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  1. Austin Bombing Suspect Explodes As SWAT Team Closes InThe 24-year-old white, male suspect reportedly killed himself with an explosive device while fleeing from authorities.
  2. 4th Explosion in Austin Leaves Two Men Seriously InjuredPolice believe it’s connected to the package bombings that killed two people in Austin earlier this month, but this blast involved a trip wire.
  3. 2018 Moontower Festival Lineup: Tig Notaro, Tiffany Haddish, Nikki Glaser, […]The seventh annual Moontower Comedy Festival takes place in Austin in April, and today they revealed the full lineup of comedians slated to […]
  4. Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have Put the Future of New Orleans and […]With theaters and training centers in Austin and New Orleans, three comedy festivals under its name, and a published book about improv, The New […]
  5. the grub street diet
    Munchies’ Helen Hollyman Eats DIY Nachos While Making Friendship Bracelets“My friendship bracelet looks like something that got mangled in a car door — I blame it on the wine spritzers.”
  6. terrible news
    Franklin Barbecue, America’s Best Smokehouse, Has Closed After Catching FireNobody was hurt, but the owner says he isn’t sure when they’ll reopen.
  7. Remembering Lashonda Lester, the Funniest Person in Austin A wave of shock and grief swept through the Austin comedy scene yesterday as news spread that 2016’s Funniest Person in Austin winner […]
  8. select all
    Austin’s Done Just Fine Without Uber — Even If South by Southwest Hasn’tTechies complaining about Austin’s lack of Uber are confirming precisely what Austinites have come to resent about SXSW.
  9. Bob Odenkirk, Dan Harmon, Michael Ian Black, and More Join SXSW Comedy’s […]Austin’s SXSW festival returns next month from Friday, March 10th through Sunday the 19th, and today they revealed the initial SXSW Comedy […]
  10. Patton Oswalt, Ali Wong, Colin Quinn, and More Join the 2017 Moontower […]The sixth annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival takes place in Austin next year, and today they revealed the initial lineup of […]
  11. the grub street diet
    Outdoor Voices Founder Tyler Haney Enjoys Frozen Margaritas and Lots of Tacos“The chips and salsa are top-notch, and I keep it simple with one hard and one soft chicken taco.”
  12. interviews
    Texan Entrepreneur Now Delivers Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos in New York“I have to question myself every day … Am I insane?”
  13. 8 Creative Ways Cities Are Combating Rising TemperaturesFrom street spritzes in Japan to man-made wind in the Middle East.
  14. the urbanist
    9 Artists Who’ve Become Their Cities’ Unofficial MayorsFamous townies — like Wayne Coyne, George R.R. Martin, and Erykah Badu — who’ve become local mascots.
  15. Why Uber Is Stopping Its Service in AustinOh, the horror.
  16. Lawsuits
    Man Claims Whole Foods Served Him a Cake With a Gay Slur [Updated]He claims his “Love Wins” icing message included the word f-g.
  17. Arrests
    Austin Chef Paul Qui Arrested for Allegedly Attacking GirlfriendHe’s been charged with unlawful restraint and assault causing bodily injury to a family member.
  18. Presidential Bites
    Of Course Obama Stopped for Tacos in Texas TodayHe has no problem holding up his motorcade when good food is involved.
  19. Tips
    IHOP Calls ‘Black Ppl’ Receipt a ‘Teachable Moment’First lesson: Maybe don’t call future racist receipts “teachable moments.”
  20. Chris Hardwick, Todd Barry, Cameron Esposito, and More Join SXSW Comedy’s […]Austin’s SXSW festival returns next month from Friday, March 11th through Sunday the 20th, and today they revealed the initial SXSW Comedy […]
  21. Food Fight
    Texans Are Really Pissed About Austin Claiming the Breakfast TacoA San Antonio resident even launched a Change.org petition to exile someone from the state.
  22. Texas Cop Shoots and Kills Naked 18-Year-OldCould he have been any more unarmed?
  23. Deals
    What Vetri’s Empire Cost Urban OutfittersThere will be pizzerias inside shops.
  24. Slideshow
    103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right NowGrub Street called up the country’s best chefs with one simple directive: Show us the most beautiful thing that’s on your menu right now.
