March Gardening Tips from the Natural Gardener

Spring is on the way, and one of your New Year’s resolutions was to take better care of your lawn and garden. Not sure where to begin? Complements of the Natural Gardener, the “organic gardening headquarters” of Southwest Austin, you’ve come to just the right place. Check out the information section of their website for additional information! What To Do In March PLANT VEGETABLE SEEDS like beets, chard, collards, leaf …

Time for the Oscars: 2012 Academy Awards® Nominations

On Sunday, February 26th, families from Rob Roy to Riverplace will gather to watch Chris Rock host the 84th Annual Academy Awards.  This year’s presenters and performers will include Halle Berry, the “Bridesmaids” cast, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez and Emma Stone! The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & …

Austin Luxury Homes in Austin TX Housing Market Update

Austin Luxury homes for saleAustin Luxury home searchAustin Luxury homes THE BELOW MARKET UPDATE IS CURRENT AS OF THE ABOVE DATE OF THIS BLOG POST. Active: There are currently 112 luxury homes for sale in Austin TX with a median list price of $404 per square foot ($2,525,000) and averaging 287 active days on the market. The average home for sale has 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and 6709 square feet. …

Local Business Spotlight: Therapeutic Bodyworks of South Austin

According to The American College of Sports Medicine, most Austinites have at least one pleasure they don’t have to feel guilty about: In 2009, it named Austin the #10 Fittest City in the U.S.  From triathlons to teamsports, cycling and golf, Austin is a mecca for athletes of all levels. Unfortunately, pain can sometimes accompany pleasure. With every fitness regimen comes the occasional injury, minor to major. Work-related and sport-specific …

ROAD CLOSURES: 3M MARATHON & RELAY JANUARY 29TH, 2012

On Sunday morning, January 29th, 2012 six thousand runners will participate in the annual 3M Half Marathon and Relay in beautiful Austin, Texas. The 13.1 mile race starts at 6:40 a.m. on Stonelake Blvd. in Northwest Austin, and ends at 12:30 p.m. in Downtown Austin.   Since 1995, 3M Half Marathon has funded Austin organizations that focus on community-involved education. Communities In Schools is part of a national dropout prevention …

Do Good in 2012: Attend Dell Children’s Gala this January!

Dell Children’s Gala, one of Downtown Austin’s premiere philanthropic events with over 1,000 annual attendees, is only weeks away. Want to do a little good this in 2012? Why not add attending Dell Children’s Gala to your list of New Year’s resolutions? The extraordinary gala, held by the philanthropic backbone of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Austin, includes a cocktail reception, incredible live and silent auctions, dinner, dancing, live entertainment …

TreeHouse: New Austin Business Offers Green Solutions for Home Improvement

In the heart of South Austin, a brand new business is teaching customers to think outside the big-box when it comes to a home improvement store. Are you a contractor, homebuyer, builder, or architect on lookout for green solutions? TreeHouse may be your answer. TreeHouse is Whole Foods meets Home Depot, and a beacon in the night when it comes to making sustainable living attainable for Austinites.

Austin Luxury Homes in Austin TX Housing Market Update

Austin Luxury homes for saleAustin Luxury home searchAustin Luxury homes THE BELOW MARKET UPDATE IS CURRENT AS OF THE ABOVE DATE OF THIS BLOG POST. Active: There are currently 177 luxury homes for sale in Austin TX with a median list price of $391 per square foot ($2,450,000) and averaging 233 active days on the market. The average home for sale has 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and 6542 square feet. …