Friday is Bike to Work Day - Check out the 40 fueling stations with free coffee & snacks, there’s also a great Bike After Work Party at Cheer Up’s this year.
Sorry, closed for Comedy at Shed on Thursday - Great local comedy show benefitting Out Youth.
The 2nd weekend of the West Austin Studio Tour is this weekend - Download the mobile app to help plan your route and check out some great local artists, presented by Big Medium.
Unplugged at the Grove featuring Charlie Mars is on Thursday night - Bring a blanket and some buds but get there early.
The AVP Austin Open is this weekend - Beer, sun, volleyball, free? Yes, please.
COTA bike nights are ongoing, every Tuesday night this summer - Take your bicycle out to COTA and ride the super smooth racing track.
The Austin Record Convention is this weekend @ Palmer - Level up your tape cassette and vinyl collection, in true Austin fashion.
Blues on the Green kicks off next Wednesday - First up, Jamestown Revival with Sir Woman.
Franklin is getting close to opening up his coffee & taco truck - Now the question is, which line do you stand in?
Holiday Event Guide
Chi’Lantro was on Shark Tank
Where to shop small and local for the holidays
New book highlights the stories behind 100 of Austin’s best musicians - release party tonight @ ABGB 6-9
Stevie Nicks added an Austin stop
Some other Holiday Light Trails - ya know, if the Trail of Lights crowds are too much
Watch parties for election day 2016
50th Trail of Lights load-in underway at Zilker
Check out Austin’s first Design Week
Sound on Sound Fest Recap
Austin’s best independent bookstores
Super Briefs: Snack Bar’s last day was last Sunday :( * The beautiful Eberly opened
Upcoming festival calendar & list
Austin Museum Day
Oktoberfest in Austin
First-ever top Texans under 30
SXSW 2017 sneak peek
Our first Urban Whiskey Distillery
Vinyl Split - for local music and vinyl fans
Castle Hill graffiti wall looking for a new location
Oskar Blues is officially open
First glimpse at three local Austin films
New Clockwork Orange Bar opening
3 new south austin hangouts for the “classic Austin” vibe
We have a 24/7 cupcake ATM?
Rainy day activities: Listen to some Blues and Jazz * All ze bowling * Pinballz
First round of SXSW speakers unveiled for 2017
ACL Live taping of Cyndi Lauper announced
Matthew McConaughey teaching at UT
Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lady Bird Lake Water Rentals
Another creative & community space opening this winter
Long Center Presents 2016-2017 Season details
Super Briefs: Uber & Lyft saying hi * Favor expanding local area * A new park
Fun Fun Fun Fest creator announces Sound on Sound Fest
New rock gym on South Congress(Crux)
7 ways to get involved and give back this summer
A drive through Austin(back in ‘96)
Summer activities: Blues on the Green * Unplugged at the Grove * Sound & Cinema
Super Briefs: (512) Brewing Co. opening a tasting room * Dolly Parton coming to Austin * Pour House finds a new home * Summer restaurant openings
Solstice Festival is coming up
Craft at CRAFT with open hours and workshops
Support the new Austin Culinary Food Center Kickstarter
Visit the classic Austin establishments
Snooze is officially open on S. Lamar
Super Briefs: Last X Games Austin this weekend * Austin Skeeball’s 20th Skeeson kicks off
Loving the ACL lineup this year - Sept. 30-Oct. 2 & Oct. 7-9
Stuff your face at the new revolving sushi bar - Our first one?
The Paramount announced their summer classic film series - Purple Rain, Labyrinth, Space Jam and a bunch more
Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic tickets on sale
Delicious bowls for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Transmission Events(FFF & various major venues) purchased - Excited to see what Graham does with the new business
Super Briefs: Bat Tuesday Sunset Cruise * Lyft & Uber are out of Austin * Detailed interactive park/trail map
Blues On The Green 2016 Line-Up
Support the ACL documentary Kickstarter campaign
Maker Faire Austin is coming up
Austin’s best rock climbing gyms
May Food and Drink Events
By-the-hour design service for your home in Austin
Super Briefs: The All Right Show * 24 New Restaurants * Inside Broken Spoke * Tastemaker Awards
Austin’s first tiny house village is open
Top music for the rest of the month
The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show is this weekend
Austin’s beer scene for 2016
The remaining crawfish boils for April
Small Business Festival
Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic
The Scoot Inn’s 2nd-Annual Lumberjack Off
Super Briefs: Vulcan south re-opening * Buenos Aires Cafe opening a Speakeasy * Snooze is opening soon
4/1 Friday - 4pm - St Roch’s
4/3 Sunday - 1pm - Rattle Inn - 2lb. portions. Pre-purchase available.
4/3 Sunday - Whislers - Delicious drinks, live music.
