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14 area events from New Year's Eve to early February to do for Northwest Austin residents

Events and activities to do in the Austin area from Dec. 2-Feb. 2


Music, arts communities asked to provide feedback on spending recommendations for $12 million creative space bond

After roughly a year of deliberation, the Austin's Music Commission and Art Commission have drafted criteria for how to spend the money aimed at addressing the city's rapid loss of affordable creative space.




Check out these 12 fall and Halloween events in and around Northwest Austin

Now that the weather has finally cooled, Austin residents can enjoy these fall and Halloween-related …


Annual report shows SXSW had $355.9 million economic impact to Austin in 2019

The South by Southwest Conference & Festivals increased its impact on the Austin economy in 2019 by 1.45% over the previous year, according to a report released Oct. 8.


Northwest Austin music school celebrates 15 years

Northwest School of Music celebrates 15 years in October. The music school has taught more than 2,000 …




In nod to Austin’s live music industry, City Council carves out more than $3 million in hotel tax funding

The Live Music Capital of the World’s governing body will send millions of dollars in annual tourism revenue to its namesake industry, in a nod to growing affordability concerns among Austin's musicians and industry professionals.


North Austin board game shop, bar expands into former Sherlock's pub spot

Emerald Tavern Games & Cafe opened Aug. 23 in its new expanded space in the former Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub & Grill at 9012 Research Blvd., Ste. C6, Austin.


6 activities to do in the Northwest Austin area before summer officially ends

School may be back in session now in the Austin area, but that does not mean summer is ending. Here are a few …




Nancy Pelosi will be the closing keynote speaker at Texas Tribune Festival

The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival will close with conversation between Evan Smith, the Tribune’s co-founder and CEO, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-California.


Company that owns dine-in theater at The Domain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Luxury dine-in movie theater iPic Entertainment announced Aug. 5 it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to restructure the company’s debt.


European-style indoor play center for kids opens this fall in Northwest Austin

Construction is underway on a new European-style indoor play center called Indigo Play, located at 13530 Research Blvd., Ste. 102, Austin, next to the Austin Aquarium.


Austin FC announces mobile app-focused ticketing partner to handle sales

Austin FC announced July 31 it has selected New York-based SeatGeek as its ticketing partner to handle buying, selling and transferring tickets.




Galaxy-and-space-themed entertainment venue opens in Northwest Austin

Galaxy-and-space-themed family entertainment venue Game-ZGalaxy opened June 25 at 10700 Anderson Mill Road, Ste. 207, Austin.


From the ground up: Can Northwest Austin be the city’s next home for artists?

Local artist Daniel Arredondo has lived in the area surrounding The Arboretum for more than three decades, but in that time the painter has never worked in a studio near his house. According to Arredondo, he has worked out of studios all across the city—currently residing at Cement Loop in East Austin—despite his efforts to find a studio closer to home.


Mother and daughter duo share passion for painting at Northwest Austin art studio

With great focus, six school-aged children carefully squeeze droppers of colored liquid into vials of vinegar to create a rainbow of colors.



Northwest Austin business owners vie for a bigger boost from SXSW

While South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals brought profits to bars, restaurants and hotels downtown, its reach has not always been felt as strongly in North and Northwest Austin.



Virtual reality game debuts at Pinballz Lake Creek in Northwest Austin

Austin-based virtual reality gaming company Virtuix selected Pinballz Lake Creek , located at 13729 Research Blvd., Austin, for the worldwide debut of its VR ARENA attraction, according to a March 21 press release.


Asian chamber, diverse North Austin organization representing more than 65 business launch Asian Eats Night Market on March 22-23

An organization representing the diversity of North Austin is working with the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce to launch the first Asian Eats Night Market on March 22-23.



High 5 entertainment center in North Austin expands to add ax throwing

Bowling alley and event venue High 5 in North Austin added ax throwing to its available activities in February.