Category Archives: Austin

MAX’s Wine Dive Moving Into Dallas Digs

by Crave Staff

Look for MAX’s Wine Dive to open across from the West Village in the 4,200 square foot building that formerly housed Borders Books near Lemmon on McKinney.  You may have seen this unique restaurant in Houston, San Antonio or Austin. They serve up a pretty mean fried chicken. Here is a bit taken from the press release:   Continue reading

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Get Involved: Bastrop Fire Relief

by Danielle Leahy

On Sunday, September 4th, fires broke out across Central Texas. These fires have already claimed the lives of at least 4 people and destroyed over 1,000 homes. With over 100,000 acres burning and the fire only 30% contained as of today Bastrop County and the surrounding Austin Area is in desperate need of help.

Below are some quick and easy links to the various organization taking donations on behalf of the victims and the Bastrop fires. Any and all donations are desperately needed at this time by our fellow Texans.   Continue reading

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Austin Chocolate Festival

by Steven Doyle

The 5th Annual Austin Chocolate Festival will be held October 15-16th 2011 at the Norris Conference Center located at the Southwest corner of Anderson and Burnet Rd. Intersection. You may subscribe to their newsletter for the latest information about the chocolate festival.

This year, the Austin Chocolate Festival will help raise money and community awareness for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Annual Chocolate Festival has raised over $5,000 for the Austin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen and they hope to help raise at least that much for Walk MS.  Continue reading

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New: Katy Trail Ice House

by Steven Doyle

Katy Trail Ice House will open March 21st and will feature 50 beers on tap mostly domestics and highlighting more Texas craft beers than any establishment Continue reading

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Austin Beer Tour: Rejoice!

by Donna Chen

Mark your calendars beer lovers, the stars have aligned for the perfect car-free Austin beer crawl on March 12. Capital Metro is extending its MetroRail service for all Fridays and two Saturdays in March (12th and 19th) and the newcomer to Austin’s booming microbrewery scene, Circle Brewing Co, is hosting its grand opening celebration on March 12. Continue reading

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