Author: Rebecca L. Bennett
Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park commands some serious wilderness acreage in North Austin and frankly, its rugged and hilly 15-mile trail network is pretty sweet.
Did you know that Austin has its very own state park? Texas Parks & Wildlife founded McKinney Falls State Park back in...
The Bull Creek Greenbelt Trail stretches from Bull Creek District Park northeast up to Old Spicewood Springs Road. Due to numerous river crossings, it can...
Complete with waterfalls and pools, ferns and moss, rock shelves, and the largest elevation change of any trail in the Austin area,...
Travis County and St. Edwards University work side by side to manage Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, whose 2.5 miles of...
Turkey Creek Trail is massively popular because it’s the only off-leash hiking trail in town, so arrive early* and expect...
Boasting nearly eight miles of crushed gravel and dirt trails along its main trail, the Barton Creek Greenbelt network stretches from the Zilker...
Austin may be known as the Live Music Capital of the World, but we’re also increasingly being recognized as a...
Thanks to artist Ian Mailhot of Plaid Pigeon, Dinosaur Planters are actually A Thing in Austin these days. Naturally, we wanted to find out more.
We don't know about you, but we cheered crazy hard for the 25 athletes and coaches from the University of Texas who competed in the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The Rio 2016 Olympics might have been hosted in Brazil, but Austin was present throughout the whole affair -- sometimes in unexpected ways!
In the spirit of keeping Austin weird, here are ten events that should definitely be included if anyone ever created an Austin Olympic Games.
Every plant-loving Austinite needs to know about Tillery Street Plant Company, owned and operated by Jon Hutson, an Austin native and friend to everything that grows.
Considering the popularity of xeriscaped lawns and Plaid Pigeon's friggin' awesome dinosaur planters, it follows that we Austinites are quite enamored with succulents.
Ask most people how they feel about bats and you'll probably receive overwhelmingly negative replies. Fact is, most folks think bats are ugly, gross, creepy, smelly, and dangerous. None of these are true, as most Austinites can tell you.
By now, you're hopefully looking forward to reading our #SoAustin News recaps every month, but in case you're new to the column, this is where we share our favorite weird monthly news stories.
Austin may be growing exponentially right now, which automatically means that we're creating increasing levels of light pollution, but our night sky visibility is still pretty good. That's great news for Austin stargazing!
Are you not just totally in love with whimsical adventurers? We definitely are, and that's great because Kammok is here to stay.
For today's #SoAustin News, we're recapping all of the craziness in March, especially from SXSW 2016. Just a fair warning -- it got pretty weird out there.
Thanks to the rains, we're having a beautifully colorful spring in Austin! So, we've put together this short guide to help you identify the 10 native, wild-growing Austin flowers you're most likely to encounter
As ATX booms, one creative industry in particular is growing too: the wedding business. So, we sat down with the owner of Shelley Elena Photography for some insight on the local market.
Since Austinites are always game for comfort food but also feel passionate about developing healthy life habits, it's easy to see why Happy Vegan Baker caught on quickly.
In the spirit of Keeping Austin Weird, we're starting a column called "#SoAustin News" to recap weird stories that might have flown under your radar.