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  • Posted on Wed Jul 23, 2014
    "Mr. Max Kruger was responsible for building a dance hall and community center along with a bowling alley in 1869 that opened to the public in January 1870. These buildings were named The Twin Sister Hall and Bowling Alley. In 1967 the bowling alley burned to the ground and was later rebuilt in Spring Branch Texas. The Twin Sisters Dance Hall still serves to this day as a community center for...
  • Posted on Tue Jul 1, 2014
    Moose Family Center of Austin Moose Lodge 1735 2103 E.M. Franklin Avenue Austin, Texas 78723 (512) 926-0043
  • Posted on Tue May 13, 2014
    Houston's Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park is unique in the United States, offering an 8 month season of professional entertainment that is artistically excellent, culturally diverse and always FREE of charge to the public. This is the largest "always free" program of its kind in the country. Miller Outdoor Theatre offers the most diverse season of professional entertainment of any Houston...
  • Posted on Tue May 6, 2014
    The Kennedy Center, located on the banks of the Potomac River near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., opened to the public in September 1971. But its roots date back to 1958, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed bipartisan legislation creating a National Cultural Center. To honor Eisenhower's vision for such a facility, one of the Kennedy Center's theaters is named for him. The...
  • Posted on Tue May 6, 2014
    The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 31, 2014
    Austin History Center   810 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX, 78701 512-974-7480 Monday Closed Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM Holiday schedule - See more at: http://library.austintexas.gov/locations/Austin%20History%20Center#sthas...
  • Posted on Wed Dec 18, 2013
    At Momma's at Sengelmann's Restaurant, Garrett Pettit and his team  take pride in offering handmade pizza, inspired by his Momma's recipes, Angus beef burgers, Czech and Texas cuisine, amazing atmosphere, culture and music. We combine down-home goodness with innovative flavors and an unmistakable Texas taste.
  • Posted on Thu Nov 7, 2013
  • Posted on Wed Oct 23, 2013
    Support Your Feminist Bookstore, She Supports You! BookWoman began 38 years ago in an upstairs shop on Guadalupe. We started out as a collective called The Common Woman Bookstore (based on the Judy Grahn poem). From there we moved into Susan Post's house at the time, and then we became BookWoman and moved to 6th Street. Then we moved to 12th and Lamar, and since 2008 we're located at 5501...
  • Posted on Tue Oct 22, 2013

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