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ince becoming a mom a year ago, I have come to appreciate the outdoors even more—long walks in the stroller would lull my daughter to sleep in the first few months of her life, and now, a trip to the park cures all woes. Baby Ford fits right in, in this city, where being outside is an essential part of being an Austinite. For the cover of this month’s Outdoors Issue, we featured creative couple Stephanie Derstine and Justin Buschardt, two citizens of Austin and bike commuters from the Cherrywood neighborhood. We interviewed them, along with other cyclists, about their adventures on wheels in “Pedal Pushers” on page 46.

In “Dining Al Fresco,” we invited Ben Edgerton of Contigo, Deeyn Rhodes of Nannie Inez and Keith Kreeger of Kreeger Pottery to show us their approach to entertaining outdoors. They even share their perfect party playlists. Take a seat at the inviting tables (or around the campfire in Edgerton’s case) on page 66. Our team is currently hard at work on the July Neighborhoods issue, as well as the August Nightlife Issue, and we are already looking forward to September’s TRIBEZA Style Week, which marks our 10th Anniversary. With this collection of stories about Austin’s great outdoors, we invite you to savor the city and celebrate these beautiful summer days.

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Social Hour 1 Camila McConaughey is co-deisgner of MUXO bags. The model mom and entrepreneur will be presenting a new line of her MUXO handbags in mid-September 2013 on QVC and QVC.com. Texas native Lela Rose showed her collection at a fashion show at Neiman Marcus as a part of the festivities.

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Matthew and Camila McConaughey, Amy and Jack Ingram and Sally and Mack Brown joined forces to host their first ever benefit together—Mack, Jack & McConaughey. The weekend kicked off with a gala at ACL Live and was followed by a concert by Jack Ingram and friends, a fashion show with Lela Rose and a celebrity golf tournament. The goal of all the efforts was to impact kids by supporting programs dedicated to empowering underserved children at The Rise School, the just keep livin Foundation, Heart Gift and Grounded in Music. 1. Camila McConaughey & Lela Rose 2. Andra Leimandt & Amy Edwards 3. Erin Hager & Wende Parks 4. Jill Kerr & Brooklyn Decker 5. Emily & Seth Johnston 6. Matt Nordgren & Sarah Arison 7. Erin & Chas Vergauwen 8. Heather Lang & Blake Mycoskie 9. Eloise & John Paul Dejoria 10. Mack & Sally Brown

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Fashionistas gathered at Mynte to celebrate its grand opening with cocktails and shopping. Austin’s newest fashion concept is located at 500 N. Lamar in Suite 140.

Cameron Silver: 1. Cameron Silver & Carla McDonald 2. Christy Pipkin & Lynn Meredith 3. Eric Copper & Paolo Moore 4. Katy Culmo & Laura Lee Kozusko 5. Lisa Matulis & Stuart Thomajan 6. Koshla Johansson & Dana Tomlin Mynte: 7. Tracy Bohac, Jordan Elkins & Emma Quezada 8. Rachel Cummings & Jordan Elkins 9. Sara Stark, Jenny Woys & Joanna Wilkinson 10. Samantha Breeland & Sophie Powell

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There was no better way to celebrate the Blanton Museum of Art’s fiftieth birthday than with a big arts festival. It was come one, come all to participate in the Blanton Fifty Fest, a free 12-hour extravaganza that took place from noon to midnight throughout the Blanton’s two-building complex and outdoor plaza. Guests enjoyed live music, art-making, exhibition tours and more.

White Party: 1. Kristen Hearon & Jen Hodge 2. Mardy Chen & Cindy Isaacs 3. Savannah Stait & Burkley Wombwell 4. Kendra Scott & Matt Davis 5. Nick Swerdfeger & Melissa Young 6. Karen Piñera, Stuart Hiserodt & Alexis Lanman 7. Zack Ward & Carrie Crutchfield Blanton Fifty Fest: 8. David & Margot Yeager 9. Michelle Niakan & Francesca Dolnier 10. Jody Dyer & Karl Topee 11. Jennifer Brase, Matt Waldroe & Bridget Reeves

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The Garden Party celebrates the art of sculpture and the work of 20th century American sculptor, Charles Umlauf. Proceeds from the party are dedicated to the Umlauf’s education programs and its long-term garden restoration project. Chaired by Tricia and Burke Edwards and co-chaired by Jordan Jeffus and Emily Pratte, the event featured artist Jennifer Chenoweth. Guests sampled bites from 20 restaurants while enjoying wine, music and the famous Celebrity Seeds Silent Auction.

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Supporters of the Long Center joined together for Purple Party 5. Lucky attendees were treated to a performance by Broadway legend Kristen Chenoweth. This year marked the Long Center’s fifth anniversary as “Austin’s Creative Home.”

Garden Party: 1. Lauren Schumacher, Kristina Moshtaghi & Sarah Kaylor 2. Jennifer Smart & Audrey Pieper 3. Leah Pigg & Joss McKernan 4. Kelly Sampley & Rebekah Gainsley 5. Joe Matza & Isabelle Crow Purple Party: 6. Joe & Teresa Long 7. Jane Sibley & Jo Anne Christian 8. Paul & Sarah Kim 9. Marie Guggedahl & Erin Burget 10. Adam Zeplain & Alex Winkelman 11. Mark Curry & Meria Carstarphen

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Vaca y Vino BBQ aficionados headed to Wimberley for Lamberts Downtown Barbecue’s 2nd Annual Vaca y Vino. Austin chefs Larry McGuire and Lou Lambert roasted an entire 1,200 pound steer on the Bridges Ranch. Guests enjoyed the ultimate five-hour dinner party with delicious food, Argentine wine, local craft beer and live tunes by Doug Strahan and the Good Neighbors.

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Vaca y Vino: 1. Suzanne Kilpatrick & Jennifer Emmons 2. Carmen Strickland & Rose Reyes 3. Kim Moser-Gerlich & Jaimey Sloan 4. Noel Pitts & Celine Adams 5. Will Bridges & Sam Elkin Mockingbird Domestics: 6.Tyler Govaars & Emily Rosenthal 7. Chelsea Staires & Jamie Figari 8. Alex Lopez & Preston Hall 9. Katie Kime & Amanda Brown 10. Madeline Good & Matt Brown Perfectly Pink Party: 11. Matthew Sellers, Cameron Cook & Aaron Lofton 12. Keith & Lacy Pool

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Gala del Museo Supporters of the Mexic Arte Museum gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel for the Gala del Museo Arte y Glamour. It was the 29th Anniversary for the gala, and this year was co-chaired by

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Shots & Pots: 1. Evangelina Kreeger, Keith Kreeger & Kenny Flores 2. Ben Edgerton & Cody Haltom Gala del Museo: 3. Lila Prats & Laurel Prats 4. Rebekah & Joshua Coffman 5. Scott & Haley Brown 6. Julio Carrillo & Eliana Rios 7. Ryan Nail & Meredith Davis 8. Ivana & Erik Gonzalez David Garza's 50th Birthday: 9. David Garza, Teresa Miller & John Hogg 10. Emily Keast & Matteson Ellis 11. Mollie Sharp & Brandon Harris

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Sun, Surf & Sand BY K RISTIN ARMSTRO N G I llu s tr atio n by Joy G a ll ag h er This year, it was my year to have the kids for spring break, and I decided it was time to change things up a bit. I usually opt for tradition over adventure with my children. Maybe this is a sweet gesture, an effort to build some continuity for kids who float between houses. Or maybe it’s a selfish rut, harkening back to the years when travel was more work than fun: car seats, pack n’ plays, double strollers and runaway toddler twins. During those years, it’s easier to go places you already know, especially if you are outnumbered. But my kids are older now, and traveling with them is a comparative breeze. It felt like the right time to buck tradition and go someplace none of us has ever been. We picked randomly from our family bucket list and chose Costa Rica, thinking it might be the perfect combination of jungle, adventure and beach. Some people have a default setting to mountains, and I like them too…in small doses, but my default is ocean. Give me sun, surf and sand over pines and altitude any day. Luckily, my kids agree. As with any adventure, I had a few pre-trip jitters. I’m afraid of reptiles, heights, getting lost, the Ebola virus, feeling out of control and falling in love. So I went someplace that had crocodiles, snakes, terrible roads, zip lines, suspension bridges, rappelling, a plethora of monkeys, my three children, my new boyfriend and his daughter. This was getting into the Arena, in the finest sense. Hopefully by now, you are well aware of the book Daring Greatly by Brené Brown. It started out as a casual read for me that quickly turned into transformation. Word of its power spread like wildflower seeds, and suddenly, lingo from those pages was popping up everywhere. She chose the title for her book from Theodore Roosevelt’s famous speech Man in the Arena: It’s not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The

credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly…who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. So now, my friends and I talk about entering the Arena on a regular basis. We use the term as often and as comfortably as we talk about going to Starbucks, Randalls or Casis Elementary. The Arena is different for everyone, because it represents a personal area of discomfort and growth. An Arena could be taking a bold career step, giving a speech, having a baby, moving someplace new, speaking truth, sticking up for someone—or for yourself, signing up for a race or fitness program, learning a language, pursuing a new client, going back to school, opening your heart to someone or any leap of faith that stretches us, calling us beyond ourselves. Our trip to Costa Rica was a beautiful foray into the Arena. I got over (okay, dealt with) my fear of heights as we walked across a sketchylooking suspension bridge that dangled hundreds of feet over a rushing river. I peered down at crocodiles. I clipped into a rope and let go, flying through the jungle treetops on a wimpy-ass cable. I admired monkeys without holding my breath and slathering myself in Purell. I played in the ocean without Jaws music playing nonstop in my head. I went running even though I had no certain idea where I was going or how I was going to get back. I watched our children in the waves and opened my heart and my mind to the possibility that this man we were traveling with might actually be mine (ours). The best adventures of all involve going outside—outside in nature, and outside our comfort zones. It is impossible to dare greatly when we stay right where we are and do the things we’ve always done.

