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May 2017

Found 5 blog entries for May 2017.

Summer is now in full swing and with kids out of school the events around town are really heating up!  Below we have put together a list of our favorite events happening across Austin in June.

PHOEBE HUNT & THE GATHERERS W/ SHAKEY GRAVES, THE BROTHER BROTHERS - 6/2/17

An accomplished Americana instrumentalist with foundations in jazz and swing music, Phoebe makes an impressive creative leap with Shanti's Shadow, available June 2. It’s the culmination of a five year journey that has taken her from her Austin roots through Music Row, Brooklyn, and even to India to study with seventh-generation master violinist Kala Ramnath. Along the way, Phoebe found her voice and delivered her most inspired set of songs to date.  Tickets available here.

6/8/17 -

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Bullock Texas State History Museum

What I Love About Austin ~ Museums

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is one of the best museums in Austin.  It encapsulates everything Texas.  So if you are new to Texas, or have always lived here, you will be sure to find out something you didn't know about Texas.  The museum contains the original "Goddess of Liberty", statue that was at the top of the State Capitol's dome for many decades.  It also has greater than 500 artifacts from Texas' storied history.  The museum contains two theaters, the largest IMAX screen in Texas and the 4-D Texas Spirit Theater.  There is also a cafe and a large museum store that features many Texas themed items.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Saturday and from

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To begin 2017 we saw a normalization of the real estate market as home sales began to slow  and inventory began to return to a more normal level.  As we head into the hot summer selling season the market seems to have responded.  Especially in the area;s surrounding Austin with dramatic home sale increases in Williamson and Hays county!  Below is the information that is pertinent for anyone thinking of entering the market as a buyer or seller.  

Home sales in the Austin-Round Rock MSA increased 3.2 percent year-over-year in April 2017 to 2,640 home sales. In the city of Austin, single-family home sales rose 2.2 percent annually to 827 home sales during the same time frame.

At the county level, single-family home sales jumped 8.6 percent

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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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With Spring in the air and weather warming up across the Capitol city Austin shows off what makes this city so great this time of year!  Below we have put together a list of some of our favorite events happening across the city from concerts to film fests to the famed Pecan Street Festival.

5/1/17

Pixies in concert with Public Access TV - Stubbs Austin 8 pm

Pixies will come back to Austin for the first time in three years in support of their 2016 album, Head Carrier. 

5/2/17

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers at Frank Erwin Center with Gary Clark Jr. in Austin, TX

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music ... guest Gary ClarkJr., which includes a stop at the Frank Erwin Center on May 2!

5/3/17 -

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