4/3 Sunday - 1-5pm - Infamous Brewery
4/9 Saturday - 1-6pm - The Goodnight
4/9 Saturday - 1-10pm - Whip in
4/16 Saturday - 12pm - Uncle Billy’s
4/23 Saturday - Swamp thing festival - 7k pounds, a lot of live music. Sounds like a cluster.
4/23 Saturday - 5:30-10:10pm - LoneStar Crawfish Festival @ Stubb’s - Pat Green & Blue Water Highway Band
4/24 Sunday - 3:30-7:30pm - Crawfish & Croquet @ Fiesta Gardens
Hopefully everyone survived SXSW, back to the normal schedule.
Woah, great selection for the Movies in the Park Series this season - Bueller, Sandlot! & other classics.
Tickets for the very last X Games Austin are now available - Including Blink-182, G-Eazy.
A New Horror Barbecue Resort Will Be Based Off ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ - Sounds juicy.
Beautiful New Creative Complex Is Emerging in East Austin
AISD Teacher of the Year Brings Mindfulness to Classrooms
Hamilton Pool Moving To Reservation System
Oh, I’ve also re-branded as ‘The ATX Brief’ since it’s a brief newsletter about Austin :) Hopefully the name makes a bit more sense than ATXup(who would pick a name like that??).
SXSW Film Drops First Round of Titles
Austin’s David Bowie Street
Thai Fresh Joins the No Tipping Train in Austin
Antone’s is Open Again Downtown!
Original Hoffbrau Steakhouse Will Open Rustic Tap Next Month
The Best Dive Bars in Austin
Where the Wild Things Are Coming to the Long Center
Trail of Lights opened last night!
There’s still a few spots left for the 17 hour Star Wars marathon at Alamo
The Book of Mormon opened yesterday
A guide to Austin’s brewery tours
We’re getting a public market!
The local Austin gift guide
You should go to the winter light show at Mozart’s
ACL announces Season 41 broadcast schedule
I’ll see you at the first ever Lone Star Beer - Texas Heritage Festival - Celebrate all things Texas, ya’ll.
Why not catch a boutique drive-in movie while it’s still cool at night?
Upcoming restaurant openings, for the foodies of course
The new Violet Crown Trail is FINALLY open
Taco Journalism Launches Taco Tour
Wipeout Run planned for Austin
Blue Bell will be up and running again before you know it
Some local Texas flavored brands
Bill Murray movie series at Easy Tiger
Top brunch spots
Bluebonnet Beer Company now open
The Legend of Zelda concert is this weekend
Rainy day bars & an overall good bar list
We have so many parks downtown, find a new one
Austin is America’s next great food town
Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K is coming up
Movies in the park - Tremors, The Incredibles, 180 Degrees South or Dazed and Confused, Clueless, Hard Target, Sleepless in Seattle
Vintage Market Days this weekend
Barton Springs is open again, yay.
Fragile Rock, Austin’s Emo Puppet Band
Solstice Festival is back in Austin
Jurassic Park themed gallery at Mondo
Exciting Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup announced - The Bill Nye announcement video, full of taco science.
Looking for ways to help out with the flood? - There was so much water everywhere, omg.
Austin’s getting a Nirvana exhibit
Help out the homeless and crash at their new B&B
Blues on the Green and Sound & Cinema are coming up
Limited edition ACL live posters up for sale
Head to Cap City Comedy Club for a good laugh
Turns out we’ll be getting two Snooze locations
Easy weekend getaways close to Austin
McConaughey’s commencement speech, 13 lessons
You mean you haven’t been to a backyard story night yet??
Mini Maker Faire is this weekend
New plans for Lady Bird Lake
So you think you can spell?
Paramount’s summer movie series
A look behind Shake Shack with the creators
You need to go on the Radiolab Austin Detour
Trader Joe’s downtown opened today
The full Austin festival calendar
Hops & Grain’s new coffee shop opens today
Historic home tour(as in the castle) this weekend
Zilker brewery and taproom open on the east side
Major League Bocce registration is open
3 A.M. Whataburger Confessions from Austin Chefs
Amazon Prime “Now” just expanded to Austin
Franklin’s has a new TV show on PBS
Moontower Comedy Festival is coming up
Fun fact: P. Terry’s goes through 63,500 pounds of potatoes per week. source
Unplugged at the Grove schedule released
25 classic Austin restaurants
Alamo Drafthouse upgrades
New Taco Journalism book coming out
Thundercloud subs for $2 this month
Eeyore’s Birthday is coming up
Monthly Austin subscription box - Delicious locally made items curated and sent to you once a month.
Willie Nelson & Jimmy Kimmel say farewell - Some great local flavor laughs.
Great collection of Austin aerial shots - Follow @cvsherman on Instagram for more.
We’re getting a Voodoo Doughnut shop - The Portland based donut shop will be opening a new location in Austin.
The Complete Greenbelt Guide - Perfect weather to get out and go hiking now.
