The most popular books, movies and music at the Austin Public Library in 2017

2017 was a year of change for Austin, as each year always is. But some things never change. The fact that we love bemoaning Austin traffic. The fact that our city is consistently ranked one of the best places to live in the country. The fact that...

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‘Goodbye forever, Michael’: Austin-based dating app Bumble bans user for criticizing woman’s appearance

“Harassment and misogyny don’t belong on Bumble - and therefore neither do you.” That’s what Austin-based dating app Bumble said after banning a user who had reportedly criticized another user for her appearance.  On Thursday, Bumble published “An...

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Here’s where UT students go to nurse their hangovers in Austin

‘Tis the season for staying out way too late at the company holiday party and maybe needing to nurse a headache or two after too much spiked cider. If you’re wondering how the college kids move past their hangovers, ride-hailing app Fasten put together...

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Tired of white elephant? 5 ideas for holiday gift exchanges

Look, we’ve all done it. You show up to your family member or friend’s house with a $25 to $50 gift, praying that whoever ends up with it in this year’s White Elephant gift exchange doesn’t hate whatever generic item you bought at the last minute...

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Here’s how you can have a holiday meal inside a life-sized gingerbread house

If pretending to be a real-life gingerbread man is on your holiday to-do list, you’re in luck. According to Eater Austin, the Westin Austin Downtown has constructed a huge house made of gingerbread and royal icing (with a little bit of wood, too,...

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