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Top 5 stories this week: Texas' best architecture, bar rescues and where to eat this month

Top 5 stories this week: Texas' best architecture, bar rescues and where to eat this month

It's officially December in Austin, and though there's not yet a chill in the air, the holiday season is in full effect. While you enjoy a relaxing (if unseasonably warm) weekend, take a few minutes to revisit our most-read stories of the week.

This week's top stories focus on food, fun in the city and changes in the indie bar/venue scene.

  1. Three new Texas landmarks have been touted as some of the world's best architecture. Houston and Dallas are well-represented, as is Austin with Miro Rivera's pedestrian bridge on Lake Austin.
     
  2. Spike TV made waves for a couple indie hotspots the past few weeks, when reality show Bar Rescue "reinvented" Headhunters and The Brixton.
     
  3. Our list of the top 10 things to do in December will put you in the holiday spirit.
     
  4. Getting hungry? Food editor Jessica Dupuy suggests the best places to eat in December.
     
  5. This week's installment of Sex and the Capital City explores what to do when you're dealing with a guy who's dragging his feet.

That's all for now. We'll see you next week!

Whitney, atlas, November 2012, Miró y Rivera, Puente peatonal, Austin, Texas, EEUU
Miro Rivera's pedestrian bridge on Lake Austin recognized as some of the world's best architecture. Photo by © Paul Finkel/Piston Design
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Headhunters gets a new identity, thanks to Spike TV. Courtesy of Headhunters Club Facebook
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Where to eat in December? Try The Carillon's prix fixe options. Courtesy of The Carillon Restaurant Courtesy of The Carillon Restaurant