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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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Rooms with a View

Italian-inspired villa offers panoramic Lake Travis views for just under $10 million

By Arden Ward

This waterfront beauty brings a luxurious taste of Italy to Spicewood, Texas. The 12,000-square-foot Villa La Isla, situated in the Angel Bay community, is as immaculate as it is ...


St. Philip Sneak Peek

An exclusive sneak peek at St. Philip's bakery menu available next week

By Arden Ward

South Austin has been buzzing about the newest restaurant from the Uchi team since details about the concept emerged last winter. Located in Sunset Valley, St. Philip opens to the ...


Springdale Farm Aid

Saving Springdale: Community rallies to save struggling East Austin farm

By Arden Ward

Some of Austin's top chefs are joining forces this weekend in support of Austin's award-winning Springdale Farm. The sustainable urban farm, known as the home to Eden East ...


Pflugerville Pride

Austin's 'pfriendly' neighbor named one of the best places to live in America

By Arden Ward

Austin's "Pfriendly" neighbor to the north has been named one of the best places to live by Money magazine. Pflugerville landed at No. 20 on the publication's recently ...


Food Truck Fanfare

2 Austin favorites snag spots on list of best food trucks in America

By Arden Ward

The food truck frenzy in Austin isn't slowing down — and everyone from the Food Network to The Daily Meal is taking note. Most recently, The Daily Meal released its ...


HAAM by Hood

Quick guide to HAAM Benefit Day: Must-see acts by neighborhood

By Arden Ward

HAAM Benefit Day returns to Austin on Tuesday, September 23 with a full-day of performances popping up around town. From 6 am (bright and early, we know!) through the wee ...


SoCo Showdown

Austin food truck wannabes face off on Food Network's newest show

By Arden Ward

The Food Network ventured into Austin earlier this year to find dynamic duos for its newest show, Food Truck Face Off.  Locals flocked to the casting call in hopes that ...


Ash is Out

University of Texas quarterback David Ash retires from football

By Arden Ward

University of Texas at Austin quarterback David Ash is out of the game for good. On Wednesday, head coach Charlie Strong announced that Ash will retire from football after struggling ...


Dancing for a Cause

Local celebrities step up for Austin's very own version of Dancing with the Stars

By Arden Ward

At a private VIP launch event on Wednesday evening, local celebrity participants for Austin's very own Dancing with the Stars charity gala were revealed. This year, 11 famous Austinites ...


Cheap Cities

These cheap Texas cities are places you may actually want to live

By Arden Ward

For a few Texas cities, being cheap doesn't mean being undesirable. Round Rock, Temple, Denton and Corpus Christi have landed on a new list of the cheapest cities you ...


Smarty Pants

Austin better educated than Houston, Dallas and rest of Texas says new study

By Arden Ward

School is back in session and a new report says Austin is one of the most educated cities in the country. WalletHub has released 2014's Most and Least Educated ...


Hot Hoods

Real estate experts weigh in: 10 best neighborhoods to buy in Austin right now

By Arden Ward

In Austin's highly competitive — and increasingly expensive — real estate market, where should you buy? We reached out to local real estate experts to get the scoop on which neighborhoods ...


Hot Headlines

Who's filming in Austin, Thai Passion closing and more top stories

By Arden Ward

A favorite downtown dining establish is closing its doors and a new indie film project is popping up around town. Read on for more of the biggest stories of the ...


Red River Rivalry

A tailgating essential: Oklahoma Suks beer hits Austin shelves this week

By Arden Ward

It's no 99-pack of beer, but Independence Brewing Company is kicking off football season with a special brew for loyal Longhorns. Oklahoma Suks, a seasonal beer from the Austin-based ...


Amuse-Bouche

Austin Food & Wine Festival announces 2015 dates and a special ACL treat

By Arden Ward

Mark your calendars: The Austin Food & Wine Festival's next indulgent weekend will take place April 24-26, 2015. Details are still under wraps regarding the lineup for the fourth annual ...


Chef Shuffle

More major restaurant shuffles as TRACE chef departs to lead new downtown dining concept

By Arden Ward

Chef Lawrence Kocurek is ditching the hotel kitchen for a new "front-row dining" concept headed to Congress Avenue. CultureMap has confirmed that Kocurek, most recently the chef de cuisine at ...


Groceries On Demand

Whole Foods now offers one-hour grocery delivery directly to your front door

By Arden Ward

No more wrestling with parking or long lines to get the Whole Foods products you crave. On Monday, the Austin-based grocery chain announced a partnership with Instacart that will allow ...


Social Scene

Harry Ransom Center members go Hollywood at exclusive preview party

By Arden Ward

What: Members-only preview party for The Making of Gone With The Wind Where: The Harry Ransom Center The lowdown: The Harry Ransom Center unveils its long-awaited exhibit, The Making of ...


Top Stories

Best Chinese food and Mack Brown's misfortune top the week's biggest stories

By Arden Ward

From the most authentic Chinese fare in town to Mack Brown's unfortunate start to the season, these are the most popular stories of the week.  1. A fire destroyed ...


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 ...


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