May 2016

Found 4 blog entries for May 2016.

Deep Eddy Pool

Deep Eddy Pool is one of Austin's most iconic historic swimming spots, with roots as a Colorado River swimming hole. It's known for its summer Splash Party Movie Nights where the whole family can watch movies from the refreshing waters of the pool. Combining man-made infrastructure with natural spring fed water, this gorgeous community centerpiece is always bustling with events and makes an excellent summer spot to become a "regular" at.

Quarry Splash Pad

Quarry Splash Pad is located in Leander and is an exceptionally beautiful newer splash pad, characterized by its imitation of a natural setting. Artificial rock formations, lush, treed surroundings, and stunning shade pergolas add to the scenery while adjoining Southwest

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From the simplest of homes to the most luxurious, an outdoor living space is a modern staple. Whether it's for the peace of mind that comes from unwinding al fresco, the necessity of escaping the heat in the summer, or simply because the high quality, hardy, and yet beautiful materials available to us these days make it possible to create ultra-elegant spaces without them being ruined by the elements, outdoor living spaces — a timeless concept — are becoming more and more of a necessity for many homebuyers. When you first look into crating your own, you might be bombarded with images of luxury estates overlooking a private lake or massive Hill Country homes with gourmet outdoor kitchens, soaker pools, guesthouses, and natural stone pillars. But that

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Summer's coming up and its time to prepare for sweltering temperatures, long hours of sunshine, and plenty of time spent outdoors. In many cities across the country, preparing your house for winter is an annual task that takes a significant amount of time and effort. Austinites are a little luckier in that they don't have to expect huge temperature swings that require extensive domestic upkeep. That being said, there is a wealth of things you can do to make a season more comfortable — and enjoyable. Here's how you can get your Austin house summer-ready and keep yourself comfy so that you can enjoy the entire season whether you're on vacation or back in your home every day.

Replace Your Curtains

Trade curtains for blinds or shades — these gather less

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The Austin real estate scene is one of the fastest growing in the U.S, and there are a lot of explanations why. One reason home buyers are attracted to the city is its lively and diverse cultural scene. In May, the city lives up to its reputation with some exciting events. From the 11th annual Latino music festival to a tour of working art studios, there's something for everyone to take in.

Latino Music Month

May is Latino Music Month in Austin, celebrating the city's rich Hispanic culture. Many of Austin's live music venues will be featuring exciting Latino music this month. Every Friday at noon, check out the Plaza at Austin City Hall for see a showcase of various Latino music genres. It's completely free!

Other events include the 19th annual

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