Keep Austin Weird
In the late-90's, something funny happened in Downtown Austin, and that something was Leslie Cochran.
Austin, meet UT graduate Jessica Jin. Jin is a certified violin instructor, a multi-disciplined athlete, and an accidental community organizer who is going balls-deep to stick it to the man.
In the spirit of keeping Austin weird, here are ten events that should definitely be included if anyone ever created an Austin Olympic Games.
With a flourish of ink and a heaping helping of cheese, Mayor Steve Adler proclaimed August 20 as "Quesoff Day," in honor of Austin's love of queso.
With Austin's 26th Annual Hot Sauce Festival coming up, the Austin Chronicle decided to make this year's press release one to remember.
It’s been a long time coming for those who have helped make HOPE Outdoor Gallery such an icon, but the day for them to pack up and move is finally near.
Austinite, citizen-journalist, ACC student, and activist Phillip Turner was driving towards Jarrell, TX, at around 10 p.m. on August 1st when a State Trooper went sailing past him
Considering the popularity of xeriscaped lawns and Plaid Pigeon's friggin' awesome dinosaur planters, it follows that we Austinites are quite enamored with succulents.
The Pokémon Go phenomenon has been catching a lot of flack for placing people in potentially dangerous situations. Headlines of Pokémon...
This itinerary will take you through some of Austin’s most upscale Sunday spots for drinks, dining, and leisure. Ready? Let's go!
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.
Not all heroes wear capes, especially in the middle of the summer in Texas. This Central Texas man managed to save a baby deer and win over the hearts of a few local ladies when he jumped into Lake Buchanan to save this struggling fawn.
A man has allegedly been posing as Pit Master of Franklin BBQ to scam rideshare drivers into giving him free rides in exchange for a later-day hook-up.
Austin is nothing if not full of wonderful artists, and we love when they get big opportunities to shine.
Pokémon Go madness is taking over our city more and more every day, and now we know who to blame.
Pokémon Go in Ausitn is still something of a novelty, yet it is already turning our world upside down.
Thinking about moving to Austin, Texas? It can be an expensive prospect for millennials, and a new study in Zillow really breaks it down.
So, this is awesome -- Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is teaching a film class at UT Austin!
Have you ever watched a movie with a burly blacksmith pounding out molten steel into a sword and thought, ”OH, YES... I want to freakin’ do that"?
Poker may not still hold the mainstream popularity that it once did, but there is still a significant group of people who participate in this hobby/sport.
Did you know that Austin is having an identity crisis? Austin is trying to decide what kind of city it wants...
“Keep Austin Weird” is more than just a motto that Portland stole from us, it’s a way of life. And a marketing tool. And a popular hashtag. And, also, a festival!
In what may have been some sort of Renaissance fair hazing ritual (not really, but we can dream), 20 year-old Simon Austin was arrested around 4 p.m. Saturday on East Riverside Drive near downtown.