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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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Downtown Living

Hotel living: Posh downtown condo available at Four Seasons for $11.9 million

By Arden Ward

This immaculate condo combines the best of both worlds: all the amenities of living in the heart of the city with unparalleled panoramic views that leave little to be desired ...

Daily Dose of Fun

Fun Fun Fun Fest releases daily lineup along with single-day tickets

By Arden Ward

Fun Fun Fun fans, start your planning. On Tuesday morning, Fun Fun Fun Fest released the daily music lineup for its ninth annual event, which returns to Auditorium Shores November ...

Listen Live

On-Airstreaming opens its (trailer) doors for free concert featuring super-group Spanish Gold

By Arden Ward

You have the chance to be part of one of Austin's coolest — and most unique — concert experiences. The brainchild of J.B. Hager and Paul Boukadakis, On-Airstreaming launched in ...

Father's Day Fun

7 ways to celebrate Father's Day in true Austin fashion

By Arden Ward

Father's Day is about spending some quality time with the old man, but all dads are different. So how do you please the daredevil, the beer enthusiast or the ...

Weird Homes of Austin

The Weird Homes Tour is searching for Austin's most bizarre abodes

By Arden Ward

The Broken Spoke. The Cathedral of Junk. Eeyore's Birthday. These are just a few of Austin's weird legacies that — although they've experienced their own transformations — have withstood ...

Picture This Pet

APA!'s Princess is ready to show off her Canine Good Citizen skills

By Arden Ward

Princess is all about fun. Having passed the Canine Good Citizen test, this delightful mutt is ready to be your gal about town. With perky ears and a smile to ...

Summer Movie Series

Sound & Cinema returns to Long Center lawn with free movies and live music

By Arden Ward

Live music and a classic flick — set against the backdrop of the Austin skyline — made the 2013 Sound & Cinema an instant favorite during its inaugural season. The series, co-produced by ...

Lifeguard Shortage Continues

Austin lifeguard shortage means some city pools remain closed

By Arden Ward

A host of the Austin's neighborhood pools that were scheduled to open on Monday will remain closed because of a continued lifeguard shortage. On Friday, June 6, only 17 ...

Very Best Burgers

What 2 Austin burgers are among the best in America?

By Arden Ward

The best burger in Austin? That's a highly debated topic. Today, we'll defer to The Daily Meal, who has named a couple of Austin burgers among the best ...

Lone Star Staycations

Ditch the rest of Texas: Austin named the top staycation destination in the state

By Arden Ward

If you need a vacation but want to stay close to home, you're in luck: Austin is deemed the best place in Texas for a staycation. (You know, a ...

Clothing Ban Gone Bad

University of Texas dress code banning 'revealing clothing' goes viral

By Arden Ward

UPDATE: On Wednesday afternoon, the University of Texas issued a statement regarding the sign: "We want everyone to know that we’ve taken the signs down. The wording of the ...

Picture This Pet

Meet Boogie, a playful cat looking for a high-energy place to call home

By Arden Ward

Name: Boogie Sex: Male Breed: Domestic shorthair mix Adult size: Medium Age: 1 year, 9 months Sign: Leo Spayed/neutered: Yes Declawed: No Adoption donation: $56.25 Location: Sunset Valley ...

A Perfect Patio

East Austin oasis named one of the best outdoor dining spots in the U.S.

By Arden Ward

Patio season never ends here, but the rest of the country is primed for outdoor dining now that we're closing in on summer. To help discerning diners decide where ...

Top Stories

Austin's best burgers and Lady Bird's new Boardwalk top the most popular stories of the week

By Arden Ward

The best burgers in Austin, a visit from the world's No. 2 restaurant and Lady Bird Lake's new trail are just some of the stories that got you ...

Cash Hunt

Company hides envelopes of cash in downtown Austin for lucky locals to find

By Arden Ward

If you find yourself downtown today, you may stumble upon some free cash. Moolah Mystery, a self-proclaimed "community" that goes city to city giving away cash by hiding it in ...

The Future of SXSW

City reveals SXSW survey results, but stumbles over what to do next

By Arden Ward

On Wednesday evening, the City of Austin revealed the results of its first-ever public opinion survey regarding SXSW. But it's not the opinions of the respondents that are causing ...

Fit City No More

New study says Austin's not as fit as it used to be

By Arden Ward

According to the American Fitness Index released Wednesday, Austin isn't as fit as it used to be. The 2014 index, which accounts for citizens in Austin, Round Rock and ...

Social Scene

Diversity shines at the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce awards banquet

By Arden Ward

On Wednesday, May 21, guests gathered at the Renaissance Hotel for the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce's second annual awards banquet. The celebration, which took place in tandem ...

Blues on the Green Postponed

KGSR postpones Blues on the Green to protect Zilker Park

By Arden Ward

The first performance of the 24th season of KGSR's Blues on the Green has been postponed. Due to the heavy rain on Memorial Day weekend, KGSR announced Tuesday that ...

Top Stories

Southwest's $99 fares and summer restaurant openings top our most popular stories

By Arden Ward

Hot summer restaurant openings, fast-growing cities and Texas travel deals were just some of the stories that got you clicking on CultureMap this week. In case you missed them, read ...

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