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Arden Ward

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

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Picture This Pet

19 puppies rescued by Austin Pets Alive! have found foster homes

By Arden Ward

On August 3, Austin Pets Alive! pulled 19 puppies from Bastrop, Texas. "Someone had dropped them off at Bastrop Animal Shelter claiming that they had been left on his/her ...

Keeping It Weird

Sneak a peek inside some of the weirdest homes in Austin

By Arden Ward

The first ever Weird Homes Tour takes place next weekend, but we've got a treat for you ahead of the tour. Keep reading for a peek inside some of ...

Put a Horn on It

Chevrolet announces special edition University of Texas Longhorns truck

By Arden Ward

If you really want to take your Longhorn pride to the next level, Chevrolet has you covered. Chevy has revealed a very big — and very orange — truck to coincide with ...

Break on through

Austin divorce coach empowers women to Break Free from the Divortex

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: Christina Pesoli, author of Break Free from the Divortex, is a longtime contributor to CultureMap Austin. You can view her advice column, Emotional Hardbody Answers, here.   --- Divorce ...

Food Truck Fun

The Great Food Truck Race feeds hungry Austin singles on latest episode

By Arden Ward

A few months ago, The Great Food Truck Race rolled into Austin for a weekend of filming around the Capital City. In addition to a stint at Star Bar, the ...

Where The Stars Shop

Robert Plant gushes about Austin grocery store — but it's not Whole Foods

By Arden Ward

An interview with music legend Robert Plant ended with a decidedly Texas twist when the former Austin resident stopped talking about his new album and started talking about Austin's ...

Horror Revival

Stephen King announces Austin stop for fall Revival tour

By Arden Ward

On Monday, Stephen King announced that in anticipation of his latest novel, Revival, he will embark on a one-week tour this fall. The tour, which kicks off in New York ...

Sandwich Expansion

Noble Sandwich Co. starts serving Lake Travis with new partnership

By Arden Ward

One of Austin's most popular sandwich companies will soon serve its signature fare at an iconic Lake Travis location. On Monday, Noble Sandwich Co. announced that it will start ...

Girl Power

Austin's female culinary stars join forces for a night of empowerment and fun

By Arden Ward

What: Eat.Drink.Empower.  Where: Max's Wine Dive Underground The lowdown: Austin's top female culinary talent joined Max's Wine Dive Executive Chef Erica Beneke for the second ...

Top Stories

Classic burger joint closes, East Austin changes and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

A campus-area classic is being forced to shutter, while East Austin undergoes more changes with new developments. Here are the CultureMap stories that got you talking this week. 1. Classic ...

Restaurant Scoop

Who's behind the elusive 'Counter 3 . FIVE . VII' restaurant coming to Congress?

By Arden Ward

News of a tasting menu-only dining concept headed to downtown sent foodies into a spiral earlier this week. On Monday, Eater announced that Counter 3 . FIVE . VII will bring "front ...

Real Estate by the Numbers

Austin home sales drop for first time in years — but prices still on the rise

By Arden Ward

We're used to the same old story each month regarding the Austin real estate market: high (if not record-breaking) sales and low inventory. But the Austin Board of Realtors ...

Ridiculous Rick

Here comes the mugshot: Rick Perry booked in Travis County on Tuesday afternoon

By Arden Ward

UPDATE: Rick Perry was formally processed and photographed by the Travis County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday afternoon. --- Reports are circulating that Governor Rick Perry will be booked on Tuesday ...

Designs for a Cause

20 hot Austin designers sign on for DIFFA's Urban Picnic By Design

By Arden Ward

Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, more commonly referred to as DIFFA, makes its grand debut in Austin this fall with Urban Picnic By Design in support of AIDS Services of ...

The Week's Top Stories

Teen Mom strips in Austin, best fried chicken joints and more popular stories

By Arden Ward

What's Austin talking about right now? A weird "celebrity" appearance (in the form of a stripping Teen Mom) and the city's best fried chicken. Read on for the ...

Opening Alert

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile opens next week in East Austin

By Arden Ward

The booming east side is readying itself for a new rustic retreat. Highly anticipated Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile, located on East Cesar Chavez, opens its doors next week. The rustic-meets-urban ...

Ms P's New Plan

Ms P's Electric Cock plans to go brick-and-mortar with sale of $149K vintage trailer

By Arden Ward

Arguably one of the best food trailers in town, Ms P's Electric Cock has been satisfying Austin's hunger for fried chicken since 2010. Now, Ms P plans to ...

South's Best Restaurants

Southern Living selects 3 Austin hot spots as Best Restaurants in the South

By Arden Ward

You don't have to travel far for some of the South's finest fare. Recently, Southern Living revealed its picks for the 100 Best Restaurants in the South, including ...

Lonesome Dove Lands in Austin

Downtown dining shuffle: Kenichi closes, Lonesome Dove moves in

By Arden Ward

Boisterous Texas chef Tim Love is planting some new roots in the Capital City. On Tuesday, Fort Worth-based Love announced via Twitter that his high-end Lonesome Dove concept is coming ...

Top Stories of the Week

Secret menu items, brilliant sandwiches and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

From a guide to Austin's secret menus to the Capital City's "cool" factor, here are the stories that got Austin talking this week.  1. A racy photo of ...

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