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Keep Austin weird.
- The city motto that's become a rallying cry and mantra. 

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GUIDES

36 Hours: Austin, by Sally Kilbridge (New York Times, 3/1/2012)
Eat your way through the sights of Austin.

$100 Weekend in Austin, by Sally Kilbridge (New York Times, 1/31/2012)
Adventure doesn't have a price tag.

25 Reasons We Love Austin, by Karen Valby (Budget Travel, 2/2009)
From the barbecue to the music scene to the boldly welcomed weirdness.

What $500 Buys in Austin, by Candice Chan and John Wogan (Departures, 3/2011-4/2011)
Decadent spa experiences and exquisitely Texan goods.

FOOD & DRINK

In Austin, Bungalows and Brews, by Kristina Shevory (Condé Nast Traveler, 7/15/2011)
Profiles of three renovated bungalows-turned-bars.

Bar Crawl: Austin Power, by Eimear Lynch (Condé Nast Traveler, 7/2011)
Rainey Street has quite a few options when it comes to getting a drink.

Hot Dog of the Week: The Jackalope from Frank in Austin, by Hawk Krall (Bon Appetit, 6/1998)
A taste of an epic rabbit-antelope-pork hotdog from and locally famed artesian hot-dog eatery.

SHOPPING

Top 10 Lists: Where to Shop in Austin, (Lucky, 10/13/2009)
Unique boutiques that offer chic, well-designed goods with a Austin flair.

StichLab
Adorable fabric store that offers excellent sewing classes for beginners, children, and guys.

Austin Books & Comics
Extensive offerings of comic books, manga, and graphic novels. New releases arrive weekly.

CULTURE

Sh*t Austinites Say, by PossumboxProductions (YouTube, 1/15/2012)
Gotta love a meme. 

MUSIC

In Austin, Vinyl Is Still Vital, by Joel T. Weickgenant (New York Times, 3/5/2009)
The Live Music Capital of the World has a soft spot for recordings.

LOCAL COLOR

CULTURE Goddamn, East Austin, Hipstercrite, 6street, FOOD Another Austin Food BlogAustin Food Carts, Austin Food Journal, Edible Aria, KIDS Austin Children's Museum, NEWS Austinist, Austin Chronicle, Statesman, RADIO KGSR, KUT

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