Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Exhibit held over at Texas Folklife gallery

"Pasatiempos de La Frontera: Images from the El Paso/Juarez Borderlands."

Images from the series by Chicano narrative photographer and El Paso native Chuy Benitez, who documents the cultural vibrance of a region he says is too often misrepresented as dangerous and drab.

Regular exhibit hours: Weekdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 1

Texas Folklife, 1317 S. Congress Ave. -- Google Map
(on the alley behind Ten Thousand Villages)

For info: 512-441-9255 or

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Big Top's Cucumber Tonic Chills Those Heatwave Ills!

Step right up and see, folks! Rising mercury got you down? Has the heatwave overstayed its welcome? High gas prices have you searching for a tastier, cheaper fluid to guzzle? If so, then have we got a treat for ya' -sure to chill those summertime ills and put the spring back in your step! Big Top presents Mugwump's Cucumber Soda! This refreshing concoction -using, of course, only the finest, freshest cucumbers available -is sure to cool you down and lift you up! This light, aromatic drink taste like summer itself -light, crisp and just a little sweet! Come try it for yourself! Step right up to the Big Top, here, and get yourself a glass of this refreshing, bubbling tonic!

Big Top Candy Shop
1706 S Congress Ave, Austin - Google Map
(512) 462-2220

Tuesday, July 20, 2008

RE/MAX Real Estate Baloon program comes to South Bend!

remax baloon
Come up with us and see what the hype is all about folks! Find out how the giant RE/MAX real estate balloon can make a difference in your local area, your sub area, school and your commercial business! This is a great treat held by realtors in the area and the help of Turbotap and city of south bend.

For sure one of the most memorable symbols in real estate, and for certain one of those corporate logos you are sure to remember in the world, the RE/MAX® Balloon is coming to our very own South Bend. come and enjoy the day with us and see just how our communit has flourished. We are also accepting RE/MAX to help our community with first time buyers seminars (for those looking to enter the realty market for the first time, perhaps with a small condo), and also a more advanced seminar for home sellers (for those perhaps downsizing from a home or expanding their needs to search for a bigger house).

Either way, for us, what matters is that you will be riding in the hottest real estate bubbles of all time --> the baloon ride that might just make you appreciate our beautiful community even more!

The event will also have refreshments and appetizers served! A True open house class event hosted by a world class company!

With this event we hope to bring in and keep growing businesses, organizing for vibrant neighborhoods, forging strong vines for residents to business opportunities

So come with uise and experience a great ride with us!

Friday, July 18, 2008

Parts & Labour party and trunk show 7/18/08

Join us tonight, 6-9pm, as Parts & Labour hosts Unscrew America in its efforts to encourage a politically, socially and environmentally conscious consumer, with tonight’s focus on the benefits of LED lighting.

Enjoy AMAZING Organic refreshments as you browse their new line of of eco-friendly t-shirts.

Proceeds from shirt sales will go directly toward Unscrew America’s valiant efforts as well as additions to the Unscrew collection.

Parts & Labour Web site.
1604 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78704

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Stop and smell the floral patterns at hovercraft!

More PF Flyers are here! America's classic sneaker brand defines comfort, style and versatility.
Trendsetting Paul Frank has tons of fun, bright patterns in tanks and dresses as well as colorful stripes and plaids in polos and capris. 

We also have plenty of graphics tees for everyday occasions. Our men's section has board shorts in warm, earthy tones. 
Also be sure to check out our accessories table stocked full of affordable sunglasses, cuffs and wallets.
Come see us tonight on First Thursday till 10 p.m. for a game of ping pong and a beer!
hovercraft! • 1115 S. Congress, 707-1355
Apparel, sneakers and accessories. 11-7 everyday.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Spring Forward with creatures boutique

More shipments of Tano are trickling in this spring. We have deep blues and light browns that they develop specifically for their soft, leather bags. 
Odd Molly has arrived! 

Swedish designers Per Holknekt and Karin Jimfelt-Ghatan mix up a fun collection of bold, feminine fashions, while laundering every piece to have "that ultimate sweet-to-the-skin texture."

Tea, a playful children's line out of San Francisco, is in full bloom with prints and stripes in spring's brightest colors. 
Stop by and see us at creatures boutique for First Thursday! We will be open till 10 p.m.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Be our valentine at creatures boutique

While you're out and about enjoying the beginning of springtime weather, come to creatures boutique. Valentine's day is right around the corner, and we have a variety of hand-picked merchandise for that special someone.

Check out our blogspot for timely updates about events and new merchandise!

creatures boutique • 1206 S. Congress, 512-707-2500

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

First Thursday 2/7, Art show at Ann Kelso Salon and CitySpa

Brian Gilbert's "Love Series" opening at Ann Kelso Salon and CitySpa

Thursday, February 7th 6:30 until 9pm

Rare Magazine, Austin Art Garage, and Ann Kelso invite you to the unveiling of Austinite Brian Gilbert's artwork exclusively for the February 2008 issue of Rare.

Join the artist at Ann Kelso Salon and CitySpa on Thursday, February 7 from 6:30- 9:00pm. View the works of art in their original form along with some of Brian's other recent works. Each piece will be for sale on the evening of the event.

Complimentary drinks provided by Tito's Vodka and Sweet Leaf Tea!

Ann Kelso Salon and CitySpa
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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Art opening @ Texas Folklife Gallery, First Thursday 2/7

Join us to meet the artist and celebrate the art opening of "Pasatiempos de La Frontera: Images from the El Paso/Juarez Borderlands."

Thursday, Feb. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.; artist’s gallery talk @ 6:30 p.m.

Images from the series by Chicano narrative photographer and El Paso native Chuy Benitez, who documents the cultural vibrance of a region he says is too often misrepresented as dangerous and drab.

Regular exhibit hours: Weekdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8 through May 1

Texas Folklife Gallery, 1317 S. Congress Ave. (on the alley behind 10,000 Villages)

For info: 512-441-9255

Sunday, December 30, 2007

European Sale at Kid Genius SOCO

Stop by Kid Genius SOCO and save 40% on the latest European fashions by Oilily, Room Seven, Mim-Pi and Jottum!!!! Hard to find fashion at hard to beat prices!!!! Sale includes Oilily boots, shoes, bags and clothing! Bedding and crib sets by Room Seven are also marked down....join us at 1400 South Congress or call 448-2200 for more information.

Kid Genius
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