Editor's note: New buzzworthy happy hours and the inauguration of Violet Crown Trail lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most-read headlines.
1. We've rounded up Austin’s hottest new happy hours for cheap drinks and eats.
2. Austin’s new Violet Crown Trail opened to the public on Friday.
3. A hotly anticipated dog park and bar is now open on Burnet Road.
4. The "Chipotle of pizza" continues rapid expansion with plans for an east side joint.
5. The best culinary staycations in Austin: Here's where to eat and drink when you want to escape.