Category Archives: Happenings

Guitars made out of Christmas lights at Mozart's in Austin

5 Festive Austin Favorites No One Should Miss

Are you looking for a truly local taste of holiday glee? Here are five festive favorite activities that no self-respecting Austinite would miss. Enjoy!   5. Do some one-stop local shopping.   Keep Austin weird by patronizing two holiday shopping favorites: Armadillo Christmas Bazaar and Blue Genie Art Bazaar. You’ve got to purchase a ticket…

12/20/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Cover of latest White Reaper Album

White Reaper Returns to ATX for ACL 2017

White Reaper returns to ACL Festival 2017 for a Sunday, Oct. 15, show on the BMI stage. Top Trip Rentals is stoked that the Louisville-based band booked yet another Austin stay with us. We took this opportunity to ask White Reaper a few questions, and frontman Tony Esposito was kind enough to oblige. Naturally, we…

10/11/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
University of Texas mascot Bevo on the sidelines with Silver Spurs

4 Reasons to Rent a House on College Football Game Day

No matter how hot it is, college football means fall has officially arrived. Fans all over are celebrating Saturday game day and getting into following their teams. Whether your team is at home or away, college game gets better with a stay at a local vacation rental. How? Here are four good ways that booking…

09/08/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Steve Bush with his helicopter and delivery of breast milk from Mother's Milk Bank of Austin

Austin Runners Provide Life Line for Harvey’s Smallest Victims

Question: What do helicopters, flood victims, and medically-necessary breast milk have in common? Answer: Austin runners. Harvey Hits Houston Hospitals Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday, Aug. 25, bringing a wide swath of destruction to Texas’ coastal cities. Just four days later, the Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin was faced with a crucial problem: four…

09/02/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Chad Calek and Justin Holstein give a talk at Emo's in Austin on new documentary, Sir No Face

Do Ghosts Exist? Austin Gets a Glimpse of Sir NoFace

Do you believe in ghosts? Had you spent an August evening with filmmakers Chad Calek and Justin Holstein, you might have said “yes.” The two noted paranormal investigators were in Austin to promote their latest project, Sir NoFace. This documentary investigates a “full-body apparition” recorded by an Australian paranormal team. Is the image an accomplished fake, or does the footage prove, once…

08/15/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings