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The Culture Trip names Eastside Cafe one of Austin’s 10 best restaurants

Recently, Travel + Leisure named Austin as “America’s Next Great Food Town,” and The Culture Trip is here to give you the lowdown. Normally when you think of Austin cuisine, the words “Tex Mex” are the first to words to pop into your head, but Austin has so much more to offer- from BBQ to Contemporary to German fare to Cajun Cuisine.

Here are our selections for Austin’s ten best restaurants.

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A melting pot of artists

Spotlight on the ThunderCloud Subs crew in New Braunfels.

Artists come in many different guises, and we have more than our share of them at ThunderCloud Subs. All of our employees are sandwich artists, but we also employ a slew of other types of artists—musicians, writers, designers, painters, illustrators, photographers, filmmakers… you name it.

The team at the ThunderCloud store in New Braunfels is one of our most artistic and multi-talented ThunderCrews. Four gifted artists are part of the crew there: Johnny Duncan, Jay Rickard, Heather Jones, and Ria Kolsar.

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Houston celebrates Emancipet’s new clinic

Houston celebrates Emancipet’s new clinic

We’re positively ecstatic about Saturday’s grand opening of Emancipet, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic that also offers preventive veterinary services like vaccinations, microchipping, and heartworm meds, and which should help put a dent in Houston’s animal overpopulation problem.

The Houston City Council in March approved $260,000 in funding to bring the Austin-based Emancipet here, and the clinic is celebrating Saturday with a free, family-friendly event featuring refreshments, entertainment, and fun activities for kids. Mayor Annise Parker, City Council Members Robert Gallegos and Oliver Pennington, and Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Gonzalez will say a few words, and ASPCA President and CEO Matthew Bershadker will announce a major gift for the clinic.

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