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A LOCAL’s Guide to getTING the most out of SXSW AUstin Keeps it weird (& cozy) for the homeless

WEstlake And Bee Caves Eateries on the rise

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THE FRESH NEW AUSTIN UPSTART COULD BE EXPANDING TO WESTLAKE

COMMUNITY FIRST

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AUSTIN’S LATEST OUTSIDE-THE-BOX HOUSING SOLUTION FOR THE HOMELESS

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LONGTIME AUSTINITE SHARES HIS STORIES AND ADVICE ON HOW TO ENJOY SXSW

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BLENDERS AND BOWLS

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Blenders & Bowls THIS FRESH AUSTIN UPSTART DELIGHTS THE SENSES

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Austin’s a friendly place. Friendly to transplants from out of town, family-friendly, dog-friendly – you name it. We also have a growing reputation for being startup friendly. In fact, Forbes recently ranked Austin among the top 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs. Couple that with our consistent ranking among America’s fittest and healthiest places to live and you have the perfect recipe for “açai café” Blenders & Bowls. What began as a plan for two friends from Santa Barbara, CA to move somewhere with a strong job market and a vibrant music scene has rapidly turned into a successful local business. Desperate to avoid office jobs and feeling the strong entrepreneurial vibe in Austin, founders Erin Downing, 26, and Kara Jordan, 27, launched Blenders & Bowls to bring a beloved, healthy food to a city they knew would embrace it. They started with a truck and a dream, quickly expanded into a café connected to a downtown yoga studio and are working towards their goal of opening a store a year starting in 2015. We talked with these young entrepreneurs about their journey, discoveries, and why Austin is the perfect place to be.

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Did you come to Austin with a plan to start this particular business? No, we just came to see what happened. We were looking for office jobs and sprucing up our resumes. Then we experienced our first SXSW Festival, which really jazzed us up about Austin ¬– the spirit, all these young people doing new things, Why not do something ourselves? Why açai? We both love açai bowls and missed them in Austin. So we said, “let’s start with a truck and make it happen.“ No one else was doing it. How did you raise the money to get started? We called it our “friends, fools and family” effort. Our incredibly supportive families and friends believed in our idea and were willing to help with the capital. We came up with the name in April 2011, bought the truck in June and did our first event in July. It all happened really fast.

Austin is known for its food truck scene. Is that why you started out with one? Opening a truck takes a lot less capital than opening a restaurant. Also, we saw it as a way to test the market to see if açai would catch on. We did tons of sporting events – triathalons, marathons,. Then we built a route that included schools, offices, even parks – we were the first truck permitted to set up in Zilker Park. When did you know açai bowls had caught on? Around March 2012, less than a year after we started. We did an event with Wahoo Fish Tacos during SXSW and that started things rolling. Shortly after the festival, the café opened and that’s when we really started to see some profitable margins.

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How did the café (located in Wanderlust Yoga Studio, downtown) come to be? Jo (Kutchey) and Ashley (Spence Clauer), the women who own the yoga studio, ordered açai bowls from our truck one day. Then they just leaned through the window, told us they wanted to include a cafe in their new studio and asked if we’d be interested. It’s been like a dream come true.


Where do you source your ingredients? The açai comes from a company called Sambazon out of San Clemente, CA and we source as much as we can locally – hemp seed, honey and other ingredients. What’s next? Our goal has always been to have our own brick and mortar store. We are looking at space in Westlake, trying find a spot that fits for us. Is there anything special about Austin that makes it conducive to this business or new businesses in general? We can’t imagine starting a business anywhere else. Everyone here welcomes you with open arms and is happy to offer advice. Also, it’s scary to launch a completely new concept, but people here are just so willing to try new things and support local businesses.

What’s your favorite thing about Austin? Do you miss California? Kara: I love the vibrant music scene and how active it is – I’ve gotten involved in lots of new activities. Sure, I miss the ocean, but I’ve always joked that Austin is the perfect beach town without a beach. Erin: I love the music scene too. Also, Austin’s culture is really unique – a lot of different people, a lot of transplants – yet if feels like one big community, which is something I’ve never really seen before. Anything else you want to mention? Will we be seeing you on Shark Tank? Funny that you mention that. At a business seminar led by Daymond John, we learned that millions of videos are submitted, about 150,000 move to the next step, and obviously only a few make the cut. For now we’re going to focus on growing our business here in Austin. We’ll see what happens from there…

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Community First! Austin’s new housing development keeps it weird - and cozy - for the Homeless

