Toast and Roast 2017
Mar10

Toast and Roast 2017

The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas held their annual Toast & Roast in partnership with Texas Monthly and their “Top Texas Wines of 2016!” at Stonehouse Villa in Driftwood. This year’s food sponsors were Bryan’s on 290, Vox Table, Capra Lamb, Lox, Box and Barrel and Noble...

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The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin TX
Oct05

The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin TX

A night photo of The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Being only a stones throw (ok, maybe two or three) from the shores of Ladybird Lake and overlooking Downtown Austin it’s no surprise there are just as many outdoor events in this area as there are inside. With arguably one of the best skyline views in Austin it’s a must visit even if just for the...

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Austin Symphony Concerts in the Park
Sep01

Austin Symphony Concerts in the Park

From May through August the Hartman Foundation along with the Austin Symphony put on the seventh year of Concerts in the Park. The Long Center gave just enough protection from the setting sun to make the sometimes unbearable Texas heat not much of a factor. Some came with nothing but a blanket to sit on and others came with extensive picnics but everyone left with the satisfaction of enjoying the Austin skyline as the sun was...

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Free Press Summer Fest Sunday 2010

Day two of Free Press Summer Fest 2010 picked up right up where day one left off. It was hot, 105 on the feels like index, and then around 3 PM mother nature threw us a change up, a mid-summer down pour. If you had fancy pants tickets the fancy pants tent was the place to be to wait out the rain. I watched on twitter as people took shelter unter ATM tents and even in porta potties. Most of the rain passed over the park in about 45...

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Austin Wine & Music Festival 2010

Three days of good wine, good music and good food. That’s what The Austin Wine & Music Festival provided this year. Even with the temperature creeping towards 100 degrees thousands came out to The Domain to get a taste of great Texas wine. I did have a grilled cheese sandwich from Chedds and it was just like mom’s (don’t tell her). (Click To View Larger) The smell of the oven fired pizza from Fired Up Kitchen...

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