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Austin is the capital of Texas. By population -- 865,504 (2014 estimate) -- Austin is the 11th-largest city in the USA and the fourth-largest city in the state of Texas.




Guelaguetza in Austin, Texas @oaxacaenaustin

Top Things to do in Austin

Eat at El Naranjo, Omlettery
Play disc golf
Outdoor swimming (Deep Eddy)
Live music
Visit the Palacio de Árboles Muertos de America Latina
Brunch


Events Calendar

February
Mapjam
Austin Bacon and Beer Festival
Celebrating Urban Birds

March SXSW

April
Old Settler's Music Festival
Austin Food & Wine Festival
Austin Reggae Festival
Cine Las Americas Festival

May
Austin Psych Fest
Pachanga Fest
O.Henry Pun-Off

Barks for Beers
http://divinecanines.info/barks-for-beers - @divinecanines
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Divine-Canines/121909181195609

June 1-2 Food Map Marathon

September
aGLIFF Festival

October
Texas Book Festival
Austin City Limits Music Festival

November
FunFunFun Fest
EAST: East Austin Studio Tour

Black and White Years

http://theblackandwhiteyears.bandcamp.com
http://theblackandwhiteyears.bandcamp.com/track/up
http://www.austinsound.net/2010/11/24/the-black-and-white-years-patterns-sr/
http://www.facebook.com/theblackandwhiteyears
http://twitter.com/blackwhiteyears

First-timers Guide to the SXSW Experience
SXSW can be overwhelming to first-timers. Here are a few pointers to guide you.

recommended listening

KUT
http://www.radiomujer.com.mx/
KUTX

Tourism Portals

http://www.austintexas.org
http://www.austintexas.org/visit/true-austin/
http://www.traveltex.com
@VisitAustinTX

Headlines

Brunch Austin - @hungrygirlatx
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/travel/austins-moon-towers-beyond-dazed-and-confused.htm
http://www.downtownaustin.com/events/2967/downtown-austin-ripe-public-market
Mex without the Tex: El Naranjo's brick and mortar signals the beginning of the end for Tex-Mex
http://davemillersmexico.wordpress.com/2013/10/02/dining-with-dave-el-naranjo-austin-texas-2

Blogs

http://earthsky.org

Urban Farming and Community Gardens
University of Texas Micro Farm
Green Corn Project
Sustainable Food Center
Urban Roots
Food is Free Project

Markets
http://texasfarmersmarket.org



Mexico Connections

http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/austin - @carlos_glezgtez

Movies

Austin Film Society
Cine Las Americas
Alamo Drafthouse
Violet Crown Cinema

Wiki

Texas

Facebook

edible austin
https://www.facebook.com/UTLLILAS
https://www.facebook.com/groups/LLILASalumni
Benson Latin American Collection
El Naranjo
https://www.facebook.com/UTHumanitiesInstitute
Monk Parakeets of Austin

Flickr

East Side Studio Tour 2011

Twitter

@elnaranjoaustin
@utbenson
@VisitAustinTX
@KUTX
@Mexic_Arte
@howzow
https://twitter.com/utlanic
@Zilker_Park

Twitter Hashtags

#HookEm

YouTube

Slacker
essay: I Watch Slacker to Read Austin in the Original

Coffee
Caffé Medici
Cenote
Corona Cafe
Flightpath Coffee House
Green Man Coffee House (6501 Linda Lane, east of Berkman, south of US 290 E, open almost every Friday from 7:09 p.m. on) - Facebook
Houndstooth
Jo's Coffee
La Tazza Fresca 519 W 37th St
Mozart's Coffee Roasters
Thunderbird Coffee
Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

Bars

Broken Spoke
Aussies' Bar
The Tigress Pub
The Nomad
Drink.Well
Hole in the Wall
Yellow Jacket Social Club

Beer and other fermented beverages

Argus Cidery
Austin Brewery Tours Guide
Austin Beer Guide
Austin Eastciders
Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery
Circle Brewing
Hops & Grain
Thirsty Planet Brewing Company
Wright Bros. Brew and Brew
Tepache in Austin

Museums

Austin Museum Day, August 19
Blanton Museum of Art, MLK at Congress, 200 East MLK
MexicArte Corner of 5th and Congress, 419 Congress Ave

Food

Edible Austin

Where to eat!

Dining in Austin

El Naranjo
http://elnaranjo-restaurant.com
https://instagram.com/elnaranjoaustin
https://www.mindmeister.com/190054976/austin-food-startups
@elnaranjoaustin

Omelettery
http://www.austinpost.org/article/omelettry-relocating-46th-and-airport

Other
http://www.opaldivines.com
https://www.facebook.com/OpalDivines
@OpalDivines @OpalDMarina


Barbecue
Franklin Barbecue
Freedmen's Bar
John Mueller Meat Co.
la Barbecue
Mickelthwait Craft Meats
Ruby's BBQ
Sam's Bar-B-Cue
Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

Where to hear live music!
The Belmont - @BelmontAustin
http://www.aclfestival.com

Botanical Gardens

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Food Coops

http://wheatsville.coop

Parks

Austin Parks and Recreation -
https://twitter.com/AustinCityParks
@Zilker_Park

Tours

http://www.texperttours.com

Transportation

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport
Capital Metro
Bus and Metro Rail

Elsewhere on the Web

Austin Chronicle Green Guide
Austin American Statesman
Austin Chronicle
Bicycle Austin
City of Austin
Austin Airwaves
Sustainable Sources
Texas CityLab
http://radiancetx.org

Music: Austin Lounge Lizards

Austin Lounge Lizards
https://twitter.com/Austinlizards
Austin Loung Lizards - Wikipedia
Austin Music Map
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rooster_Andrews
https://www.facebook.com/austinlizards

Wikipedia

Keep Austin weird
Austin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rooster_Andrews

Quotes

Keep Austin weird

Blogs

http://www.gourmandemom.com - @GourmandeMom

Crafts

Wildwood Art Cafe

Science

Texas Natural Science Center

Be a Citizen Scientist! - Everybody loves dragonflies and damselflies! Take your own fascination with them to the next level by posting your observations online at OdonataCentral.com. You will get credit for your find on the website. Find out more...

News

http://www.statesman.com

Misc

March 4-5 Amplify Austin

Filing
Mueller Park
Art in Austin
East Side Studio Tour 2011
Around Austin
Trash Project
Barton Creek Greenbelt 2009
Bat Night
Sunshine Community Gardens
Chicken Coop Co-op, Sunshine Community Gardens

May 17 Manakamana, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Proceeds from this screening will be donated to the American Nepal Medical Foundation to support their efforts in providing medical care and disaster relief in response to the recent tragedy in Nepal. Director Stephanie Spray will be in attendance for a post-film discussion. She is a visiting fellow with the Intermedia Workshop and the South Asia Institute.


Somebody please #periscope#RainforestRecharge today in #Austin@RainforestPrtnr@LeahBarclay#socialwebhttp://www.rainforestpartnership.org

Photos

Field of Texas Bluebonnets

Embedded Tweets






Windsor Park

http://www.windsorpark.info
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsor_Park,_Austin,_Texas