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What are your three fly fishing staples? A rod, a line and some clear water. What is your favorite childhood memory of being outdoors? Sitting in a boat with my grandfather, watching him pull in a bunch of big fish out of the water. What is one thing most people don't know about you? I am a total tech nerd. I built my own website, and I built the computer I used to do it. What is the biggest challenge you have overcome? Procrastination.

If you could go fly fishing with anyone, who would it be? My dad. He died about 10 years ago and I have done a lot of cool stuff since then. Who or what inspires you the most? My wife and the way she keeps our whole world together. When and where are you happiest? Early morning on the water. Where is your dream vacation? I have about 10 of them—slowly but surely taking them all.

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Chet Garner Th e Day Tripper

There's no place like home for a lawyer who stepped out from behind his desk into a dream job that takes him on adventures through the state he loves most.

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am a Texan. Born and raised. It’s tough

So, as a college-educated adult, I took every

usually reserved only for grandpas over the age

for a Texan like me who makes a Texas

opportunity I could to leave Texas, spending

of 85. I started to see Texas historical markers

travel show to admit it, but there was a

gobs of money (which I technically didn’t have)

as stories told around the campfire instead of

time when I was burnt-out on the Lone

to see the once-in-a-lifetime places we think we

lifeless tombstones. And what made it all the

Star State. However, the wanderlust

must see before we die or else our lives won’t

better is that it wasn’t just random history;

that inspired me to travel the world is this same

have meaning. Some experiences were truly

it was MY history. The history of Texas. The

thing that brought me back home, hungrier

amazing and others…were terrible. I remember

stories of the people who settled the land where

than ever for adventure.

traveling four hours by train to a “swimming

I live. The same mountains and swimming holes

I moved from Comanche, TX to Port Neches,

hole” that wouldn’t even qualify as a cow tank

that have inspired and refreshed Texans like

TX when I was six. If you’ve never heard of

here in Texas.

myself for hundreds of years.

either, that’s OK. I’ll wait while you Google Map

After law school at Baylor, the table of life

Back at my legal job, I tried to talk about my

them…or not. With my extended family still liv-

turned in a new direction. I found myself with

travels and discoveries with coworkers only to

ing in North-Central Texas, my immediate fam-

the money to travel but no time. I needed to

discover that they knew very little about Texas

ily became masters of the road trip. We were

feed my travel bug but had no time for distant

beyond their day-to-day lives. It’s not that they

pretty darn good at it too. Each time we would

vacations. Turns out law firms don’t look favor-

didn’t want to have adventures; it’s that they

rip out the back seat of my dad’s Suburban, pile

ably on month-long gallivants across Europe.

didn’t know where to look. So, with this simple

in our luggage and throw a foam mattress on

So, I did the only thing I could—I started to day

inspiration, I started “The Daytripper,” a show

top, leaving just enough room for a few small

trip. I hiked Enchanted Rock. I hunted down

that brings life to the culture, outdoors and food

bodies to squeeze in beneath the sagging, up-

Texas’s best BBQ joints. I even picked up a pair

of towns all across Texas.

holstered ceiling. My only explanation for how

of lederhosen. And one day, while basking under

Since its inception, “The Daytripper” has

this was legal is that society didn’t yet care

the Texas sun, in the crystal-clear waters of

been a way for Texans to learn about their

about the health and safety of its children.

Barton Springs, it struck me—“It doesn’t get any

home state and be inspired to experience

However, this is how I learned the back roads

better than this!”

more of it. It shows people what it took me

of Texas.

It was a cliché thought for sure. But at that

thousands of dollars to discover—vacation

I can still vividly remember staring out

moment, it had never rung truer in my mind.

doesn’t require thousands of dollars and time

the window at hundreds of miles of pasture,

Over the next few weeks, I processed this

off of work; it only requires one to make the

stopping at mom-and-pop diners and getting

epiphany in my head, and it occurred to me that

decision to escape and go! So I’ ll see you on

dragged out into the Texas heat to hear my dad’s

of all the things I had seen, done and eaten, the

the road. Vaya con Dios Amigos!

creative summaries of remote historical mark-

things in Texas were just as good or BETTER.

ers. Combine these experiences with my years

The outdoors in Texas are just as beautiful. The

as a Scout, and by the time I left for college at

people are certainly nicer. And hands down, the

UT, I had traveled a huge part of this state. And

food is better (that one isn’t even close).

Thursday night at 8:30pm and Saturday morn-

frankly, I was no longer excited about it—been

I started to devour books and magazines

ings at 10am.

there, done that.

about Texas, learning random bits of history

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Of monsters and men with half moon run

June 3, 6:30pm Stubb's

Los Amigos Invisibles

June 4, 5pm Waterloo Records

Austin city limits tv taping juanes

June 4 ACL Live at the Moody Theater

June 13, 8pm Long Center for the Performing Arts Austin City Limits Taping Emmylous Harris & Rodney Crowell

June 14 ACL Live at the Moody Theater Steve Tyrell

June 16, 7:30pm One World Theatre Father's Day Concert in the park

June 16, 7:30pm Zilker Park

She & Him with the Secret Sisters

June 16, 8pm ACL Live at the Moody Theater Hayes carll and Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis

Film Marilyn Monroe: The mortal Goddess

June 4, 7pm Alamo Village

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

June 11, 7pm Alamo Village

Black and Write

June 13, 7pm Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex

Theatre One vision —The music of Queen

June 5, 7:30pm Long Center for the Performing Arts

10,000 Maniacs

June 22, 6:30pm ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Spank! The Fifty Shades of Parody

Mariachi Los Camperos

Robert Plant Presents Sensational Space Shifters

Twelve Angry Men

June 7, 7pm One World Theatre June 7-8, 8pm Palmer Event Center

Mumford & Sons

June 8-9, 8pm Austin360 Amphitheater

June 23, 6:30pm ACL Live at the Moody Theater Cheap Trick

June 25, 6:30pm ACL Live at the Moody Theater

June 9, 6:30pm Stubb's

Blues on the green black joe lewis & the honeybears

Blues on the green wheeler brothers with the whiskey sisters

Howie Day

Fall out boy

June 12, 7:30pm Zilker Park

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June 26, 7:30pm Zilker Park

June 28, 7pm One World Theater

June 6-8 Long Center for the Performing Arts Through June 9 The City Theatre Harvey

Through June 16 ZACH Theatre Avenue Q

June 16, 3pm Dougherty Arts Center

Comedy Kurt Metzger

June 5-8 Cap City Comedy Club

Dixie's Tupperware party

June 18-30 Long Center for the Performing Arts Jackie Kashian

June 19-22 Cap City Comedy Club

Children Grand Opening of Paggi Square Park

June 1, 10am Paggi Square

Creative Action Summer Camps

Every week in June Trinity United Methodist Church Groundwork Music: Kids Show

June 9, 10:30am Cherrywood Coffeehouse

The Hey Lollies Kids Show

June 16, 10:30am Cherrywood Coffeehouse

Summer Theater Camps

June 17-21, 24-28 St. Michael's Catholic Academy Camp indigo

June 17-21, 24-28 Austin Discovery School Little Chefs Kids' Camp

June 26, 10am Central Market Cooking School Woodcrafting 101

June 29, 1pm Austin Children's Museum

Other North by north austin Garden Tour

June 1, 10am Various Locations

Young & Fabulous Fashion Show

June 6, 6:30pm W Hotel

House Party

June 8, 7pm Wanderlust Live Soul2sole Festival

June 12-16 Tapestry Dance Studio

City wide garage Sale

June 13-14, 10am Palmer Event Center

Republic of Texas Biker Rally

June 13-16 Travis County Expo Center Best Party Ever

June 14, 7pm W Austin

OVer the Edge for MakeA-wish

June 15-16 One American Center

Third Thursday at the Blanton

June 20, 5pm Blanton Museum of Art Keep Austin Weird Festival and 5k

June 22, 2pm Long Center for the Performing Arts


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wally workman gallery

Ian Shults: Party/Animal Reception 6-8pm Through June 29 Davis Gallery

Dianne Grammer: A Retrospective Reception, 7-9pm Through July 6 June 6 Art on 5th

First Thursday Reception, 6-8pm June 8 Blanton Museum of Art

Luminous: 50 Years of Collecting Prints and Drawings at the Blanton June 8 through September 15 June 13 LifeLike

June 23 Through September 22 June 15 Yard Dog Art Gallery

Brad & Sundie Ruppert Through August 1 June 21

Blanton Museum of Art

B scene: Adventures in Wonderland

June 29 Red Space Gallery

Michael Garcia: Illuminaughty Machine

Jason Middlebrook Through August 10

Ongoing AMOA-Arthouse At the jones Center

Nicholas Provost Through June 9 O SĂŠculo Pinaree Sanpitak: Temporary Insanity Seher Shah: Constructed Landscapes Through June 30 Grayduck Gallery

Red Left Blue Right Through June 16

Lora Reynolds Gallery

Graham Dolphin Through July 6

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Summer Splash Movie Series Deep Eddy Pool 401 Deep Eddy Ave. austintexas.gov 512 472 8546

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Movie series, an Austin tradition at the historic swimming pool. Start-

ing at dusk on July 6, the PG-13-rated musical classic, "Grease" (PG-13), will be shown on a large inflatable movie screen. The other scheduled films are recent selections: "The Hunger Games" (PG-13) on July 13; "The Amazing Spider-Man" (PG-13) on July 20; "Wreck-It Ralph" (PG) on July

Women and Their Work

Monica Vidal Through July 3

Yard Dog Art Gallery

Scott Griffin Through June 14

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museums & galleries

Art Spaces Museums Austin Children’s Museum

201 Colorado St. (512) 472 2499 Hours: Tu 10–5, W 10–8, Th–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5 austinkids.org AMOA-Arthouse The Jones Center