Community First! was just a seed, a thought that sprouted and took root in Alan Graham’s mind during a hunting trip. The Mobile Loaves & Fishes president and co-founder has spent his share of time on Texas deer leases, wiling away the hours in recreational vehicles, living close to the land and enjoying it. Why couldn’t RV living be a way of life? Not long after that seminal thought, Mobile Loaves & Fishes put the idea to the test. The group, which had previously been dedicated to just delivering meals to Austin’s homeless, now wanted to provide a home to the homeless. In 2005, they purchased a gently used RV and “lifted a guy up off the streets and into that RV.” 10

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That was the beginning of Community First!, a 27 acre master-planned community of small houses and RVs, complete with a community garden, an outdoor movie theater and a bed and breakfast. “I love this city more than any place on the planet and we want all of our citizens to feel like Community First! is a place to call home,” Graham said. Ideally, Community First! will create a sense of home and belonging for about 200 who need a chance; the people forgotten or swept aside, the chronically homeless who are handicapped or battle addiction, mental illness or both.


“We’re dealing with the people no one wants to deal with,” Graham said. “The brothers and sisters people love to hate.”

Austin’s homeless and the local businesses by lowering the concentration of street dwellers in downtown.

More than half way to its funding goal of $6 million, the project expects its first residents to move in early 2015.

At its core, the project is designed to impact all of Austin. Graham estimates that the city spends as much as $45,000 a year per person providing medical care and other services to homeless individuals. He believes the privately funded Community First! will lower the tax burden of Austinites by offering medical and social services to an underserved population.

But, this won’t be a handout for residents. They have to work for it – pay rent and abide by community rules. “This is all about choice,” he said. “They choose to live here.” Stoking the fire of volunteerism and communal efforts to help the most vulnerable is not without problems and detractors, most notably what Graham refers to as NIMBY, the “not in my back yard” mentality. A mindset he’s found to be just as daunting as municipal zoning laws. While NIMBY is great for keeping high-traffic businesses out of quiet residential neighborhoods, it can also negatively impact an area and push out the people who need the most help or who are most at risk of living on the street. Relying on persistence, Graham found a solution - locate Community First! eight miles to the east of downtown Austin, east of TX183 near Hog Eye Road and Decker Lane. Building Community First! away from downtown Austin, Graham believes will help ease some of the tension between

“It’s going to move people from a situation where they are sucking off of the system to being contributing members of the community,” Graham said. He hopes the ideas born in Community First! can spread elsewhere. Graham firmly believes that the communities of the world— large and small—should be judged by the way they treat their most vulnerable and weakest members. “What we’re building is a movement … we’re on the edge of creating a movement. We want Austinites to say, ‘the movement started here.’ Austin will become an icon on how this is done.”

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exchange rate is locked at $2 Belize per $1 US. Business, tax, banking and retirement regulations have been designed to incent foreign investors Direct fights are relatively short: From Houston, Newark or Miami – flights are just over two hours, From Atlanta – just over three hours, From LAX – A little over 4.5 hours. Robert Kathman, founder of Eco Building Technologies, has more than 20 years of experience with real estate related engineering, management and sales. “Eco Building Technologies stands apart from other Belize builders because they are Americans managing the building team in Belize. Their familiarity with the International Design-Build process includes understanding the nuances of local conservation and economic impact while helping the client reach their goal of an International residence, their home away from home.”


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A LOCAL’S APPROACH TO DOING SXSW RIGHT

BY ADRIENNE FOREMAN

Ned w/ Rachel Ray at the SXSW Showcase for her hubby John Cusimano

SXSW 2012

Ned w/ TT from I.U.D.M. <Tel Aviv> ...totally rocked the house.

Dagoba at Valhalla

South by Southwest (SXSW) Music is the largest, and one of the most famous, music festivals in the world. Over 2,000 bands from around the world flock to Austin, Texas to play in over 100 venues. Performers receive only a small cash payment, and they have to travel and stay on their own dime. But they’re willing to come… for the experience… for the new fan base… or for the chance to get signed. Music lovers who live here or are willing to travel here benefit. We get to see bands from Israel, Spain, France, Azerbaijan, and more. It’s a unique chance to broaden our music and cultural horizons. While fun and educational, SXSW can also be exhausting and overwhelming. Just trying to decide who to see is quite the challenge. It takes a SXSW expert to make the most of the experience. Ned Reinhold has been going to SXSW for over twenty years, and he started a research project about the festival along the way. As soon as the band names are released, he lives, sleeps, and dreams South By. I got the chance to pick his brain about the event and his project.

