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3 beers with Aaron Franklin and more hot headlines from the week

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Join Tyler Pratt on a night out with Aaron Franklin.  Photo by Spencer Selvidge

A night out with barbecue legend Aaron Franklin and tons of taco talk topped were our biggest stories this week. In case you missed it, here's a recap of the CultureMap headlines that caught your attention. 

1. City waives parking fees for drinkers who leave cars overnight
If you go downtown and drink too much, you can leave your car without worrying about parking tickets or getting towed. Managing Editor Katie Friel has the details. 

2. San Antonio says Austin is full of 'taco posers'
The audacity! Austin recently ranked No. 3 on the list of the most taco-crazed cities in America, and San Antonio ain't happy about it. At all. 

3. Where to eat for Mother's Day
Still need to make Mother's Day brunch plans? Food Editor Jessica Dupuy has the scoop on where to take Mom for a proper celebration. 

4. 3 beers with Aaron Franklin
Aaron Franklin is more than just a barbecue master — he's a great personality and beer connoisseur. Want proof? Follow Tyler Pratt's evening out with the Austin legend. 

5. Tamale House closes its doors
In the wake of its owner's death, Tamale House on Airport Boulevard has closed its doors. But, the fine local legacy lives on at Tamale House East, which is operated by the owner's niece.  

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