Austin Beerworks Captures Big Box Title

August 28, 2014

Six-pack? 12-pack? Maybe somewhere other than Texas. An Austin brewery has found the perfectly proportioned package of beer in its new seven-foot, 99-pack box, which is, by all accounts, the world’s “first and only” 99-pack of beer. At 12 ounces each, that’s over half a keg’s worth of beer – and a mighty heavy (82-pound)Read More

Eco-Friendly Business News: Get Glam with Northwest Austin’s Only Vegan Salon

February 24, 2014

When The Beauty Jar made itself at home in northwest Austin in the summer of 2013, it was CEO Brizy Tait’s second, and Austin’s only, vegan hair salon. Inspired by her grandfather, Tait had set out to create an affordable, eco-friendly, and vintage beauty apothecary with modern boudoir charm. “Our trendsetting hair stylists give ourRead More

ATX Business: Whole Foods Domain Enjoys Record-Breaking Grand Opening

January 21, 2014

Whole Foods Market officially has made itself at home in north Austin, with a choice location at the helm of the popular Domain shopping center. The new Whole Foods opened on January 15th, and by the end of opening night, store leaders were announcing “a record-breaking” day to several hundred cheering customers and team membersRead More

ATX Buzz: Amateur Beekeeping is On the Rise

December 16, 2013

“Home sweet home” may have a new meaning in Austin, Texas, with backyard beekeeping on the rise. What’s the buzz about? To learn more about the trend, we spoke with president and co-founder of TreeHouse Jason Ballard. He believes the rising trend of beekeeping “follows a broader trend of people wanting to reconnect to theRead More

Historic Downtown Austin: Kruger’s Jewelers Celebrates 75 Years of Service

December 9, 2013

Kruger’s Jewelers has withstood the test of time, weathering not just the competition, but floods, recessions, and even wars. This historic central Austin business has made its home on the corner of 8th and Congress for nearly 75 years. While many diamond stores tout “old-fashioned customer service,” downtown Austin’s Kruger’s Jewelers defines it. The foundingRead More

Cheer Up Buttercups: Austin Women-Owned Business Offers Postnatal Support

March 14, 2013

Whether an Austin parent stays home all day with the kids, works from home in Lost Creek, or commutes from home to a long day’s work in Lakeway, parenting is no easy job. For Austin nutritionist and cancer survivor Allison Reyna, the experience of raising three young children in a loving, healthy home, while tryingRead More

Austin, Help Brown Santa Provide Gifts to Children this Christmas!

December 9, 2012

Austinites: Brown Santa desperately needs your help! The Travis County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa Program is hoping to help over 2,000 families this Christmas season, yet its toy bins and food shelves stand dangerously empty. What’s the situation? This holiday season, cash donations to the organization have been at their lowest ever, while applicant familiesRead More

Austin Community Farms: Rain Lily Farm Offers Farmhouse Deliver and Eco-Friendly Landscaping

June 28, 2012

Rain Lily Farms is a combined urban farm and design firm, featuring some of the most talented designers and craftspeople from the Austin community. The expert team of plant specialists, masons, concrete artisans, welders, carpenters and landscapers ensure that the possibilities for both urban crop production and landscape design are endless. Located on Shady LaneRead More

Guide to Austin Cupcake Shops

June 21, 2012

Austin has a few easily identifiable loves, including breakfast tacos, live music, and cupcakes. Bakeries thrive in Austin with help from the discerning sweet tooths of local residents. Below are most, but not quite all, of the delicious shops offering well-frosted treats for any occasion, including non-occasions, like any afternoon that merits a cupcake:  TheRead More

Breakfast Tacos in Austin, Texas

June 21, 2012

Breakfast tacos are an elemental part of Austin culture, and the city is known for having some of the most delicious morning treats in the country. Austin is speckled with taco stops, and an Austin realtor can help put you in walking distance of your favorite taqueria. Below are a few places known for theirRead More