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Interview: Remembering The Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard

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Interview: Remembering The Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard

 

From its beginnings as Omelettry West in 1979, the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard (aka Magnolia Cafe West) went on to become a legendary Austin eatery. Now that Magnolia Cafe West is closing, we wanted to pay tribute to its place in Austin history by interviewing Magnolia owner Kent Cole to learn more about this unique diner. 

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SoCo Secrets: Free SXSW Alternatives

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SoCo Secrets: Free SXSW Alternatives

 

Here's a little secret that visitors may not be aware of: you don't have to spend a fortune on a wristband to have a blast getting down to live music during SXSW week. In fact, there's plenty of free fun to be had right here in Austin's South Congress neighborhood. 

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Locks R 4 Lovers! [New Lock Wall Video]

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Locks R 4 Lovers! [New Lock Wall Video]

 

Our lock wall is made for lovers! Check out this fun new video we made to show you what it's all about...

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Iconic Austin Murals Tour

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Iconic Austin Murals Tour

 

Austin is well known for its diverse collection of murals and street art, and a mural tour is a great way to spend an afternoon in Austin. So, as a courtesy for visitors, we put together a handy little guide to seven of Austin's most iconic murals. The tour starts up north and ends in SoCo at Prima Dora. Enjoy!

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Samuel L. Jackson Reads: "Go the F**k to Sleep"

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Samuel L. Jackson Reads: "Go the F**k to Sleep"

Prepare to laugh your ass off as Samuel L. Jackson reads one of our favorite books, "Go the Fuck to Sleep."

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