You know those weekends when it's cold and gray and you suddenly have an excuse to stay in and watch reruns of Freaks and Geeks while ordering Chinese take-out? I think Austin collectively needs one of those weekends. A weekend without music festivals, book festivals, racing festivals, art festivals and all those things that make Austin such a great city to live in, but also make it impossible to ever fit in that Ikea trip you've been planning since July.
With that in mind, you're undoubtedly reading this on your way to a fabulous event so don't let us keep you. But make sure to take a gander at our top stories before you head out the door.
1. Oh, Lance. In a recent interview, Lance Armstrong continues his campaign to not take any responsibility for his actions.
2. A local artist filled us in on his E.A.S.T. map — including some insider tips and tricks.
3. Austin real estate is overvalued. I know, I know, you're shocked.
4. Everyone loves hot dudes with beards. Here are a whole bunch.
5. Planning a trip to visit the Austin lake area? Take our guide for the best bars and restaurants with you.