Archives for September 2015

Austin bar fights back against beer-canning rules

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission had indeed seized illegal beer canning equipment from his Cuvee Coffee Bar the day before, which sells beer and coffee.

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The Austin Food Scene Is Blowing Up and Here’s Why

The entrepreneurial spirit of the city’s famous tech scene is partly responsible.

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Austin Restaurants: Status Report on Austin’s Most Anticipated Fall Openings

It’s time to check in and see where the rest of the year’s most anticipated restaurant and bar openings stand for the fall and beyond.

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Austin downtown block sold to local, international buyers

The sale of a prominent downtown Austin block involving three diverse properties has been completed, following a false start with a previous suitor.

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California company plans huge mixed-use development near NLand Surf Park

From today’s Austin Business Journal: A Southern California-based developer is taking cues from other out-of-state companies and jumping at the chance to develop in the Texas Highway 130 corridor — in this case near the intersection of Texas Highway 71, east of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

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Aaron Franklin Creates New Austin Food Festival With Co-Founder of Feast

Brisket whisperer Aaron Franklin is launching his very own food festival next spring, along with co-founder of Portland’s Feast Mike Thelin, as reported by Austin360.

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Step by Step Guide to Austin’s Long Anticipated Violet Crown Trail

We hope you’ll get outside this weekend and enjoy the gorgeous weather!

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Five Tips for Super Effective Posters

Posters are a magical blend. They mix the talents of marketing people, graphic artists, and production specialists. A good poster takes advantage of all three of these elements to persuade the audience to take action. A key poster design point that is emphasized by all of the tips below is that posters need to make their point quickly – within a second or two. With that in mind, here are five tips to make effective posters:

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Event Horizon: The Impact of Industry Events on Austin

As we rev up for the fall festival season, here’s how the industry impacts Austin all year long. According to the latest figures from the Austin Center for Events (ACE), there were 818 festivals or special events hosted throughout the city in 2013. While many residents may resent the throngs of eager attendees, the financial boon for the local economy cannot be denied.

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Plumb Architecture Shows the Love

Today Nik and Team at our North location (Metric) received a wonderful box of Tiff’s Treats cookies and a very sweet note from one of our longtime clients, Denise Shaw, of Plumb Architecture. They loved ’em, and we’re so grateful for our terrific clients! Thanks Denise!

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