Traffic in Austin

September 30th, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

Austin is growing too fast for our roads to handle. Have you noticed traffic lately? Rush hour starts earlier and last forever it seems like. The city itself is working on improving roads and smoothing traffic across I-35, Mopac, and 183, but while they work on these changes, sometimes it only makes traffic worse. So what is being done to alleviate this unwanted stress?

Fall of Fun in Austin, Texas

August 31st, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

Chocolate and Wine Weekend 2015

Summer is on its final leg and Labor Day Weekend is almost here! And although the heat may telling you a bit different, fall is well on its way. You can tell because the fall of festivals is upon us in Austin, Texas. Whether you’re local, a suburbanite, or coming into town for the weekend, Austin keeps the events coming well until the winter.

Summer Buzz and Secret Spots in Austin

July 6th, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

The holiday weekend may be over but the summer buzz is still running high in Austin, Texas. Summers in Austin mean free shows (free drinks!), great hiking trails, and big crowds. This list is some of our favorite “secret” spots that are known to locals but manage to avoid the tourist traffic (at least for now). Check these few out, take some pictures, and let us know what you think about them!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

May 24th, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

The Alamo
Austin is rising up to meet the demand for free festivities and delicious junk foods this Memorial Day Weekend. And now that the rain’s stopped, people are actually venturing outdoors in search of something fun to do. Whether you want to honor the troops, enjoy live music, or find yourself some hot dogs and hamburgers to munch down on, Austin’s got you covered. Here’s a few of our favorite things to do! Check it out, stay out late, and enjoy yourself!

How to Drive in Austin’s Crazy Storms

April 19th, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

Were you out and about in the storm yesterday? Did you have the unfortunate luck of driving in your car when it hit? We all know the proper safety procedures when it comes to lightening and hailstorms – take cover, avoid tress and metal lampposts, stay dry, but what happens when you’re trying to drive yourself home and the hail is pounding your windshield?