Graffiti Park Is Closing

Graffiti Park Is Closing The graffiti park has been scheduled for demolition in June of 2018. This park also known as HOPE outdoor Gallery has been open for the past six years. “This is the only paint park of its kind in the USA developed to provide muralists, street artists, arts education classes and community groups the opportunity to display large

Austin Is One Of Amazon’s Top Choices

Austin Is One Of Amazon’s Top Choices When Amazon announced that they were on the hunt for a second headquarters. 238 Cities from across the USA, Canada, and Mexico submitted proposals. Amazon recently released their short list of cities that they are seriously considering. Below is Amazons shortlist, in alphabetical order not by ranking. Atlanta, Georgia Austin, Texas Boston, Massachusetts

New Years Resolution Specials

New Years Resolution Specials In this post I will be going over some Gym specials to help keep your New Years resolutions. I have added some of the gyms in our area. This information was provided by Health.com Link will be below. Anytime Fitness The majority of this gym’s 2,400 locations will be participating in an annual January new member campaign. While most charge

Where To Eat In Austin On Christmas

Where To Eat In Austin On Christmas Do not want to cook dinner for your family and then have to clean up after them. Check out the places that are serving an awesome meal on Christmas day. There are also some restaurants that are offering to-go meals if you want to eat at home and have a “homemade meal” that

Austin Trail of Lights

Austin Trail of Lights This is the 53rd year of the Austin Trail of Lights. There are 40 displays that are sponsored by different local businesses. This year there are 2 Million lights, and yes it is very bright and beautiful. The grand opening is Saturday December 9th, 2017 Ticket information There is a $3 gate entry fee on some

Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving Looking to save yourself all the holiday cooking and dishes on Thanksgiving? Or just do not feel like cooking then eat out. There are a number of restaurants open this year in Austin if you’d like to dine out! Below is a list provided by Eater Austin 1 Mattie’s at Green Pastures The iconic restaurant’s comeback means

Chuy’s Christmas Parade

Chuy’s Christmas Parade The chuy’s parade is a wonderful event, in my family it sets the beginning of the Christmas season. The parade starts at the capital building and goes down congress to the bridge. At a certain time the parade stops and Santa’s helpers line the Route and attendees give them unopened unwrapped gifts. These gifts help the Operation Blue

Amazon’s HQ2 Possibly Coming To Austin

Amazon’s HQ2 Possibly Coming To Austin Austin is apparently one of the top ranked spots for Amazon to pick for its 2nd headquarters. This will bring roughly 50,000 new jobs to the metro area. There will also be $5 Billion in investments brought to the winning city. Amazon is looking at a bunch of factors in choosing the right city.

Austin Animal Center Shelter Things Adoption Event

Austin Animal Center Shelter Things Adoption Event The Austin Animal Center is hosting its Halloween adoption event with a Stranger Things theme. The event starts October 28th and goes through Halloween from 11 AM to 6 PM. All of the adoption fees have been lowered to $11. The Animal Center is hoping this event will significantly lower the amount of

The Teal Pumpkin

The Teal Pumpkin It is hard to believe that in the next few days all those little ghosts and goblins will be out an about knocking on doors in the neighborhood for Halloween treats! We noticed a lot of talk about teal pumpkins and wanted to share some information about it.  The Teal Pumpkin Project started in 2014 as a