Austin Television Festival - Almost sold out but it looks like they’ll have some great premieres and some notable guests in attendance.
Interview with the owners of Patika - The story behind their first brick-and-mortar.
Guide to bat season - Ever have questions about the bats? It’s all in here.
ATX Photo & Food walk - Fun time to walk around the city too, quite a bit of fun and activity going on.
10 sweet Austin Instagram accounts
Parties with free drinks - mmm, free.
Wyclef Jean & Snoop announced as headlining music keynotes
Lyft & Google headlining Interactive - Congrats to Lyft on the airport contract too.
Mark Duplass, RZA & more headlining Film
Live stream of SXSW with SXSW On - Some really cool programs in here, excited to see this out here.
Free & Unofficial SXSW
Documentaries @ SXSW
Vertical Cinema debuting at SXSW - How tall is that screen??
Official City of Austin SXSW permit list - Well this makes finding parties incredibly easy.
Texas bill filed to legalize marijuana? - Oddly enough, in the name of the lord. “Everything that God made is good, even marijuana”.
Antone’s returning for SXSW - woot, it’ll be great to have this venue back downtown.
Great collection of Austin murals - Highlights a bunch of great local mural artwork.
some body - Your favorite local marketer. The parody video is fantastic, thanks Austin High.
It’s always a good time to get into vinyl - Great highlight of local shops and reasons to own vinyl.
Local stand-up comedian spotlight piece - Part of the Stag! comedy group and working on a comedy album.
Zilker Kite Festival! - Kites in trees and hitting you in the head, yay. But seriously, it’s fun.
1959 aerial photo of Austin - There used to be a baseball field by Butler Park?
Travis county first to issue same-sex marriage in Texas - Yay for Austin and equality!
Willie Nelson movie starts filming next month - Excited for Willie, he has a great story to tell.
Sundance is coming to Austin? - Free, mini sundance, nifty.
Better Call Saul screenings at the North Door - Their website is great.
The Cathedral of Junk mini doc - If you’re not familiar with it, interesting little documentary and tour.
13th Floor Elevators reunion show in Austin - It’ll be a good year to be at Psych Fest.
Unlimited live music subscription service expands to Austin - Subscription based concert tickets, great way to see more music.
Local label will have a music showcase during SXSW - Another way to keep it local during SXSW. Also, the full music schedule for SXSW is live.
Oldest bar in Austin looking for new owners - Scholz Garden looking to hand over the reins.
Great video work of downtown Austin - Follow the pro BMXer Chase Hawk around town.
5 new spots opening on the eastside - coffee, food, beer, and more.
Congrats Alamo on beating Oprah - shh, don’t talk
Free cheese week by Antonelli’s - Only a few days left, the last day is Friday.
World of Beer opening in Austin - 500 bottled beers and 50 taps.
New Horseshoe Lounge location and closing party
Another proposed “Pocket Patio” - Really like these European style patios.
Seasonal veggies to plant right now - Get that garden going.
Holy craft beer, get excited for all of the new breweries
All of the delicious new restaurants opening in 2015
Short film - The Hardest Part - Great use of the Bastrop fires,
Notable Austin music labels
Handy tool for finding campsites around Austin
Celebrating 100 years at the Paramount
Older promotional video of ACL has some great shots of Austin
Casa Brasil & the Up and Down Tour
Austin’s getting a cat cafe - Yah, keep it weird
Untapped - craft beer and indie music - 65+ brewers, 200+ beers, and great music
Summer X Games lineup announced - It’s back for round two, music lineup is a bit interesting…
The new Chi’lantro brick & Mortar is open - 200 square feet of deliciousness, treat yo self.
Austin Oyster Festival is coming up - 3rd annual deliciousness
Sawyer and Co. going in the old Arkie’s Grill - A little history of Arkie’s and Sawyer’s tribute to Arkie’s.
Moontower fest lineup announced - Wanda Sykes, Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Maria Bamford, T.J. Miller, Pete Holmes, and more.
Infographic about why everyone is moving to Austin - A lot of interesting data lovingly compiled into a useful infographic
15 minute podcast about the history of the moontowers - Really interesting background about the moontowers, via Reddit
Welcome to the weekly ATXup newsletter, a condensed weekly newsletter without a bunch of fluff.
Ramen Tatsu-Ya is opening their second location on South Lamar - Just as delicious and more seating.
SXSW Music Wristbands go on Sale tomorrow - Great deal but these go really fast.
City council holding town hall tomorrow on improving public enagement - If you can’t make it, you can always stream it at atxn.tv
We’re getting a Hyperloop! - No details on where yet but thanks Elon!
Austin based healthy lifestyle companies - Local companies to support when you’re being a bit more health conscious.
2nd Annual Austin Bacon and Beer Festival - mmm, delicious.
Discussions starting around a subway system in Austin - I’m still a fan of Frog’s proposal.