By Janet Heimlich While on a lunch break, Ruth stands in her tiny kitchen making kefir. The 31-year-old receptionist and hair stylist places a spoonful of kefir starter grains into an empty ...
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By David AlanPhotography by Jenna Noel A short time ago, the “cocktail revolution” began to blossom in major cities across the country—an uprising against pre-made mixes and ...
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You can stoke up on Fair Bean coffee drinks and selected baked goods now while shopping or preparing for training and racing events at RunTex's Riverside Drive location. But you will still want to go ...

By David Alan Photography by Jenna Noel If tipsy were a season, it would be winter. Yet with so many beverages to enjoy and so few months of cold weather in Austin, it can prove challenging to give ...
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By Suzanne Santos One hot summer day at the Austin Farmers’ Market, I spied a Bicycle Sport Shop reusable water bottle sitting next to the ice chest of bottled water we sell to customers. Not too ...
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By David Alan Photography by Jenna Noel Fall in Central Texas is such a brief period—if you’re not paying attention, you just might miss it. While we may be short on hayrides, twinkling aspens ...
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By David Alan If there’s anything to be said about Austin’s long summer, it’s that we have an abundance of outdoor activities. We heap limitless praise on our springs, lakes and ...
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