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Austin Parks Foundation 2019 Movies in the Park Schedule is Out!

Austin Parks Foundation's Movies in the Park is back! It's in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's Rolling Roadshow. For over a decade APF has brought movies to neighborhood parks in the ATX area. Each month you're able to enjoy a Free Movie Night in an Awesome ATX Park! Save the dates for...
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Selena Is Here To Stay In The ATX

Anything for Selenas! This rings true here in the ATX as Mala Vida has come through in the SXSW clutch. Right before our city is invaded by thousands of out-of-towners, they'll get some Selena eye candy when in the I-35/Sixth Street area. Go to @malavidaaustin and check out the new Selena mural...
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SXSW 2019: Day Zero (Early Badge Pick Ups)

Before I jump into this blog, can we admire how beautiful our city is? This is just a 12 second shot driving into the Downtown area on an incredible looking Wednesday. it begins #SXSW2019 pic.twitter.com/iTQ4WUiS1E — Hot 95.9 Austin (@Hot959Austin) March 6, 2019 I say this every year! SXSW is the...
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ATX Mardi Gras In Full Effect

Fat Tuesday has arrived! Or in the words of the great Chris Tucker, its P.H.A.T. Tuesday (pretty hot and tempting). I'm equipped with my free beeds from H-E-B and am hitting the ATX streets after my show. Where are some cool places to go? Check out below (I'm not trying to rhyme). Krush Groove ATX...
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Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Something Cool & Useful

Cleaning out closets & drawers time! Rather than tossing old clothing you don't wear, and it's not in good condition to donate. Repurpose! Especially fun to do with Old T-shirts turning them into some really cool & useful. Here are some suggestions of 1THINGS you can do that can be Fun...
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Scooters Banned Around SXSW 2019

For many Austinite Originals, its a dream come true (well in a certain area, for a fixed time) Sixth Street, Rainey Street and Red River areas will ban the usage of electronic scooters during the annual South by Southwest festival (March 8th-17th). Yep. No brainer. https://t.co/zfShUCbjGV — Do512...
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The City of Austin wants to know what you think about plastic bags

The City of Austin's Goal is to be a #ZeroWasteCity by 2040! This means reducing the amount of trash sent to landfills by 90 percent. Over 5 years ago, Austin put a ban on single use plastic shopping bags. It's pretty noticeable how much cleaner parking lots, parks and many other places were in the...
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Another Beautiful ATX Monday

After a rainy and cold weekend, Austin is right back to beautiful. Starting the work week with temperatures in the low 70s and sunshine. No place like home! Inside these capital walls, people are hard at work. The 86th Legislature runs from January 8th through May 27th, 2019.
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Foggy Tuesday Morning In The ATX

On the eve of a hard freeze weekend, Austin is getting a heavy dose of fog on Tuesday morning. Most noticable, you can't see the towering (and still rising) Jenga building. What do you notice left out by the fog? The shot above was taken from Congress Avenue, headed northbound into Downtown. Chime...
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SXSW 2019 Volunteer Registration Open

Of all the festivals in Austin (ACL Fest, Float Fest, JMBLYA, ect), SXSW may be the best. But not everyone can afford a platinum badge. Volunteering is an incredible way to get up and close to the action, with the freedom to enjoy the festival when your duties are done. Registration for...
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