Things to Do
No one can call Austinite Michael Natenberg a slouch.
Driving the news: The Kealing Middle School teacher drew out an Ironman course for himself — and swam, biked and ran it solo last Sunday.
Have you ever quibbled with friends over where one neighborhood ends and another begins? Think you know your city better than other Axios readers? Now you can prove it.
Our very awesome visual storytelling team at Axios came up with a game in which you can draw what you think are the boundaries for your local neighborhoods and compare your answers to those of other Axios readers.
Throngs of Texas Capitol junkies are headed downtown this weekend to catch big-names discussing politics and policy at the annual Texas Tribune Festival.
Here's what we're watching:
Searching for things to do in Austin this weekend? We've got you covered.
🌳 The Trail Conservancy — previously the Trail Foundation — will host a special community event from 9am to noon Saturday at Shoal Beach to celebrate the future of the Butler Trail with live music, merch and remarks from city leaders.
🎉 Celebrate Diez y Seis, or Mexican Independence Day, at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center's 15th-annual Viva México celebration tomorrow from 6-10pm.
🎨 Visit one of Austin's museums for free through Sunday for this year's Austin Museum Day.
Struggling with sap that covers your lawn and car? You're not alone.
The big picture: Axios Austin reader Mary Catherine S. asked us about a sticky, thin layer of sap on her car that she's never seen before.
Fall is (sort of) here, and it's time for beer.
What to know: Oktoberfest is around the corner, and that means Texas breweries are offering up seasonal selections that you shouldn't miss.
Salar Shahini moved to Austin two years ago and quickly discovered that he could find friends in his new city with the help of free fitness groups.
Yes, but: There are so many to choose from.
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