Shady Grove

Shady Grove is an Austin staple. They’ve been on Barton Springs since 1992. In a time when Austin restaurants open and close faster than the seasons, Shady Grove has been operating for 27 years. I went to visit them last week during an Austin Food Bloggers Alliance happy hour and WOW were we spoiled. While … More Shady Grove

Kite Festival

Sadly, the ABC Kite Festival was cancelled this year due to weather. Brian and I went last year and were pretty impressed by it. We parked at the Long Center and walked along Barton Springs to Zilker Park. It’s a bit of a walk, but Barton Springs Road has so much fun stuff to look at … More Kite Festival

Shady Grove

If you’re looking for wonderful outdoor dinning, look no further than Shady Grove. They have a huge selection of food and drinks, a great outdoor patio (there’s also indoor, if that’s more your style), and excellent, fast service. It’s located off Barton Springs, but don’t worry! They have a large parking lot in the back. … More Shady Grove

Barton Springs Pool

Finally visited an Austin staple: Barton Springs Pool. It’s a natural pool that’s just outside downtown Austin. The water is FREEZING cold, but you get used to it after a bit. It only costs a couple bucks to get in and swim. It’s open May through October, so keep this in mind once the cold … More Barton Springs Pool