Barton Springs Road runs east/west just south of Town Lake and features some of Austin's most storied entertainment venues. Favorably situated as the connection between Auditorium Shores and Zilker Park, Barton Springs experiences plenty of foot traffic during festivals. The boulevard section between South Congress and the Barton Creek Bridge is a great place 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 Honky Tonk dance bars in Austin. No stay in Austin is complete without exploring it's music roots. Nothing says Texas, or Austin for that matter, than pulling on your boots and circling on the sawdust to some great country music. Broken Spoke The Broken Spoke is one of…

The West Campus neighborhood is located to the west of the University of Texas at Austin’s main campus north of downtown. It's a bustling area filled with student housing, historic homes, restaurants, bars, bookshops, and music venues. Bordered to the east by The Drag and to the west by North Lamar, this densely populated little…

Because arcade games are just better with a drink in your hand, here's our list of the Best Austin Arcade Bars. Buffalo Billiards Over 22,000 square feet of pool, shuffleboard, foosball, pinball, & darts, Buffalo Billiards serves up games in a big way. A real piece of “Wild West” history is located on Austin’s historic…

Here are our Best Rainey Street bars. Born from a small neighborhood of pre 1934 bungalows, Rainey Street maintains a unique historic character. Once a sleepy residential street, albeit nestled right next to downtown, Rainey was rezoned as part of Austin's central business district in 2004. The original Rainey developers made use of the "neighborhood"…

Taste a wee bit o' the Emerald Isle at the best Austin Irish Pubs... Wherever you roam it's always nice to discover an Irish Pub to snuggle up in with hearty drinks, classic Irish noshery, archetypal dark paneling and some rowdy Celtic music on stage. B.D. Riley's Irish Pub B.D. Riley's Irish Pub & Restaurant,…