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It’s National Bat Appreciation Day!

Yes, April 17 marks the 10th National Bat Appreciation Day. Since Austin is home to the largest metropolitan colony of bats in the world, we figured this is a good day to let [more]

April 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Magpie Nikkie in the hothouse

The Unusual HotHouse Flowers of Lakeway

Baby, it’s cold outside, but I know a hot place where the most unusual flowers flourish and flower wizard Nikki Mackenzie of Lakeway creates something magical out of them. [more]

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

How Do Armadillo Artists Spend Christmas Day?

The artists at Armadillo Christmas Bazaar smile and converse with visitors and shoppers for eleven hours straight, nine days in a row. They talk about their craft, answering [more]

December 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

setting the table

Setting the Table in Austin

Yep, they’re here. The holidays. We got the first cold snap already (did you lose any plants last week?) and we’re seeing Christmas lights go up all over Austin. (I spied [more]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

fall in Austin

Ten Things You Must Do In The Fall In Austin

No need to do them all in one year, but fall in Austin is full of activities. There’s something going on every weekend, so you’ll have to work to fit in all these [more]

November 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

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