Our new Waterloo Records partnership: Boots, flops & records

Our new Waterloo Records partnership: Boots, flops & records
Music is inseparable from Austin. It’s part of the city. Like swimming in Barton Springs in the summer, posting up on patios in the winter, or hitting up 3 different Tex Mex spots in one evening to sample all the finest Mexican Martinis. We always knew we wanted to make...
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Austin Holiday Traditions Guide: Making it Work for Covid Edition

Austin Trail of Lights Skyline
With a high percentage of patio-friendly days even in December, Austin may not look like a classic winter wonderland during the holidays. But we have a ton of festive-AF traditions to make the season bright. Some of them are cancelled this year, but many are still on in a slightly...
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Austin dining guide: ATX restaurant institutions

Austin dining guide: ATX restaurant institutions
When I first moved to Austin in 1998, there were some solid Tex Mex options, but not much else. Now that we’re all cosmopolitan and full of Californians, the restaurant and bar scene has gotten legit. There are so many great options, from amazing barbecue, to world-class sushi, to Japanese-Texas...
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The Alvies blog is a sappy-yet-also-hard-rocking love song to boots: how they’re made, how they’re worn, and who they’re for (spoiler: they’re for everyone). It’s also a tribute to the great city of Austin, Texas. And a place to get the latest Alvies news.