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7 SPOOKY Things to do For Halloween in Austin, TX (2023)

If you’re a twenty-something looking for a fun Halloweekend, have no fear! There are TONS of fun and spooky Halloween activities to do in Austin for young adults. As October’s eerie vibes fill the air, Austin, Texas transforms into a playground for Halloween enthusiasts. Whether you’re a local looking to explore the city’s dark past …

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How “Keep Austin Weird” Led to the Corporate Takeover of Austin’s Small Businesses 

Austin has long been touted to be a “weird” city that is very different from the rest of Texas— but what it means to “Keep Austin Weird” has changed dramatically in recent years…. “Keep Austin Weird” started as a slogan for a campaign to save small local businesses from closing. However, this foreboding statement from …

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10 Iconic Closed Austin Restaurants You Forgot About

Many iconic Austin restaurants have closed as the city has continued to rapidly grow and change. When you think of Austin restaurants that have closed, you probably think of Shady Grove or the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Blvd. But you have probably forgotten about the Holiday House diner in Tarrytown, the Nighthawk burger chain, …

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9 BREATHTAKING Places to Take Pictures in Austin, Texas

When it comes to photography, Austin, Texas, offers a plethora of picturesque locations.  This hilly green city in the center of Texas is innervated with flowing creeks and winding lakes, giving it a lush natural beauty which may not be expected by newcomers who imagine Texas as a desert. Austin’s “lakes” are actually dammed-off rivers, …

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7 WEIRD Things To Do in Austin, Texas this Weekend

Austin, Texas, home of the famous slogan “Keep Austin Weird”, is known to be an off-the-wall city with an endless amount of strangeness to indulge in. As a born-and-raised local, I am a big proponent of keeping Austin weird partly by introducing new people into the circle of weirdness. Here are 7 weird things to …

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Comprehensive Guide to Austin Nightlife: The 8 Bar Districts

The Austin nightlife is infamous across the world for its wild, Texas-styled debauchery. When visiting however, it can be difficult to know exactly where to go to get the full experience. To help you find the perfect place to go out in Austin, we’ve produced a comprehensive local guide which lists the 8 major nightlife …

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