Articles | July 2015

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Patriotic Cocktails

No matter the temperature or time of day, these two locally crafted cocktails will add to the festivities on July Fourth. Read on »

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Four Fun Facts: Hairspray on the Hillside

The Zilker Summer Musical epitomizes Austin summer nights. Set at the Hillside Theater in Zilker Park a few yards from a pre-show dip in Barton Springs, the musical runs from July 10 to Aug. 15,... Read on »

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Five Interesting Recipes to Help You Drink More Water

A summer in Austin means heat, and staying hydrated can be such a bore. Water is just blah, and anything else seems like a much tastier alternative. But with just a few ingredients and a bit of chopping, drinking water can go from being a chore to something as tasty as that soda you love to drink. Read on »

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Twelve More Staycation Options

Need even more staycation options? Ditch the house for the weekend for a change of scenery and a taste of relaxation. Read on »

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Rock On, Baby!

Girls Rock Camp provides music education and creates a positive environment for girls in the community to express themselves, learn from each other, promote change and redefine womanhood. Read on »

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Five Favorite No-Bake Recipes

Is turning on the oven bringing the summer heat too close for comfort? Cool off with these five ‘heatless’ recipes, no oven or stovetop required. Read on »

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#IAmAustinWoman

Austin Woman focuses on various aspects of local life, but we’re most passionate about the women in our city. That’s why we’re spotlighting you in our summer campaign, #iamaustinwoman. Read on »

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Beat the Heat With the Best Seven Swimming Holes in Austin

It’s summer in Austin, and that means heat—heat so intense that I wouldn’t be surprised if we’re able to fry an egg on the sidewalk... Read on »

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Five Whimsical Wineries in the Austin Area

Treat your taste buds with carefully crafted wine from local wineries and vineyards in the Austin area. Take a look at the five wineries we think you shouldn’t miss out on. Read on »

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The Monogram Modern Home

Monogram Appliances and Dwell Magazine teamed up to create the perfect modern home. Read on »

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National Tequila Day: 10 Perfect Recipes to Celebrate

From restaurants and bars throughout Austin and delicious tequila companies, we’ve gathered 10 recipes for you to try at home this July 24, all in celebration of National Tequila Day. Read on »

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Female Entrepreneurs of Austin

In our July issue, we featured a 10-page Austin staycation directory for the perfect weekend getaway without leaving town. We were curious to get to know some of the women behind the businesses highlighted within the story. Read on »

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Escape the Heat By Escaping 2015: Retro Activities in Austin

Find yourself wishing you could travel back a few decades and enjoy the summer retro-style? Go to a drive-in movie, a pinball arcade or put a quarter in a jukebox to play your favorite tune—all right here in Austin. Travel back in time and enjoy retro summer activities that will keep you cool (in both senses of the word). Read on »

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From the Editor

“Just one look. That’s all it took.” I often begin and end my Letters From the Editor with lyrics from some of my favorite songs. It is no secret... Read on »

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Kristy’s Top 10

July’s to-do list from 365 Things To Do In Austin, Texas. Read on »

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Living the Food-Trailer Dream

Food trailers creating an entrepreneurial pathway for aspiring chefs. Read on »

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Company Culture

Cirrus Logic Vice President and Chief Culture Officer Jo-Dee Benson on crafting a unique company culture. Read on »

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Family Tradition

Fourth-generation Austinite Dorothy McPhaul is carrying on a family business started in 1918 by her grandfather. Read on »

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Summer Bucket List

A new tour company offers Austin newbies, travelers and natives a closer look at the wonder and the weird of the capital city. Read on »

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Top 15 Reasons to Be Single This Summer

From the author of 101 Reasons Why It’s Great to Be Single come 15 reasons to forego signing up for match.com. Read on »

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Golden Goddess

Skip the sun and look bronzed and beautiful with these bronzers. Read on »

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Glow With the Flow

Bright accessories to showcase this summer. Read on »

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Elevating Interiors

Find everyday inspiration with these local interior-design and lifestyle bloggers. Read on »

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Made in ATX

Some of the best furniture and fixture designers are right here in town. Read on »

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Authentically Austin: Margaret Wittenberg of Whole Foods Market

The grocery conglomerate’s original team member dishes on the early days, the company’s evolvement and her passion for sustainability. Read on »

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The Enduring Legacy of President Lyndon Baines Johnson

On the 50th anniversary of the passage of President Johnson’s landmark legislative initiatives, Americans look to the past to find hope for the way forward in the struggle for equality and civil rights. Read on »

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See Austin Like a Tourist

Four memorable staycation options for exploring your own hometown. Read on »

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Savor the Flavor

Recipes and recap from Austin’s Food + Wine Festival. Read on »

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Enjoy summer on the water with this challenging body and mind workout. Read on »

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Ask the Ophthalmologist

Everything you need to know about keeping your eyes healthy. Read on »

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Memo From JB: Coming Together While Staying Alone

JB’s itineraries for the perfect Austin staycations. Read on »

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Mother of the Bride: Looking Back

The true role of a mother as the mother of the bride Read on »

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July Horoscopes

Your Month: Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart. Don’t be concerned about whether people are watching you or criticizing... Read on »

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Wonderment

From Bryan to Lake Jackson and Houston to Longview, I’m a Texas girl, born and raised. I know my manners, canride a horse and my road trips contain some of the... Read on »

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