In a taco and barbecue town, we sometimes forget that bastion of Americana—the classic burger. But when you’ve got a hankering for a beef patty smothered in tasty toppings, you’re spoiled for choice. From down-home to high-end, these are some of the best burgers in Austin. Dirty Martin’s Place Dirty Martin’s has been slinging patties…

It’s hard to believe that as recently as 2005, there were only three licensed distilleries in the state of Texas. Now, there are dozens ranging from vodka to whiskey, rum to rare liqueurs that you may never have even heard of. We’ve got a wealth of great Austin distilleries. In just a short drive, you…

What makes a great craft brewery? Well to start, the beer has to be the best. Then add a sweet taproom, and since this is Texas, maybe a beer garden. A healthy dose of community activism doesn’t hurt either. With nearly 40 breweries in the city of Austin, we’re spoiled for choice. From lagers to…

What’s south of South Austin? South of Ben White — even south of Stassney? It’s Way South Austin. (or as Moontower Saloon calls it, Way South Awesome.) Mostly residential, this working-class part of Austin is home to lots of families, retirees, and young folks just starting out. It’s been going through a renaissance over the…

Here is our list of the Best Austin Festivals. The annual ATX festival schedule is a wonder to behold. It is befitting a town as festival crazy at Austin. From music, to food, to art, racing, sports, beer, ice cream and bats, Austin has it all for the fest fan. Check out our more complete…

The breeze in your hair. The smell of overturned earth. Warm sunshine on your face. There’s nothing quite like a day on the farm. While we have plenty of urban farms within the city limits, their limited real estate makes them more functional and less fun. But with a short drive out of town, you…

Creativity and the arts are part of Austin’s beating heart and the city is home to world-class producers, designers, painters, sculptors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, dancers and musicians. Austin is rich in performing arts and equally so in its performance arts venues. From majestic 3000 seat nationally recognized performance venues to intimate ensemble theatres, Austin’s fully…

There are lots of boat rental opportunities on Lake Austin. It’s one of the best summertime stay cool spots in Austin. With 5 lakeside dining options, easy access from downtown, and miles of river from town back to Mansfield Dam, it’s no wonder Lake Austin is plenty busy on summer weekends. But Lake Austin only…

Austin is an outdoor city. In spring and summer those outdoor activities turn to the water. Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) which divides Downtown and South Austin is ground zero for paddling in the city. Here’s our list of the Best Austin Kayak Rentals Outfitters. The Rowing Dock Rowing Dock has everything you need…

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