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What type of Shows will you find at the One World Theatre?

One World Theatre has a musical lineup for the summer that will make many music fans happy. Several of the artists, including Jody Collins, Red Riding Hood, and Marcus Miller, represent a variety of genres due to their diverse backgrounds, so nearly every style of music will be represented throughout the summer.  For those that enjoy more specific genres, check out what will be hot this summer at One World Theater.

Jazz

The season will kick off on June 5th with the performance of London’s jazz band, Acoustic Alchemy. A few days later, founder of the band Cream, Ginger Baker, will perform, displaying his...

Should you Take the Family to the Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center?

Family fun shouldn't have to be hard to find, and with the Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center, it doesn't have to be. Welcoming big and small, old and young and anyone that wishes to have some great outdoor fun, the Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center provides many activities for the family to do together, while also learning more about the world around them.

What Does This Discovery Center Offer?

Tours that take you along the trails, to learn more about the environment and preserves around you is what you’ll find many times during...

Restaurant Spotlight: 20Nine Restaurant & Wine Bar

One of the top restaurants in the Alamo Heights area, the 20 Nine Restaurant & Wine Bar provides farm-to-table dining. Whether you want to enjoy romantic dining, a family night out or just time with friends, this cozy spot is the perfect choice.

The Menu

Highlighting the freshest, seasonal ingredients possible, the menu provides dishes with all natural ingredients. Some of the most popular choices include:

  • Bacon Wrapped Dates
  • Fresh Snow Crab & Artichoke Dip
  • Seared Jumbo Scallops
  • Ceviche
  • Shrimp...

Restaurant Spotlight: The Salt Lick

If there is one thing that Texans take pride in, it is their barbeque. No restaurant showcases this more than the Salt Lick Bar-B-Que in Driftwood, Texas. The Salt Lick was founded in 1967, when Thurman Roberts built the barbeque pit that forms the heart of the Salt Lick.

He would cook meat on Thursday night and sleep there until it sold. Within a few months, he was selling out before the weekend was over. He decided to build a place to eat around the pit and thus, the Salt Lick came into being. Since then, the restaurant has grown into a world famous eatery, featured on ...

Golf Course Spotlight: Crystal Falls Golf Club

Located on the outskirts of Austin near Lake Travis, the Crystal Falls Golf Club celebrates golfing with a short but challenging course. Home to the Annual Hill Country Amateur Championship every June, this club revels in golf.

It also features a full driving range perfect for limbering up before heading out or for practicing your long shots. Crystal Falls also offers a small grille for snacks or a light breakfast or lunch. Beer is also served.

What Does the Course Look Like?

The course...

Restaurant Spotlight: Louisiana Longhorn Cafe

Louisiana Longhorn Café specializes in Cajun style food. This establishment began in 2003, they come highly recommended by those who live in the Round Rock area. They serve up delicious authentic Cajun dishes, and their recipes have all come from family and friends.  This eatery is owned and operated by Louisiana natives, which means you are ensured a true Cajun experience,

Dishes are simplistic in nature, but are full of amazing flavor. Dishes include crawfish, shrimp, oysters, and a variety of fish. Dishes are infused with a variety of flavors. Other options include chicken fried steak, hamburgers,...

Golf Course Spotlight: Avery Ranch Golf Club

Established in 2002, Avery Ranch Golf Club was designed by Andy Rugust who was a former Jack Nicklaus designer. He presented a course that combines beauty and skill. All levels of golfers will benefit from visiting Avery Ranch Golf Club. One of the most well known courses in the Austin, Texas area.

The course presents a beautiful landscape, which includes natural limestone caverns, mature oak trees, slopes and valleys, and creeks and lakes. This 18 hole course will present a challenging front 9 holes, and the last 9 holes will have you taking risk and reaping the rewards. There are...

Find Adventure at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Want a little adventure in your life? You should try out Lake Travis Zipline Adventures. A Zipline tour is the perfect way to take in the scenery while getting your adrenaline pumping. Tours have you dangling in suspense and wonder. With Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, you will get breathtaking views of canyons and Lake Travis inlets. Adventures last for 3 hours, and includes 5 different Ziplines that span from 250 feet to over 2800 feet.

When gearing up for the next Zipline, you can take in the stunning landscape of Lake Travis and the Texas Hill Country. Each guide is trained to maximize your experience, and will present informative and daring...

Austin Home Prices Set Records in March of 2015

Single family homes in  the Austin, Texas area reached all time highs when it came to market prices. Prices for homes hit an all time high in March, and it has some realtors suggesting the housing market be evaluated. Barb Cooper, who is the president of the Austin Board of Realtors has said that current homes need to be maintained. She knows a lot of focus has been placed on constructing new homes that are affordable, but that isn’t the answer to the pricing issues.

The Zucker Report showed some shocking data, and only backs up that safety is an issue in the...

What Will You Find at the Harry Ransom Center?

If you are looking for a trip to a museum that is much more than a museum, stop by the Harry Ransom Center. This research museum houses collections of art, film, photography, and more, most of which are available to the public for viewing.

