Category: Austin

  • SXSW = Drivers Are Dumb

    I’ll put a value judgment on people in town for SXSW. They appear to have no idea how to drive in a city that is unfamiliar to them. SXSW takes over part of downtown Austin for a week with music, movies and conference events at all times of the day and night, except a few […]

  • Free Music at SXSW

    Today at 6:00 p.m, I’ll be heading to the shore of Lady Bird Lake to enjoy some free music from SXSW. Grupo Fantasma will be playing at the Auditorium Shores Stage, a free venue, as part of SXSW 2008. SXSW is quite expensive, but it is the cream of the crop for what it is. […]

  • Uncle Billy’s Beer and BBQ

    Last night, I dined at Uncle Billy’s BBQ & Brewery in Austin on Barton Springs Drive along the Restaurant Row for beers and an evening snack (ate a large lunch, so just needed a little to tie me over). The BBQ wasn’t too bad—being from Texas, I have a high standard for anything related to […]

  • When We Throw A Parade

    On Friday evening, there will be a parade celebrating Lance Armstrong’s sixth Tour de France victory. The parade, being held on Congress Ave south of the Capitol, will tangle up downtown traffic for more than just Friday. Parking along Congress has been blocked north of Sixth Street since yesterday morning. Congress between 11th and 9th, […]

  • Dinner with The Bishop

    I have a few minutes so I’m going to run through a recap of the dinner with the His Excellency Gregory Aymond, Bishop of Austin. As Lambda Omega Alpha’s chaplain, I arranged the affair. It started back in September with a few voicemails shared between the Diocese of Austin and myself. Finally, I’m riding home […]