Category Archives: Sightings and Such

Risks Reward Austin Beer Lovers at Hi Sign Brewing

As everyone knows, I loves me some beer and Hi Sign Brewing more than delivers. Refreshing takes on classic styles in a fun, laid back environment makes for high spirited tastiness.



Who Wins the ACL Music Fest 2017 Superlative Awards?

Remember the yearbook awards of high school? Best Dressed, Most Popular, cliches like that? I took the concept and applied it ACL Fest 2017 Fest with, hopefully, more original results. Click the pic to give it a whirl!


ACL Music Fest 2017 in Photos: Weekend One

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, right? If that’s the case, than this article is worth about 25,000! Amazing photos (most of them not mine) of the weekend’s festivities await!


Ultimate Guide to Local Artists at Austin City Limits Music Festival 2017

If I had an actual “beat” at the Austinot, it would be music. For the second year in a row, I pulled together a comprehensive guide of every local band playing Austin City Limits 2017. Complete with a Spotify playlist and videos, this guide is a fine way to discover a new favorite band. Click the pic below to give a read!


Ray Prim Celebrates New Record During Soul-filled Set at North Door

Bad ass rock-n-soul played by a genuine musician who’s put in his dues, Ray Prim has skyrocketed to the upper echelon of the Austin scene. Read more about this up and coming artist by clicking the pic below!


credit: Katie McDowell Photography

Enjoy Comfort Food, Craft Beer, Good Times at Red’s Porch

When Jamie and I first moved to Austin, the second beer spot we visited was a two-story spot on South Lamar. A few years later, it was the last place we had drinks at before discovering she was pregnant.

Needless to say, I have a connection with Red’s Porch, a chilled out hangout with solid food, great beer, and fun vibes. Read all about it by clicking the image below!


Top 22 Geek Spots in Austin

Geek OUT!! My latest Austinot story highlights the greatest places in Austin to get your nerd on. From tabletop gaming to comics to conventions, it’s all here in this fascinating trip through epic fandom. Enjoy!


No Experience Necessary: Bougie’s Donuts Serves Fresh, Creative Donuts and Coffee

Donuts! My latest Austinot article is about a brand new donut shop with an interesting story behind it. Plus there’s a picture of Will in there. #incentive

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Nakia Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary With His Southern Cousins at Antone’s

From Austin soul man to contestant on The Voice and everything in between, Nakia has become a staple of the local Austin music scene. Was great of fun interviewing him and checking out his show for the story!


Celis Brewery: Austin’s First Craft Brewery Reborn

My latest article features Austin’s first craft brewery returned to the local beer scene after a 15 year absence. Read all about it!