East Austin band students play Stubbs with their Music Pro Mentors

On May 20th, performances on the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater will feature East Austin music students in grades 6–12 who have spent the last several months receiving individual instruction from some of Austin’s finest professional musicians through Anthropos Arts. Anthropos Arts’ music-education programs, now in their 13th year, pair students from Title I schools in […]

2012 Clear Your Clutter Day recap

As a result of this year’s Austin Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) clear your clutter day event and the 445 cars that dropped off items at Bethany United Methodist Church in support of Get Organized Month, several nonprofits received needed items. Austin Groups for the Elderly received 30 items including wheelchairs […]

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 […]

The Souvenir Menu – Milano Café

To me, food tastes better on vacation. It could be because it is a vacation; lack of stress, better restaurant options when not pressed for time, or often just unusually good regional specialties. But, I am always astonished at how the humblest places in Italy seemed to have better food than many pricier places in […]

APD—Recruiting the best for the best

The Austin Police Department (APD) announced it will begin accepting applications starting April 1, 2011 at 7am. One of the top law enforcement agencies in the nation, the APD encourages all qualified men and women to apply. According to sources at the APD, there are several benefits to becoming a law enforcement officer. “The potential […]

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 […]

Education initiatives lead discussion at event

Key participants in education initiatives to lead discussion at 2010 Austin Chamber State of Education event October 26, 2010 -The Austin Chamber of Commerce today announced the select administrators, teachers and business leaders who will lead a panel discussion at the Chamber’s 5th Annual State of Education on November 9, at the Frank Erwin Center. […]

4th annual Children’s Business Fair deadline extended

Hundreds of people are expected to attend this year’s Children’s Business Fair showcasing entrepreneurial visions of children ages 5-13 on October 9th, 2010 at the historic Pease Mansion, 1606 Niles Rd, Austin, 78703 sponsored by the Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence and the Acton School of Business. Proceeds from the $2.00 admission fee and booth […]

Meet the Business Lenders

Small Business Development Program will host the 7th annual Meet the Lender loan fair for businesses on August 5, 2010 from 3 PM to 7 PM at Palmer events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd at no cost for admission and free parking available at the garage.  Businesses will have the opportunity to learn the steps […]


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