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Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at 10:27am. 2,413 Views, 0 Comments.
Farmers markets occur almost every day somewhere in the Austin area, full of the freshest fruits, vegetables and homemade foods from local growers. Other delicious foods are available for purchase such as meats, cheeses, baked goods, artisan wares and crafts. However, Austin Farmers Markets aren't only for food. Most Farmers Markets in Austin provide entertainment such as live music and activites for kids. Many Austin Farmers Markets also allow dogs to join you on your shopping trip. Unlike going to a grocery store, Austin Farmers Market trips can be fun for everyone in the family!
There are almost thirty Austin-area Farmers Markets waiting for you to dig into their finest produce and homemade goodies. Here is a list of the farmers'…
Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 3:26pm. 1,147 Views, 0 Comments.
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As summer comes to an end we must prepare for the upcoming fall, which is why we have brought you a complete list of academic calendars and supply lists for every school district in the greater Austin area. And don't forget that August 17th-19th is Sales Tax Free Weekend in Texas! The tax exemption applies to clothing, footwear, backpacks and school supplies that are under $100 (per item, not in total) which can save you around $8 for every $100 spent. We hope you all had a good summer and that you enjoy getting back to school in Austin!
Is your child new to school or are you new to the Austin area and not sure which district you are in? Click here to find out.
Check out our list of calendar…
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 11:20am. 1,195 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? We have compiled a list of activities for you to enjoy as we move into fall! Enjoy nature at the Zilker Botanical Garderns and check out the rest of our fun, family-friendly events in Austin this September. Austin offers plenty of kayaking, hike and bike trails, and disc golf to take advantage of before it gets cooler. There are plenty of things to do, like attend a film festival or a free concert, to make this September in Austin one-of-a-kind!
|Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
August 28–September 3
|Showcasing the best of improv, sketch, and stand-up, this festival (and miniature golf tournament) brings to Austin hundreds of comedians from around the country.|
Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 11:13am. 2,644 Views, 0 Comments.
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Austin's population is expected to double by 2050 with several new residential towers going up and roads expanding in the process. Many of those moving here are 20-somethings looking for a new place to live their lives, make friends, and get jobs. As a city, Austin has a lot to offer folks of all ages, however, something about the city's economy and lifestyle seems to appeal to the country's displaced 20-somethings.
Austin is a growing economy. But with a glut of college students and young professionals, the city has managed to keep their costs of living relatively low. In fact, Austin recently made the top 10 list for affordable metropolitan areas in a study conducted by Forbes.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 2:44pm. 1,145 Views, 0 Comments.
Clear Water Irrigation Services of Austin
Water conservation will not only reduce the cost of your utility bill, but it will also extend the life of your septic system and help to prevent water pollution in nearby lakes and rivers. Below are a few tips to help you conserve water and save on your Austin water costs this summer.
Be mindful of water consumption
The first step to water conservation in your Austin home is to stay mindful about your daily water usage. One way to cut back is to simply take shorter showers. A 15-minute shower uses, on average, 75 gallons of water. If taking shorter showers is out of the question for you, then look into installing water-saving showerheads and low-flow faucet aerators. These are easy
Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 4:59pm. 3,414 Views, 2 Comments.
Home Makeovers Remodeling
Specialists of El Paso
Remodeling your home is a great option if you are less than satisfied with your current home but love your community, have great relationships with your neighbors and simply don't want to deal with hassle of moving. However, before you start the remodeling process, it is extremely important to think through your plan thoroughly. Below are some helpful tips on what to consider before you remodel your home
Re-sale should always be in the back of your mind when remodeling. If you plan to stay in the home short-term, 3-5 years, try to keep the remodel design basic so as to appeal to many different lifestyles. Unique elements and preferences should be kept to a
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 9:25am. 2,346 Views, 1 Comments.
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Welcome to "The Live Music Capital of the World"- Austin, Texas. The City of Austin continues to grow at a rapid pace in large part because visitors to Austin decide to make this city their permanent home. Listed below are 10 reasons to visit or relocate to Austin, Texas in 2012!
Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL)
After Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) celebrated its 10th Anniversary last year, the festival continues to be one of the best music festivals in the nation, attracting star performers such as: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West, and the Eagles. ACL is an annual three-day music festival that takes place in the heart of Austin at Zilker Park, usually in September or October. In 2012,
Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 at 8:08pm. 2,179 Views, 1 Comments.
Listed as the second largest state in the US in both land size and population, Texas is known to do everything in large measure, whether it’s the size of its value-added real estate, its attention to culture and sports, or its cuisine. Widely recognized as a cultural and artistic hub in Texas, Austin is also the capital city of the state and is rapidly attracting those seeking a more subdued lifestyle mixed with access to entertainment, sports, and outdoor activities.
Everyday more and more people are packing up and moving to Austin, and it is those people that have propelled this city into one of the fastest growing in the nation. If you are thinking about calling Austin your home, there are a few things to keep in mind in order to…
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 9:41pm. 2,604 Views, 0 Comments.
Are your commutes to and from downtown Austin so dreadful that you're willing to move? Are you new to the area or have a new route to travel and not sure how much time to set aside for your travel? Here's a nifty map that shows about how long it will take you from anywhere in the local Austin area to downtown in rush hour.
Realty Austin developed the map based off of commute times from its agents and employees. We are always looking to find the best data, so please help us make it better! Do you live in an area in Austin that is misrepresented on the map? Let us know in the comments below.
Realty Austin's Communte Times Map Find where you should live if you want to avoid commute times and make your life a little easier. This is a great graph for…
Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 3:35pm. 2,128 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? Check out these fun, family-friendly events in Austin this April. We have compiled a list of activities for you to easily jump into Spring.
|Yoga in the Park||April 4, 11, 18, 25|
Downtown Austin's Republic Square Park, Yoga Yoga will be having free yoga classes every Wednesday of April at noon. A great time to get some exercise in the fresh Spring air of Austin.
|Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it's a great event for families!|
|Texas Burlesque Festival
A three day festival