Superstars of Basketball & Hip-Hop at BIG3 Ballout in Dallas

by Aki Wada & Julie Tereshchuk on August 22, 2019

Question: What do you get when you mix a fast and furious basketball league with fan favorites of hip-hop? Answer: The BIG3 Ballout. The 3-on-3 half-court pro basketball league co-founded by Ice Cube and Jeff...

Five Minutes With Judith Knotts, Friend & Advocate for Austin’s Homeless Community

by Cullen Parker on August 21, 2019

Most people wouldn’t jump at the idea of living on the streets for three days. However, when Judith Knotts was given the opportunity in 2003, she took on the challenge without hesitation.  Following that experience,...

#TravelTuesday: Find Your Inner Texan in the Highland Lakes Region

by Susie Oszustowicz on August 20, 2019

Texas is 268,820 square miles. That gives us plenty of unique adventures to take and wildly varied terrain to see. A less explored region with a great deal to offer is Burnet County, also known...

Five Minutes With Julianna Crowder, Founder, “A Girl & A Gun”

by Lisa Davis on August 19, 2019

Julianna Crowder is a dreamer, teacher and community leader.   Crowder spent much of her life surrounded by firearms, but it wasn’t until 2004 when her interest in competitive action shooting, hunting and self-defense was piqued. ...

#MusicMonday: “In Event of Moon Disaster,” Cut Throat Finches

by Sage Howell on August 19, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the successful 1969 Apollo 11 mission. But what if the spaceship’s crew of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins hadn’t made it back from the moon? Well, there was a...

Karbach Brewing, Changing the Beer Landscape One Brew at a Time

by Gabi De la Rosa on August 15, 2019

Craving a beer after your long run in the Texas heat? Want a brew post-workout, but don’t want to destroy your gains? Karbach Brewing continues to create and innovate, keeping their rotation of beers in...

Texas Essentials: Crista Bailey, Hideaway Report’s CEO & Travel Aficionado

by Lisa Davis on August 14, 2019

Crista Bailey is empowering people and changing their world perspective through one-of-a-kind hideaways and luxurious travel experiences. Bailey joined Austin-based Hideaway Report, a curated travel website, in 2017 to reboot their brand.  She brought her...

Austin Restaurant Weeks, Feeding Central Texans

by Lisa Davis on August 12, 2019

One in seven Central Texans suffer food insecurity. The Central Texas Food Bank serves almost 46,000 people every week in 21 Central Texas counties. That’s the reason Austin restaurants, breweries and bars are banning together...