In addition, traditional exhibitions are always on display in a rotating quarterly cycle. If you are going to take a trip to this museum, you might be wondering – what are you going to find or what can you expect?

History of the Exhibits

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Which Austin Summer Camps are the Best for 2015?

Summer camps can be an enriching, fun experience for children of all ages. Provide your kids with a little something fun to do during the summer months when school is out of session. Find out which Austin summer camps are the best for 2015, and sign up so your kids can have the time of their lives.

Austin Children’s Academy

Through the use of many different topics, children can find one that interests them the most. Including archeology, writing, art, food, science and fashion, as well as many others. ...

Restaurant Spotlight: Deckhand Oyster Bar

If you are looking for an oyster bar that goes beyond just oysters, try the Deckhand Oyster Bar. Located just off I-35 on Parker Road in northeast Austin, this seafood restaurant regularly serves fare that is a cut above everyone else.

The secret lies in the fishing boat that the owners, the Saybounkam brothers, own that sails out of Rockport. Every oyster that crosses the bar comes from that boat, pulled from the sea that week. A local favorite, fans rave about the freshly shucked oysters and the ice-cold beer served from tap.

However, if you want to stray from the traditional, the Deckhand also offers fresh locally caught snapper, catfish, and flounder entrees. Utilizing their Thai heritage,...

Golf Course Spotlight: Balcones Country Club

Do you think you have the game of a professional or just enjoy playing a few holes? Well you may want to think of obtain a membership at Balcones Country Club. Why Balcones Country Club? Balcones is literally the club of all clubs because it is not only focused golf. This member’s only club offers something for everyone.

How Do I Become a Member?

This Arnold Palmer Managed Golf Club is invite only! Running underneath the viewpoint of collaborating with their affiliates in order to help assist in the accomplishment of the Members’ image for their Club. Yes, you must be invited to join. How are invites decided? You are either nominated for an invitation or must be sponsored by an existing member.

What Can You Expect as a Member?

There...

What will you Find when you Shop at 1890 Ranch?

The 1890 Ranch is the place to go for all of your shopping needs in Cedar Park, Texas. There are over 80 great shops, entertainment and dining opportunities here. You can even catch a flick at the Cinemark Theatres and you’ll have free parking throughout the shopping center. 1890 makes it easy to access stores, services, restaurants and entertainment in one area.

Check out stores like Super Target, Hobby Lobby, PetSmart and you’ll be adjacent to the new Cedar Park Regional Medical Center and Texas Hill Country. Whether you’re ready to shop or you’re looking for the right area to live, work and play, 1890...

What is the Thirsty Oaks Wine Trail?

The Thirsty Oaks Wine Trail is a wine trail through Texas Hill Country. It’s your chance to see beautiful wineries and vineyards on scenic back roads of Texas Hill Country. You’ll stop at four spots along the way to try wine, enjoy a picnic and relax in the sunshine overlooking views of the vineyards.

The experience includes five wineries within a 90 mile stretch starting and ending in the Austin metro area. If you’re ready for a daylong adventure with wine, relaxation and the beautiful Texas Hill Country, check out Thirsty Oaks Wine Trail located in Florence, Texas.

What to expect

You’ll get to experience your five favorite wineries, take in fresh air and enjoy...

Restaurant Spotlight: Rudy's BBQ

Rudy’s BBQ is your one stop shop for all types of meat lathered in a variety of sauces! They are located just north of San Antonio on the edge of Texas Hill Country. Located in the small community of Leon Springs, Rudy’s was founded in the 1800s by Max Aue after his son Rudolph opened a gas station, garage and grocery store all in one.

They added the BBQ joint to the store in 1989 and still use the same original recipes that were created back then. Along with using 100% wood fired with oak to prepare their meats, they have created unique spices for a tasty dish. Here is a look at what you can enjoy at Rudy’s BBQ....

Attraction Spotlight: The Bullock Texas State History Museum

Austin’s top spot to learn about the story behind our Lone Star State, through educational experiences, is at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. There are a variety of exhibitions and programs to give guests the full experience offered at Bullock.

Located at 1800 Congress Avenue, it is open all week from 9am-5pm with a later start time on Sundays at noon. Whether you’re young or old, this is a great way to get involved in the history of Texas. Here is a look at what you’ll experience at the Bullock Museum.

One Of The Best Museums In Austin

Located in downtown Austin, the Bullock Texas State History Museum is the museum that tells the story...

Golf Course Spotlight: TeraVista Golf Club

TeraVista Golf Club is Round Rock’s favorite place to golf and relax. It’s an award-winning public course with some of the best course conditions in the region. Along with golf and a fantastic clubhouse,

TeraVista is the home to the perfect place for your next event rental whether it be a corporate meeting, a family reunion or a wedding. The 18-hole course is challenging and exciting for all skill levels while the event venue offers great views. Here is a look at everything you can enjoy at the TerraVista Golf Club.

About TerraVista

The golf club has an 18-hole course featuring beautiful views of the Hill Country.  It’s a 7,200-yard layout with 5 different sets of tees offering a challenge to golfers of all ages and skill levels. They feature a membership...

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