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Oasis

There is a popular restaurant built in 1982 called Oasis. It sits high above Lake Austin and is an institution as they say and calls itself the “Sunset Capital of Texas”. There are four terraces and in the summer it is packed with happy, sun loving people. I, however, went on a cold, chilly January day and had to sit inside. The menu is exactly the same as the last time I ate there years ago. I’ll have to visit in the Summer. The entrance.. This was outside. I’m sure it’s busy in th...
Tags: Travel, Texas, View, Austin, Nice, Oasis, Interior, Lake Travis, Lake Austin, Sunset Capital of Texas


Where to travel in September for the best outdoor adventures

September is a month of denial. Many are loath to admit that summer is over and still cling desperately to those final sunny days. Others are more eager for fall, prematurely donning flannel shirts, scoping out apple orchards, and pre-ordering pumpkin spice lattes the second the calendar turns to September 1. Seasonal biases aside, September is actually the best of both worlds, and one of the best months of the year for a vacation. With the most intense summer heat behind us and the chilly au...
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How to Ensure the Success of Your Engagement Photoshoot in Austin

You propose your loved one at Mount Bonnell, by far the most popular spot to get down on one knee in Austin. And with the atmosphere being perfectly romantic, you get an instant yes as the answer. A top engagement photographer in Austin can help you create and save those memories with your endless ideas, taking you a step closer to your dream wedding.  Once you are engaged, creative pre-wedding photography is one way to celebrate your lifelong journey together with your partner in th...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Fashion, US, Austin, Vogue, Photo shoot, Photoshoot, Engagement, Capitol, Lake Travis, Engagement Rings, Weddings & Parties, Mount Bonnell, Wedding Photoshoot, Pennybacker Bridge


A Hyatt-owned resort hotel in Austin is letting people 'test drive' life in Texas for $18,500 a month - see inside Miraval Austin

Miraval Austin. Miraval Austin Miraval Austin created an extended stay program that lets people "test drive" what it's like living in Austin, Texas. The program starts at $18,504 for a month-long single occupancy stay. Tech companies like Oracle and Tesla recently announced plans to relocate from California to Austin. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Miraval Austin created an extended stay program that lets people "test drive" what it's like living in Austin, Texas as te...
Tags: Travel, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, California, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Tennessee, Silicon Valley, Zillow, Oracle, Hyatt, Bay Area, Austin Texas, Lone Star State


Texas Sheriff: Five Boats Sank In Trump Supporter Boat Parade, But No Fatalities

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Five boats sank in a Texas lake during a nautical parade in support of President Donald Trump, but no one was injured or killed, officials said Sunday. Boaters began calling for help “almost immediately” after the procession for Trump’s reelection got underway on a lake west of Austin on Saturday, according to Kristen Dark of the Travis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies ultimately responded to 15 distress calls and received three other reports of boats taking on water. Ima...
Tags: Texas, News, Austin, Donald Trump, Dark, Trump, Texas AP, Lake Travis, 2020 Election, Summer Concepcion, Texas Sheriff, Kristen Dark, Travis County Sheriff 's Office Deputies, Austin Travis County Emergency Medical Services


Several boats sink at Trump parade on Texas lake

"That was truly an exceptional number of boats," said Kristen Dark, public information officer for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, whose deputies patrol the lake. "Several of the boats did sink." Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado river that is a popular spot for boating, fishing, swimming and other recreational activities.
Tags: Texas, News, Colorado, Trump, Lake Travis, Travis County Sheriff s Office, Kristen Dark


At Least 4 Boats Sink During Disastrous Trump Parade in Texas

A parade of boats near Austin, Texas meant to honor President Donald Trump ended in disarray Saturday afternoon as at least four watercraft sank and boaters continually rang local authorities in distress. > Swamped boat near Emerald Point as hundreds of boats parade for President Donald Trump, at least three craft swamped with no injuries reported statesman @bobphoto pic.twitter.com/eY3yyAXvyp> > — bobphoto (@bobphoto) September 5, 2020With temperatures at 90 degrees and helicopters buzzing over...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Austin, Atlantic, Donald Trump, EMS, Dark, Trump, Austin Texas, New York Trump, Lake Travis, Stedman, Lakeway, Tricia, KVUE News


Multiple boats sink in Texas lake at pro-Trump water parade

Law enforcement responded to assist people at Lake Travis in Austin after several boats were swamped by wavesA parade of boats in Texas celebrating their support for Donald Trump ended in disarray when multiple vessels got into trouble on apparently choppy waters leading to several sinking and a slew of distress calls being made to rescue officials.Multiple media reports described a chaotic scene on Lake Travis, near the state capital of Austin, when a procession of boats waving Trump flags and ...
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Boats participating in a Trump support parade sink, officials say

Several boats taking part in a Trump support parade on Lake Travis in Texas have sunk, officials said Saturday.
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Boats participating in a Trump support parade sink in Texas, officials say

Several boats taking part in a Trump support parade on Lake Travis in Texas have sunk, officials said Saturday.
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"The 90s were the best. We didn’t have coronavirus, or cell phones, or computers. We had 5.0's, blockbuster, Beavis and Butthead, Wayne's World, Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan..."

