Author: Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku
This morning marked Katie the capuchin’s very first painting session as part of her enrichment at Austin Zoo.
Leaders of the behind-the-scenes aspects of Austin’s music industry are coming together to help musicians in the Live Music Capitol of the world become more successful.
There are lots of events to choose from this weekend, whether you want to avoid the in-laws on Thanksgiving Day, get your holiday activities started a little early, or get most of your shopping out of the way.
The City of Austin really wants to help support its local businesses this holiday season as shoppers pull out their wallets to do lots and lots of shopping.
This year, instead of participating in the madness that is Black Friday, maybe try walking off some of that Thanksgiving dinner by getting outside on Friday.
One of Austin’s most beloved ramen spots, Ramen Tatsu-Ya, just announce their new restaurant concept, Kemuri Tatsu-Ya.
It’s that time of the year again -- when Austin Water uses your end-of-the-year behavior to figure out just what to charge customers in its annual wastewater averaging cycle.
This weekend marks another chance for Central Texas families and paleontology fans to take a big step back in time at Austin Paleo’s annual Fossil Fest in Round Rock.
Want to help some deserving someone in your life win a full Thanksgiving meal this holiday season? Fresa’s Chicken is hosting a giveaway, and all you have to do to help someone win is send a simple email.
Proving that Austin isn’t just about tacos, 23-year-old Trini Martinez hosted the nacho pool party off of East 12th Street as the first big birthday bash of his life -- and boy, was it memorable.
This Wednesday morning, Travis County Fire Department teamed up with Fox 7 for a Facebook Live video to show viewers just how tricky it can be to fry a turkey for your holiday dinner.
Whether you live an excessively busy lifestyle or just really, really hate navigating a grocery cart through crowded aisles, Central Texas residents now have another option to get their groceries from HEB to their homes.
This past weekend's Supermoon spawned some of the most beautiful photos we've seen in years and probably will see for a long time -- the next one won't come around until November 2038, to be specific.
Austin has plenty of hotels that top a variety of lists, like Hotel Van Zandt which was recently named one of the most desirable hotels in Texas.
After two failed attempts to get on ABC’s popular investment show, “Shark Tank,” the sharks finally realized what those in of us in Austin have known for six years, now -- those Chi'Lantro kimchi fries are friggin’ delicious.
That’s right, Sanrio’s Hello Kitty truck will be in Austin on December 3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Addiction is one of those things that, unfortunately, touches the lives of over 20 million Americans. Of course, Austinites are not immune to this issue, and now a group of local chefs are joining together to address addiction head on, thanks to a very unusual fundraising event.
Making sure your old stuff doesn’t clog up Austin’s landfills just got a whole lot easier, as the City of Austin just announced expanded curbside recycling service to include clothing and housewares, according to a press release.
What better way to escape election fatigue for a little while than surrounding yourself with some of the adorable animals currently being rescued and adopted out by Travis County shelters and rescue organizations?
J.D. Power just rolled out the results of a new, first-of-its-kind study that they’ve created, and in its inaugural year, Austin has taken the #1 spot in the Southwest and the #2 spot in the nation in the J.D. Power 2016 Destination Experience Satisfaction Study.
One of Austin’s cutest celebrity couples just announced some great news -- Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Cortese are adding to their adorable brood with a new baby on his or her way in March
If you’ve managed to cast your ballot early in the day or during early voting, go relax for a bit as those numbers come in. Here are just a few things happening on Tuesday to help you make it through the day.
Here are a couple of things that Austinites can do to help support the protesters who are fighting to keep a pipeline off of their ancestral lands.