Ready to celebrate the 29th year of SXSW Music? We are!


Our February cover girl, Britt Maren, shares one of her favorite recipes for a simple but delicious dinner at home. Don’t forget the wine and dessert, she says.


We had a great time getting together with some of our favorite Austin couples for our annual Love issue. Shane and Catherine Stiles, Carl and Nikisha Brunson and Jenn Rose Smith and Michael Spruiell welcomed us into their homes to see how they spend a romantic evening in: with lots of good food! Here, the three couples share with us their recipes for a spicy, homemade meal.


Living and working at an orphanage in Tanzania, Audrey Hickey noticed an unsettling trend. Many kids at the orphanage did have parents, but they lacked the resources to support their children. Hickey, now the CEO of Thought Collective, began to brainstorm ways to create employment opportunities that would allow parents to financially support and reunite with their children.


We asked some of our favorite Austinites to share their favorite memory from 2014.


A typical day at Kor180 means back-to-back classes packed with awesome clients. We call them bees. I love my friendships with the Kor180 bees and the opportunity to see how everyone is progressing. We are a tightknit community that goes out of our way to support each other — we call that The Hive.


Our dining guide lists some of our favorite restaurants in town, and in our December issue, we give you a sneak peek into some of the most anticipated openings for 2015.


Cassie LaMere is the Event Marketing Director at Lexus of Austin and is a celebrity dancer in the Center for Child Protection’s 2014 Dancing with the Stars Austin. With the big night rapidly approaching, we wanted to get a dancer’s inside scoop on what it’s really like to train for a dance competition and to give back to the Center for Child Protection.

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The Blue Genie Art Bazaar opens this Black Friday, kicking off the holiday shopping season with a dose of Austin flair. Running November 28-December 24 at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre, the show offers a wide variety of imaginative gifts from over 200 local artists guaranteeing you’ll find something for even the most impossible-to-shop-for people on your list.

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Austin’s reputable festival scene needs no introduction — but what about hardworking individuals operating behind the scenes? C3 Presents has been drawing crowds of over 260,000 to Zilker Park each year for one of the country’s most loved music festivals, Austin City Limits.

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Photographer Kate Lesueur Shares Her Picks For Austin’s Cooler Temperatures


While ACL pulses in Zilker Park, Mexico City stages Corona Capital, its own guitar fest that boasts much of the same A-list talent. The festival was a great excuse to check out the city’s infamous nightlife.


TRIO for Paws returns for its second year at the Four Seasons Hotel to benefit four of Austin’s most prominent animal welfare organizations: the Austin Humane Society, Austin Pets Alive!, Emancipet, and Greyhound Pets of America. The fundraiser runs until August 29 at TRIO where a special menu is being offered that benefits the four participating animal welfare organizations.


NEST Modern, a mecca for urban dwellers and design aficionados, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. To celebrate their decade of growth the furniture store is kicking off a month-long celebration this Saturday, June 7, with Dig It, a lively garden party.


Part of the appeal of a massage, or any spa treatment, is the opportunity to momentarily transcend the frenetic pace of our daily lives. An herb-scented body scrub or eucalyptus steam room tap into the same yearnings that find many of us at our desks, dreaming of aquamarine beaches and exotic flavors and blossoms.

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After months of auditions, Annaka Chesnutt, a 25 year-old and native Austinite, was named the latest CW Austin Star.


The semiannual Austin Restaurant Week has partnered with TRIBEZA to produce this year’s event, and we could not be more excited! As Austin’s leading arts and culture publication focused on the creative lifestyles of Austinites, TRIBEZA is a perfect fit to partner with Austin Restaurant Week in celebration of food, chefs, and dining.


Over 180 well-heeled fashion enthusiasts (more than double the number of last year’s attendees) gathered this morning at Neiman Marcus at The Domain for the MJ&M Fashion Show featuring designer Badgley Mischka (a.k.a Mark Badgley and James Mischka, who joined forces in 1988).


Christina Kim knows the worth of each and every garment she designs, and it shows. Her aesthetic is centered on this: a deep sense of appreciation for that which is finite, largely due to her modest upbringing in Korea. When Christina moved to the U.S. and started her brand, Dosa, in 1984, her life mantra became her business model: less is more.


With rising temperatures right around the corner, we’ve naturally got a few things on the brain: strappy dresses, swimsuits, and warm sunshine on our shoulders. Barton Springs, Zilker Park, and Hamilton Pool (to name a few) are calling our name, and we’re ready to get out and savor the season!


Everyone’s just about recovered from this year’s South by Southwest, and we’re feeling a little bit nostalgic that it’s already over! Time to reminisce. First on the list? Free People’s visit to Austin and subsequent photo shoot, featuring their top 10 FP Me contributors. FP Me is an online style community (check it out here) - real women with real good style sense.


South by Southwest has come and gone in a flash, but don’t let its departure fool you- there’s still plenty of good music to go around. We recommend you start here, at the UT Forty Acres Fest this Saturday, March 22, with Sleigh Bells and a host of other entertainment acts sure to make for great reviews.


Meet Kristen Blanton, a photographer with one thing on her mind: adventure. Her 2014 journey is centered upon this – the realization of a dream of traveling across the US, photographing new and old friends along the way, and compiling this project into an analogue book.

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Denim on denim: lately we’ve been seriously loving this look, and no one does it better thanMadewell. Our favorite fashion connoisseur is teaming up with the emerging designer eCommerce site Of A Kind this Saturday, March 8, for an afternoon pop-up sale at the Domain (11501 Century Oaks Terrace).


Austin is no stranger to great live music—duh. But try live music every night of the week, at the same venue, nestled in the vast, raw beauty that is Bastrop’s Loblolly Pine forest. That’s something we would love to hear more about.


It’s time to reward your furry friend with more than just a trip to the dog park. Stumped? We’ve got the perfect solution for cats & dogs alike: Everything’s Leather Collar Workshop, a two-hour lesson hosted by Sister Coffee on crafting that perfect leather accessory.


Shan Davis knows what it’s like to be a successful (and potentially overwhelmed) businesswoman. She’s made it to the top, traveled the world, and called the shots. And now she’s working to make that lifestyle all the more doable for everyone else.

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Ready to celebrate the 29th year of SXSW Music? We are!


Our February cover girl, Britt Maren, shares one of her favorite recipes for a simple but delicious dinner at home. Don’t forget the wine and dessert, she says.