"... Mortal Kombat is still better than Fortnight ... the last of the great decades."And we had Vanilla Ice — who is quoted above, from "Vanilla Ice throwing Fourth of July concert: 'We didn't have coronavirus' in the '90s/The 'Ice Ice Baby' singer will perform for thousands in Texas, where coronavirus cases are surging" (Entertainment Weekly).The concert will be in a large outdoor venue — Emerald Point Bar & Grill, on the shore of Lake Travis in Austin — and they're only selling tickets for ha...
Tags: Texas, Law, Austin, Jackie Chan, 1990s, Lake Travis, Chris Tucker, Ann Althouse, Vanilla Ice, Beavis and Butt-Head, Coronavirus, Butt Head, Butthead Wayne, Emerald Point Bar Grill


Best luxury cabin rentals in the US

Howling winds and jagged rocks poking at your back don’t exactly make for a good night’s sleep. Add the omnipresent possibility of a bear encounter, and you’re off the hook if tucking into a thin layer of canvas for the night just isn’t your thing. You’re not off the hook for bashing on nature, however, so, fortunately, it’s totally doable to seclude yourself away from the civilized world without sacrificing the bed-laden comforts and four walls you’re used to. These cabin escapes spare you ...
Tags: Travel, White House, Boston, New York City, US, United States, Dallas, Lake Tahoe, Reserve, South Lake Tahoe, Cabins, All, Oklahoma City, Carnelian Bay, Asheville North Carolina, Snowmass


Tax break on tap for Texas yacht buyers

The Alchemist, an 80-foot motor yacht photographed by D Ramey Logan, would qualify for a substantial sales tax break under a new Texas law awaiting the governor's signature. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0) Texas lawmakers say the property tax reform bill they've sent to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk will slow the increases homeowners have complained about for years. The Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act, which if enacted will require citie...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Taxes, Minnesota, California, Georgia, Austin, House, Wisconsin, Michigan, John Kerry, Houston, North Carolina, Taylor, South Carolina


How to claim major disaster tax losses

Texas, according to veteran Lone Star State meteorologists, is the land of perennial drought, broken by the occasional devastating flood. Such flooding occurred today, opening up the possibility that parts of the Texas Hill Country could be deemed major disaster areas. If that happens, affected property owners can claim their losses on their tax returns. Mansfield dam image Excessive rainfall has produced devastating flooding in Central Texas, forcing area officials to open floodgates at l...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Austin, Florence, Agi, Mansfield, Michael, Texas Hill Country, Colorado River, Marina, Central Texas, Lake Travis, Florida Panhandle, Lake Austin, KXAN, Lower Colorado River Authority


How to claim major disaster tax losses

Texas, according to veteran Lone Star State meteorologists, is the land of perennial drought, broken by the occasional devastating flood. Such flooding occurred today, opening up the possibility that parts of the Texas Hill Country could be deemed major disaster areas. If that happens, affected property owners can claim their losses on their tax returns. Mansfield dam image Excessive rainfall has produced devastating flooding in Central Texas, forcing area officials to open floodgates at l...
Tags: Texas, Marketing, Austin, Florence, Agi, Mansfield, Michael, Texas Hill Country, Colorado River, Marina, Central Texas, Lake Travis, Florida Panhandle, Lake Austin, KXAN, Lower Colorado River Authority


How to claim major disaster tax losses

Texas, according to veteran Lone Star State meteorologists, is the land of perennial drought, broken by the occasional devastating flood. Such flooding occurred today, opening up the possibility that parts of the Texas Hill Country could be deemed major disaster areas. If that happens, affected property owners can claim their losses on their tax returns. Mansfield dam image Excessive rainfall has produced devastating flooding in Central Texas, forcing area officials to open floodgates at l...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Austin, Florence, Agi, Mansfield, Michael, Texas Hill Country, Colorado River, Marina, Central Texas, Lake Travis, Florida Panhandle, Lake Austin, KXAN, Lower Colorado River Authority