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An Interview with

Ned Reinhold PHOTO: BRIAN MCGLOIN

How did this research project begin? I’ve been in Austin for a very long time, and I used to go to free concerts at Auditorium Shores. I saw Stevie Ray Vaughan before I knew who Stevie Ray Vaughan was. I went to SXSW in 1988. It was real tiny back then. There were only a few venues and maybe 30-40 bands. I had no idea what it was going to be. It used to focus on local bands, but it doesn’t anymore. In the 80s, SXSW charged pretty big cover charges if you didn’t have a wristband. It cost like… $10-$20 bucks to see a band. You could easily spend $500, so that made getting a wristband worth it. But, it wasn’t really worth it overall back then. These were unsigned, unnamed band, and most of them I could see other times of the year for free. There’s just always so much music in Austin. I didn’t really take it too seriously, but it was fun to go out as a group.

I’d circle venues and make all sorts of notes. That’s where it all started. Scraps from the Chronicle.

So how did it develop into a full-out project? SXSW grew some more, and the internet made a huge difference. The number of bands went from the hundreds to the thousands. Because of the internet, I could do research and spend a lot more time preparing. The problem was that they never put the bands up early enough. The week before the event, I would spend eight hours a day listening and trying to get the research done and up.

I got a wristband for the first time in 1998 and went full out. I would pick up The Austin Chronicle What’’s your process and pour over the Picks and Sleepers, as they like now? called it. I’d carry that piece of the Chronicle They have already put the list around with me and cover it in little pen marks. 16

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of bands out, so I’ve been going through them. I do a search for the band, pull up their website, and listen to their music. It’s really frustrating when the bands don’t have a website. It’s also frustrating when their music starts playing immediately. Because I’m going through so many, I’ll open eight websites at a time. If music starts playing, I have to go figure out which website, and therefore band, it’s connected too. It’s extra confusing when multiple bands all start playing. Also, bands really need to have their music available to listen to for free. If there isn’t music to listen to for free, then I won’t go to their show. I wish the bands would spend more time thinking about how people see their music for SXSW. I listen to the music and rank each band from 1-5. 1 = absolute yes.


2 = depends on location, but hopefully. 3 = fine but meh (most of them fall here). 4 and 5 = don’t annoy me with your website. I also describe the bands’ genres and sound in my own words and write comments to myself.

What are the comments like? One from this year reads “Could be music from a 70s sitcom.” And another is “Hipster pop rock that wants to place in feature films and television shows.” Sometimes they are just normal, genre oriented descriptions like “Korean dance pop.” But other times I amuse myself with the comments.

How many shows do you go see? II see a band for every slot there is at

SXSW. There’s six days of shows and usually five-six bands a night. There is so little time for so many bands. You REALLY have to pick the bands.

How do you pick yours… do you only see #1’’s? 1’s include the big names, but I generally believe that you shouldn’t wait in line. Some people stand in long lines to see a huge name. I’ve seen hundreds of people pay hundreds of dollars to see Duran Duran. But I want to see the bands coming from around the world. Location of the venue is also really important. You don’t want to waste time walking from one side of town to the other. You have to get creative and figure out options close to each other. I try to pick smart from my lists of 1’s and 2’s.

“1’s include the big names, but I generally believe that you shouldn’t wait in line”.

Who have been some of your SXSW favoriteS? Breed 77. After I saw them at South By, I saw them again in Germany. I hope to see them again someday. I.U.D.M. from Tel Aviv, Israel. I saw them about two years ago. I couldn’t figure their name out, but they’re really good. I saw Norah Jones at Waterloo Records before “Come Away With Me” came out. The place was packed, but I got my CD signed. She wrote, “Ned, Come Away with Me.” I consider it a contract. She was a sweet, nice girl. She’s stayed so lovely, too; it doesn’t seem to have gone to her head. Hozier from Dublin. They’re LGBT themed, and a bit like a young Elton John. Jessica Hernandoz and the Deltas, a Latina chick from Detroit. I wrote “Chick Indie Dance Pop.” I like to make my own genres. Massive Scar Era was really great. They’re an Egyptian Metal band with a female lead singer. Sister Seven. They’re a local band from Austin. They used to be called Little Sister, but they got in trouble for the name being trademarked. They looked and apparently there were six other bands named Little Sister. So they became Sister Seven Action Bronson who raps over “Island Girl” by Elton John on Silverado

