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Tom Thumb, Elijah Wood and Torchy's all make our top stories this week

Tom Thumb, Elijah Wood and Torchy's all make our top stories this week

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Dress up like new Austinite Elijah Wood (just imagine how weird it will be if you run into him). Photo by Sarah Free
Thong Cyclist Naked Bike Rider
Perhaps in our finest moment as journalists, we've managed to keep this photo on our homepage for three of the five days this work week. You're welcome! Photo by @HappyMercado/ Instagram
Sullivan's bar Salted Caramel Apple Martini
We have cocktail recipes, the best kind of recipes. Photo courtesy of Sullivan's
Randalls grocery store
Is Randalls (and their delicious Safeway Select seltzer) going away for good? Wikimedia Commons
Scene_Austin_Eijah_Wood_Cindy_September_2013
Thong Cyclist Naked Bike Rider
Sullivan's bar Salted Caramel Apple Martini
Randalls grocery store

Ah, the busiest weekend of the season. If you're not at the Austin Film Festival, perhaps you're rubbing elbows with local authors at the Texas Book Festival. If you're not doing either, you're probably attending one of the nine Halloween parties you were invited to on Facebook.

Regardless of where this weekend takes you, flip through our top stories that got people reading (and talking) this week.

1. Are Randalls and Tom Thumb leaving Texas?

2. Still don't have a Halloween costume? Flip through our list of Austinites to dress up as. (It also features such comments as, "This is why Austin is a bore, contrary to what Austin thinks." Thanks, "texasmamma777," for setting us straight.)

3. This Texas man thinks we should sue gays for homosexuality.

4. Torchy's is suing a Houston company for allegedly stealing "The Taco Bible."

5. Some of the best bartenders in the city made a top 10 fall cocktail list just for you. It even has recipes!