ThunderCloud Subs, a Brenda Thompson Communications client since 2013, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. ThunderCloud was the first sub sandwich shop in Austin when it opened on Lavaca St. in 1975, and there were plenty of Austinites who didn’t know what a sub was. Today, ThunderCloud has 30 stores and each one has its own personality. Read more
Device the size of a pea assists patients with macular degeneration.
Coney Dorough’s window on his world began to shut, bit by bit, about 17 years ago, when macular degeneration created a blind spot in the center of each eye. The blind spots grey, and Dorough was left with only peripheral vision. Read more
Adventurous foodies aren’t just looking for a restaurant recommendation or a great bakery, they want to know exactly what to order where for a taste sensation unique to the place they’re visiting.
Foursquare’s “Tastes That Make the City” series provides just that, looking at user reviews that mention specific dishes to come up with a list of must-try foods. Previous lists covered New York and San Francisco, and new this month is Austin. Read more
Houston has a million stray pets wandering the streets. Today, the city has taken another step toward solving its stray pet overpopulation problem by bringing in the “big guns.”