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VIRTUAL EVENT: KELSEY ROSLIN & NICK YEAGER - 111 Places in Austin That You Must Not Miss

Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 11:00am
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111 Places in Austin That You Must Not Miss Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9783740807481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Emons Publishers - June 12th, 2020

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ABOUT 111 PLACES IN AUSTIN THAT YOU MUST NOT MISS

The ultimate insider's guide to AustinFeatures interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 400 titles and 2 million copies in print worldwide appeals to both the local market (more than 950,000 people call Austin home) and the tourist market (more than 27 million people visit Austin every year!)Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photography Austin is most definitely weird If by “weird,” you mean quirky, offbeat, intriguing, and utterly lovable. The city shares that uniquely Texan pride of place, and yet it has an independent spirit and character all its own. Locals and visitors alike should look no further than these pages to explore some of the weirdest corners of Austin. Try out the latest innovations in a technology petting zoo. Get your car washed among giant dinosaurs. If you dare, spend some time in a garden inspired by Alice Cooper. Soak up the sun on the only official nude beach in Texas. And, of course, in the city of music and food, catch a live show at the spot where Janis Joplin got her start, or enjoy soul food and soul music in someone’s big backyard. Savor some of the best tacos and tamales in a city known for amazing Mexican food. In this guidebook, you’ll find out where all the secrets are hidden and learn the unknown stories behind them too. Whether you’ve lived here all your life, you’re just passing through, or something in between, you’ll become even more enamored with the capital of Texas in all its inventive, unabashed – and weird – glory.

ABOUT KELSEY ROSLIN

Kelsey Roslin is a writer who has contributed articles for publications including The Huffington Post, Bustle, Go World Travel, and more. She has a bachelor's degree in creative writing and convergent journalism from the Metropolitan State University of Denver. A Colorado native, she moved to Texas to live with her best friend and still isn't quite used to the heat. She loves crime podcasts and ghost stories.https://www.kelseyroslin.com/.

ABOUT NICK YEAGER

Nick Yeager grew up in Austin and keeps busy with social justice work, grassroots organizing, and community arts in town. He has a Bachelor's degree in American studies and queer studies from Wesleyan University, where he spent a lot of time writing creative pieces about Austin and led a student-taught class studying Texas through a sociological lens. His interests include maps of all sorts, public art, coming-of-age movies, Cuban economics, and the 1 Second Everyday video app. All he ever wants to do is swim and sit in the sun in Austin, so he highly recommends that.


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