700 Congress Ave. (512) 453 5312 Hours: W 12-11, Th-Sa 12-9, Su 12-5 arthousetexas.org AMOA-Arthouse Laguna Gloria

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Lee Pilz

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rt, whether it be abstract or representational, has a way of striking up a conversation with its viewers. In the case of Lee Pilz's sculptures, patrons usually begin this discussion with a question: what is it? Equal parts attractive and alluring, Pilz's work requires more than just the attention of the audience. "I want it to really jump off the wall for people," Pilz says. "I think you need to reward the viewer for coming up and getting closer." The recipe for creating his unique brand of work calls for unsuspecting materials— by casting plaster in various textiles, he captures the fluid appearance of the fabric. "The fabric is sort of doing the work for you of finding its own shape in reaction to the weight of the plaster," Pilz reveals. His installation at GSD&M, the "Idea Nest," uses Spandex to achieve the look of something breathing and oozing from the agency's ceiling. While Pilz's work is physically erupting from walls all over Austin, the artist, like many others, began his career on canvas. After graduating from the New York Studio School for Painting and Sculpture and attending Atelier 3-D in Austin, Pilz moved from the easel to engineering. "It's really a solution to creating the kinds of effects I want," Pilz says. "I want to create something that has visual impact and draws people in. I didn't want to be limited to two dimensions." For more information about Pilz's work, visit leapsculpture.com. M. Riley

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3809 W. 35th St. (512) 458 8191 Driscoll Villa hours: Tu–W 12-4, Th-Su 10–4 Grounds hours: M–Sa 9–5, Su 10–5 amoa.org Blanton Museum of Art

French Legation Museum

802 San Marcos St. (512) 472 8180 Hours: Tu–Su 1–5 frenchlegationmuseum.org George Washington Carver Museum

1165 Angelina St. (512) 974 4926 Hours: M–Th 10–9, F 10–5:30, Sa 10–4 ci.austin.tx.us/carver Harry Ransom Center

300 E. 21st St. (512) 471 8944 Hours: Tu–W 10–5, Th 10–7, F 10–5, Sa–Su 12–5 hrc.utexas.edu LBJ Library and Museum

2313 Red River St. (512) 721 0200 Hours: M–Su 9–5 lbjlibrary.org

Mexic–Arte Museum

200 E. MLK Jr. Blvd. (512) 471 7324 Hours: Tu– F 10–5, Sa 11–5, Su 1–5 blantonmuseum.org

419 Congress Ave. (512) 480 9373 Hours: M–Th 10–6,  F–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5 mexic–artemuseum.org

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

O. Henry Museum

1800 Congress Ave. (512) 936 8746 Hours: M–Sa 9–6, Su 12–6 thestoryoftexas.com Elisabet Ney Museum

304 E. 44th St. (512) 458 2255 Hours: W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5 ci.austin.tx.us/elisabetney

409 E. 5th St. (512) 472 1903 Hours: W–Su 12–5

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

605 Robert E. Lee Rd. (512) 445 5582 Hours: W–F 10–4:30, Sa–Su 1–4:30 umlaufsculpture.org

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arts & entertainment

Galleries Art on 5th

3005 S. Lamar Blvd. (512) 481 1111 Hours: M–Sa 10–6 arton5th.com The Art Gallery at John-William Interiors

3010 W. Anderson Ln. (512) 451 5511 Hours: M–Sa 10–6, Su 12–5 jwinteriors.com Artworks Gallery

1214 W. 6th St. (512) 472 1550 Hours: M–Sa 10–5 artworksaustin.com

Austin Art Garage

2200 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. J (512) 351-5934 Hours: Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5 austinartgarage.com Austin Art Space Gallery and Studios

7739 North Cross Dr., Ste. Q (512) 771 2868 Hours: F–Sa 11–6 austinartspace.com capital fine art

1214 W. 6th St. (512) 628 1214 Hours: M-Sa 10-5 capitalfineart.com champion

800 Brazos St. (512) 354 1035 By Appt. Only championcontemporary.com Creative Research Laboratory

2832 E. MLK Jr. Blvd. (512) 322 2099 Hours: Tu–Sa 12–5 uts.cc.utexas.edu/~crlab

Davis Gallery

837 W. 12th St. (512) 477 4929 Hours: M–F 10–6, Sa 10–4 davisgalleryaustin.com Flatbed Press

2830 E. MLK Jr. Blvd. (512) 477 9328 Hours: M-F 10-5, Sa 10-3 flatbedpress.com Gallery Black Lagoon

4301-A Guadalupe St. (512) 371 8838 Hours: Sa 1-5 galleryblacklagoon.com Gallery Shoal Creek

2832 MLK Jr. Blvd. #3 (512) 454 6671 Hours: Tu–F 11–5, Sa 10–3 galleryshoalcreek.com grayDUCK gallery

608 W. Monroe Dr. (512) 826 5334 Hours: W 11-6, Th 4-8, F-Sa 11-6, Su 12-5 grayduckgallery.com Jean–Marc Fray Gallery

1009 W. 6th St. (512) 457 0077 Hours: M–Sa 10–6 jeanmarcfray.com La Peña

(512) 474 1700 Hours: M–Sa 10-6 lotusasianart.com

Hours: Tu–Sa 11–5 (512) 236 1333 studiotenarts.com

The Nancy Wilson Scanlan Gallery

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6500 St. Stephen’s Dr. (512) 327 1213 Hours: M-F 9-5 sstx.org Okay Mountain Gallery

1619 E. Cesar Chavez St. Sa 1-5 or by appointment (512) 293 5177 okaymountain.com

Wally Workman Gallery

1202 W. 6th St. (512) 472 7428 Hours: Tu–Sa 10–5 wallyworkman.com

Women & Their Work

1118 W. 6th St. (512) 472 1831 Hours: M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-4

1710 Lavaca St. (512) 477 1064 Hours: M–F 10–6, Sa 12–5 womenandtheirwork.org

Pro–Jex Gallery

Yard Dog

Positive Images

1710 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. C (512) 472 7707 Hours: M–F 10–6, Sa 12–4 Red Space Gallery

1203 W. 49th St. By appointment only redspacegallery.com

Russell Collection Fine Art

1137 W. 6th St. (512) 478 4440 Hours: Tu–Sa 10–6 russell–collection.com

227 Congress Ave., #300 (512) 477 6007 Hours: M-F 8-5, Sa 8-3 lapena–austin.org

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Lora Reynolds Gallery

Stephen L. Clark Gallery

1319 Rosewood Ave. By appointment only sofagallerytx.com

360 Nueces St., #50 (512) 215 4965 Hours: W-Sa 11-6 lorareynolds.com

1101 W. 6th St. (512) 477 0828 Hours: Tu–Sa 10–4 stephenlclarkgallery.com

Lotus Gallery

studio 10

1009 W. 6th St., #101

502 W. 33rd St. (512) 453 3199 By Appt. Only fluentcollab.org

1011 West Lynn

1510 S. Congress Ave. (512) 912 1613 Hours: M–F 11–5, Sa 11–6, Su 12–5 yarddog.com

Alternative Spaces ARTPOST: The Center for Creative Expression

4704 E. Cesar Chavez St. artpostaustin.com Austin Presence

330 Bee Cave Rd., #700 (512) 306 9636 Hours: Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–4 austinpresence.com Bay6 Gallery & Studios

5305 Bolm Rd. (512) 553 3849 By appointment only bay6studios.com

M u s e u m s & Ga l l e r i e s

Big Medium

5305 Bolm Rd., #12 (512) 939 6665 bigmedium.org Clarksville Pottery & Galleries

4001 N. Lamar Blvd., #550 (512) 454 9079 Hours: M-Sa 11-6, Su 1-4 Co-Lab Project Space

613 Allen St. (512) 300 8217 By appointment only colabspace.org farewell Books

913 E. Cesar Chavez St. (512) 476 DOMY Hours: Mon-Sa 12–8, Su 12–7 domystore.com Julia C. Butridge Gallery

1110 Barton Springs Rd. (512) 974 4025 Hours: M–Th 10–9:30, F 10–5:30, Sa 10–4 ci.austin.tx.us/ dougherty/gallery.htm Pump Project Art Complex

702 Shady Ln. (512) 351 8571 pumpproject.org

Quattro Gallery

12971 Pond Springs Rd. (512) 219 3150 Hours: M–Tu 10–3, W–Sa 11–4 quattrogallery.com Roi James

Space 12

3121 E. 12th St. (512) 524 7128 T-F 10-5 space12.org

Fredericksburg AGAVE GALLERY

208 E. San Antonio St. Hours: M-Sa 10-5 (830) 990 1727 agavegallery.com ARTISANS AT ROCKY HILL

234 W. Main St. (830) 990 8160 Hours: M-Sa 10-5:30, Su 11-3 artisansatrockyhill.com FREDERICKSBURG ART GALLERY

314 E. Main St. (830) 990 2707 Hours: M-Sa 10-5:30, Su 12-5 fbartgallery.com INSIGHT GALLERY

214 W. Main St. (830) 997 9920 Hours: Tu-Sa 10-5:30 insightgallery.com WHISTLE PIK

425 E. Main St. (830) 990 8151 Hours: M-Sa 10-5 To have your gallery considered for listing in the Arts Guide, please send a request to events @tribeza.com.

3620 Bee Cave Rd., Ste. C (512) 970 3471 By appointment only roijames.com

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summer essential

Sangria To-go Did you know that you can pick up a 16-ounce cup of frozen Sangria to go from El Chilito (2219 Manor Rd.)? Pair that with a couple of cochinita pibil tacos and you have yourself the perfect summer picnic.

Austin Swim App In the heat of the summer, the need to jump into a pool can come on fast. Download the Austin Swim App and within seconds, you can locate the pool that is closest to you, in addition to the hours they are open and admission cost. The app includes all of the city and county-run pools, as well as many unofficial spots. The app was created by Austin-based Coffeeshopped LLC.