  25. style tribes
    SXSW Street-Style GIFs: Windbreakers and Bucket HatsPlus: pink coats, green beards, and a ramen-themed T-shirt.
  26. Texas Cop Demands to Know Why a Man Isn’t Supposed to Hit a ‘Whore’It didn’t end well for him.
  27. Cold Brew
    The Race to Create America’s Premier Carbonated Cold BrewThe Austin-based company Coffer has already attracted attention from coffee industry heavyweights.
  28. Grub Guides
    23 Excellent Coffee Shops That Make Milk a Top PriorityGoat’s milk, housemade almond milk, and non-homogenized Jersey cow’s milk.
  29. Drunk Driver Kills 2, Injures 23 at South by Southwest in AustinThe driver is in police custody after a deadly chase.
  30. So Close
    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Cancels Plans to Open UptownIt’s Hurricane Sandy’s fault.
  31. Name Change
    Austin Restaurant May Use Daniel Johnston Album Art to Expand BusinessThe restaurant’s exterior is home to a famous mural.
  32. Lists
    Bon Appétit Unveils Its 10 Best New RestaurantsAska, Fat Rice, and Saison made the cut.
  33. The Grub Street Diet
    Tumblr’s Jen Pelka Previews Qui in Austin, Throws Excellent-Sounding“Avocado is the new pork fat.”
  34. Awards Season
    Food & Wine Names Best New Pastry Chefs 2013Six chefs at the top of their game are honored.
  35. There's the Rub
    Austin’s Franklin Barbecue Pops Up in New York; Mighty Quinn’sSmoke gets in your eyes.
  36. tours
    Map of Friday Night Lights’ Shooting LocationsGoing to South by Southwest? Take a break at Coach Taylor’s house.
  37. Empire Building
    Schlotzsky’s Spreading Across So. Cal; Venice Ale House Heading to AustinWe’re getting an Austin sandwich chain in exchange for a craft beer bar.
  38. news bloopers
    Dazed and Confused Passerby Keeps Austin Weird in Local News GaffeEverything’s weirder in Texas.
  39. Foodievents
    Austin Restaurant Foreign & Domestic Coming to New York for the ‘TurkeyMore turkey legs than a medieval fair!
  40. junk
    Vince Hannemann, the Junk King of AustinAnd his Cathedral of Junk.
  41. Imports
    Austin’s La Condesa Coming to La BreaThe Austin location was nominated for a Best New Restaurant James Beard Award when first opened.
  42. the princess bride
    Read a Princess Bride–Themed MenuA Valentine’s Night “Princess Bride Quote-Along & Feast”? Inconceivable! … Actually, no, that’s quite conceivable.
  43. Mediavore
    Genuardi’s Buyout Signals the End for Another Local Icon; Camembert RindsPlus: Butter re-purposed from the PA Farm Show will generate electricity; and Smashburger heads to Latin America, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    Win Dinner With President Barack Obama; Rush Limbaugh Pushes TeaThe loudmouthed conservative has a new brand to hawk called Two If By Tea.
  45. Mediavore
    Sean Bean Stabbed At London Bar; Flavored Milk Banned at LAUSDThe Game of Thrones actor shakes it off, orders another beer.
  46. Mediavore
    Beso Gets Its Own VH1 Show; Carly Simon’s Starbucks Suit DismissedTodd English and Eva Longoria’s restaurant is bound for the airwaves, while a singer fails to make her case that a coffee chain owed her.
  47. Empire Building
    Calbi Spreads Korean Tacos to TexasKogi won’t be the only household name in Korean tacos for long.
  48. Mediavore
    Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne Use Food to Stay Sexy; Decaf Gets Its DueChocolate sauce finds its way into a famous rocker’s bedroom and a maligned coffee is being considered more carefully.
  49. Lunatic Fringe Rallies Around Austin Suicide PilotJoe Stack, you are a true American Hero and we need more of you to make a stand.”
  50. NewsFeed
    David Chang Muses on Vegas, Austin, and the Culinary World in GeneralDavid Chang discusses nearly every conceivable food-related subject in a series of video interviews at Big Think.