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Toy Joy Rescued

Austin's iconic Toy Joy gets a second chance with new ownership

By Ryan Lakich

One Austin entrepreneur is giving new life to a beloved retail institution.  Last month, Austinites were saddened to learn that due to mounting financial troubles, Toy Joy would be forced ...

UT Student Athletics

UT athletic director weighs in on controversial issue of paying student athletes

By Ryan Lakich

Steve Patterson, the new athletic director the University of Texas, sat down Tuesday for a press conference to discuss pressing issues facing the program. His disinterest in playing Texas A ...

Johnny Football vs. Strong

Johnny Manziel reignites Longhorn rivalry with "Sorry Charlie" Instagram post

By Ryan Lakich

During the Texas A&M pro day last Thursday, quarterback Johnny Manziel certainly impressed NFL scouts by lighting up the field. And over the weekend, Johnny Football celebrated by igniting ...

Indie Cinema

Indie horror film Meet Me There is keeping Austin cinema weird

By Ryan Lakich

One locally created indie film is looking to capture a national audience with its unique tone and back story. That film with a colorful background is Meet Me There, a ...

Happy Days at ATX Fest

Coming to the ATX TV Fest: The Fonz, the cast of Hey Dude and the Dillon Panthers

By Ryan Lakich

On Friday, the ATX Television Festival announced the talent lineup and TV series scheduled to appear at the third annual festival, June 5 – 8. As with previous years, this incarnation ...

Strong Takes Hook 'Em

Strong to Longhorns: No more "Hook 'em Horns"

By Ryan Lakich

When Charlie Strong was announced as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns, fans and sports pundits knew the entire program would get a wake up call. Strong is ...

Hate Crime Recovery

Victim of violent downtown anti-gay attack gets a reason to smile

By Ryan Lakich

In September 2012, Austin was rocked by a violent attack that occurred in the heart of downtown during Gay Pride Week. After a friend started getting harassed while waiting in ...

Off-Center Lonely Island

Andy Samberg and The Lonely Island crew are headed to Austin for Off-Centered Film Fest

By Ryan Lakich

The Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery are joining forces again to present the Off-Centered Film Festival on April 24 - 26. Celebrating great beer and kick-ass movies, this year ...

Pet of the Week

Help APA! find a new home for the plump and playful Peanut

By Ryan Lakich

Austin Pets Alive! works hard to find pets forever homes, but sometimes circumstances have animals returning to APA! after they are first adopted. Such is the case with Peanut, a ...

Smashing Burger Competition

Austin Burger Wars heat up with Smashburger opening in the Mueller area

By Ryan Lakich

Just when you thought that all was quiet on the Austin front of the Burger Wars, another chain is ready to muscle in on the competition and take a bite ...

Austin Newest Dessert Craze

Hey Cupcake! ice cream coming soon to sweet new location

By Ryan Lakich

Cake or ice cream? Now you can have both. Two of the city’s most popular dessert trailers, Hey Cupcake! and Coolhaus, are combining confectionery powers to bring Cupcake Ice ...

Spring Has Sprung

Spring fever: The top events for the official first weekend of spring

By Ryan Lakich

In Texas, we've experienced several spring-like days this "winter," but March 20 marked the first day of spring. Celebrate official return of spring and (hopefully!) the end of dreaded ...

Omelettry's New Home

The Omelettry announces its new home on Airport Blvd., coming in late 2014

By Ryan Lakich

Hearts broke across Austin when news broker earlier this year that the Omelettry would be forced to close its Burnet Road shop, the restaurant's home for the past 36 ...

Dobie Dreams

Can a new Dobie Theater thrive in Austin's entertainment scene?

By Ryan Lakich

The fate of an old Austin business isn't always doom and gloom. The most recent case in point is the tantalizing prospect of a shuttered local movie theater getting ...

Cruisin' Charlie Strong

Coach Charlie Strong is coming your way on a spring tour across Texas

By Ryan Lakich

UT Athletics has announced that football head coach Charlie Strong will embark on a statewide tour to visit Longhorn fans and introduce himself and the new staff. Strong, the new ...

Disenchanted Forest

Loss of magic: Austin's mystical Enchanted Forest on the market for $3.3 million

By Ryan Lakich

As Austin rapidly changes, many of the city's oldest establishments are struggling to survive the growing pains. Today it appears that another iconic Austin space is throwing in the ...

My Name is Hannibal

Comedian Hannibal Buress discusses new stand-up special and expanding horizons

By Ryan Lakich

In between the big names of the 2014 SXSW Film, there was a different kind of premiere. Hannibal Buress: Live from Chicago, the rising comic's third stand-up special, chose ...

SXSW Links We Love

Grumpy Cat's throne, barbecue adventures & more in our SXSW edition of links we love

By Ryan Lakich

In honor of SXSW, we bring you a special edition of links we love, featuring the best bits of Internet ephemera revolving around festival happenings. Equal parts funny and insightful ...

Meet Joe

Southern Gothic Joe sets a new benchmark for Texas filmmaker David Gordon Green

By Ryan Lakich

Watching Joe, the latest film by director David Gordon Green, feels like you’ve found a hidden gem in the film industry. Despite the fact that Green is now a ...

St. Patty's in Austin

Soak up some Irish charm at these St. Patrick's Day events around town

By Ryan Lakich

Sure, Monday is supposed to be the low-key day spent recovering from the weekend, but good luck getting anything done this time. With St. Patrick’s Day 2014 falling on ...

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