Casa Brasil And South Austin Brewery Partner To Host Monthly Up And Down Tour

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Most people perk up when they hear the word coffee! And most get excited when they hear the word beer! Coffee AND beer? Well, that’s quite the combination!

That’s just what Casa Brasil and South Austin Brewing Company have created: a once a month tour that will offer knowledge and information [...]

Austin Weekend Guide: November 8 – 10, 2013

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Happy November! This week, the Miss A Austin team has brought you three amazing events that last all weekend. Three days. Three events. Sounds like the perfect combination. We also got pretty much all the basics covered. We have a little bit of yoga, a little bit of beauty and style and some [...]

Recap: Contemporary Austin’s La Dolce Vita Food And Wine Fest 2013

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As the sun set on another day in Austin, the lights went up at the Contemporary Austin’s 24th La Dolce Vita Food and Wine Festival, held at the beautiful Laguna Gloria. More than 50 of Austin’s top restaurants and Texas wineries participated.

Some Miss A favorites were there including Searsucker, Umami Mia [...]

Austin Meatball Festival To Benefit Fresh Chefs Society, Citizen Generation

Austin's first meatball festival (Photo Credit: Reagan Hackleman)

The festival of my culinary dreams is coming up- the inaugural Austin Meatball Festival. Taking place at Winflo Osteria on Saturday, November 23rd the meatballs festival will feature tasty samples ranging from Mom’s traditional to meatball sandwiches and sliders. Competing restuarants include Winflo Osteria, Benji’s Cantina, Mulberry, Max’s Wine Dive, Lucky’s Puccia, Umami Mia [...]

Scare For A Cure To Benefit Breast Cancer Research Centers Of Texas

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Last night, a group of friends and I participated in the annual nonprofit Halloween Haunt, SCARE for a CURE. SCARE is Austin’s only extreme, full-contact and interactive haunted experience. This year’s theme of the haunt was a Fairy Tale Nightmare, which was dedicated to the adventures of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales”.

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Viva Day Spa In Austin Offers Back To School Package

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With a new season getting ready to begin, it’s the perfect time to schedule some spa time as we gear up for cooler weather. Viva Day Spa is offering a timely Back to School Spa package to get you ready for anything you have coming up this fall, whether it is a new school [...]

Recap: Eighth Annual Andy Roddick Foundation Gala

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Sir Elton John closed out the night at the Eighth Annual Andy Roddick Foundation Gala. He played many fan favorites, with the audience singing along. This sold-out event was the chief fundraising opportunity for the Foundation, whose mission is to give low-income communities the opportunity to reach their full potential through education and [...]

Recap: SafePlace Celebration With Victor Rivas Rivers At The Hilton Austin

Victor Rivers spoke at this year's SafePlace gala (Photo Credit: Laura Reed)

SafePlace Celebration welcomed Victor Rivas Rivers to the Hilton Austin at the annual luncheon gala that raises funds for the shelter. As Executive Director, Julia Spann, said, SafePlace really splits its work between the shelter side, which serves those in need, and the office side, which works to effect change. As Spann explained, their [...]

Recap: Dogtoberfest At The Domain In Austin Benefits Local Rescues

Tyler Latham of APD demonstrates Yager's abilities as a canine member of the APD K9 Unit

Dogtoberfest: the autumn festival which brings dogs and humans alike to the Domain for an afternoon of costumes and cuteness. This year, the event came back for the sixth time and showed Austinites and Austin pups an amazing fall festival. The event benefits eight local rescues, all of which must serve this area and [...]

Mueller Farmers Market Supports Local Farmers In Austin

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The Mueller Farmers Market is a “festival of foods” every Sunday that allows visitors to look at and taste fresh fruits, vegetables and artisan foods from local vendors and farmers. The weekly festival is a great event to bring friends, family and pets. Each farmer that participates may [...]

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