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The Jeffrey’s Mercedes Need a ride after an evening spent feasting on prime Texas Akaushi Tenderloin Tartare and wood-roasted lobster Thermidor or partaking in a few cocktails from the martini cart? The newly reopened Jeffrey’s offers a word-of-mouth service where, if it is available, one of the seersucker-clad valets will slip on a driver’s hat and black leather gloves and give you a courtesy ride home in the restaurant’s black 2013 Mercedes Benz S550. Jeffrey’s created a map with boundaries to keep the car within to ensure a quick return to service more guests. Jeffrey’s is located at 1204 West Lynn Street, (512) 477 5584. P h oto g r a p h y by j e s s i c a pag e s


w h i l e yo u wa i t. . .

Justine’s Photo Booth Walk down the backyard of Justine’s, across the pétanque field, and you will find this magical little photo booth. The first version of the booth was done for Justine’s psychedelic 2013 SXSW Too Much to Dream party. The booth was such a hit with guests that the booth was redone with a late 60s feel—Paris pop meets Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot with stripes, chandeliers and mirrors. The owner of Justine’s, Justine Gilcrease, says: “We did not intend it to be a permanent fixture, but guests have been wandering back and doing photo shoots of their own on evenings when there is a wait for a table. People take their cocktails into the booth and shoot really cool photos, then Instagram and Facebook them. The booth has a life of its own now.” Justine’s is currently accepting artist proposals to do a third version of the booth. To submit design proposals, email belledejour@justines1937. com. Justine’s is located at 4710 East 5th Street, (512) 385 2900.

HIJO at Jardineros Nursery Beloved Austin shop JM Drygoods has expanded its offerings with a Mexican-style garden shop at Mark Word’s Jardineros Nursery called HIJO. Owner Michelle Teague’s husband Jon Davidson built the cabana that houses HIJO, which carries colorful rope, handmade hammocks, straw hats, botanical balms, a wide variety of garden tools, fire pits, potted succulents and more, all of which are selected by Teague herself from her travels throughout Mexico. The cabanas have been such a hit with shoppers that they can now be custom ordered to be home offices, studios, garden sheds and guest houses through the Davidson and Teague’s décor services venture—HIJO Interiors. Davidson can outfit your own personal HIJO with built-in shelves, hooks, benches, outdoor showers—you name it, while JM Drygoods can help with bedding, pillows, ceramic, hammocks, rugs and textiles. HIJO (hijoshed.com) is located at the Jardineros Nursery at 2328 East Cesar Chavez and is open 11-5 (closed on Mondays). L. Smith ford ery at 2320 East Cesar Chavez and is open 11-5 (closed on Mondays).


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A perfect Sunday afternoon finds Justin Buschardt and Stephanie Derstine riding their single-speed bikes to Yellow Jacket Social Club.

by nicole beckley / p h o t o g r a p h y b y c o d y h a m i lt o n

F r o m t h e c a s u a l co m m u t e r to t h e e x p e r i e n c e d r a c e r , c yc l i n g i n A u s t i n o ff e r s a d ventures on wheels for all. tribeza.com june 2013

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Whether it’s a workout ,

managing Houndstooth’s downtown location. Buschardt is currently

a h o b b y o r j u s t a way to

can bike anywhere,” Derstine says. “There’s really no reason to drive

get around town, these

Derstine rides her baby blue single-speed Mercier, and Buschardt, a

c yc l i s t s k n o w t h at b i k i n g in Austin is something special. With easy access to outdoor trails and plen-

working on a cartoon called the Hillbilly Philosopher. “Basically, we unless we’re taking our dog with us somewhere.” To get around town, freelance illustrator, rides his baby blue vintage Schwinn. “We like to ride to Yellow Jacket Social Club on Sundays,” Derstine says. “We make a plan with our friends, and we all have to ride our bikes.” Other bike dates include outings to the Alamo Ritz, Salvation Pizza and Bouldin Creek Café. Would they ever get into competitive cycling? “It just feels good to beat Justin on the way home,” Derstine says. “I don’t need to beat anyone else.”

tiful bike shops, there are e n d l e s s o p p o rt u n i t i e s to get out and ride.

“I first started mountain biking in the mid-nineties in Toronto and then in Detroit,” Gideon Tsang (pictured right) explains. What began as a recreational pursuit slowly turned into an interest in commuting, bike camping and finally, racing. Tsang competed in his first race last year, a one-day race in Copperas Cove where he surprised himself by placing third. Originally from Toronto, Tsang’s called Austin home since 1999. He commutes to work as a Pastor of Vox Veniae and spends most of his free time training, riding his custom-built Alchemy to Cuernavaca or Lime Creek. For a change of pace, he’ll take his wife and sons on rides to Barton Springs, Deep Eddy or Fiesta Gardens. “It’s just a fun thing

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“Our first few dates consisted of riding bikes, and I actually complained

to do with your family and get around town,” Tsang says. On Thursday

of not being fast enough to keep up with him at the beginning,” Stepha-

nights, he can often be found racing at the Driveway. “The cycling com-

nie Derstine recalls of meeting boyfriend Justin Buschardt (pictured

munity is tight and it’s friendly,” Tsang says “Everyone’s welcome, even

previous page). Having graduated from UT Austin last year with a B.A.

new cyclists. It’s a great culture that Austin has. I don’t think all cities

in English, Derstine is the Poetry Editor at Foxing Quarterly, and she

have that.” On Thursday nights, he can often be found racing with the Beat

regularly commutes from the Cherrywood neighborhood to her day job

the Clock Cycling at the Driveway Races in East Austin.

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When he’s not racing, Gideon Tsang regularly commutes to work as a Pastor of Vox Venaie. tribeza.com june 2013

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Growing up in Copperas Cove, Jessica Alexander got the urge to race at an early age. “I think I did my first race when I was probably seven or eight,” Alexander says. After a few years, she stopped competing but picked it back up about 10 years ago, realizing she still had energy to burn. Since then, she’s competed in two Ironman triathlons, learned to build and repair bikes and regularly leads friends on bike rides to Buda. A professional photographer, Alexander also uses her bike and the CapMetro rail to get to her studio in Round Rock. “I think commuting is one of the greatest parts of riding bikes,” Alexander says, “and Austin does make it easier than other cities to have the opportunity to commute.” She has five bikes she regularly rotates between, but her favorite may be the purple and black steel fixed-gear she built herself. “It’s kind of flashy, so when people see it, they just kind of do a double-take,” Alexander says. “But I feel like it best represents my personality.”

Jessica Alexander uses her bike and CapMetro rail to get around Austin and Round Rock.

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In 2007, Ian Sutton was studying aerospace engineering when he decided he didn’t want to wait to design things he wasn’t fabricating. He moved from California to Colorado to study frame building with Koichi Yamaguchi, a builder who’s designed for the US Olympic and National cycling teams. “It’s fun to be able to think of something and make it, and then, someone uses it,” Sutton explains. He built his first bike frame six years ago, which he still rides—a white steel frame, fixed-gear with narrow handlebars, optimized to fit through tight city traffic. In 2011, Sutton made frame building, under the name Icarus, his full-time focus, designing for riders all over the world. Re-locating his studio from Boston to Austin, Sutton moved here site-unseen last September. “The weather here is great if you like cycling,” Sutton says, admitting that many of his rides around town are to find tacos. He’s a fan of South First Street stops to El Primo and Torchy’s. Though his workload keeps him in his shop more than out riding, Sutton can’t complain. “I just started doing something I liked to see what would happen, and now, six years later, I ship bikes all over, and I don’t have a boss.” tribeza.com june 2013

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“We all four love to be outside, and we’re always thinking of things to do, which usually involve getting on a bike,” Melissa Crager explains. Along with their two daughters, Lainie, eight, and Josie, six, the Cragers regularly seek out fun family rides, biking to the food trailers on Airport or coffee at Houndstooth from their home in the Mueller area. When Lainie was five months old, the Cragers got a bike trailer to take her on rides, and the girls learned on pedal-less balance bikes. Now, each has her own Trek to ride alongside Melissa’s Electra Townie beach cruiser on trail rides through McKinney Falls or around Butler Park. “I want the girls to understand that you can ride a bike anywhere,” Chad says. A project manager in the city of Austin’s neighborhood connectivity division, Chad regularly works on bike facility projects and often puts Josie on the back of

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as a The Crager family, Lainie, Melissa, Josie, and Chad (left to right), regularly enjoy family rides around town.


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CATHERINE, Poncho (price available upon request) & Necklace $120, both available at JM Drygoods. Bikini $48, Madewell. Sandals by No. 6 $265, By George. CHRISTIAN, Shorts by RVCA $58, Shoes by Vans $65, both available at Service Menswear. Shirt by The West Is Dead $70, STAG. tribeza.com june 2013

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Top by Levis $36, Scarf by Christian Dior $58, both available at Feathers. Skirt $78, Madewell. Earrings by PeaceTreaty $110, JM Drygoods.

Shorts by RVCA $65, Service Menswear.

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Shirt by Gitman $165, Shorts by Ambsn $90, Shoes by Vans $60, all available at Service Menswear.

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Blouse by Swildens $212, By George. Shell Necklace $256, Beaded Necklace $316, both available at Kick Pleat. Hat $62, Feathers. Bikini $48, Madewell.


Bikini by Insight $72, C. Jane. Beaded Necklace $316, Kick Pleat. Tank by Vans $32, Sunglasses $19, both available at Service Menswear. Shirt by Barque $145, STAG.

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CHRISTIAN, Shorts by Levi’s $55, Service Menswear. Belt by Life After Denim $36, Bracelet by Caputo $85, both available at STAG. CATHERINE, Dress by LemLem $219, Bracelets $397, both available at Kick Pleat. Earrings by PeaceTreaty $110, JM Drygoods. Bikini $48, Sunglasses $44, both available at Madewell.

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CHRISTIAN, Tank by Burkman Bros. $80, Hat by Miansai $145, both available at STAG. CATHERINE, Top $36, Feathers. Necklace $316, Kick Pleat.

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T-Shirt by Alternative Earth $32, Shirt by Life After Denim $88, both available at STAG. Sunglasses by Mosley Tribe $275, Service Menswear.

