It is early October of 2020. In Zilker Park stand the iconic colorful flags that usually signify the center of the Austin City Limits Festival. But this year, they are a somber reminder of what is missing. Continue Reading →
Posted on Mar 24, 2020 by Thalia R. Carrillo
Since our last blog post regarding the COVID-19 virus, from March 13, 2020, we have seen the #socialdistancing phenomenon emerge, a recommendation to limit gatherings to 50 people and then to 10 people, and now we just have to stay inside. We’ve seen the closure of “non-essential” businesses across the country and already, we are seeing business closures and grocery store droughts happening across Austin. The City of Austin recently prohibited gatherings of over 10 people inside and outside (with the exception of governmental, educational, and medical spaces) and sit-ins at restaurants, bars, cafes, etc. Businesses are limited to providing to-go services only. Because Austin is a major hub for the food and drink industry, especially during the SXSW season, local businesses are suffering more than ever. As Austinites, we want to help as much as possible.
Posted on May 16, 2019 by Sarah Hetrick
If you’re anything like us, you know that living in a city with as much culinary excellence as Austin is both a blessing and a curse. Out of all the cities in the U.S., Austin was ranked number 2 for having the most exciting food scene, second only to L.A. (ok we’ll give you that, Californians). That means an endless list of options, guaranteed to infinitely delight and – at some point – strike you with the cruel plague of indecision.
Posted on Feb 06, 2019 by Da Jin Kim
When it comes to the month of February, we can all agree that there’s one thing on our minds: love. Whether you’re spending your Valentine’s Day with a significant other or with a group of close friends, we know the pressure to make this day a little more special than any other day can be stressful. Now that it’s only a few short days away, it’s time to get started on planning! Continue Reading →