Local gallery owner and community activist may face closure

Community activist, author and entrepreneur Joyce Adejumo has spent a lifetime helping the community. After establishing Mitchie’s Gallery, she opened the gallery doors for an extensive list of programs including weekly children activities such as science and math tutoring, art workshops, sign language with story time, monthly family friendly poetry, a Co-Dependent No More-Women Support […]

Austin unchained for the holidays

Austin Independent Business Alliance (AIBA) kicks off the holidays with Austin Unchained on November 19 and continues through December 24 with lots of specials and activities to encourage shopping locally to benefit local community.  Each year national chains displace locally owned businesses, AIBA reverses that trend by assisting neighborhood business districts as destination locations in […]

Go BOSH Conference 2011

On October 21st, 2011, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors will be in attendance at this year’s Go BOSH Conference 2011 at the UT Longhorn Stadium Event Center Belmont Hall, Centennial Ballroom. Organized by Minority Start-Up Association of Texas, the day long event is designed to facilitate knowledge sharing, relationship building and deal making amongst Central Texas […]

Austin’s African-American Chamber of Commerce appoints new president

On Aug. 29, the Capitol City African-American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) board of directors named Natalie Madeira Cofield new president and CEO.  The board appointed Cofield based upon her expertise in economic and business development, program management and public affairs. The CCAACC was looking for a fresh, youthful new leader who could keep the Chamber […]

Austin’s 2nd Annual Outdoor Living Tour

Austin’s 2nd Annual Outdoor Living Tour will promote and encourage outstanding design of exterior spaces on Saturday, May 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (rain or shine). Visitors will see how homeowners, architects and landscape designers conceptualized and executed their ideas in 10 homes with exceptional landscape design and architecture. Innovative designs of outdoor […]

Considerations for planning your next home party

Whether planning a small get together or creating an elaborate theme party like a sweet heart social, there are many factors to take into consideration when entertaining at your home. Co-owners of Lemon Grass Creative Concepts Beatriz Gamboa-Marty and Vanessa Marty, MBA share their creative expertise in party planning. “A few questions will help you […]

Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce Lunar New Year Gala

Themed by the year of the rabbit, luckiest animal of the Chinese Zodiac, The Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce (TACC) celebrated the 15th Annual Lunar New Year Gala at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.  Contemporary oil paintings from world-renowned Chinese-American artist Xinsheng Wang back dropped the festivities and the spectacular evening commenced with […]

Lunar New Year Gala

The Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is holding the 15th Annual Lunar New Year Gala on Saturday, February 5th from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM at the Bob Bullock Texas State history Museum with the theme of “Leap into Prosperity,” in conjunction with the Year of the Rabbit.  This fun-filled evening will feature a […]

4th Annual Austin Modern Home Tour

The fourth annual Austin Modern Home Tour will showcase sixteen architecturally progressive and contemporary homes throughout Austin and feature innovative local designers and architects who are pushing the boundaries within their respective fields on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The Modern Home Tour was created by The GoodLife Team, co-produced […]

Things are shaping up for Perfect 10 Physical Therapy

For Brandi Smith-Young, turning her past experience into a new business idea wasn’t much of a stretch. After twenty years competing as a gymnast, nine years as a coach, and a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, starting Perfect 10 Physical Therapy in July of 2008 just made sense. Brandi knew from her own sports […]