This week’s freezing weather caused Texas sea turtles to get hypothermia

Have you noticed it’s cold? The freezing weather across the state (and most of the country) this week has wreaked havoc on Texas’ wildlife, namely sea turtles along the Gulf Coast. According to Texas Monthly, the turtles have been suffering from hypothermia...

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Dessert for breakfast? Sprinkles at the Domain is selling cereal-inspired cupcakes

Muffins are great and all, but have you ever had a cupcake for breakfast? Sprinkles Cupcakes (yes, the store with the cupcake ATM) is taking your favorite classic breakfast cereals and recreating them in cupcake form. The cupcakes are available throughout...

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Dunkin’ Donuts opened a new location near UT campus, and everyone’s freaking out

The rumors are true -- there’s a new doughnut shop in town.  Dunkin’ Donuts has opened its fourth Austin store, and it’s in a prime location: The Drag.  And University of Texas students are pretty excited, because it’s here just in time for the new...

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This East Austin boutique, coffee shop and bar is closing its doors

A part-vintage boutique, part-coffee shop, part-bar is closing after four years of business in East Austin. Friends and Neighbors’ last day on Cesar Chavez Street will be Saturday, Jan. 13. “We have loved being a part of the East Austin community...

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New Yeti short film features ‘Moose,’ a hero whose massive truck saved victims of Hurricane Harvey

“He’s not scared to jump into anything.”  That’s what a neighbor of Brandon “Moose” Johnson said about the Nederland man, the subject of a new short film from Yeti. Moose has worked on cars for most of his life, but “up until this last storm, she...

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Don’t forget: Buy your booze before New Year’s Eve, because liquor stores are closed

Look, I know we’re in the strange vortex between Christmas and New Year’s when nobody knows what day it is or what time it is or what is going on. But I’m here with a very important reminder for you: New Year’s Eve is Sunday. “OK, I know, duh,” you...

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Holy guacamole: 40,000 pounds of avocados spill onto Texas highway after crash

Pour one out for the avocados that never got to fulfill their destiny of becoming guacamole. According to WFAA in Dallas, a truck hauling more than 40,000 pounds of avocados caught fire along Interstate 35 in Waxahachie Thursday, with thousands of...

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Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Austin

Whether you’re ringing in 2018 with friends, family or a significant other, you’re probably trying to choose between Austin’s many New Year’s Eve events. Choices are hard. We’ve got some ideas for you. Austin’s New Year’s Eve at Auditorium Shores...

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