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What would locals like others know about Austin, Texas? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
You can book a luxury apartment in Austin for a few nights; why renters say that’s pushing them out – KXAN
Supremely Popular Radio Personality John Aielli Has Died
East Austin neighborhood celebrates completion of 900-foot-long mural
Here’s what Austin’s subway stations could look like – KUT
What’s the story of Austin’s Treaty Oak?
Who maintains and decorates the teeny-tiny traffic median on Enfield Road? @marisacharp
Downtown Mural Tour – Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation
Family in town? Austin landmarks and tourist traps even locals love – KXAN
The Great Lockhart Exodus – Austin Monthly
Why Is It Legal To Go Topless In Austin?
5-most-instagrammable-bathrooms-in-austin

100-mile trail connecting Austin to San Antonio could spring $55 million in benefits
Austin Rocks: Deep Eddy Pool – Sheila Scarborough/Perceptive Travel
Love Letters To An Empty Austin – KUT
Lost Austin: Iconic restaurants, venues and more that didn’t make it out of 2020
Austin restaurants that closed during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020
TxDOT Plans To Say Goodbye To I-35 Double-Decker In Austin
Austin360 Dining Guide 2020: Interview with Iliana de La Vega of El Naranjo
Austin icon Vulcan Video closing after 35 years
Who put that windmill on Congress Avenue? Photo mystery solved – Austin 360
Austin can’t stay weird – Vox
Brunch Austin@hungrygirlatx

References
Current Time
Sunrise and sunset in Austin

Top Things to do in Austin
Live music
Austin City Limits
Eat at El Naranjo, Omlettery
Play disc golf
Outdoor swimming (Deep Eddy)
Visit world-class libraries, including the Benson Latin American Collection

Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation
To create, preserve and enhance the value and vitality of downtown Austin.
downtownaustin.com
Facebook
Youtube
Downtown Mural Tour
@DowntownATXInfo

Twitter
@elnaranjoaustin
@utbenson
@VisitAustinTX
@KUTX
@Mexic_Arte
@howzow
@utlanic
@Zilker_Park
@austinparksfdn
@SaveATXCemetery
@carlos_glezgtez
@austintexasgov
@austinmobility
@MayorAdler
@CM_Renteria
@GregCasar
@DGarzaforD2
@ConsulMexAtn
@LandmarksUT
@TracesofTexas
@austindailyhis1
@AustinFC

Scholz Garden
1607 San Jacinto Blvd
Scholz Garten is the oldest restaurant/live music venue in Texas. Established in 1866.
facebook.com/scholzgarten1866

Wheatsville
wheatsville.coop
@wheatsville

El Naranjo
elnaranjo-restaurant.com
https://www.elnaranjorestaurant.com/about/
https://instagram.com/elnaranjoaustinhttps://www.mindmeister.com/190054976/austin-food-startups
El Naranjo
@elnaranjoaustin
https://www.zagat.com/b/9-things-we-learned-about-oaxacan-cuisine-from-austin-chef-iliana-de-la-veg
Mex without the Tex: El Naranjo’s brick and mortar signals the beginning of the end for Tex-Mex
http://davemillersmexico.wordpress.com/2013/10/02/dining-with-dave-el-naranjo-austin-texas-2

UT
universitycoop.com
shop.texassports.com

Matt’s El Rancho
mattselrancho.comFacebook

Sandlot Baseball
thelongtime.com
texasplayboysbaseball.com
What do you get when you combine a block party and a baseball league?
Austin’s Sandlot Baseball Scene is Sweeping the Country

Howie Richey Texpert Tours
texperttours.com
partyweird.com
@howzow
facebook

Parks
November 4 It’s My Parks Day
austinparks.org/volunteer/impd

austinparks.org

@austinparksfdn

https://www.facebook.com/austinparksfoundation

Austin Parks and Recreation@AustinCityParks @Zilker_Park

Events Calendar
February
Mapjam
Austin Bacon and Beer Festival
Celebrating Urban Birds

March SXSW

April
Old Settler’s Music Festival
Austin Food & Wine Festival
Austin Reggae Festival
Cine Las Americas Festival

May
Austin Psych Fest
Pachanga Fest
O.Henry Pun-Off

Barks for Beers
http://divinecanines.info/barks-for-beers@divinecanines
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Divine-Canines/121909181195609

September
aGLIFF Festival

October
Texas Book Festival
Austin City Limits Music Festival

November
FunFunFun Fest
EAST: East Austin Studio Tour

Recommended listening
KUThttps://www.kut.org/kut-radio-schedule#weekly-schedulehttps://twitter.com/KUT
KUTXhttps://twitter.com/KUTX

Tourism Portals
austintexas.org
austintexas.org/visit/true-austin
traveltex.com
@VisitAustinTX

Blogs
earthsky.org

Urban Farming and Community Gardens
University of Texas Micro Farm
Green Corn Project
Sustainable Food Center
Urban Roots
Food is Free Project

Markets
http://texasfarmersmarket.org

Mexico Connections
http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/austin@carlos_glezgtez

Movies
Austin Film Society
Cine Las Americas
Alamo Drafthouse
Violet Crown Cinema

Facebook
edible austin
https://www.facebook.com/UTLLILAS
https://www.facebook.com/groups/LLILASalumni
Benson Latin American Collection
El Naranjo
https://www.facebook.com/UTHumanitiesInstitute
Monk Parakeets of Austin

Flickr
East Side Studio Tour 2011

YouTube
Slacker
essay: I Watch Slacker to Read Austin in the Original
Austin History Center

