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Arden Ward

Executive Editor

Arden Ward is the executive editor of CultureMap Austin, where she previously served as managing editor.

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Real Estate Rankings

Austin's hot housing market ranks among the healthiest in the country

By Arden Ward

The Austin real estate market is super competitive and getting pricier by the day, but it's also one of the healthiest in America. A new study from WalletHub ranks ...


Social Scene

Austin's Mexic-Arte Museum makes a splash with Art + Tequila celebration

By Arden Ward

What: Art + Tequila Where: Mexic-Arte Museum The lowdown: On July 24, which just so happened to be National Tequila Day, guests celebrated the opening of the Herradura Barrel Art Collection ...


This Week's Top Stories

HGTV Smart Home for sale and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: Zilker Park Smart Home and a new ice cream shop lead this round of top stories. Read on for the rest of the week's biggest headlines ...


Traveling Texas

New service makes private jets affordable for frequent Austin flyers

By Arden Ward

A new service promises to make business travel more efficient — and even enjoyable — for Austinites. Rise, a Dallas-based private flight-sharing company, adds comfort and saves time by transporting members in ...


Smart Home for Sale

HGTV Smart Home in Zilker Park neighborhood will soon be for sale

By Arden Ward

The 2015 HGTV Smart Home, located in Austin's prized Zilker neighborhood, could soon be yours, but this time it'll cost you. HGTV recently announced the winner of its ...


Real Estate Report

Austin-area home sales top $1 billion for first time ever

By Arden Ward

Last month was another record-breaking one for Austin real estate, according to the latest report from the Austin Board of Realtors. In June 2015, home sales topped 3,000 for ...


The Scoop

Lick Ice Creams celebrates new Burnet Road shop with free scoops

By Arden Ward

North Austinites, rejoice! Popular ice cream shop, Lick Honest Ice Creams, is opening its Burnet Road location on July 22. To celebrate, the new shop will serve up one free ...


The Week's Hot Headlines

The best queso Austin has to offer and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: Austin's best queso and big changes at Barley Swine lead this round of top stories. Read on for the week's hottest headlines. 1. Austin's ...


Literary Heroes

Texas Book Festival announces 20 literary stars for 20th anniversary

By Arden Ward

The Texas Book Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary with big-name authors, and on Friday, the organization announced 20 top authors participating in this year's event. "I'm so ...


South Austin Charmer

This South Austin hacienda offers one-of-a-kind living in hip 78704

By Arden Ward

This South Austin home will transport you far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated on a large lot in hip 78704, the 3,400-square-foot abode is flooded ...


Restaurant on the Move

Big changes at Barley Swine: Hot restaurant leaving South Lamar

By Arden Ward

After five years as a South Lamar staple, Bryce Gilmore's iconic Barley Swine is relocating to North Austin. Details of the move to 6555 Burnet Rd., announced Monday, signal ...


Dining and Boozing

Austin's adding restaurants and bars faster than almost anywhere in the nation

By Arden Ward

There's no denying that Austin's a hotbed for restaurants and bars. A new study from SelfStorage.com shows just how quickly the number of local restaurants, bars and ...


This Week's Hot Headlines

10 of the most breathtaking views in Austin and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: Breathtaking views and charming abodes lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines. 1. These 10 hot spots ...


Dog & Duck Returns

Dog & Duck Pub plans new East Austin location with all the old charm

By Arden Ward

Beloved Dog & Duck Pub is poised to start pouring pints once again. The longtime campus-area staple is opening a new location on the burgeoning east side of town. When the ...


Slurpee on Demand

7-Eleven launches one-hour delivery service in Austin

By Arden Ward

Getting your Slurpee fix just got a lot easier. On Tuesday, 7-Eleven announced that it's delivering goods — hot foods, snacks, cold beverages and convenience items — to Austin customers. The ...


This Week's Hot Headlines

Fabulous 4th of July fireworks and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: Fabulous fireworks displays and ditching Donald trump lead this round of top stories. Read on for the rest of the week's hot headlines. 1. We've ...


Hot Headlines

Austin's hottest summer restaurant openings and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: The most anticipated summer restaurant openings and Texas' worst places to live lead this round of top stories. Read on for the rest of week's hottest ...


Opening Alert

Highly anticipated restaurant Juliet opens soon on Barton Springs Road

By Arden Ward

We've been waiting on this announcement for a while. Juliet, the highly anticipated Italian concept slated for Barton Springs Road, has revealed an opening date — and a big, tasty ...


Proper Austin Living

New luxury residences complete with boutique hotel slated for downtown

By Arden Ward

A new hub of downtown Austin living is slated for the 2nd Street District. Austin Proper, a 32-story hotel and residential project managed by Proper Hospitality, will open in 2017 ...


Real Estate Report

Austin home sales take a dip as prices continue to rise rapidly

By Arden Ward

Austin-area home sales are slowing down, if only slightly, according to a new report from the Austin Board of Realtors. Home prices, however, are still on the rise. In May ...


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