A crowd waits for Duran Duran at SXSW

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What have been some of your whisked right in. The hall was half full, and they started playing Led Zeppelin oddest moments III. Not the huge hits, but songs I knew at the festival? It was the late 90s, and we were at Emos, back at the old location when it had two sides. My friends wanted to see the band on one side, and I wanted to see the band on the other. So I walk in, and there is a chick on stage. I was so close that I got smacked by the cords. Then the chick on stage took off her shirt and threw it into the crowd. I look around and the audience is basically a topless lesbian mosh pit. It was a bit risqué. My friend walked in, so I have proof that it happened. Another time, I saw a band that knocked my socks off. I walked out, and a guy turned to me and asked me what I thought. He told me it was Robert Plant’s son. It was Logan Plant, but I hadn’t even put it together. I had no idea! Knocked my socks off. Good looking kid, too. Totally fit the image. Oh! I met Rachael Ray at South By. Her husband is in a band; John Cusimano from The Cringe. They played here. I admit that I picked that one because Rachel might be there, and I got my picture with her

really well. I was blown away, and I walked out in a daze. Monumental moment. Anything can happen at South By.

So who are bands that you can’t miss this year? I’m only through about 300 bands so far. But let’s see… Louise Goffin, Carole King’s daughter, is coming. Gonna go check her out.

Any other really outstanding Emily King, Grammy nominated singer, another R&B performance. music experiences?

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What other music festivals do you recommend?

Pecan Street is starting to have some good bands. They had about 10 bands What are your play last year, and it was a pretty good selection. They had Residual Kid, which favorite venues? Dirty Dog, without a doubt. I love seeing is made up of a group of kids. Before the show they were just skateboarding shows there. They’re a rock venue. around. They were, like… 8 years Emos and Steamboat used to be my favorites. Sister Seven was the last show old. You gotta check them out. The drummer is unbelievable. He abuses his I saw at Steamboat. It’s a huge loss. drum set. Really, the little kid is ripping it They do a Steamboat Reunion show at Threadgills now, and I saw Pushmonkey apart, free scale. there. Also, the Black Cat turned into Formula One also had some really the Nook, and I’ve seen some good good free stuff downtown. They have shows there. had some really excellent shows.

Sonny Night and the Lakers is a big R&B band that charted in 1956.

Robert Plant was playing Austin Music Hall. We thought, “No way are we getting in there.” But we weren’t very far away, so we walked over. We got

East of the Wall, which is progressive genre-bending. Doctor Awkward, rap.

Gochag Askarod Ensemble is a traditional Azerbaijan band that looks really interesting.

Last, do you have any tips to survive SXSW for our readers that have never been before? Pace yourself. You might be able to have a beer at every venue., but if you have two… you’re not going to make it. Also, you’re not going to get into every show you want. You really need to have second choices. Don’t waste your time - see as much as you can. Also, if there is anything I’ve learned from doing this project, it’s that it’s important to do your research. Find out who’s here. It’s an amazing opportunity. **Check the back inside page for some great links that accompaniy this article


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West Side Kitchens

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Baguette et Chocolat 12101 FM 2244, Bee Cave BaguetteEtChocolat.com 512.263.8388 A traditional French bakery, y’all. Open for breakfast and lunch six days a week, (closed Mondays) this is a great place to pick up a pastry on the go or make a morning of it and treat yourself to a croque monsieur.

Bee Caves Coffee Company Galleria Mall

Nestled in the edges of the Hill Country, Westlake and Bee Caves boast beautiful views, great schools, and homes that epitomize luxury living. What has been missing for many residents up until now has been the great food Austin has become known for. Just in time for South by Southwest, when many locals find themselves hosting festival goers from out of town, an explosion of taste has hit the west side. Beginning at the Capital of Texas HWY and stretching west on Bee Caves road to HWY 71 a gastro-enthusiast can find a carnival of good eats, ranging from High End Sushi to a trailer park eatery that literally feels like a carnival. With no further ado, here are some of our favorites!

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Chisos Grill Galleria Mall

The long awaited arrival of a local coffee shop in Bee Caves is over. A clean, ergonomic working environment with free WiFi promises to attract the local entrepreneurs. Award Winning Cuvee Coffee beverages and scrumptious breakfast tacos will make anyone ready for their day.

chisosgrill.com | 512.263.7353 Southwest food with a healthy flare. There are several gluten-free options, but our favorite, the Pulled Pork Tostados are worth going off diet for. Even better, the Tostados are on the happy hour menu, which is every day (even weekends!) from 3:00 to 7:00.

Buenos Aires Cafe

Galleria Mall buenosairescafe.com | 512.441.9000

The Grove

Westlake & Lakeway grovewinebar.com | 512.327.8822

The Empenadas are certainly the main attraction, but the New York Strip paired with a wine from their extensive selection can’t be beat. Slow down and enjoy the South American vibe...and stay for dessert! The Dark and Spicy Crème Brule manages to blend silky and fiery, just like Argentina.

