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Brian and Craig Welborn of Welborn Woodworking flipping the block
Austin's own Brian, left, and Craig Welborn make their HGTV debut this Sunday, July 20. Photo courtesy of Welborn Woodworking
James Turrell Skyspace 2011
The James Turrell Skyspace at UT was just one of our favorite free activities to enjoy in Austin this summer. Photo by Spencer Selvidge
aRoma pizza Austin
Our list of the top 5 new happy hours features aRoma's pizza menu happy hour. Courtesy of aRoma/Facebook
Brian and Craig Welborn of Welborn Woodworking flipping the block
James Turrell Skyspace 2011
aRoma pizza Austin

From a guide to enjoying summer like a true Austinite (for free, no less) to an expose on Highland Mall's weird hidden gems, these are the headlines that grabbed everybody's attention this week.

1. Embrace the summer with our favorite free activities guaranteed to make you feel like a true local

2. HGTV continues its love affair with Austin with the Welborn twins. The woodworking brothers make their debut this weekend on a new HGTV reality show.

3. Cure the summer blues by checking out our list of five new happy hours to try out this summer.

4. MIT's You Are Here project released a new map detailing Austin's immigrant population.

5. Still looking for something fun to do this weekend? Take a tour of Highland Mall's weird hidden gems.

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