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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
Remodeled 1930s bungalow front door view

Live Like a Local in SoCo

Where, according to Conde Nast Traveler magazine, is the best place to shop in Texas? Answer: Austin.  South Congress Avenue (“SoCo”), to be exact. #GOPLAYSTAY on Austin’s South Congress Top Trip Rentals’ updated 1930s era SoCo bungalow is a mere one block off of Austin’s famous South Congress Avenue. Some of the coolest (and weirdest) shops are a…

07/23/2016 | by admin | No Comments | Our Properties
Interior view of Jonathan Adler boutique in Austin TX

Stroll Austin’s West 6th Street Shopping District

Twenty years ago, Austin’s shopping options were pretty basic. Now, if you needed camping or backpacking equipment, plenty of choices for water purifiers and tents existed. But Austin was not exactly known as a destination for high fashion and design. That, my friends, has changed. New Shopping Options in Austin In the last few years,…

05/02/2016 | by René Craft | No Comments | Live Like a Local