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Austin resident and shop owner Deeyn Rhodes’ Sunday brunch under the trees in Clarksville includes her girlfriends and a menu consisting of french toast, grapefruit slices, blackberries, blueberries and mimosas.

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T h r e e ta s t e m a k e r s i n v i t e yo u o v e r f o r a b e h i n d -t h e-s c e n e s lo o k at h ow to throw t h e p e r f e c t b ac k ya r d g at h e r i n g . tribeza.com june 2013

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Deeyn Rhodes (left) mixes vintage and modern table decor for a recent brunch with friends including Austin interior decorator Kim West. Rhodes says the decor reflects her design taste and allows her to pay homage to her grandmother, Nannie Inez Rhodes, with an heirloom as the centerpiece.

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Deeyn Rhodes puts the finishing touches on her outdoor brunch. She says the key to being a good host is to prepare ahead of time. “It’s about welcoming friends into your home and making them feel comfortable,” she says.

On a lazy Sunday afternoon, Deeyn Rhodes, owner of Nan-

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nie Inez, a South Austin home furnishings and accessories store, sits under the trees and decorative paper lanterns at a Clarksville residence for a jovial and intimate brunch with her friends, Kim West, an Austin interior

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decorator, and Katie Dorflinger, whom she met while working in New York for fashion label Chloé. The brunch is a mix of decorative pieces, such as gold flatware inside a gold-colored can, white Alyson Fox dining plates with gold accents, and coral roses. The menu includes farm-fresh edibles: blueberries, blackberries, grapefruit, french toast and mimosas served in retro-styled glasses. Rhodes, a former New Yorker and Londoner who moved back to Austin about three years ago, named her store after her paternal grandmother, Nannie Inez Rhodes, who died more than a decade ago. The University of Texas graduate says she enjoys using some of her grandmother’s accessories when she’s entertaining guests. “Aside from the fresh food that she served direct from her garden, my memories mostly consist of a table full of people and lots of laughter,” Rhodes says about her grandmother. “That’s why I like entertaining at home.” One of her grandmother’s treasures is the brunch table centerpiece: a turquoise, Depression-era glass stand. Placing her hand on the heirloom, Rhodes says, “I always like to tie something in from the source.”

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Sipping on a glass of his wife’s cucumber mint vodka lemonade, Keith Kreeger shares a laugh with wife Evangelina Kreeger (right) and brother-in-law Guillermo Trabanino and his brother-inlaw’s fiancée, Reiko Takemasa.

Keith Kreeger’s vases are filled with peonies, his wife’s favorite flower.

Sitting next to his wife, Evangelina, and their cavapoo, Charlie, on a patio sofa at their Tarrytown home, Keith Kreeger takes a weekday evening to relax after working in his new East Austin studio. “This is how we entertain in the summer,” says Kreeger, a pottery designer for the past two decades. “I love to cook. My work is so related to food.” The Kreegers’ home includes the courtyard-styled space that quickly has become the backdrop for entertaining adults as well as their children, Javier, 10, Alejandra, 8, and Clara, 6, and their friends. For a visit from Evangelina’s brother, Guillermo Trabanino, and his fiancée, Reiko Takemasa, the Kreegers opt for Old World fare: chorizo and Toscano salami from Salt & Time, honeycomb, almonds, cheeses from Antonelli’s

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Cheese Shop, clementines, a baguette and cucumber mint vodka lemonade.

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“Our lives are pretty crazy with studio work and with the kids,” Kreeger says.

music by Madonna

Entertaining outside, he says, is “something that we cherish. For us, it’s also

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about enjoying the space and enjoying what you have. I don’t know the point of having a beautiful table and an outdoor space and just looking at it.” For the Kreegers, adding personal touches to their space such as coral peonies, Evangelina’s favorite flowers, in Kreeger’s vases are just as important as the food they serve guests. “When we purchased the home, we knew the backyard was going to be the centerpiece for everything,” Kreeger says. He has one rule for entertaining guests that he always sticks to: “I never let them clean up. No

i love it by Icona Pop Danza kuduro by Don Omar

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i knew you were trouble by Taylor Swift thrift shop by Macklemore

matter what it looks like at the end of the night.”

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On an evening away from his East Austin studio, Keith Kreeger relaxes in the backyard of his Tarrytown home with his wife, Evangelina, and their children, Javier Alejandra and Clara.

The menu for the Kreegers’ family gathering includes cheese from Antonelli’s Cheese Shop and a fresh baguette.

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Ben Edgerton says he takes pride in being the consummate host. At a recent outdoor gathering, his friends, sitting around a campfire, dine on sirloin, pork, sausage and corn that Edgerton prepared for them.

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“I’m Ben. I’m here to take care of you.”

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Ben Edgerton, co-owner of East Austin restaurant Contigo, says these words on a May evening outside his friend Brian Chilton’s home on the Colorado River in southeastern Travis County. Edgerton’s friends know he means them. Edgerton says he makes sure his guests feel cared for. At the restaurant, which is based on his family’s South Texas ranch, he says co-owner, chef and longtime friend Andrew Wiseheart handles the kitchen and menu, while he focuses on the hospitality the restaurant’s employees offer guests. “I love nothing more than when I can host a group and cook for them,” he says, looking up from the dinner preparation as his friends, including Wiseheart, stand around a campfire on the property. “The only time I even cook is when I cook for other people. The whole reason you’re getting people together is to relax. The whole point of what we are doing is community and conversation.” Edgerton, who grew up in San Antonio and moved to Austin in 2009 after spending five years in New York, is making a protein-rich, carnivore-friendly dinner for his friends: grilled sirloin, pork, burgers, chicken-and-curry sausage and corn. Already prepared is a tomato and avocado salad, and as a starter, Edgerton offers his friends tortilla chips and some Letelier Food Co. pâté that he picked up from Salt & Time. “We hang out,” he says. “We drink beer. We eat meat. And we make fun of each other.” And then there’s the music. Just after dinner, as the fireflies start to twinkle, Edgerton and two of his buddies, Brendan Bell and Brent Clifton, break out

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their guitars and a banjo and sing into the night sky.

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Grilled sirloin and onions are part of Contigo co-owner Ben Edgerton’s dinner menu for a get-together with his buddies at friend Brian Chilton’s home on the Colorado River in southeastern Travis County.

An evening of friends relaxing, eating and hanging out by the campfire offers plenty of laughter and some singing into the night. Brendan Bell readies the fire, while Brian Chilton (left) fixes his plate, which includes grilled corn and a burger.

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Contigo co-owner Andrew Wiseheart (left) enjoys beer and a pre-meal chat with Brian Chilton and Roy Odell as Ben Edgerton, co-owner of Contigo, finishes grilling dinner for his friends.

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After dinner, Ben Edgerton (right) joins Brendan Bell (left) and another friend, Brent Clifton, for a set of songs on the guitar.

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Western swing musician Doug Moreland demonstrates how he sculpts with his trusty chainsaw from his studio in Manchaca, Texas.

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Chainsaw artist

“I did all sorts of stuff before this. Built houses. Delivered pizzas one night. I was a waiter for one hour,” laughs Doug Moreland, a musician and chainsaw artist. “I’ve had real jobs. But now, I mostly do this.” Moreland’s a tall drink o’ water, all blue jeans and cowboy hat. There’s a huge sign outside his property in Manchaca, Texas that says. “Texas Chainsaw Masters,” with huge, carved creatures scattered in the grass. “I saw some people carving bears in New Mexico a few years back,” Moreland says. “This was, oh, ‘98. They were selling ‘em left and right, so they loaned me a chainsaw, and I made a little bear that looked like theirs. Sold it for fifty bucks that same hour, and I was like, ‘Wow! What a way to make money!’” It’s no surprise his craft came naturally. The son of a fiddler-cum-blacksmith, he’d always been handy with a carving knife, but chainsaw sculpting was a revelation. Suddenly, he was selling pieces at shows (he’s also a touring Western swing musician), and tricking out old Mopeds with Texas accoutrements, likes saddles and armadillos. His chainsaw sculpting buddy, R.L. Blair, also creates pieces at Texas Chainsaw Masters (“he makes somethin’ every day,” Moreland drawls), and together, the two turn out stunningly detailed stuff: old, weathered faces with deep wrinkles and lively eyes; scale-covered reptiles; multi-layered totem poles. Just don’t ask for any bears. “I have a strict no-bear policy,” Blair says. “I’ve done enough of those for one lifetime.” Moreland agrees. “Why make a bear when you could carve a couple of armadillos carrying surfboards?” he asks, describing his current project. Why, indeed?

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Ryah Christensen takes a leisurely swing in front of one of the sculptures she made with her husband Sun McColgin.

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“Welcome to the house,” Sun McColgin says with a grin. The creaky,

crawling and twisting with one another to form an intricate wall of

wonderful bungalow in East Austin features colors all over the walls

flowers and life.

and two tiny girls curled up on the couch. Paintings, mosaic murals and sculpture line the entryway. No wonder he’s grinning. This is the home of McClogin and his wife, Ryah Christensen: two artists helping to shape the visual landscape of Austin. We’ve long

both the boundaries this particular slice of land has experienced and also get across a sense of hope, of breaking down barriers.”

been the land of art cars, but in the past decade, a larger aesthetic shift

It’s an appropriate theme: Robertson Hill, where her mosaic sits, was

has taken place: Austin is getting designed. And while many local art-

owned by the (white) Robertson family for almost 100 years, from mid

ists end up fleeing for cities with deeper patronage pockets, more are

-19th century to mid-20th. After emancipation, Dr. Robertson and his

choosing to stay right here, beautifying the city, one paint stroke, mosa-

son sold plots of land to freed slaves, who built a latticework of homes,

ic tile and chainsaw cut at a time.

churches and businesses nearby. Those first residents effectively helped an

“I think there’s something about scale for me,” says Christensen, who has covered several patches of Austin with mosaic tile. “When the scale is big, the viewer becomes part of the work, entering it.”

