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Attraction Spotlight: JumpStreet

JumpStreet is the perfect place to be a kid again. It’s a local activity spot featuring 20,000 square feet of wall-to-wall trampolines. The first indoor trampoline park was opened by Jumpstreet in 2007 in Colorado and was such a success that it has expanded across the country.

It’s now a spot for families, groups, corporations and schools to come have fun in a safe environment. Whether you’re looking for a place to host your children’s birthday party or a place to bring the office party, check out JumpStreet; an incredible indoor trampoline park in Cedar Park.

About JumpStreet

This recreation center is your chance to bounce off the walls and...

What will Amazon Deliver to Downtown Austin in 1 Hour?

Have you noticed how fast delivery services are becoming? Deliveries and in-home services are constantly changing and becoming more efficient. Downtown Austin residents are fortunate because delivery innovations have taken place in which you can now get one hour deliveries through Amazon!

Everyday items can be delivered to your condo or office through the new Amazon Prime Now App for a fee and your delivery guy will expect a tip. While this is hard to believe, just join Amazon Prim and download the app to your phone and start ordering items like the ones below.

Disposable Dinnerwear

If you’re throwing an office party and...

Restaurant Spotlight: Pieology

Pieology is you pizza destination in Cedar Park. It’s a restaurant serving custom artisan-style pizzas, handcrafted and stove oven fired. You can get unlimited toppings, great prices and they are open seven days a week.

They use only the freshest ingredients along with their signature sauces and crusts. Their award-winning pizza restaurant features personally-inspired pies in unlimited flavor combinations stone fired in under three minutes! Here is a look at what you can enjoy at Pieology in Austin.

About Pieology

Pieology started in 2011 by Carl Change, a true “Pie-oneer.” His concept fell into the casual custom pizza sector and evolved from a simple idea into one of...

Where are the Best Places to Shop in Austin Found?

Austin is one of those towns that gets the coolest stores. Shopaholics are never disappointed with the Austin shopping scene. You’re definitely going to find several chain stores without issue but everyone wants to shop at the independent, local options like Waterloo Records and Book People.

Over at the 2nd Street District, you’ll find a plethora of art galleries, jewelry stores and quirky gift shops. The expansive shopping area also features contemporary shopping,...

Restaurant Spotlight: Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill

The Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill was a creation of Carlos Manzano and Santos Garcia who wanted to build on their vision of a casual theme style establishment specializing in authentic Southwestern cuisine. The Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill is just that and for a moderate price.

Their hard work and endless dedication for the last few years has paid off with a wonderful Austin restaurant that stays busy and has so much to offer. Inside you’ll find a main dining area, a full service bar and a beautiful patio. Here is a look at what you can enjoy at Blue Corn.

What to expect

Blue Corn is located at 700 East...

What are the Top Choices for Family Activities in Austin?

Family activities in Austin are endless. It’s the perfect place to live if you want to build memories and spend quality time together. Skip the road trip where the kids are asking “Are we there yet?” Instead, enjoy the activities found within your own city. Austin truly has modern conveniences and kid-friendly activities that mom will approve of and so will your little one.

Since kids are no longer excited by a board game night or eating a picnic at the park, why not try something a little more exciting like glow...

Upcoming Event: Levitation

Formerly known as the Austin Psych Fest, Levitation is an interesting event coming to the city very soon. This will be the 8th annual festival and it will be held at Carson Creek Ranch from May 8th to 10th. You can come out for one day, the weekend or even camp at the grounds.

The Lineup

The lineup for this year's festival includes:

  • Thee Oh Sees
  • Primal Scram
  • The Black Angels
  • 13th Floor Elevators
  • The Flaming Lips
  • Earth
  • Health
  • A Place to Bury Strangers
  • DIIV
  • Ringo DeathStarr
  • ...

Things to do Outdoors in Austin, TX

There are plenty of things to do outside and the city of Austin is even ranked as one of the fittest cities in the country. Whether you enjoy cycling, water-biking, canoeing, paddle boarding or many other outdoor activities, you will find them here.

Since Austin receives about 300 days of sunshine and has an average temperature of 68-degrees, it's a great place for those enjoying the outdoors. Here are some of the things you can enjoy outside in Austin.

Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail - First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake

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Restaurant Spotlight: Jack Allen's Kitchen

Jack Allen's Kitchen is all about the local community. From the kitchen to the workers to every part of the restaurant, Jack Allen's embodies Texas. The atmosphere provides a relaxing place to escape at all three locations, while the menu features many ingredients from local farmers. Here's what you will find when you dine at Jack Allen's Kitchen.

The Menu

Southern-inspired cuisine mixed with southwestern cuisine, this is a unique menu with plenty of choices. The farm-to-table concept is seen throughout the menu and provides something you won't find everywhere. Some of the top menu choices include:

  • "Broken Arrow Ranch" Lamb Cheek Street Tacos
  • Chile...

Austin, Texas named as the Top Tech City in the World!

Recently, Austin took over the top spot on the list of the Top Tech Cities in the World. The list was compiled by a London-based consulting firm called Savills. The recent study finally put Austin ahead of San Francisco on the list, which is known as one of the most established tech cities in the world.

A dozen cities were surveys and Austin outperformed every single one of them. The key matrices used included business environment, property prices, quality of live and more.

Why did Austin Gain the Top Spot?

Austin overtook San Francisco because of the many aspiring students and young professionals found throughout the city. With so many experienced tech industry leaders found...

Should you Take the Family for a Ride on the Train?

The Austin Steam Train is the perfect place to take a family. It’s a wonderful family-friendly setting and offers a chance to do something new or unusual. The mission behind the Austin Steam Train Association is to preserve and re-create the experience of historic steam-era railroading for enjoyment for today’s families.

The company has set up some great upcoming tours like the Mother’s Day Flyer, the Beer Flyer, the Wine Flyer and then the ongoing rides like the Bertram Flyer. Here is a look at some family-friendly train rides that you’ll love.

Mother’s Day Flyer

Taking place on May 10, 2015 is the Mother’s Day Flyer. You can treat your mother to a wonderful experience this year...

Where were the top Cafes in Austin Found?

Austin is a city full of cafes because people here love to be social and enjoy casual place for lunch. There are actually so many available that it’s hard for newbies to know the ones that are so-so and the ones that are amazing local favorites.

Kerbey Lane Café is one of the most popular restaurants while Magnolia Café has some of the best reviews. These cafes and more offer coffee, food and a great place to relax. Here is a look at the top cafes in Austin and where to find them.

Magnolia Café – 2304 Lake Austin Boulevard

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