How to claim major disaster tax losses

Texas, according to veteran Lone Star State meteorologists, is the land of perennial drought, broken by the occasional devastating flood. Such flooding occurred today, opening up the possibility that parts of the Texas Hill Country could be deemed major disaster areas. If that happens, affected property owners can claim their losses on their tax returns. Mansfield dam image Excessive rainfall has produced devastating flooding in Central Texas, forcing area officials to open floodgates at l...
Tags: Texas, Marketing, Austin, Florence, Agi, Mansfield, Michael, Texas Hill Country, Colorado River, Marina, Central Texas, Lake Travis, Florida Panhandle, Lake Austin, KXAN, Lower Colorado River Authority


How to claim major disaster tax losses

Texas, according to veteran Lone Star State meteorologists, is the land of perennial drought, broken by the occasional devastating flood. Such flooding occurred today, opening up the possibility that parts of the Texas Hill Country could be deemed major disaster areas. If that happens, affected property owners can claim their losses on their tax returns. Mansfield dam image Excessive rainfall has produced devastating flooding in Central Texas, forcing area officials to open floodgates at l...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Austin, Florence, Agi, Michael, Texas Hill Country, Central Texas, Lake Travis, Florida Panhandle, KXAN, Mansfield Dam, TCJA, Kay Bell Folks, Max Starke Dam, Lake Marble Falls


How to claim major disaster tax losses

Texas, according to veteran Lone Star State meteorologists, is the land of perennial drought, broken by the occasional devastating flood. Such flooding occurred today, opening up the possibility that parts of the Texas Hill Country could be deemed major disaster areas. If that happens, affected property owners can claim their losses on their tax returns. Mansfield dam image Excessive rainfall has produced devastating flooding in Central Texas, forcing area officials to open floodgates at l...
Tags: Texas, Marketing, Austin, Florence, Agi, Michael, Texas Hill Country, Central Texas, Lake Travis, Florida Panhandle, KXAN, Mansfield Dam, TCJA, Kay Bell Folks, Max Starke Dam, Lake Marble Falls


10 Tips for Taking Your Dog Swimming in a Lake or River

We love taking our dogs swimming during the hot summer months! Irie and Tiki always enjoyed trips to Texas lakes and rivers–and now Barli has quickly learned that nothing’s better on a hot day than a dip in the lake. Barli and Tiki love swimming in Lake Travis, and Barli recently enjoyed his first visit ... Read More about 10 Tips for Taking Your Dog Swimming in a Lake or River
Tags: Texas, Pets, Tips, Swimming, Tiki, Lake Travis, Irie, BARLI, Taking Your Dog To The Lake, Lake or River


Bridal Portraits at Villa Del Lago Events Pavillion

Often in the South, brides choose to have formal bridal portraits taken. It can be so beneficial because the bride then knows how everything will look together on the day of her wedding. Such a fun tradition! For Jerika's bridals, we rented Villa Del Lago. Jerika absolutely loved the European elegance, it's romantic and natural vibe. Nestled on the edge of a hill overlooking Lake Travis outside of Austin, Villa Del Lago was the perfect setting for her bridal shoot. Jerika's father passed away br...
Tags: Wedding, Wedding Dresses, Photo shoot, South, Lake Travis, Wedding Style, Wedding Fashion, Jenna McElroy, Jerika, Villa Del Lago Events Pavillion, Villa Del Lago Jerika, Austin Villa Del Lago


Mossy Oak Fishing Pros Prepare for Bassmaster Texas Fest Elite Tournament

Mossy Oak Fishing Pros Prepare for Bassmaster Texas Fest Elite Tournament WEST POINT, MS – -(Ammoland.com)-The Mossy Oak Fishing Team is preparing now to fish Lake Travis in Jonestown, Texas, near Austin. This 2018 Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest is May 17-20 2018, benefits Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and has a $1 million payout.Mossy Oak Fishing Pro Ott DeFoe of Blaine, Tennessee, a past Rookie of the Year on the Elite Circuit, has studied this lake carefully as it is one that Bassmast...
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Cockney Cowboy Calling! Austin and London breweries team up to launch sister city beer for SXSW

Austin and London share a long, musical history. The relationship was cemented more recently with the twinning of Austin and Hackney as official sister cities back in 2012. As a native Londoner turned Austinite (thanks to Oslo-based Kahoot!), this is naturally a relationship close to my heart.Therefore, it’s with excitement that Austin-Hackney United announce a special launch event (in time for SXSW) to celebrate the release of a new limited edition craft beer, Cockney Cowboy, created in collabo...
Tags: Startups, UK, Texas, London, News, International, Austin, Beer, Hackney, Oslo, Sxsw, Sadiq Khan, Mini Cooper, Lake Travis, Austin Startups, Kahoot


