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Austin: Seattle’s sister of the South

When I tell people I am heading to Austin for a long weekend, they often ask:  Do you have relatives in Austin?  Are you going for work? Nope.  In fact, I venture on an annual fall pilgrimage to this gem in the Lone Star state because it is essentially a larger, warmer version of Seattle’s […]

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Is Franklin BBQ worth getting out of my hammock?

I head to Franklin Barbecue, the 2009 food truck turned brick and mortar, wondering if it will live up to all of the local, regional and national buzz.  More importantly, will it topple my favorite activities in Austin which include laying in a hammock at the Kimber Modern, vintage clothes shopping in the South Congress […]

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