I flew into Austin late the night before. It was 2013, and I was in a city I hadn’t yet spent much time in, but I knew one thing– I needed to meet some photographers. I was working on a skunkworks project, and knew from past experience that photographers were a great match for the project. […]
Edward makes the Austin Toy Box special His name is Edward, and he’s awesome. He was sitting outside of his East Austin house (which I’ve dubbed the Austin Toy Box) when I happened to ride by on a lazy Monday afternoon. He works the graveyard shift at the local newspaper, delivering news to those who […]
When visitors think about Austin, visions of quirky people, interesting food, and signs– yes signs (and murals), come to mind. From the Austin Motel sign, to Magnolia Cafe’s glowing neon, signs are something held dear by many Austinites (and salvaged, reconstructed, and preserved). But, there may be no Austin sign or mural more famous than […]
Deep in the heart of Texas, there’s a company that’s been powering innovation and productivity with caffeine for years now. While you can pick Cuvee Coffee up at just about any grocery in town, I stopped by their flagship spot (Cuvee Coffee Bar) in Austin. Checking out any company’s flagship store is a bit like learning […]
About McKinney Falls State Park This beautiful state park is located just south of Austin city center, and west of the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Getting to McKinney Falls State Park is super easy, even during rush hour because it’s nicely situated just outside of the city. The park plays host to many activities including […]
About West Oak Coffee Bar Denton Texas is home to the University of North Texas, and a vibrant craft restaurant and bar scene supported by the student population. I was there recently to visit a friend, and of course, coffee was my first stop. The bottom line is that, if you happen to find yourself in the […]
If you happen to be in Austin on a hot and sweltering Tuesday afternoon, don’t make dinner plans. Instead, cruise on over to The Long Center for the Performing Arts to experience a local summer tradition, Trailer Food Tuesdays.
HOPE Outdoor Gallery was started as a way “to provide muralists, graffiti artists and community groups the opportunity to display large scale art pieces driven by inspirational, positive and educational messaging”.
One of my first introductions to the Austin Texas third wave coffee scene was Patika Coffee.
Think you’ve seen it all? Think again. This UFO house designed by Matti Suuronen sits beautifully abandoned in a field in Texas.