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Regina George's Guide to SXSW
March 8, 2014
When I first heard SXSW was in Texas, I was like, “gross.”
Rust Cohle's Guide to SXSW
March 8, 2014
The first time I came to Austin, I was working undercover.
The Needle Works keeps needlepoint local
February 25, 2014
The first needlepoint shop in Austin, The Needle Works, opened in 1978. Located in the 26 Doors Shopping Center near Seton Medical Center, the shop sat across the street from the famous Santa Rita Cantina.
The story of the first deep dish pizzas in Austin and how they began at Conans Pizza
November 12, 2013
On a hot, summer day in June 1976, Jerry Strader and Scott Leist drove into Austin.
Vulcan Video store aims to stay relevant in digital world
October 30, 2013
Visiting Vulcan Video is an increasingly rare experience. There is no surfing the Internet to choose from a pre-selected library of movies.
Student makes custom cakes in apartment
October 22, 2013
If Sam Cade goes missing, just look for her in the kitchen.
West Campus beer store Junior’s has mysterious history
October 14, 2013
Students might recognize Junior’s Beer and Wine, the junky shack on 29th Street. But the history of the 31-year-old business remains mysterious even today.
Month of Horror Movies: "Evil Dead II"
October 6, 2013
For movie buffs, the month of October means one thing: 31 days of horror movies. With tons of horror flicks to choose from, The Daily Texan is going to be providing a daily horror recommendation. First up this week: the best horror sequel/remake ever, “Evil Dead II.”
Skydivers raise adrenaline levels in Central Texas
September 10, 2013
Fifty minutes north of Austin sits Skydive Temple, where Austinites gather to socialize and jump out of airplanes. The only thing marking it is a yellow sign shaped like a torpedo. Occasionally a mosquito buzzes overhead, but for the most part the area is silent. The prop plane sits still, the last load of skydivers has landed and the place will be closing soon.