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“It’s kind of the idea that with all the changes happening in the area, we’re all changing together,” Christensen says. “I wanted to communicate

African-American community put down roots. But there’s something about scale for Sun, too. Primarily a metal sculptor, he’s just completed a 9-foot-tall steel sculpture for a residence on Lake

And enter they do. On 11th St, across from Franklin BBQ and just

Austin, which involves a giant metal “X” with a border of blue glass.

behind a bus stop, stretches Christensen’s 2007 piece “Let Every Man

It glows at night with the help of LED lights installed underneath it,

Sit Under His Vine.” Four resting bodies—one white, one black, one

implying discovery or secret treasure—”X” marks the spot. It’s a more

brown, one red—lie at the base, with vines springing from their hearts,

sophisticated take on yard art.

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“It’s kind of the idea that with all the changes happening in the area, we’re all changing together.”

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Muralist

Over in East Austin, the walls are talking. Painted murals, like the vegetables sprouting along Hillside Farmacy and the vintage phonograph of East Side Show Room, speak of a sure hand. It belongs to Joe Swec, structural engineer turned mural and sign painter. “My sister Jana [Swec] was already out here living as an artist, and I wanted to find out how people did that. Supported themselves as artists,” Swec says. So he moved from the Bay Area in 2008 and got a job working at East Side Show Room. “The first time I did the chalkboard menu, they were like, ‘Oh, okay—can you do little lettering stuff for us everywhere else?’ So I painted the bathroom signs, the sign outside, things like that,” he says. His first mural job was the one outside the restaurant. “Then, other businesses started calling me to paint their places, and eventually, I was able to quit my job and just do that,” Swec says. Swec doesn’t like spending long periods of time at a computer, so he’ll take on select design jobs—but mostly, he spends his days painting. In addition to Hillside Farmacy and East Side Show Room, you’ve seen his work at Easy Tiger, Swan Dive, Barbarella, The Goodnight, Violet Crown, Pinthouse Pizza, Frock On Vintage, Wheatsville— signage and murals that bear a throwback sensibility, which he says came from his years living in San Francisco. “I think it’s comforting,” Swec says, speaking of the signs there. “Walking around, you may not even stop to study individual signs, but taken together, they all create this warm, inviting feel, when people used to hand paint signs more.” If Swec has his way (and signs indicate he will), Austin will move in that direction too. We appreciate a human’s touch, and lately, our city is becoming more attuned to the power of design. Austin has always been a place for lovers—now, we’re a place for lookers, too.

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Joe Swec has created murals and signage for many favorite local Austin businesses like Hillside Farmacy, East Side Show Room, Easy Tiger and Swan Dive to name a few.

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Models from Page Parkes Management playing bocce ball in looks from Billy Reid and Beehive.

Photography by N i c o l e M l a k a r - L i v i n g s t o n , W y nn M y e r s & j o h n p e s i n a

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Cro q uet, anyo ne? G u e s t s at t h e f i r s t- e v e r T R I B E Z A L a w n Pa r t y d o n n e d t h e c o lo r s o f s p r i n g f o r r o u n d s o f b o c c e , c o c k ta i l s a n d m o r e .

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The alwaysstylish manager of STAG, Cara Crossley.

As the official kickoff for spring, the TRIBEZA Lawn Party was held at the whimsical French Legation Museum. A few of our favorite local shops like Beehive, By George, Kick Pleat, Sam Hill, STAG and Valentine’s Too dressed models in colorful looks for the season, and they led partygoers in rounds of croquet, checkers and bocce ball. Guests snacked on delicious samplings from Cloud 9 Cotton Candy, Cornucopia, Frank, GoodPop, Macarons by Jane and Max’s Wine Dive while sipping brews from Modelo Especial and Corona, cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka and wine from Spicewood Vineyards. Aztec Rentals, SoCo Hammocks and Urbanspace Interiors decked out the lawn with lounge spaces for guests to linger in, and Ava Arenella serenaded the crowd with her mid-century-inspired jazz sound. The chic set of models are signed with legendary Texas agency Page Parkes, who after just being in the Houston (founded in 1981) and Dallas markets, opened an Austin office last year. The Page Parkes Center of Modeling & Acting (pageparkes.com) in Austin will serve as a training center for actors ages five and up through adult ages. The models’ hair and makeup were beautifully done by Ricky Hodge and his team at Ricky Hodge Salon, as well as by Jen Hoover of Pearl Salon.

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A curated selection of the goods from Westlake shop Beehive. Models in flower crowns

dressed in looks by Valentine’s Too playing a round of badminton.


Model Will Harris greets partygoers into the Lawn Party in a dapper look by STAG.

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Models from Page Parkes in outfits from Kick pleat and beehive.

Badminton rackets styled by

Valentine’s Too.

Models from By George take a break from the festivities. Models from By George in one of the brightest colors of spring.

A tasty treat

from Cloud 9 Cotton Candy. Ben law & Kristen VanderVeen

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A clever way to adorn your suit jacket.


Karen rockwood & Claire fields Katie caplener, Bethany morgio & Kate Sullivan

Plaid pants are always the right choice for a lawn party.

Kick Pleat models play a round of checkers.

A selection of goods from Sam Hill Vintage.

Delicious macarons

bobby johns

by Jane

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Mark Word

Landscape Designer At his office

tucked inside Red Bluff Amusement Park and Worm Farm in East Austin,

Mark Word says his career path took root during the organic gardening movement of the late 1970s and early ’80s. “I got into the plant world as a kid by trial and error,” says Word, a University of Texas alumnus who is married and has a three-year-old son, Lyndon. Word says his dad, Tom, who now works at Word’s new East Austin nursery, had him catch fish at Barton Springs that were later planted in the family’s Barton Hills yard. The method, which was used by Native Americans and early colonists, is supposed to give plants a steady supply of nitrogen. “That was the original organic garden,” says Word, 45, who also had his own garden where he grew tomatoes and radishes. “Early on, it was clear that this was a fun thing.” After a stint in Los Angeles and years of working for other landscaping and gardening businesses, Word says his longtime friend, hotelier Liz Lambert, gave him advice that convinced him to start his own business. “She said, ‘You’ve got to do it for yourself,’” says Word, who worked on the landscapes of Lambert’s Austin hotels,

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the Hotel San Jose and Hotel St. Cecilia. He is working on Lambert’s El Cosmico hotel in Marfa. Mark Word Design, which was combined with another business around 2005, has more than two dozen employees who are working on residential and commercial landscape projects—they worked on design elements for Georgetown restaurant El Monumento—and other ventures. Word says Jardineros (Spanish for “gardener” or “outfielder”), the nursery his firm opened this year on East Cesar Chavez Street, is meant to resemble the urban nurseries he remembers from his days in Los Angeles. He says the City of Angels is vibrant with plant life and design inspiration. “It’s just for the fun of it,” Word says about the nursery. “Over the years, we collected a lot plants that were in holding yards.” He says he wants the space, which includes HIJO, JM Drygoods’ offshoot for outdoor and gardening selections, to be a spot for gatherings. Word and his associates also plan to further expand their outdoor offerings, including designing and making planters. Word says he and business partner Billy Spencer are excited about their plans for a secondary business aimed at first-time homeowners who have limited budgets but

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want intriguing outdoor spaces that capture the eye. “A good design is going to have a moment that will take time for you to appreciate,” Word says. M. Harper

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Fidelio Dog Works with a lifetime of experience, Steve haynes is taking dog training in austin to a new level. Steve Haynes and his 8 month-old puppy Super, work on the "down" command.

F Haynes never goes anywhere without his trusty Filson bag and training gear.

For more information about Fidelio Dog Works, visit fideliodogs.com

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Steve Haynes, the owner and founder of Fidelio Dog Works, has spent his life working with dogs.

rom a young boy training dogs on his grandpa's farm to a teaching a pup to "hang ten," Steve Haynes is not your average dog trainer. After leaving a career as a corporate executive, for fun, Haynes started training his neighbor's puppy and hasn't stopped since. With his natural ability for training dogs, Haynes launched his company, Fidelio Dog Works, in 2000 and has worked with approximately 6,000 dogs over the course of his thirteen years in business. Fidelio Dog Works' range of services is unmatched. Want your dog to bring you a cold beer from the fridge? Haynes can teach your pup just that. "We cover anything from the simple 'sit and down' all the way through 'teach your dog to ride a surf board,’'' Haynes says with a smile. "You have to look at it with an artisan approach; you have to assess the dog, people and the job at hand. It isn't cookie cutter because every dog is different." With the growing popularity of canine companions in Austin, Haynes feels he is in the best city for this business. From a clientele that asks for simple obedience training to celebrities who need their dog to behave when President Obama comes for dinner, Fidelio Dog Works offers the full spectrum while also staying small by design. In addition to Haynes, Lisa Hoysradt is the only other trainer on staff, creating a personal experience that Haynes feels is important to protect. With a train of happy, wellbehaved dogs behind them and their undeniable passion for their work, Fidelio Dog Works continues to change the lives of pooches and people alike. A. horsley P h oto g r a p h y by b i l l s a l l a n s


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Riley Cunningham

pairs a dress from Urban Outfitters with shoes from By George.

Lamar Nava

is wearing a dress from Urban Outfitters and shoes from C. Jane.

Elizabeth Guleke

is the owner of Sno Beach. She is pictured with her beloved pup and wearing a top from Anthropologie, shorts by Seven for All Mankind and shoes by Report.

The Gals of Sno Beach It wouldn't be summer without a sno cone from this Austin institution, so the girls of the stand share their summer wardrobe staples.

Carlyn Etz's top

is from Francesca's, shorts from J. Crew, belt from Michael Kors and shoes by Jack Rogers.

Elena Reynolds

mixes a top from Strut, a dress from Target and kicks from Tyler's for a perfect summer look.

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a dress from Charming Charlies with shoes from Target.

