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University of Texas mascot Bevo on the sidelines with Silver Spurs

4 Reasons to Rent a House on College Football Game Day

Updated September 3, 2019 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 day gets better with a stay at a local vacation rental. How? Here…

09/08/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Jim Ritts, CEO and executive director of Austin's Paramount Theatre, inside the historic building

Locals We Love: Paramount Theatre’s Jim Ritts

Since 1915, Austin’s Paramount Theatre has been a shining beacon to central Texans seeking exciting and eclectic performances. Its gloriously restored blade and distinctive marquis blaze forth, announcing that magic is about to be made. Paramount Connections Across Generations From comedy to music, theatrics to political commentary, classic films to cutting-edge cultural events, the Paramount…

08/22/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Live Like a Local
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
Various members of Stout Magazine book panel at Top Trip Rentals property in Austin

“Stretch” Comes to Austin’s Graeber House

Mermaids have swum here. Musicians played (perhaps you were one of the guests for the SoFar pop-up concert with Harvest Thieves, Brookfield, and Zula Montez). Maybe your company held private events here during Austin’s annual conference celebration, South By Southwest (SXSW).   However you know 410 E. 6th St., the Graeber House, we’ve got a…

06/28/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings