Aside from truly great theatre, fine art, and film cultures, there is the pulsing Austin nightlife driven by the live music scene. Austin boasts the highest ratio of bars per capita in the United States, many of them offering great rock and roll, country, blues, jazz, hip hop, punk, reggae, folk, conjunto, world music, and anything in between on a nightly basis. For sports lovers, there’s U.T. Athletics and an assortment of minor league franchises to follow. And don’t forget the diverse and delicious food Austin offers, especially our world-class gourmet, down home barbecue, authentic Tex-Mex, and a vast array of fresh vegetarian fare. Add to the above hip coffee shops, book stores, and great shopping interspersed within unique, proud neighborhoods, and you’ll begin to appreciate why Austin gets so much deserving praise.
To check out current pricing in Austin housing, visit the Austin Chamber of Commerce. Follow the local Austin news in The Austin American Statesman. You can also find out more cool stuff on Austin at the Austin City Connection, Austin360.com, or Austin Citysearch.