I Lost my father to Dementia on June 9th, 2020.

My Father suffers from Dementia. I don’t know how much longer we will have him. He has been a guiding light in darkness his entire life. Having raised 7 kids and putting each through college, he also fed and clothed and housed several uncles and my now deceased grandma and grandpa. He served in the United States Military in the Army and was active in the Czech heritage society and helped build the Czech heritage museum in La Grange. I owe him so much. Dementia is cruel. It takes dignity…

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Austin’s Comedor takes the top spot in Texas Monthly’s best of!

COMEDOR | comedortx.com Acclaimed downtown Austin eatery crowned Texas Monthly’s best! Austin’s Comedor takes the top spot, the first time a local restaurant has taken the top spot since 2011. Comedor is a modern Mexican restaurant in downtown Austin, Texas designed by architect Tom Kundig and led by chefs Gabe Erales and Philip Speer. Address: 501 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 11PM Reservations: resy.com Order:seamless.com, grubhub.com, postmates.com Phone: (512) 499-0977

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LIBERTY LUNCH AUSTIN TX

LIBERTY LUNCH  Liberty Lunch was a live-music venue at 405 W. 2nd Street in Austin, Texas. It was rumored to have been called Liberty Lunch in the 1940s as an eatery, perhaps reflecting the World War II Liberty Bonds and patriotic sentiment. It was a former lumberyard in the 20’s and 30’s owned by the now defunct Calcasieu Lumber Company and had been long abandoned. In the early years of Austin, the space was a wagon yard for the adjacent general store and livery stable. There were no signs that a…

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NITES

Artstrada Magazine

AUSTIN- I NEED TO DANCE TONIGHT   Austin meanwhile in Dallas. . . meanwhile in Houston. . . meanwhile in San Antonio. . . BEST NIGHTCLUBS OF ALL TIME      Tunnel City: New York Address: 220 12th Ave. Status: Closed Website: n/a Berghain City: Berlin Address: Rüdersdorfer Straße 70 Status: Open Website: berghain.de Space Miami City: Miami Address: 34 Northeast 11th St. Status: Open Website: clubspace.com Limelight City: New York Address: 47 West 20th St. Status: Closed Website: n/a Tootsies Orchid Lounge City: Nashville Address: 422 Broadway Status: Open…

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UNIQUE

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HOSTEL WORLD 36,000 properties, 170 countries • Over 10 million verified guest reviews • 24/7 customer service       Austin Nature and Science Center (512-974-3888, 301 Nature Center Dr., Austin, TX 78746, http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/ansc/)   This center provides a place for visitors of all ages to enjoy nature exhibits and educational programs. In one of the wildlife exhibits, you can even meet a coyote and a red-tailed hawk! Other fun attractions are the Dino Pit, an outdoor paleontology exhibit that allow the experience of a dig site, and the Naturalist Trade…

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BLOODHOUND SSC

The BLOODHOUND Project is an international education initiative focused around a 1000 mph World Land Speed Record attempt. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Bloodhound SSC is a British supersonic land vehicle currently in development. Its goal is to match or exceed 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/h) achieving a new world land speed record.[1] The pencil-shaped car, powered by a jet engine and a rocket engine is designed to reach 1,050 miles per hour (1,690 km/h).[2] It is being…

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in and around AUSTIN SXSW 2017

in and around AUSTIN SXSW 2017 check this page as we begin to fill it with the #Free, the #Cool, the #CantMiss of #SXSW 2017!!! FREE No SXSW badge? No problem with these free events 2017 SXSW OFFICIAL FREE EVENTS DO512 FREE Austin, TX Sxsw Events FEATURED EVENTS Hotel Vegas & Volstead 6 Year Anniversary party with A Giant Dog, Flesh Lights, Big Bill, The Reputations, Mean Jolene Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm MAR 10 Fri Do512 presents EPIC! Interactive with Fat Tony, A Giant Dog, Flint Eastwood, The Zoltars,…

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15 Unique Restaurants in Texas

1) Blacks BBQ – Austin & Lockhart www.blacksbbq.com/   Black’s Barbecue is the oldest family-owned barbecue restaurant in Texas. It has been in the family since 1932. 2) Willy Burger www.willy–burger.com/   Welcome! At Willy Burger, we are direct and to the point. We do things differently than the other 99% of “so-called” hamburger joints. Beaumont , Tx 3) Pickett House Restaurant – Heritage Village www.heritage-village.org/pickett–house.htm 4) Gourdough’s Donuts, Beer & Cocktails gourdoughs.com 5) Chi’lantro BBQ | Home of the Original Kimchi Fries, Austin Food Truck … www.chilantrobbq.com/   Korean…

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10 Unique Texas Festivals You Should Visit

10 Unique Texas Festivals You Should Visit These 10 unique Texas festivals do things a bit differently. Whether they’re showing off vibrantly decorated vehicles or boasting of an elaborate costume contest, these events are unlike any other. Big Country Balloon Fest World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off Bertram’s Oatmeal Festival Arlington Festival of Quilts Billy the Kid Festival Texas Firearms Festival Houston Art Car Parade Texas Pirate Festival The O. Henry Pun Off Buda Weiner Dog Races     CAMP CONTEMPORARY YOUR CHILDHOOD CAMP— ALL GROWN UP Join us this fall for Camp Contemporary,…

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Adam, Jason and Pete build a home for less than $50,000

Adam, Jason and Pete build a home for less than $50,000 Dreaming of owning your own home but convinced you can’t afford it? This week Adam, Jason and Pete team up for one of our biggest makes ever, literally building a home from scratch for under $50,000 – using a shipping container! New Braunfels Container Sales | Shipping, Cargo & Storage Quality Shipping Containers in New Braunfels | Buy & Rent   TexBox – Austin Texas – Buy Shipping Containers – Locally            

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ART

Artstrada Magazine

Austin’s Local Artists have called the ATX and the Texas Hill Country Home and have also scattered to far away places such as New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Paris, London to influence the entire planet Earth!  Artists of Texas 10 Texas Artists Who Explore the Beauty of the Lone Star State Texas Artist Index-Online Gallery-More-Buy/Sell Texas Art Current State Artists | Texas Commission on the Arts ART|MOTO|BITES|NITES|UNIQUE Lora Reynolds Gallery 360 Nueces Street, Suite 50; Open Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Big Medium 5305 Bolm Road #12; Open Monday,…

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