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Kor180 From working as a media executive for a fortune five company in California to opening a fitness studio in Austin, CEO, founder and “Story Teller” of Kor180 Maja Kermath knows a thing or two about the pursuit of happiness. “The stories that we tell ourselves or that we tell other people can be really impactful both positively and negatively,” Kermath says “We have a really amazing story to tell at Kor180, so Story Teller is my title.” With a mission to help people “live life inspired,” from providing exercise to housing healthy products like gluten-free snacks and natural beauty care, Kermath cultivates a mecca for healthy living—in many ways. In the realm of exercise, Kor180 practices two fitness disciplines: one called Kor Interval training, based on the basic foundations of Pilates, and the other, Kor Indoor Riding, which combines thirty minutes on the bike with a thirty-minute strength workout. “The beautiful thing about how we train, the beautiful thing about intervals is that the interval is yours; it belongs to you,” Kermath says. “You take responsibility for your own workout.” For more information about classes at Kor180, visit kor180.com.

T h e S l a s h C l a ss at P u r e A u st i n Determined to create a workout program that was different from what anyone, anywhere was doing, and inspired by something her friend showed her after church one Sunday, Shirley Domicoli created the Slash Class, Pure Austin’s own high-intensity boot camp. “True story,” Domicoli says about her friend, “he demonstrated Bayonet Training from his military days. That’s all it took! From that, the ideas kept coming, and Slash was born!” By combining functional movements with bayonet training, calisthenics, athletic sports conditioning, use of body bar and interval training (just to name a few), “Slashers” build power, strength, lean muscle and positivity. “Slash doesn’t use a lot of equipment; it’s very simple, effective and hits all body parts,” Domicoli says. “No matter what class you do, it’ll always be something different, but it’ll always be a hard workout—no matter what fitness level you are.” The class is designed for anyone: from those Domicoli describes as the “weekend warrior”—or someone who is both energetic and participates in sports—to highly competitive athletes. “It’s geared to the person who wants to achieve more,” Domicoli says. For more information about The Slash Class, visit pureaustin.com.

Ride A typical class at RIDE is more than just your usual calorie-burning, sweatproducing workout; it’s what instructor David Garza calls a “roller coaster of emotions and movement.” With top-of-the-line Schwinn AC Performance bikes at members’ disposal and a sound system and acoustics on par with Austin’s high expectations in the field of music, classes reach beyond just exercise. “When you take my class, I want you to get not only a physical workout, but also a ‘mental floss,’” Garza says. “A cleaning of the mental things that bring us down on a daily basis and a replacement with positivity, courage and sense of self-worth.” By combining intervals, climbs, sprints hovers and their key ingredient, music, instructors like Garza and Caprice Richards maintain a positive atmosphere while challenging their “RIDErs” to push themselves physically and emotionally. The outcome: strength, endurance and, as Richards says, the ability to “release some emotional baggage.” “My challenge doesn’t end in the class; it reaches far beyond,” Garza says. “It strengthens the amazing Austin community and the RIDErs' immediate surroundings. The workout is a full mind, body and soul.” For more information about classes and scheduling, visit ride-indoorcycling.com. M. riley

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o you like sandwiches? The kind that drip down your chin and require extra napkins? Then you’re gonna love Noble Sandwich Company. This unassuming shop in northwest Austin is creating some of the tastiest, messiest sammies in town. Never heard of it? Where’ve you been? National publications like Bon Appétit, Food & Wine and the Wall Street Journal have been singing its praises since it opened in 2010. Chef/owners John Bates and Brandon Martinez keep their philosophy simple: make it, and make it better than the guy down the street. They’ve succeeded in their mission. Their exceptional sandwiches are made with topquality ingredients, most of which are made in house. Each ingredient is given due respect, resulting in a sandwich that’s not too bready, meaty or cheesy—but just the right balance of each. Noble’s lunch menu (it’s not open for dinner) offers about a dozen options. Start with the Smoked Duck Pastrami served on lightly toasted bread, slathered with Russian dressing

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and topped with shaved rye pickles. It’s a goopy mess that’s worth every napkin. Or the French Dip-inspired Knuckle Sandwich: thin-sliced roast beef served on a French roll with onions, cheddar, horseradish and a side of spicy au jus. The namesake Noble Pig sandwich is layered with spicy ham, pulled pork, bacon, provolone and spicy mustard. Other creative choices include Creole Catfish, Thai Chicken and Smoked Pork Belly. And it’s not all meat at Noble Sandwich. The owners’ wives are both vegetarian, so there are always non-meat sandwich options, too. All meals are served with chips and homemade pickles. Also open for breakfast, Noble’s morning menu may rival its lunch offerings. Don’t miss the outstanding chorizo and egg sandwich: lightly toasted wheat bread filled with a fried local egg, melted cheddar cheese and house-made chorizo. The sausage is incredibly moist, crumbly and flavorful without being greasy. Other egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches include ad-

From left to right: A view from the top of Noble Sandwich Co.'s take on the charcuterie plate; The smoked duck pastrami sandwich is topped with Russian dressing and rye pickles for layers of rich flavor; The aptly named Knuckle Sandwich brings together the perfect combination of roast beef, horseradish, onions and cheddar cheese.

ditions like spicy ham, bacon or potatoes. All are served with perfectly crisped potato wedges that are anything but an afterthought. There are also non-sandwich options at breakfast. The biscuit with country sausage and black pepper gravy was fine, but I wish I’d ordered the blueberry waffles, which looked fluffy and inviting. For the healthconscious, there’s oatmeal, granola and yogurt. Formerly called The Noble Pig, Noble Sandwich Company has a robust catering, take-out and corporate delivery business. It hosts specialty theme dinners on occasion and plans to expand with a second location in central Austin later this year. Its original location in a strip center seats just a few dozen folks on rustic wooden tables under florescent lights. Next door is a tattoo parlor, convenience store and gas station. But don’t let the humble surroundings fool you: these sandwiches are noble indeed. K. Spezia

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Dinner & Drinks

outdoor dining

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to get into either the funkier downtown locale or the northern spot.

FoodHeads

616 W. 34th St. (512) 420 8400 Fresh, inspired sandwiches, soups and salads in a charming, refashioned cottage and porch. Jack Allen’s Kitchen

7720 Hwy. 71 W. (512) 852 8558 Savor country favorites from Chef Jack Gilmore on the covered patio.

LUCY’S FRIED CHICKEN

2218 College Ave. (512) 297 2423 Classic fried chicken from Chef James Holmes and an extensive raw bar. Dine al fresco at picnic tables outside. Paggi House

200 Lee Barton Dr. (512) 473 3700 Eclectic fine dining in an inviting setting of one of Austin's famous landmark homes. A spacious patio overlooks Lady Bird Lake. Z’Tejas Grill

1110 W. 6th St. (512) 478 5355 9400-A Arboretum Blvd. (512) 346 3506 Austinites wait hours

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Asian East Side King

1016 E. 6th St. 1618 E. 6th St. 1700 E. 6th St. 2538 Guadalupe St. (512) 422 5884 Chefs Paul Qui, Moto Utsonomaya and Ek Timrek offer out-of-this-world pan-Asian food from four trailers. ELIZABETH STREET CAFÉ

1501 S. 1st St. (512) 291 2881

A charming FrenchVietnamese eatery with a colorful menu of pho, banh mi and more. Vibrant and comfortable surrounding patio. G’Raj Mahal

91 Red River St. (512) 480 2255 With an extensive yet cozy covered patio, this food trailer is a true taste of Mumbai. SWAY

1417 S. 1st St. (512) 326 1999 The culinary masterminds behind La Condesa, cook up Thai cuisine

with a modern twist. An intimate outdoor area, complete with a Thai spirit house, makes for an unforgettable experience.

Barbecue Franklin Barbecue

900 E. 11th St. (512) 653 1187

Crowned Best BBQ Restaurant in America by Bon Appetit, Aaron Franklin’s eponymous eatery is a true Austin institution. Go early and be prepared to wait! (It is worth it). FREEDMEN’S

2402 San Gabriel St. (512) 220 0953 Classic barbecue from a historic, converted home in West Campus. JMueller BBQ

1502 S. 1st St. (512) 229 7366

tribeza's Guide to al fresco eats.

Lamberts downtown barbecue

sandwiches, cioppino and more. The patio offers a view of bustling downtown Austin.

Feast on continental fare under the patio’s majestic oaks.

Not your standard BBQ fare, meats are given an Austin twist, like the rib-eye glazed with brown sugar and mustard. Tucked away in the historic Schneider Brothers Building, together with a cozy patio.

CONTIGO

1209 E. 11th St. (512) 628 0168

401 W. 2nd St. (512) 494 1500

Stubb’s BBQ

801 Red River St. (512) 480 8341 Known for its legendary music venue as much as its barbecue, which is traditional and satisfying.

An elegant take on bar fare with an inviting, ranch-inspired atmosphere. Easy Tiger

709 E. 6th St. (512) 614 4972 Delicious bake shop upstairs and beer garden downstairs. Enjoy the signature house-made sausages. EPICERIE

Continental BANGER’S SAUSAGE HOUSE AND BEER GARDEN

79 & 71 Rainey St. (512) 386 1656

BBQ legend John Mueller returns to Austin with some of Texas’ finest, no-frills barbecue.

Banger’s brings the German beer garden tradition stateside with an array of artisan sausages and over 100 beers on tap.

LA BARBECUE

BAR MIRABEAU

In the heart of South First, La Barbecue whips up classic barbecue with free beer and live music.