Bee Caves residents are lucky enough to have access to two locations, one on HWY 620 and the original on 2244 near 360. Both offer a unique atmosphere. Lakeway offers amazing views from the patio while Westlake has the largest ceiling fan in Austin. Plenty of wine to taste by the flight, plus the lunch special can’t be beat, a salad and a slice for seven bucks! Lupe Tortilla

Westlake at 360 www.lupetortilla.com | 512.582.2205

Baguette et Chocolat

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The Midway Food Park

Tadashi Galleria Mall (512) 263-3200 | TadashiAustin.com

With ample parking, a grassy courtyard, plenty of picnic tables and a playscape for the kids, Midway doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t suffer from the typical drawbacks of most trailer eateries. The lobster roll from Dock & Roll is worth figuring out their organic hours.

Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t let the fact that it is in a mall fool you, Tadashi offers a high end sushi experience, with fish flown in every day and a nice mix of classic and contemporary Japanese cuisine. A special treat is the Mochi, a Japanese ice cream dish that can only be tried to be understood.

1905 S Capital of Texas Hwy Austin TX 78746

Verts Galleria Circle (512) 369-3918 | vertskebap.com A recent expansion of the popular campus area eatery, Verts offers a simplistic approach to worldly flavors. Think gyro-meets-sub-shop, and you are getting the idea. Chicken or Lamb/ Beef mixed with your choice of fresh vegetables all stuffed into a Kebap, a soft delicious piece of heaven. Beer in the cooler and coffee on tap make this a perfectl lunch date.

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Fun Links to get you started on your SXSW adventure

Festival Information SXSW sxsw.com Chronicle Coverage austinchronicle.com/sxsw/ Formula 1 formula1.com/default.html Pecan Street oldpecanstreetfestival.com Venue Information Waterloo Records 600A N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78703 waterloorecords.com Emos 2015 E Riverside Dr Austin, TX 78741 emosaustin.com Austin Music Hall 208 Nueces St Austin, TX 78701 musichallaustin.com Dirty Dog 505 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 dirtydogbar.com Threadgills 301 W Riverside Dr Austin, TX 78704 threadgills.com The Nook 309 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 Auditorium Shores 800 W Riverside Dr Austin, TX 78704

Band Information Stevie Ray Vaughan srvofficial.com/us/home Duran Duran duranduran.com Breed 77 breed77.com I.U.D.M. iudmband.com Norah Jones www2.norahjones.com Hozier hozier.com Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas jessicahernandez.net Massive Scar Era massivescarera.com Sister Seven sister7.com/ Action Bronson actionbronson.com/media/

Logan Plant myspace.com/sonsofalbionuk The Cringe thecringe.com/ Robert Plant robertplant.com/ Pushmonkey myspace.com/pushmonkey Louise Goffin louisegoffin.com Sonny Night and the Lakers sonnyknight.com Emily King emilykingmusic.com Gochag Askarov Ensemble qochaqesgerov.az East of the Wall eastofthewall.com Dr. Awkward drawkward.com Residual Kid residualkid.com

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Shannon, Morgan & Kimberly


SHANNON SCHMITZ GROUP AT AUSTIN PORTFOLIO REAL ESTATE

PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO 1673 DENVER, CO

KIMBERLY MONTONATI

SHANNON T. SCHMITZ

KIMBERLY@SHANNONSCHMITZ.COM (512) 431-8338 Facebook.com/HilllCountryLiiving

SHANNON@SHANNONSCHMITZ.COM (512) 426-9069 Facebook.com/ShannonKnowsAustin Facebook.com/LakePointeATX Facebook.com/SpanishOaksBeeCave

BUYER’S AGENT / REALTOR® DESIGNATIONS: CLHMS®, CNE®

GROUP FOUNDER/ REALTOR® DESIGNATIONS: CLHMS®

1611 W. FIFTH STREET, SUITE 100 | AUSTIN TEXAS 78703 WWW.SHANNONSCHMITZGROUP.COM | (512) 466-5224

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| LOCALE AUSTIN MAGAZINE | SPRING 2014

This magazine is not intended to solicit to those already working with a Realtor®

MORGAN SMITH

PARTNER/ REALTOR®, DESIGNATIONS: CLHMS®

MORGANSMITH@KW.COM (512) 466-5224 Facebook.com/AustinHipZip

LOCALE Austin – Spring 2014  
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