Austin Insider Guide - 2016/2017

East Austin

2016-10-07 02:44:29

MUSIC SCENE More and more flocking to this area to sip, shop and explore thanks to a continuous stream of unique restaurants and a laid-back bar scene. MUSIC SCENE: The bar-meets-club atmosphere highlighting the sounds of bluegrass and rock at the historic Scoot Inn, live country at The White Horse and DJ beats at Hotel Vegas, offers a little something for every dance shoe. BRIBERY BAKERY AT MUELLER: Darling and decadent, the bakery and dessert bar serves pastries, coffees and spiked sips to complement the sparkling chandeliers and pink decor. EAST END CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT: This area offers much to explore and honor by way of the George Washington Carver Museum, Texas Music Museum and the African American Cultural Heritage Facility. George Washington Carver Museum AUSTIN BOULDERING PROJECT: The largest bouldering gym in the world, step inside the 50,000 sq. ft. Facility for multi-level indoor rock climbing with trained pros and vinyasa yoga classes to round out the visit. A WHEELY GOOD TIME Grab an Austin B-cycle ( from the stand on East 11th Street and hit the ground spinning. Available 24-7. THE PAPER AND CRAFT PANTRY: One part retail paperie and one part workshop, the precious eastside spot offers community classes like calligraphy lessons and planter painting parties. CHARM SCHOOL VINTAGE: True to its name, this charming little boutique packs a plentiful array of vintage clothing and accessories, as well as apothecary lines. JUNIPER: Fancy a gin drink? Get it here within the airy space outfitted in plush blue hues. THINKERY: Formerly the Austin Children’s Museum, the new wave space offers interactive exhibits like an LED Light Lab encourage fun through learning. BELLY UP FILL UP Spending a glorious day sipping and sampling? This Austin bar scene accommodates with food trailer and cocktail combos. Stay Gold + Toaster Thai Kun + Whisler’s Violet Crown Social Club + Via 313 LAUNDERETTE: What once was a laundromat and gas station complex is now a Food + Wine top restaurant, with a beautiful space for Mediterranean meals and snacks like fried olives and ricotta gnudi.

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