the best Austin restaurants open on Christmas Day 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    On Christmas Day, you could whip up a big dinner at home. Of course, that takes being organized enough to buy all the fixings, clean the house, and invite the family.

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  10. Lakefront equestrian facility is ideal for Austin horse enthusiastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    In 2015, the facility converted to a nonprofit that provides free equine assisted activities and therapies for veterans and their families. The facility was originally built and used for hunter/jumper riders who showed at the highest levels in the U.S. A center aisle was purposely designed to be wide enough to easily accommodate vehicles dropping off feed or other necessities.

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  11. Beer garden drive-thru, Austin's cost of living, and more top storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | CultureMap

    Editor's note: This gloomy weather isn't going to quell our holiday spirit. As we prepare for another indoor weekend let's take a look at the hot stories and fresh takes that got everyone's attention this week.

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  12. Austin's first women-only coworking and social club refining downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | CultureMap

    Whether it's the many creatives who've embraced the remote working life or the flexible work schedule trend that is starting to be seen nationwide, coworking spaces have never been more popular . Regardless of the reason, this trend has led The Refinery founder Hayley Swindell-Wakefield to take her coworking/event space in a different direction.

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  13. Hip Austin coffee chain steams ahead with new Domain Northside shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | CultureMap

    Houndstooth Coffee will offer the same coffee menu as its other locations along with cocktails, pastries, and Tacodeli breakfast tacos. One of Austin's favorite coffee shops will soon be perking up Domain Northside's bustling Rock Rose district.

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  14. UT professor charged with sexual misconduct teaching 5 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | CultureMap

    A University of Texas faculty member is still employed by the school more than five years after being investigated for sexual misconduct. First reported on December 5 by the university's student-run newspaper, The Daily Texan , Phil Nemy has remained on the school's payroll even after a 2013 investigation found the lecturer did engage in sexual misconduct in violation of university policy.

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  15. Ramen Tatsu-Ya pounces on East Austin with new food truck and barRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | CultureMap

    We have to hand it to Ramen Tatsu-Ya owners Tatsu Aikawa, Takuya Matsumoto, and Shion Aikawa - they know how to keep a secret. For months, restaurant gossips have been speculating on what they were doing with the outdoor area next door to their 1600 E. Sixth St. noodle shop.

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  16. Austin nonprofit grows 9 local culinary companies with record grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CultureMap

    If you are a local foodie, you have probably been to one of Austin Food & Wine Alliance 's events. Each year, the nonprofit dazzles with tasty parties like Wine & Swine, Live Fire, and Official Drink of Austin, not to mention its Wine & Dine dinner series, which brings celebrity chefs like Hugh Acheson, Lidia Bastianich, and Alon Shaya to town.

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  17. Low maintenance Austin home offers highly dramatic Hill Country viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CultureMap

    Neighborhood: Governors Hill at Barton Creek Style: Mediterranean Square footage: 3,880 Beds: 4 Baths: 3 full, 1 partial Price: $1,250,000 The lowdown: Enjoy dramatic Hill Country views from the walls of windows in this lock-and-leave property located in a gated community. Splendidly set on one of the highest points in Barton Creek, this dramatic home features tasteful details such as Venetian plaster walls, marble flooring, granite and onyx countertops, and custom alder cabinetry throughout.

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  18. Where to eat in Austin now: 5 new restaurants that deserve a visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CultureMap

    Unless you have been living under a rock for the past month, you have heard about Carpenters Hall . Helmed by former Olamaie chef Grae Nonas and heavily promoted on Andrew Knowlton's Instagram, it is poised to be this fall's splashiest opening.

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  19. Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CultureMap

    Brave the weekend chill at the five hottest events in Austin. Countdown to the holidays and rediscover cult favorite The Santaland Diaries or settle in for an evening with the podcast legend himself, Ira Glass.

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  20. Cost to 'live comfortably' in Austin spiked more than any other cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CultureMap

    The cost of living in Austin has gotten, shall we say, costlier than nearly any other major U.S. cities, according to a new study from personal finance website GOBankingRates. GOBankingRates ranks Austin second for the biggest percentage increase on the "live comfortably" index.

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