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Dripping Springs Breweries With Playgrounds

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 15, 2022
Playground at Jester King

If you have little ones, you’re no doubt looking for kid-friendly restaurants where they can run around and play. One of the best places near Austin for lots of space, sunshine, and beer (!!) is Dripping Springs. It’s about 10 miles southwest of the city. Because of zoning laws and real estate prices, it’s a…

Drive-Thru Restaurants In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 9, 2022
drive thru restaurants in Austin: Top Notch Hamburgers

When you’re driving around Austin and reeeeeaaally want a delicious meal and also reeeeeaaally don’t want to get out of the car, you need a great drive-thru restaurant. Thankfully, Austin has lots of them. Forgo the chain fast food spots, and check out one of these drive-thru restaurants in Austin. Whether you’re trying to avoid…

Where To Brunch In Austin With A Big Group

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 8, 2022
East Austin Restaurants

You’re visiting Austin with a big group for a bachelorette party or a big birthday weekend. You want to know where you can A) enjoy a boozy brunch with a big group that is B) preferably somewhere near downtown Austin or Rainey Street so you can spend the afternoon bar-hopping around. Well, here are some…

10 Cool Coffee Shops in East Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 6, 2022
Palomino Coffee in east Austin

If you’re looking for really cool coffee shops in Austin, you need to head to east Austin! (Side note: east Austin, in general, is pretty rad.) The vibe in east Austin is lots of young professionals, and the 20s and 30s crowd loves a good coffee shop. The only down side is that you’re going…

Where To Stay In Austin For Your Weekend Visit

By Kelsey Kennedy | January 25, 2022
Where to stay in Austin

Yay, you’re visiting Austin! Where should you stay for your weekend visit to this amazing city? We’ll tell you! Since the Austin Things is owned and written by local Austinites, we know all the ins and outs of ATX. Here’s where to stay for your weekend visit. Where To Stay In Austin For Your Weekend…

15 Rooftop Bars In Austin With Jaw-Dropping Views

By Kelsey Kennedy | January 24, 2022

Whether you’re visiting Austin for the weekend or you’re a local ready for a fun night, there are few things more magical than sipping a cocktail on a rooftop bar with a view of the city. The confusing part: where are all these amazing rooftop bars in Austin?  Well, some of them are a bit…

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