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Austin May be Weird, But Portland is Cool!
I’m not generally known as a travel blogger (assuming I’m known for anything at all), but a recent trip to Portland was motivation for me to write about that city for its sheer audacity, if nothing else. Portland, you see, … Continue reading
Posted in Old/New Austin, Travel Tagged ACL, Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Austin City Limits, Circuit of the Americas, Dick Fagan, Keep Austin Weird, leprechauns, light rail, Mills' Ends Park, Patrick O'Toole, Portland, Powell's City of Books, SxSW, Voodoo Donuts, Whole Foods, Zilker Park 3 Comments
Too Late for the “Austin Worth Keeping” Festival
Thanks to the H.E.B. grocery chain, the “Keep Austin Weird Fest” had its 8th annual go-round. Viewing photos of people (I think) arrayed in various versions of weirdness, I began reflecting on Austin’s claim as a home of the weird. … Continue reading