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Arden Ward

Executive Editor

Arden Ward has been part of the CultureMap Austin team since its launch in 2011. As executive editor, Arden stays in tune with what makes Austin tick — and what keeps the city in the national spotlight. 

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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 ...


Hot Headlines

Last call for a South Austin staple and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: Saying goodbye to a South Austin staple and our overvalued housing market lead this round of top stories. Read on for our five most popular headlines. 1 ...


Deep Dish News

Gino's East pizzeria sets date for world-famous deep dish in Austin

By Arden Ward

Deep dish pizza lovers, rejoice: World-famous pies from Gino's East will debut in Austin later this month. The location, 214 E. Sixth St., is set to open on June ...


Austin's Best Backyards

These fabulous Austin backyards boast the best in outdoor living

By Arden Ward

Patios, pools, rock beds and picnic tables: Austin backyards are filled with simple landscaping that can withstand the hot Texas heat. Whether you have a small patio with a few ...


This Week's Top Stories

North Austin's delicious hidden cafe and more of the week's top stories

By Arden Ward

Editor's note: One of North Austin's best kept secrets and 12 awesome swimming holes lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's ...


Pricey Pads

Here's how much income you need to afford a nice apartment in Austin

By Arden Ward

Just how much money do you need to make to rent a nice place in Austin? According to a Zillow analysis released in June, quite a bit. The analysis shows ...


Restaurant Opening

Celebrity chef sets opening date for new downtown Austin restaurant

By Arden Ward

Celebrity chef Tim Love will be churning out his signature fare in Austin before the end of the month. Lonesome Dove opens downtown on June 25. This is the second ...


Restaurant Rumblings

Locally inspired restaurant Geraldine's lands on Rainey Street late summer

By Arden Ward

Uchi alum Frank Mnuk will helm the kitchen of Geraldine's, a locally inspired restaurant in the Rainey Street District, opening later this summer. Located in the yet-to-open Hotel Van ...


Summertime

Barton Springs pool reopens bright and early Monday

By Arden Ward

Good news for those craving a dip in an ice-cold Austin favorite: Barton Springs pool reopens bright and early Monday morning. The announcement was tweeted on Saturday afternoon. The pool ...


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