When we think about our workout routines, it’s always the laps we run or the calories we burn or the weights we’re lifting. But Handana founder Katie Niemeyer reminds us about the little things that take our workout to the next level. With her line of high-performance sweatbands, Niemeyer is keeping us cool and inspired to go the distance.
Wondering where to woo your Valentine next month? We’ve rounded up some delicious cocktails and intimate date spots perfect for a romantic evening on the town.
208 W. 4th St.
(512) 494 4011
The speakeasy feel of this warehouse gem makes Péché a must for downtown dating. Enjoy a menu of Prohibition-style cocktails and absinthe offerings, or take your cue from the classics and split the Péché milkshake—complete with house-made vanilla ice cream, luxardo cherry liquer and absinthe.
When we think of quilting, we often imagine kindly spinsters with fabric squares in one hand and a threaded needle in another. But QuiltCon is not your grandmother’s quilting show—instead, this conference is bringing the timeless craft into the twenty-first century with a series of vibrant workshops, lectures, panel discussions and, of course, a showcase of stylish and gorgeous works to inspire the modern quilter.
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Flying solo this year? We're ditching the candy hearts and lavish dinners for some activities that don’t require a date or even a festive outfit. Grab a few friends and check out these Austin hotspots that will charm you faster than a Hallmark card.
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Brace yourselves—the Super Bowl is coming. But this year, trade in the standard chips-and-queso-plus-fried-everything menu for some delicious options sure to please even the most discerning of foodies. We’ve rounded up our favorite Super Bowl dining destinations.
It’s no secret that we Austinites like our coffee. And our beer. And, you know what? We wouldn’t mind having both of them at our fingertips at any hour of the day. At The Buzz Mill, set to open this weekend with a barbecue-filled bash, owners Jason Sabala and Travis Kizer are pouring a cure for whatever ails you.
While we all have our workout staples—running on Lady Bird Lake, yoga at one of the myriad of studios in Austin—this city has endless opportunities for getting fit in 2013. We checked out two healthy hotspots changing the way we think about the gym.
Texas photographers, ready your lenses: the Texas Photo Roundup is back for another three days of exciting programming from February 7-9. Whether you’re looking to meet the masters with events featuring Wyatt McSpadden and Dan Winters or learn how to build your career, the Roundup is essential for those of us behind the camera.
When we think breast cancer awareness, it’s always pink heels and ribbons—but this month, Speed Rack is changing things up with a competition by and for the country’s top female bartenders. All over the country, mixologists are slinging, stirring and shaking their way to the finals in New York City.