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A Ski Resort in Texas!



Ever wish you didn’t have to travel far for some fun in the snow? Well you’re in luck!
If all goes to plan, Alpine X will bring the Rockies to Austin with a full resort complete with an indoor snow area, skiing and snowboarding routes and skiing lessons by 2025.

So say goodbye to long road trips and plane tickets, Austin continues to get better and better! 


Link: https://townlift.com/2022/03/alpine-x-announces-plans-to-build-indoor-ski-resorts-in-texas/

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East Austin’s Caribbean restaurant, Canje, serves up sweet and spicy cuisine!

Since opening its doors in the Fall of 2021, Canje has relied on its authentic Caribbean flavor from executive chef, Tavel Bristol-Joseph, a Georgetown, Guyana native. “Traditional meets modern” here with dishes like plantain chips and served with mango hot-sauce, Guyanese-style roti, jerk chicken with charred tomatoes, and spiced and pickled mango and pineapple, (achar).

These delicious, unique flavors extend into the restaurant’s cocktail menu with favorites including the tamarind sour, frozen pina colada, and other fruit-driven cocktails and natural wines.

The desserts, chef’s Bristol-Joseph’s known specialty, brings ambrosia with spiked...

New housing developer launches with more than 1,000 units already planned


Heartwood Real Estate Group is a brand new firm but they already have multiple projects in the works according to Austin Business Journal. They have at least 1,000 units and 2 developments planned.

The first development includes townhomes off of South Congress called "The Reyna". It will be 1.5 acres and 16 homes. Each unit will range from about 1,000 square feet to more than 2,000 and prices will go in between $600,000 to $1 million and up. This project is expected to finish in 2023.

The second development that Heartwood is working on is in East Austin. This will be a 344-unit community that is reserved for residents earning less than 60% of the median family income level ($98,000 in the Austin metro in 2021 for a family of four) "These units will take part of the City of Austin's Affordability Unlocked program which incentivizes the creation of affordable housing and speeds up the permitting process." (KVUE)

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The Bowen

This 19-story luxury residential tower recently opened its doors, introducing a new standard of living to The Domain South End. Residents choose from thoughtful floorplans ranging from one, two, or three-bedrooms, including expansive penthouse suites with views.  

High-design features are standard at The Bowen. Each residential unit features top-performing appliances and quartz countertops throughout. Community amenities include a resort-style pool with private cabanas and poolside pavilion, indoor co-working spaces with bar + lounge, club-quality fitness center, private dining room for entertaining and more.  

The location puts The...

It's Bluebonnet Season!

It's the most wonderful time of the year.... in TEXAS! The Texas state flower, bluebonnets, make their first appearance of the year every March. Bluebonnets have already been spotted starting last week. Here is a list of just a few of the best spots to find these famous flowers. 

  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with reserved advance tickets. 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739
  • Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail...

Open Table Top 10 Diners' Choice Winners in Austin

The Austin food scene is always spectacular. Open Table is one of the most popular apps these days that suggests restaurants, features the menus, and let's you make a quick and easy reservation! (which is a must in ATX!) Here are the Top 10 Diners' Choice Winners in Austin according to Open Table!

  • Eddie V's - 5th Street - 301 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701
  • Paperboy - 1203 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702
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February 2022 Market Stats

The February 2022 Austin Board of Realtors Stats are out and inventory remains very scarce. The median sales price was up 27% year over year to $499,000 in February. New listings actually increased 10% to just over 2,800.  Pending listings are also up. The biggest drop was active listings which decreased 4% to 1,200. Homes spent an average of 28 days on the market which is down compared to this time last year indicating that as new homes are listed, they are quickly going under contract.  

“February was a very active month for our housing market as sales price records continue to be broken,” Cord Shiflet, 2022 ABoR president, said. “We’re hearing from economists that last month’s numbers are a potential harbinger of a big year ahead even as our market continues to deal with insufficient supply compared to demand resulting in the...

Austin's New Sports, Dining, & Entertainment Destination

Have you heard about The Pitch yet? It is the newest hotspot in Northwest Austin! It is located at 13000 Harris Ridge Boulevard. The Pitch is a sports, dining, and entertainment development! They have just started hosting Austin FC watch parties, trivia nights, and more! The food scene is incredible with options such as Taco Flats, Ranger Burger, Smokeshow, and Garoti. Two featured bars at The Pitch are Sand Bar and Corner Kick Bar. There is also a coffee shop called Coffee Club. There are so many fun things to check out at The Pitch with your family or friends! 

Learn more about The Pitch by clicking...

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