We acquired some wonderful vintage photographs of the Harper-recommended, The Driskill in Austin, TX. Located in the heart of downtown at the corner of Sixth Street and Brazos Street, the hotel has been an Austin institution since 1886. Since then the property has changed hands numerous times and has been renovated even more. According to [...]
The Austin Business Journal reports that the city’s historic Driskill Hotel is for sale. The 189-room hotel at 604 Dos Brazos Street is currently owned by Lowe Enterprises, a diversified national real estate organization headquartered in Los Angeles, California. It is operated by Destination Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Lowe Enterprises that is based [...]
Like the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, the collaboration between Food & Wine magazine and C3 Presents (the company behind Austin City Limits Music Festival) features a schedule of top-tier chefs, James Beard Foundation Award winners and nominees, and promise to draw a host of food and wine aficionados to the festival.
*May 10, 2013 update* The 2013 Austin City Limits lineup was announced earlier this week featuring headliners Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse and Kings of Leon. Recent favorites including Phoenix, Atoms for Peace (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, producer Nigel Godrich, Mauro Refosco, Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Joey Waronker of R.E.M.) and The National [...]
Adjacent to picturesque Lady Bird Lake, 2nd Street has swiftly become one of Austin’s most popular food and shopping districts. Officially, the district stretches from 3rd Street to Caesar Chavez, and Colorado Street to San Antonio Street. The best time to visit is during Sunday brunch, or in the evenings, when its tree-lined promenade teems [...]