Another unique addition to Austin’s dining scene from Chef Parind Vora. A diverse and approachable menu with rice bowls,

1502 S. 1st St. (512) 605 9696

2027 Anchor Ln. (512) 614 2260

800 W. 6th St. Ste. 100 (512) 436 9633

2307 Hancock Dr. (512) 371 6840 A café and grocery with both Louisiana and French sensibilities by Thomas Keller-trained Sarah McIntosh. FINO Restaurant Patio & Bar

2905 San Gabriel St. (512) 474 2905

Mediterranean bites and plates for sharing. Sip a handcrafted cocktail al fresco on the lovely patio. GREEN PASTURES RESTAURANT

811 W. Live Oak St. (512) 444 4747

Hillside Farmacy

Part grocery store, part casual eatery, Hillside Farmacy is located in a beautifully restored 50sstyle pharmacy with a perfect porch for peoplewatching on the East Side. Oysters, cheese plates and nightly dinner specials. Hopfields

3110 Guadalupe St. (512) 537 0467 A gastropub with French inclinations, beautiful patio and unique cocktails. JOSEPHINE HOUSE

1204 W. Lynn St. (512) 477 5584

Rustic, continental fare with an emphasis on fresh, local and organic ingredients. Sip and savor on the shaded outdoor patio. SALTY SOW

1917 Manor Rd. (512) 391 2337 A late-night dining destination, Salty Sow serves up creative signature drinks, including a Blueberry-Lemon Thyme Smash. Explore a porkcentric menu outdoors on Manor Road.


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Second BAR + KITCHEn

200 Congress Ave. (512) 827 2750

Another venture from Chef David Bull, Second offers a casual bistro experience in the heart of the 2nd Street District. TRACE

200 Lavaca St. (512) 542 3660 At W Austin, TRACE focuses on responsibly- and locally-sourced ingredients from Texan farmers and artisans. Enjoy a sumptuous outdoor lounge. TRIO

98 San Jacinto Blvd. (512) 685 8300 This sleek space with a lovely trellised patio overlooks Lady Bird Lake from its perch in the Four Seasons Hotel. YELLOW JACKET SOCIAL CLUB

1704 E. 5th St. (512) 480 9572

Step out for a drink and stay for the classic fare, from sandwiches to frittatas.

French Blue Dahlia Bistro

1115 E. 11th St. (512) 542 9542

A cozy, French-inspired

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bistro serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unwind on the East Eleventh patio, reminiscent of Paris.

warm Tuscan colors. Small bar up front and cozy booths in back.

HENRI’S CHEESE & WINE

6317 Bee Cave Rd. (512) 327 8822

2026 S. Lamar Blvd. (512) 442 3373 Part charcuterie, cheese and wine shop, Henri’s offers a cozy space to explore new wines or take a bottle home. Justine’s Brasserie

4710 E. 5th St. (512) 385 2900

With its French bistro fare, impressive cocktails and charming décor inside and out, Justine’s has Austin looking east. Expect a crowd, even late at night.

Italian 360 Uno Trattoria & Wine Bar

3801 N. Capital of TX. Hwy. (512) 327 4448

Great espresso bar and a mostly Italian wine list complete with an outdoor patio for sipping. Botticelli’s

1321 S. Congress Ave. (512) 916 1315 An inviting trattoria with

The Grove Wine Bar

Lively, popular Westlake wine bar and Italian restaurant. The wine list boasts more than 250 wines by the bottle. Gusto Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar

4800 Burnet Rd. (512) 458 1100

Hearty Italian fare with big, bold flavor.

(512) 328 7555 Creative cocktails (don't miss the Whiskey Jacket), full wine list, delicious Italian fare. A Westlake favorite. UMAMI MIA PIZZERIA

1500 Barton Springs Rd. (512) 804 0326 Featuring cuisine by Chef George Thomas, Umami Mia opened last month with an full bar and open patio. VIA 313 PIZZA

1111-B E. 6th St. (512) 939 1927

Mandola’s Italian Market

Deep-dish, Chicago-style pizza—perfect for a late night out. This food truck is in the heart of East Austin.

Casual Italian fare and a well-stocked gourmet grocery, alongside a deli, bakery and espresso bar. Grab a gelato and unwind on the patio overlooking the Triangle.

WINFLO OSTERIA

4700 W. Guadalupe St. (512) 419 9700

Trattoria Lisina

13308 FM 150 W. Driftwood, TX. (512) 894 3111

Nestled in the Mandola Estate Winery in Driftwood. Expect hearty portions of rustic Italian food. TRENTO

3600 N. Capital of Texas Hwy

1315 W. 6th St. (512) 582 1027

Classic Italian fare made simply and with locally sourced ingredients. Venture out onto the elegant trattoria.

Latin American Buenos Aires Café

13500 Galleria Cir. Ste. 120 (512) 441 9000

Argentinean specialties like meat sandwiches on baguettes, empanadas

and tasty pastries. Intimate patio seating. El Alma

1025 Barton Springs Rd. (512) 609 8923 Chef-driven, authentic Mexican cuisine in a tropical-inspired locale, complete with a waterfall and expansive outdoor patio. EL NARANJO

85 Rainey St. (512) 474 2776

rido’s grandmother. The tree-shaded patio offers a taste of the Warehouse District. Gloria’s

3309 Esperanza Crossing, Ste. 100 (512) 833 6400 Perfect for date night at the Domain, Gloria’s serves upscale Mexican cuisine and offers a spacious patio.

Iliana de la Vega and Ernesto Torrealba, the husband and wife team behind El Naranjo, serve up authentic cuisine from Mexico’s interior. Dine al fresco on the charming Rainey Street patio.

Guero’s Taco Bar

FRESA’S CHICKEN AL CARBON

400 W. 2nd St. (512) 499 0300

915 N. Lamar Blvd. (512) 428 5077

Savor slow-grilled Peeler Farms chicken from this colorful drive-through eatery, alongside fresh salsas, salads, tortillas and homemade ice creams. Enjoy a picnic at the neighboring Duncan Park. Garrido’s

360 Nueces St. (512) 320 8226 A flavorful modern Mexican menu inspired by the kitchen of Chef Gar-

1412 S. Congress Ave. (512) 447 7688 No frills tacos and one of the most famous patios on South Congress. Try the Queso Flameado with chorizo and jalapeños. LA CONDESA

Delectable cocktails, tasty tacos and appetizers, all inspired by the hip and bohemian Condesa neighborhood in Mexico City. PAPI TINO’S 1306 E. 6th St. (512) 479 1306 Nestled in a converted house on East Sixth, Papi Tino’s serves up modern Mexican cuisine and an impressive selection of delicious mezcals. Enjoy an inviting dining space out back.


PELONS

802 Red River St. (512) 243 7874 Elegant Mexican cuisine in a rustic home with an enchanting patio. Polvo’s

2004 S. 1st St. (512) 441 5446 Between the salsa bar, patio seating and delicious margaritas, this is one of Austin’s beloved Tex-Mex icons. RIO RITA CAFÉ Y CANTINA

1308 E. 6th St. (512) 524 0384

ported straight from Mexico and cozy outdoor seating.

including soups, salads and sandwiches.

Vivo

1701 Toomey Rd. (512) 476 2535

2015 Manor Rd. (512) 482 0300 Fresh plates with a lighter hand. Enjoy a dog-friendly outdoor patio on a summer day.

Seafood CLARK’S OYSTER BAR

1200 W. 6th St. (512) 297 2525

A cozy coffee shop during the day and a romantic dinner spot in the evening.

Larry McGuire’s latest venture offers an extensive caviar and oyster menu—a refreshing indulgence on Sixth Street.

Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina

PERLA’S SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR

1206 W. 38th St. (512) 419 7482 5900 W. Slaughter Ln. Ste. 550 (512) 288 5100

Fresh ingredients, traditional recipes, outstanding margaritas combined with bright décor, attentive service and solid menu offerings. Takoba

1411 E. 7th St. (512) 628 4466 Bold, authentic flavors with ingredients im-

1400 S. Congress Ave. (512) 291 7300 Expect the freshest fish and oysters flown in daily from both coasts, carefully prepared with simple yet elegant flavors.

Vegetarian

Casa de Luz

Take yoga or tai chi classes before or after dining at this macrobiotic joint. COUNTER CULTURE

2337 E. Cesar Chavez St. (512) 524 1540 An East Austin haven for vegans and vegetarians. Mother’s Cafe & Garden

4215 Duval St. (512) 451 3994

Everything beyond the garden variety, from veggie burgers to lasagna.

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1900 S. 1st St. (512) 416 1601

Affordable and wholesome vegetarian cuisine,

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ypically, on school mornings, after I drop my kids off and swim in Barton Springs, I find a great cup of coffee and a good conversation to go with it. Local coffee seems to inspire those moments, and we are quite lucky to have a very devoted local coffee community here of operators, roasters and baristas who take pride in their job. Since moving here 12 years ago from Los Angeles, I've watched the city grow and add more dimension to the neighborhoods. Austin inspires freespirited original entrepreneurial thinking, and parts of it reminds me of Copenhagen, where I hark from. A friend of mine calls it a Peter Pan Village. Small wonder my kids love it here. I'm proud that they can call Austin home.

Nowhere is that charm more obvious than east of I-35. East Austin reminds me of Copenhagen in spirit, and I love the strong sense of community that I find there. As with the rest of Austin, all you have to do is say hi and you might discover that the tattooed girl on her bicycle is actually an avid urban bird watcher, and in her day job she holds quite a powerful position, locally, with a Fortune 500 company... and the guys over there with the beards that look like they're going hunting...they're the best design team in town and have designed logos for numerous local businesses. Every morning like clockwork, I seek refuge at Flat Track. They are the new kids on the block, and I'm a big kid myself. Flat Track offers their own single-origin whole-bean coffees, espressos that change and notably organic milk that they use for their cappucinos. The two partners, Matt and Sterling, are childhood friends from Fort Worth, and they named their tiny retail spot Flat Track after a classic motorcycle oval race track. (They even let me pull in my classic '64 Honda Dream one day just to see if it could be done.) They like stuff that moves. I can always count on meeting new people there and running into friends. Call it a coffeecentric get away. In Denmark we have something called “hygge” that roughly translates into a kind of lo-fi cozy...something that warms you up from within. “Hygge” is a general term that we use a lot. At Flat Track, I find both the “hygge” and a good cup of coffee. Nils juul hansen With a broad range of interests, Nils Juul Hansen has enjoyed a career as a commercial photographer/director/ producer and is currently becoming a realtor because he loves people and neighborhoods, but he’s also writing a funny self help book about women and men in marriages based on his own life experience.

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