[VIDEO] In Austin it Pays to Procrastinate

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Here’s a video from a local news channel in Austin, Texas, about what the city’s three-month-old short-term rental ordinance has been met with by the the multitude. In a word: Procrastination.  Continue reading

Geek Out at Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas


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Austinites! Those visiting Austin on business! Don’t commit the geek sacrilege of not paying a visit to the famous Mondo Gallery, featuring a mix of original artwork and limited edition screen prints.  Continue reading

The Hottest Neighborhoods in 2013

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Redfin have published some predictions for what they think will be the hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods in the country in 2013. Continue reading

Local Austin Bookstore for Poetry Fans

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Have a few hours off? Are you a poetry fanatic? A bibliophile? If you answered yes to any of those questions, head on down to Write Bloody, the newest independent bookstore owned by Derrick Brown, who also runs the label and printing press of the same name. Support the printed word! Continue reading

Free Thursdays at Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, TX

Blanton Museum Of Art In Austin Texas Fine Art Paintings Prints Drawings

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Dear Metrosetter travelers in Austin, Texas:

In town on the third Thursday of the month? Head on over to Blanton Museum of Art for free events and programs and extended hours. Not in town on the third Thursday? That’s okay. You can check out their permanent collection for free every Thursday, nonetheless. The collection includes European Paintings, American and Contemporary, Latin American, Prints and Drawings, and more. Continue reading