SXSW 2018 Weekly Update

As the New Year approaches SXSW continues to have new announcements every week to make SXSW 2018 the best year to date. Below are the latest updates for SXSW 2018. Continue Reading →

Alamo Drafthouse Announces the World’s First Nano-Theater        

Alamo Drafthouse is a national theatre where patrons can order adult drinks and real food, not just popcorn, throughout the movie. It’s a genius business concept that started in Austin, TX by Tim and Karrie League in 1997.  Continue Reading →

(code)word: The Hat That Gives Back

It’s always great to hear about a company that gives back to communities or charities. One of the newest companies we have learned of is (code)word hats. (code)word was founded on the concept of giving back to the local community. They give 30% of profit back from their hat sell to the children’s hospitals that serve each area code. Continue Reading →

SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival: Play More, See More!

SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 15 through Saturday, March 17. There are several new SXSW Gaming announcements that have been posted on SXSW’s site and below is a breakdown of what SXSW 2018 Gaming Festival will include thus far. Continue Reading →

The Vista360health Health Plan and Vista4me App

 

Vista360health is an Austin-born HMO health plan bringing an alternative to health coverage for Central Texans. Vista360health was established in 1994 recognizing that many Medicaid moms and babies got lost in the healthcare maze. Vista360health launched the first demonstration project for the State of Texas to better manage these patients. In 2016, again understanding that a key market has been easily overlooked by today’s healthcare landscape, Vista360health has launched a new plan to serve individuals and small employers. Continue Reading →

Information for the 2017 Small Business Expo in Austin

The Small Business Expo for Austin is next Tuesday, October 3rd, from 9am-5pm and located at the Palmer Events Center in Hall 2. The Small Business Expo is one of America’s biggest business-to-business annual trade show, conference & networking event. They have 18 Small Business Expo locations in major cities across the country. The Small Business Expo helps small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs take their business to the next level. Continue Reading →

Bill Murray is Coming to Austin Spring of 2018

Bill Murray is coming to Austin March 18th at 7:30PM and performing with Jan Vogler & Friends at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. The performance will include Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano). Continue Reading →

The Casper Stay Inn Is Coming To Target In Austin

This summer Casper (not the ghost) hit the road and made stops to bring a sleepy staycation across the country. It’s basically a tiny home or enlarged RV with portals that you can take a nap at that are mostly located next to a department store or a Target. Continue Reading →

Hurricane Harvey Resources, Disaster Relief and Donation Information

Texas has always been a huge melting pot of cultures. Sometimes we all don’t see eye to eye but when disaster strikes Texans come together to help their communities. Currently 50 counties in Texas have been affected by Harvey; I’m in one of them. The storm in Austin was so harsh it uprooted a huge Pecan tree in my neighborhood straight out of the ground, roots and all. Houston and the Gulf coast have it much worse than us that are inland in Texas. Unfortunately the rain will continue on regions already flooded and affected. Harvey could dump up to 15 inches of rain on western Louisiana and eastern Texas, including the Houston area. That said, Houston will provide more mega-shelters today. Continue Reading →

THE 24TH ANNUAL AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL

The 24th Annual Austin Film Festival (AFF) is October 26th through November 2nd throughout downtown Austin. AFF is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the art, craft and business of writers and filmmakers and recognizing their contributions to film, television and new media. Continue Reading →