Miss A Columnist

Meera Rajagopalan is the Austin Editor for Miss A. A proud Longhorn, Meera earned her journalism degree from UT. Some of her hobbies include event planning, writing and baking. She loves trying new recipes and experimenting with food. Her latest creation was Pistachio Fudge. A tech nerd at heart, Meera loves cool iPhone apps and geeking out with friends about social media trends. Aside from the tech stuff, Meera also enjoys discovering new fonts. There’s something about finding the perfect font to help enhance titles. Besides her hobbies, Meera loves free stuff. So far besides tons of samples, she’s won concert tickets, movie passes (compliments of Do512) and a cooking class.

Recap: Poochinis And Peticures at Austin’s Lofty Dog In The Village

Austin's Lofty Dog

(Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan)

It was a party at Austin’s Lofty Dog in the Village “Poochinis and Peticures” night on May 3.

With dogs running around and owners mingling, Mud Puppies was able to quickly work through the list of customers who wanted “peticures.”

Held on the first Thursday of each month, owner […]

Austin’s Lofty Dog Hosts Poochinis And Peticures To Benefit Humane Society


On Thursday, May 3, Austin’s Lofty Dog in the Village will have their monthly “Poochinis and Peticures” event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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“Poochinis and Peticures,” benefiting the Austin Humane Society, caters to Lofty Dog’s higher-end clientele. While their dogs are treated to “peticures” provided by Mud Puppies, dog […]

Best Places In Austin For Picnic Food


With summer just around the corner, there will be time to take in sunshine at some of Austin’s favorite places. Whether you decide to kayak at Town Lake, play some disc golf at Zilker Park, or take in the view at Mount Bonnell, one thing is for sure, you’ll definitely work up an appetite. […]

Ballet Austin Prepares For Romeo And Juliet At The Long Center For The Performing Arts

Romeo and Juliet-Ballet Austin

Ballet Austin brings Romeo and Juliet to life at The Long Center for the Performing Arts in the Michael & Susan Dell Hall.

From May 11, 2012 through May 13, 2012 the stunningly beautiful production will run at the Long Center, featuring “exquisite costumes and a set illuminated by an Italianate tapestry of stained-glass […]

Austin’s Spring Pecan Street Festival

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Photo Credit: Panoramio

Austin’s Sixth Street will once again be filled with artisans from around the country at the bi-annual Pecan Street Festival, May 5 and 6.

This festival includes food, music and shopping, all while benefiting local non-profits. The artisans set up tables and sell their merchandise. It is the largest art […]

Austin Celebrates Eeyore’s 49th Birthday

(Photo Credit: weirdspace.dk)

(Photo Credit: weirdspace.dk)

On April 28, Austinites will gather at Pease Park to celebrate Eeyore’s 49th Birthday Party, a fundraiser to benefit non-profit organizations in Austin.

Dating back to 1963, the UT-Austin English Department celebrated Eeyore’s Birthday Party as a spring party. It is named after the beloved donkey from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh […]

Recap: Animal Trustees Of Austin Hosts Petcasso 2012

Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan

On Sunday, April 1, the Animal Trustees of Austin (ATA) hosted their gala, the 6th Annual Petcasso fundraiser, at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan

The night gave local artists, pets and pet owners a chance to shine as they worked together to create masterpieces. Co-chairs Alisa Weldon […]

Austin’s Lick It Bite It or Both Offers Full-Service Dessert Shop

Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan

Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan

Lick it Bite it or Both is not your average parlor. In fact, it does just what owner Jace Robinson believes that dessert should do. Break the rules.

As guests walk in, they are greeted with not just a colorful menu filled with endless possibilities, but also colorful 3-D […]

Recap: East Austin Farmers’ Market Grand Opening

Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan

Members of the SFC, YMCA and St. David's Foundation ring bells to commemorate the opening of the market. (Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan)

Just as the clouds began to clear over the parking lot of the East Communities YMCA, participants rang cowbells to celebrate the grand opening of the Sustainable Food Center’s East Austin […]

Animal Trustees Of Austin Hosts Petcasso 2012

Photo Credit: The Animal Trustees of Austin

Photo Credit: Animal Trustees of Austin

We’ve heard of finger-painting, spray painting and oil painting. But what about paw-painting? That’s exactly one of the techniques that will be used to create some of the pieces at the 6th Annual Petcasso Fundraiser.

On April 1, the Animal Trustees of Austin will host the gala, […]

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