Alamo Drafthouse’s Rolling Roadshow Returns with ‘The Sandlot’, ‘Iron Man’, ‘The Dark Knight’ & More

The Alamo Drafthouse is easily one of the best cinema chains out there. Between their strict no talking and texting policy and their fantastic line-up of the latest theatrical releases, special screenings and parties, it’s a great place for cinephiles. Now Alamo Drafthouse is taking their cinematic celebrations outside of the theater with a new line-up of Rolling Roadshow events. The first Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow 2018 events have been unveiled, and they include special screenings of T...
Tags: Texas, Movies, Events, Gotham City, Jaws, Independence Day, Austin Texas, Marble Falls Texas, Lake Travis, Alamo Drafthouse, Fandom, Iron-Man, The-Dark-Knight, The Sandlot, Leander Texas, Rolling Roadshow Returns


“Five Questions For … ” Austin Biotech Entrepreneur Paul Lammers

Austin—Two years ago, Paul Lammers was riding the cancer immunotherapy wave in biotech. His firm, Mirna Therapeutics, hit the Nasdaq after raising $80.5 million in an IPO. Two years and one unsuccessful early stage clinical trial later, Mirna is history. In May, the company was absorbed in a reverse merger with Cambridge, MA-based Synologic, whose shareholders ended up with a majority stake in the combined company. Lammers, the CEO of Mirna, is no longer involved with the company, and is ...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Ipo, Cancer, Trends, Austin, Cambridge, Holland, Fda, Immunotherapy, Nasdaq, Oncology, Clinical Trials, Lake Travis, Cambridge MA, National blog main


Our molly mutt Car Seat Cover Heads to the Lake!

This week we’re wrapping up a giveaway for a molly mutt travel set–including a molly mutt seat cover and Fillmore Pouch. We wanted to give the products a try with Irie and Tiki as well, so we set off for the Jones Brothers Park in Jonestown, on the shores of Lake Travis, to see how well the seat cover performed in our vehicle! I love the bright fabric of the Papillon design (you’ll find seven other designs as well). The quilted fabric The cover also features slits for seat belts, if you’d like ...
Tags: Travel, Pets, Products, Lake, Tiki, Jonestown, Lake Travis, LA QUINTA, Irie, Jones Brothers Park


Got Poop? Get a Fillmore Pouch!

We know that you know molly mutt for their stylish pet beds and duvets–but did you know you can get many of those colorful designs in a poop bag dispenser as well? The Fillmore Pouch, created using some of molly mutt’s most popular designs, snaps right on your dog leash (or on your belt or dog walking bag) to hold waste bags at the ready. (And a hidden bonus is that you won’t be advertising the fact that you’re toting poop bags…the zipper ensures that you’re not trailing poop bags!) This petit...
Tags: Travel, Pets, Products, Tiki, Lake Travis, Irie, Molly Mutt, Fillmore Pouch


Home of the Day: CROWN ESTATE OF LAKE TRAVIS

By Eric Moreland, Broker Assocciate, Elite 25sm Home of the Day is presented by the Austin Business Journal with Moreland Properties. This is your invitation to view some of Austin's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Commanders Point Estates4521 Commanders Point, Austin, TX 78734 | $14,950,000 Commanders Point Estate is the trophy of the Texas Hill Country, crowning one of Lake Travis’s most coveted wat...
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Watch 'Jaws' with your feet dangling in the water

Here's an immersive experience that you can truly, well, get immersed in: JAWS on the water. With dates from now until the end of July, you can watch any one of the Jaws movies while sitting on an inner tube on Lake Travis at Volente Beach Water Park in Leander, Texas. Cue the scary music... Imagine relaxing on an inner tube with a cold drink in hand on a perfect Texas summer night, your feet languidly dangling in the calm Lake Travis water. Now imagine you’re also watching the greatest thri...
Tags: Post, Texas, News, Lake Travis, Alamo Drafthouse, Duh Nuh, You're gonna need a bigger inner tube, Volente Beach Water Park, Leander Texas


Outdoors adventures in Texas

1. Hiking at Big Bend National Park. Photo: Michael Hirsch Big Bend National Park, one of the few N.P.’s in Texas, is hundreds of miles away from major cities, in the southern part of the state along the Rio Grande River. You could easily spend a season or a year or more hiking, exploring and camping here. If you’re not looking for a long hike, the Boquillas Hot Springs are accessible less than a mile from the Hot Springs Road trailhead. Meanwhile, one of the best places in Texas for a sunse...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Texas, Mexico, US, Austin, Adventures, Dallas, Houston, Jupiter, Grand Canyon, San Antonio, All, South Padre Island, Marfa, South East