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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
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
Austin crowd at ACL 2016 for Cage the Elephant shown on screen

Top Trip Rentals Supports Musicians During SXSW

In honor of two anniversaries–30 years of South by Southwest, Austin’s premier festival  (1987–2017), and Top Trip Rentals’ 10th anniversary–we gave SXSW 2017 musicians a special promotional rate during their stay. Yes, while ATX room rates hit high notes, we lowered rates to $30 a night so musicians could conveniently rock a 6th Street launch pad during their SXSW’s performances.…

03/14/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings