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Cat of the Weekend: Wendy at Texas Humane Heroes

Two-year-old Wendy is looking for someone to hang out with her and give her extra love and cuddles. She would do best in a one-cat home and has a "funky" walk due to an accident, says Texas Humane Heroes. If you're interested in giving Wendy a home, visit THH's Leander Adoption Center.

Historically high food prices change Austin's restaurant scene

Austin diners are seeing higher checks, more QR codes and “Please bus your own table” signs as restaurants adapt to the cost of doing business. “Being in the restaurant, it’s like we’re putting on a show every night,” Eldorado Cafe owner Joel Fried said. “The server comes up, does their spiel, the chefs are doing their artistic thing in the back, managers are walking by; it’s just the whole vibe thing. And then when you don’t have that [customer] interaction, the show’s different.”

TSA: 6 Guns Discovered At AUS Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration says it recovered six guns at security checkpoints at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport last week. Half of those were discovered last Wednesday. TSA’s federal security director for Austin Gilbert Almaraz reminds passengers that they should know where their guns are stored prior to entering the airport. Travelers...

The Sunday 7: A Trip to Austin

I was back in my home state of Texas this past week for Design Camp in Austin! I was honored to speak at this retreat catered to other members of the interior design community. It was just so much fun! The event was at The Proper Hotel and I just couldn’t get enough of each and every detail. I left feeling so inspired myself!

Top Texas Restaurants Make The NYT 50 Best Restaurants List

The New York Times just published a list naming the best 50 restaurants in the U.S.. Three Texas restaurants made the list, so get ready to try brag about it to all your friends and family from out of state. The places who received the badge of honor are Canje in Austin, Sister in Dallas and Smoke’N Ash B.B.Q. in Arlington.

JSX Expands in Colorado

Last week Dallas-based carrier JSX announced it would begin new one-stop flights from Austin to Gunnison/Crested Butte by way of Dallas Love Field, now the carrier is announcing the addition of new flights from another city in Colorado, Denver. The airline will be expanding its current service at Denver Boulder...

Live Music At Guero’s Taco Bar

Grab a seat under the beautiful oak trees at Guero’s Taco Bar on South Congress to witness The Reverent Few perform live for the first time on Texas Radio Live! Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. If you can’t make it to the Oak Garden, tune in at 100.1FM.

Espresso Martinis At Aba

Try an Ancient Oak Espresso Martini at Aba on South Congress. This one will wake you up and start the party! It’s made with a single estate winter wheat vodka sustainably farmed in Sweden and is paired with coffee liqueur specifically engineered to evoke the experience of New Orleans’ chicory coffee.

Three Austin taco joints make Yelp's list of 100 best

Three Austin taco trucks conquered countless culinary competitors to earn a place on online review service Yelp’s list of top 100 taco spots in the country. Granny’s Tacos, a food truck located on East Seventh Street, snagged fourth place for their exceptional breakfast tacos. Yelp recommended the chilaquiles tacos, in particular.
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300 rubber ducks sent down San Gabriel River as part of fundraiser

Three hundred rubber ducks made their way down the San Gabriel River in Georgetown Saturday morning as part of an effort to raise scholarship funds to send a local student to college. The Georgetown branch of the American Association of University Women held the 7th Annual Duck Race at San...

Oktoberfest at Easy Tiger

Oktoberfest is in full swing at Easy Tiger, with drink specials, specialty breads, pretzels and sweets, and fun events for all. Good Day Austin's Libbi Farrow talks with head dough puncher David Norman about the event happening at all three Easy Tiger locations this weekend.

Film critic Leonard Maltin meets furry namesake at Fantastic Fest 2022

AUSTIN, Texas - It's not every day you meet a puppy named after you, but now film critic Leonard Maltin can say he has!. Maltin was attending the 2022 Fantastic Fest film festival at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar today when Austin Pets Alive! surprised him with a visit from one of their adoptable puppies, also named Leonard Maltin.