From the food trucks and local cuisine at every turn to the adorable boutiques in the 2nd Street District, it is no surprise why Austinites who live downtown love it so much. Also, since there is always something going on, whether it is live music or a party, it is convenient to step into [...]
This year’s annual Modern Home Tour Austin, founded by Krisstina Wise of Goodlife Team, included a mixture of interesting styles, unique ideas and an intriguing array of homes. The Modern Home Tour Austin 2012 was wonderful last year and featured homes and talented architects and this year’s tour was just as good!
Irish writer and poet, Oscar Wilde once said, “In matters of importance, style is everything.” Krisstina Wise, CEO of Goodlife Team and founder of Modern Home Tour Austin, agrees. Krisstina defines modern as, “an attitude, a lifestyle, a style of design, a reflection of our changing times.” Krisstina goes on to say, “Modernism is [...]
I enjoy buying my clothes from several different stores, never stick to one line for skincare products, even beers I’m not a stickler for just one brand. But, when I buy plants I only go to The Great Outdoors. The South Congress nursery is fantastic because of their amazing selection and all of the [...]
The Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association (DANA) presented the 8th Annual Downtown Living Tour. Amber Gugino, Operations Manager for RE/MAX Downtown and an active board member for DANA, put in a huge effort and lots of time to organize this tour, which was exciting and very well mapped out which included stops to historic buildings, [...]
Looking for something stimulating, healthy, educational and fun to do this weekend? I have the perfect suggestion for you which includes a little bit of everything. Invite your friends and family, pick a cool spot for lunch in the middle of it all and join in on the action. The Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association [...]
People are becoming more and more aware of their effect on our precious earth and this new trend is especially apparent in Austin. “Go Green” is a common buzz motto and I for one am so grateful that this new way of thinking is beginning to reach more and more people. Hopefully soon we [...]
It was a warm day, but that didn’t deter the crowd at Zilker Botanical’s Garden Festival. A cold bottled water and we were good to go, again. Exploring trails and checking out vendors with just about anything a garden lover might want or need. Blissful really.
The Studio in the Valley (Photo Credit: [...]
Spring is here. If you’re as happy as I am, you’ll want to get on out to Zilker Garden Festival next Saturday/Sunday for some “one-stop” garden shopping.
Photo Credit: Austin Area Garden Council
True, we’re all just giddy to see sprouts, but the festival also offers “garden-themed” arts and crafts and instructional speakers [...]
Larry Speck, former Dean of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin, has a rich and celebrated career as an architect and designer. Larry has won many awards over the years, including Progressive Architecture Design Award and many of his projects have been published in high-end architecture magazines and journals. Larry helped to [...]