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It's official the summer heat is upon us in Austin, TX.  With the kids out of school and 100 degree temperatures on the way, we've rounded up some of our favorite places to coll of in and around Austin and Central Texas.  Each one of these spots brings something special to the table from the infamous Barton Springs to Hamilton Pool on the western outskirts of town.  In no particular order here are some of our favorites!

Barton Springs Pool 

The 68-degree water is an Austin favorite for runners and bikers on the Town Lake Trail to the overheated tourist. 

Deep Eddy Pool

Deep Eddy Pool is just on the otherside of Lady Bird Lake west of Barton Springs, just as historic, fed by the same spring, and generally more peaceful.

Hamilton Pool Nature

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With Mothers Day on the horizon it isn't too late to treat your mother to a day on the town she deserves!  From outdoor brunches to events across the city there is a lot happening this weekend, so call up your mother and enjoy the great weather in Austin.  

Here are some of our favorite events, brunches and more happening across Austin this weekend: 

Driskill Hotel & Bar Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

This Mother’s Day, express your love and admiration for mom in an unforgettable setting by treating her to an elegant afternoon tea with scrumptious french pastries.  From Thursday, May 11, through Sunday, May 14, The Driskill is hosting its cherished Mother’s Day Afternoon Teas at 3 p.m. each day.

Mother's Day Pop Up Shop at Hotel San Jose


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A new publication ranked tech cities across the globe bases on their performance across these five categories. Austin ranks first as a more affordable, talent-rich alternative to San Francisco. New York, America’s premier world city, comes third. The US is home to many of the biggest and most innovative tech companies. Cities here benefit from superior access to venture capital and funding that help scale-ups to grow.   Across the categories presented Austin ranked #1 in America!  See inside the study here.

Savills Tech Cities aims to understand the many, diverse factors that make places a good location choice for the tech sector. They have identified the 22 global centers at the forefront of tech, all of which have thriving and growing tech

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For all of you wondering just how quickly the Austin-area is growing, the official numbers for 2016 is in and the number is higher than what you expected!  The regional population now accounts for more than 2 million people and the Austin area alone has a net gain of 159 people a day.  

The federal agency released July 2016 estimates for 382 metros and 3,142 counties across the nation. Eleven major metropolitan areas, led by the Texas duo of Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth, are growing at a pace of more than 1,000 persons per week. 

When just looking at migrants, about 110 people per day moved to the Austin area — largely because so many jobs are being added across all sectors, principally technology. The influx is the primary reason why affordability

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It is nearly impossible to keep track of all the restaurant openings across the city of Austin with seemingly endless options sprouting up across the city and beyond!  Here at Engel & Volkers Austin we have looked across the landscape and checked in with one of our favorite food blogs Eater Austin to compile a list of must try restaurants this Spring.  We hope you enjoy these newcomers to the Austin-area dining scene.  

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JT Youngblood’s

Location: 1905 Aldrich Street, Suite #120, Mueller
Key Players: Jeff Weinberger, Todd Duplechan, Shane Stiles, Jeff Haber
Projected Opening Date: Monday, March 20 27, 2017

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Pitchfork Pretty

Location: 2708 East Cesar

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Although news that Austin is a great place to live may not be "newsworthy" to most living in Austin, being named by a prestigious national survey is an honor! U.S. News & World Report surveyed people nationwide to find out what they consider important in a hometown. They then took those categories and saw what each city had to offer.  The full list of the 100 metros ranked by U.S. News & World Report can be found here.

The list took into account several factors, including affordability, job prospects and quality of life. A public survey of thousands of individuals across the country was also used to determine which qualities people consider important in a hometown. Then, data from the United States Census Bureau, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and

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It's nearly impossible to keep up with all of the restaurant openings happening across Austin, lucky for you we have put together a list of new openings along with places worth coming back for seconds!  Whether you live North to South or West to East we have some suggestions we think you'll love.  

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking (Round Rock)

This is the latest concept from one of Austin's favorite chef's Jack Gilmore known for Z' Tejas and most recently Jack Allen's Kitchen.  The new kitchen focuses on seafood, hence the name, but includes some of Jack Gilmore's chicken fried staples.

2850 N Interstate 35
Round Rock, TX 78681 (512) 351-9724 Visit Website  

Second Bar + Kitchen (Domain at the Archer Hotel)

The long standing downtown

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Support our Spirit of Giving Campaign by making a contribution today. Click the text above to make the spirit of Special Olympics come alive for thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities.

Engel & Völkers North America is a proud champion of Special Olympics Play Unified Campaign.  This year, we will continue to support this important campaign to inspire and mobilize youth to connect with people with intellectual disabilities and create more inclusive communities, leading to a more respectful world for everyone. We want to be a part of developing the first Unified Generation that will fight inactivity, intolerance and injustice. We want to be a part of improving the health care for those who

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After three years at the helm of Austin's University of Texas Charlie Strong was let go, shortly thereafter the hottest coaching prospect in the country was signed as the next head coach of the Longhorns.  A Texas Ex with deep ties to the state of Texas, including the last two seasons as head coach at the University of Houston, Tom Herman becomes the 30th head coach at Texas.

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His Record at The University of Houston

Herman comes to Texas after compiling a 22-4 record in two seasons at Houston, the fourth-best record in the FBS in that span. His first season as head coach at Texas will mark his 14th spent in the state of Texas out of 20 years coaching on the collegiate level. That includes his time as a graduate assistant at UT (1999-2000), where

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MoPac Express Lane North Is Now Open

MoPac Express Lane North Is Now Open 

The MoPac Express Lane North is now open from Ranch To Market 2222, South, to Parmer Lane, North.  The South bound side of the express lanes are expected to be open by the end of November.

The MoPac Express Lane will give drivers the option to bypass congestion on the 11-mile stretch of MoPac between Parmer Lane and Cesar Chavez Street and get to their destination without delay. MoPac is one of Austin's most important arteries, serving as a key route to downtown and points beyond. As a primary alternative to Interstate 35, MoPac carries more than 180,000 cars and trucks each day. By 2030, MoPac is projected to serve more than 320,000 cars a day. Phase I (north of 2222 to Parmer) is currently open to

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