• Member Since : 2019-06-10

Austin, TX, USA

I moved to Austin on Thanksgiving Day and have been here ever since. This is home -

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Kevin Reviews on Sam's Auto Care 6 months ago
Sam's Auto Care
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Finding the right mechanic is a little like finding the right physician, and I mean that beyond the obvious similarities regarding health and whatnot: there's a trust factor involved, and when you find one that does a terrific job you tend to appreciate them, if only because there are so many who comparatively don't measure up. It can be an expensive vetting process. I've now had work done on two cars for a variety of issues and Sam's has been super efficient, reasonable, affordable, and timely. We'll be back.

Pros: Fair and responsive and competent, the holy troika of good mechanics.

Cons: It's not a huge shop, so I could see them getting overrun - but that hasn't been my experience to date.

Kevin Reviews on Mandeville Beer Garden 7 months ago
Mandeville Beer Garden
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Imagine for a moment that you're a beer. Now, I get that beers are by definition inanimate (and in certain quarters, fleeting), but stands to reason that if you were, in fact, a beer, you'd want lots of friends around. And you'd want beers of great variety, from all over the world, with stories to tell. And if so, you'd really be happy if you ended up at Mandeville Beer Garden. Because there's always beer. And there are always grand tales to tell.

Pros: Nice variety of taps, perfect for those who want to experiment or find something they were destined to love. Like a beer.

Cons: With this many taps, temptation can be a thing. Pick your battles.

Kevin attending Wednesday Night Dart League 8 months ago

Join us Wednesdays for our legendary Dart League competition

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Kevin Reviews on Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden 8 months ago
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Cosmic's a laid back coffee and craft beer valhalla tucked away off of Congress: featuring an expansive outdoor seating area, myriad food trucks for a quick bite, and a dee and varied coffee menu, there's a lot going on here, but it's presented in an easily digested format.

Pros: Efficient staff, casual ambiance

Cons: Parking can be a challenge at peak times. Be aware.

Kevin attending Mozart's Labor Day Weekend 8 months ago

Mozart's will be open regular hours throughout Labor Day weekend and we're featuring some terrific live music! (See Event Details below in Details section)

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Kevin Interested in Parks & Rec TV Show Trivia 9 months ago

Treat Yo Self to some Parks and Rec Trivia. Go Full Lil Sebastien on the competition.

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Kevin attending Q-Hut Microcinema Series | screening The Whole Shootin' Match a film by Eagle Pennell 10 months ago

Lloyd (Lou Perry) and Frank (Sonny Davis), two lifelong friends and self-styled entrepreneurs in Austin, try to find the get-rich-quick scheme that will actually get them rich.

From Aug 18, 2019 | 7:00 PM | Sunday To Dec 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM | Wednesday

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Kevin attending Q-Hut Microcinema Series | screening Who is Bozo Texino - a film by Bill Daniel 10 months ago

The subterranean & uniquely American folkloric practice of hobo & rail worker graffiti is discovered in this gritty and picaresque artist-made film. Who is Bozo Texino? chronicles a search for the story behind a legendary boxcar graffiti—-a simple sketch

From Jul 21, 2019 | 7:00 PM | Sunday To Dec 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM | Wednesday

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Kevin Interested in YP Brewery Tour and Happy Hour 10 months ago

Join the YPs for a tour of St. Elmo Brewing Co., followed by a networking happy hour. Come learn how the brewery contributed to the community during October's boil water event and how the brewing process works.

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Kevin Interested in Built to Spill at Mohawk 10 months ago

--Built to Spill-- "Made Up Dreams" - youtu.be/ymf67ilj1rA "Carry the Zero" - youtu.be/3-f7zsW7EV4

From Jul 19, 2019 | 8:00 PM | Friday To Dec 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM | Wednesday

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Kevin Interested in Sound & Cinema - Guardians of the Galaxy 10 months ago

Do512, Alamo Drafthouse Austin & The Long Center Present Austin Sound and Cinema Join us for Music & Movies on the Long Center Lawn!

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Kevin Interested in Weezer & Pixies w/ The Wombats 11 months ago

Weezer and Pixies have announced a massive, co-headlining seven-week North American tour for summer 2018. Though Weezer and Pixies have shared stages in the past, this marks their first full tour together. The tour includes a performance at Austin360 Amphitheater at

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Kevin Interested in H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks 2019 11 months ago

Spend this Independence Day with 100,000 of your closest friends! Central Texans will hurry to claim their grassy spot with the Austin Symphony Orchestra this July 4th for the largest Independence Day Celebration in the state.

From Jul 4, 2019 | 8:30 PM | Thursday To Dec 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM | Wednesday

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Kevin Interested in Red, White and Views: Rooftop Party at the Austin Central Library 11 months ago

Join us for a Red, White & Views Party on the rooftop of Austin's Central Library, named TIME Magazine's 2018 World's 100 Greatest Places!

From Jul 4, 2019 | 7:00 PM | Thursday To Dec 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM | Wednesday

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Kevin Reviews on JW Marriott 11 months ago
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Let's start with the obvious: this hotel is massive, and has quickly been established as one of the anchor lodging destinations in downtown, no doubt partly because of its proximity to the Convention Center, partly because of its proximity to Congress, and partly because it's a well appointed and smartly considered place to attend a conference, dine or crash. Beyond the multiple restaurants inside, easily walkable to several other noteworthy culinary adventures.

Pros: JW Mariott is clearly an upscale flagship line for the Mariott folks, and it shows. They don't skimp on anything, and pretty much emerged immediately from build out ready to redefine downtown stays.

Cons: They can fit lots of human beings in here and often do - be prepared for crowds.

Kevin Reviews on Torchy's Tacos Northshore 11 months ago
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This is a town that loves tacos. I'm pretty sure that if you stuck a good portion of us we might well bleed salsa, and Torchy's has been slinging tacos to the masses for awhile now. Part of the reason they've been so popular is well, tacos, come on -- but another part of their popularity is the bridging of the gap between clever innovation and the traditionalist expectation. There are all sorts of cleverly named tacos happening here, and there's always something new and a bit adventurous to try. Let 'em cram yours full of something delicious, and chomp away.

Pros: Wide variety of tacos available, including some innovative ones. Bring your appetite.

Cons: They're popular and staked out around breakfast and lunch. Plan accordingly.

Kevin Reviews on P.Terry's Burger Stand 11 months ago
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The common refrain you'll hear around Austin is that P Terry's is to Austin what In N Out is to California, and that's somewhat true: a locally grown restaurant with a fond nod toward mid century bell-hop architecture, fresh, responsibly sourced ingredients and efficient service make P Terry's easy to root for. And order from.

Pros: The burgers are obviously what they cut their teeth on, and they're terrific. But don't sleep on the shakes. They're awesome, and you don't want to spill it.

Cons: Most P Terry's locations (frankly all of them that I've hit) are popular, so hitting them at peak times can mean some wait.

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