Happy Wednesday, Austin.
🌥 Today's weather: Cloudy with a high near 76.
🎧 Sounds like: Bob Marley's "Give Thanks and Praise"
Situational awareness: A friendly reminder that we're off the rest of the week, but you can expect us back in your inbox bright and early Monday. Have a happy Thanksgiving.
🕎 And if you can't get enough family schmooze time: It's one of those early Hanukkahs this year — the Festival of Lights kicks off Sunday night.
- This year’s theme: The miracle of a single turkey lasting eight additional meals. 😉
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😋 Just to complicate things on the pie front...
Asher's going to put some locally-made, to-die-for Sticky Toffee Pudding on the Thanksgiving table this year. He used to buy the stuff off a folding table at the Republic Square Farmers' Market, before it went big.
🍷 Nicole drove nearly 30 minutes to get a bottle of Dubonnet, one of her grandma’s favorite drinks. Grandma prefers hers over ice and with a slice of orange.
Editor's note: Yesterday's top story incorrectly stated that roughly 68% of Texans have been fully vaccinated for the coronavirus. The number reflects the percentage of Texans vaccinated with at least one dose.
Tell the uncles and aunts at your Thanksgiving meal about how absolutely splendid Axios Austin is. Referring friends can net you an Axios hat, T-shirt or other stocking-stuffer!