Austin History Center
The Austin History Center is the local history collection of the Austin Public Library and the city’s historical archive, located at 810 Guadalupe Street in Austin, Texas, United States. This channel showcases programing from our various video collections including the Austin Music Network, Public Access Television, and many other individual collections.. The channel can be viewed as various playlists including: Music, Documentary, Oral Histories, LGBT Issues, and SXSW2016 Sampler.
We are always looking for new donations to add to our collections, and please feel free to let us know if you see errors or omissions in our video descriptions.
For more information contact the Video Archivist through the Austin History Center’s website at https://library.austintexas.gov/ahc/staff-directory
http://library.austintexas.gov/ahc/about-us
YouTube

Government
austintexas.gov
covid19

Coffee
Caffé Medici
Cenote
Corona Cafe
Flightpath Coffee House
Green Man Coffee House (6501 Linda Lane, east of Berkman, south of US 290 E, open almost every Friday from 7:09 p.m. on) – Facebook
Houndstooth
Jo’s Coffee
La Tazza Fresca 519 W 37th St
Mozart’s Coffee Roasters
Thunderbird Coffee
Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

Bars
Broken Spoke
Aussies’ Bar
The Tigress Pub
The Nomad
Drink.Well
Hole in the Wall
Yellow Jacket Social Club

Beer and other fermented beverages
Argus Cidery
Austin Brewery Tours Guide
Austin Beer Guide
Austin Eastciders
Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery
Circle Brewing
Hops & Grain
Thirsty Planet Brewing Company
Wright Bros. Brew and Brew
Tepache in Austin

Museums
Austin Museum Day, August 19
Blanton Museum of Art, MLK at Congress, 200 East MLK
MexicArte Corner of 5th and Congress, 419 Congress Ave

Food
Edible Austin

Where to eat!
Dining in Austin
El Naranjo
El MesónFacebook@El_MesonTX

Omelettery
The Omelettry is a healthy, tasty breakfast joint that has been serving Austin Texas since 1978.
http://www.theomelettry.comFacebook

Bakeries
zucchinikill.com

Opal Divines
opaldivines.com
Facebook
@OpalDivines @OpalDMarina

Barbecue
Franklin Barbecue
Freedmen’s Bar
John Mueller Meat Co.
la Barbecue
Mickelthwait Craft Meats
Sam’s Bar-B-Cue
Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

Where to hear live music!
The Belmont@BelmontAustin
aclfestival.com

Botanical Gardens
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Food Coops
wheatsville.coop

Tours
texperttours.com@howzow

Transportation
ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport
Capital Metro
Bus and Metro Rail

Elsewhere on the Web
Red Line Parkway@RedLineParkway
Austin Shaker
Austin Chronicle Green Guide
Austin American Statesman
Austin Chronicle
Bicycle Austin
City of Austin
Austin Airwaves
Sustainable Sources
Texas CityLab
radiancetx.org
cbsaustin.com
glenrose.com

Music: Austin Lounge Lizards
Austin Lounge Lizards
@Austinlizards
Wikipedia
Austin Music Map
Facebook

Quotes
Keep Austin weird

Blogs
gourmandemom.com@GourmandeMom

Crafts
Wildwood Art Cafe

Science
Texas Natural Science Center

Be a Citizen Scientist! – Everybody loves dragonflies and damselflies! Take your own fascination with them to the next level by posting your observations online at OdonataCentral.com. You will get credit for your find on the website. Find out more…

University of Texas

https://sites.cns.utexas.edu/keittlab

News
http://www.statesman.com

Misc

March 4-5 Amplify Austin

Hard Core Carnivore
https://www.hardcorecarnivore.com

Filing
Mueller Park
Art in Austin
East Side Studio Tour 2011
Around Austin
Trash Project
Barton Creek Greenbelt 2009
Bat Night
Sunshine Community Gardens
Chicken Coop Co-op, Sunshine Community Gardens

Threadgills
https://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/music/2017-10-20/days-numbered-for-threadgills-whq/

Windsor Park
windsorpark.info
Wikipedia

Mexico Connections
Guelaguetza in Austin, Texas @oaxacaenaustin

Black and White Years
http://theblackandwhiteyears.bandcamp.com
http://theblackandwhiteyears.bandcamp.com/track/up
http://www.austinsound.net/2010/11/24/the-black-and-white-years-patterns-sr/
http://www.facebook.com/theblackandwhiteyears
@blackwhiteyears

First-timers Guide to the SXSW Experience
SXSW can be overwhelming to first-timers. Here are a few pointers to guide you.

Embedded Tweets

Multicultural Refugee Coalition
https://austinfoodwinealliance.org/multicultural-refugee-coalition
https://www.facebook.com/multiculturalrefugeecoalition
https://www.amplifyatx.org/organizations/multicultural-refugee-coalition-atx
https://www.austinchronicle.com/food/2019-10-11/multicultural-refugee-coalition-celebrates-10-years-of-growing-roots-in-austin
https://www.mrcaustin.org/csa

Omlettery
4631 Airport Blvd
Facebook
theomelettry.com
@theomelettry
1283556701681063

Misc
Hampton Inn, Oak Hill
https://goo.gl/maps/nNjr2i58V882

Quotes
Onward through the fog
Oat Willie’s, slogan of the oldest continuously-running head shop in the USA

Wikipedia
Austin
Colorado River
Keep Austin Weird
Lady Bird Lake
Rooster Andrews
List of public art
Huston–Tillotson University
Travis County

Planeta.com

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