Lauren Mitchell, Austin 360

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Past articles by Lauren:

Camping with your dog? Read these vet-approved tips

Bringing your dogs on your next adventure can be a great way to spend some quality time with your furry friend. Many state, local and national parks → Read More

Jonathan Van Ness of ’Queer Eye’ adopts from Austin Pets Alive

The Fab Five has a new addition thanks to animal shelter, Austin Pets Alive!Jonathan Van Ness, of the popular Netflix's "Queer Eye," has adopted → Read More

Dr Pepper among dozen new Taco Cabana margarita flavor offerings

Taco Cabana, known for their $2 margaritas, launched MargaritaPalooza featuring a dozen margarita flavors, including a Texas staple: Dr Pepper.Last week → Read More

Beaches across Texas coast announce closures ahead of Fourth of July

As the number of coronavirus cases continue to climb across the state, several Texas localities are closing areas where people may be tempted to gather in → Read More

Firehouse Subs franchise works to give back while keeping things familial

For the Phillips, you could say Firehouse is a family affair.Couple Bryan and Laura Phillips joined the company, which was founded by two former firefighter brothers, in 2009 when they opened their first restaurant in Cedar Park. Slinging sandwiches was the first job for all of the Phillips’ four daughters.Now more than 10 years later, the family collectively owns three Firehouse Subs locations… → Read More

Looking for an escape? Virtual escape rooms offer socially distant entertainment

Escape rooms have grown in popularity across the U.S. in recent years, offering guests the chance to break out of the world’s toughest prison, carry out an art heist or make their way through a hacker-inspired maze.When the coronavirus pandemic forced many escape rooms to close their physical locations in March, many businesses had to think outside of the box (or outside of the room) to continue… → Read More

Monday is the last day to register to vote in runoff elections. Here’s what you need to know

Monday is the last day to register to vote in Texas’ July 14 runoff elections, which will determine candidates for both county, state and national seats.The runoffs were originally scheduled for May but were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Early voting will begin June 29 and end July 10. Election day is July 14.Voters will only be allowed to vote in the runoff of the party they voted… → Read More

Sprinkles cupcakes and Shiner Bock Beer are teaming up

This Father’s Day is going to be sweet -- at least if Shiner Bock and Sprinkles have anything to say about it.Even though not everyone might be able to celebrate alongside dad this year, you can send him a sweet treat combining two good things.Shiner and Sprinkles have teamed up to create a cupcake six-pack to celebrate dads.Combining sweet and salty the Shiner Dive Bar cupcake is a chocolate… → Read More

Austin art collective hosts virtual auction to benefit racial injustice fight

Austin art collective Ladysmith’s of ATX is hosting a virtual maker auction on Instagram where proceeds will be donated to various Black women-run organizations. View this post on Instagram Earrings by @sapiradesign Black Magic Woman Hoops Hand-wrapped black feather tassels bound in upcycled leather on sterling silver hand-forged hoop. One-of-a-kind featuring rainbow glass beads from my personal… → Read More

Six Flags announces reopening date, coronavirus safety measures

Six Flags theme parks in Texas will reopen to the general public on June 22, the park announced on its website.Both Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio → Read More