Totally free SXSW fun and more of this week's most popular stories
Editor's note: Free SXSW fun leads this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.
1. The 15 best official SXSW Music shows you can see for free. We've curated a streamlined guide to the best free official shows happening through the weekend.
2. Our favorite free parties of SXSW — no badge needed. For those without a badge or a wristband, here are the biggest free events to put on your list. Remember to RSVP.
3. These University of Texas programs rate No. 1 in the nation. Not only is the University of Texas at Austin the best public school in the country, it's home to a host of top graduate programs — 37 to be exact.
4. Austin beer legend makes major comeback with new brewery — one of the largest in town. There's something big brewing for the Austin craft beer scene. After years of starts, stops, and anticipation, Christine Celis is returning to her roots by opening a one-of-a-kind brewery.
5. Here are the 10 most popular Austin neighborhoods to rent a home. Finding the perfect place to rent in Austin can be a challenge, especially in certain trendy neighborhoods. If you're in the market for new digs, the latest report from Zumper reveals the most in-demand neighborhoods for renters — where you'll likely need to act fast.