Archives for September 2011

Jazz at Annie’s: Jim Cullum Jazz Band Returns to Annies Café & Bar

Jazz at Annie’s: Jim Cullum Jazz Band Returns to Annies Café & Bar

Looking for date night ideas this week or next?  Try this:

After playing to standing-room-only crowds of die-hard jazz fans at a sold-out, mid-winter residency at Annie’s Café & Bar, the historic Congress Avenue bistro has arranged to have Jim Cullum return to Annie’s as summer draws to a close – this time presenting the electrifying new jazz prodigy, clarinetist Evan Arntzen. Austin jazz fans once again will have a rare opportunity to hear the world-renowned Jim Cullum Jazz Band as well as Arntzen’s exuberant new talent that has won awards and generating buzz around the world.

It’s all at a special jazz and dinner series hosted by Annie’s Café & Bar at 319 Congress Avenue on Thursdays, September 15 & 22.  Seatings will be at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.  There will be no cover charge with entrée purchase.

Sunday, 9/11 on Historic E.6th:  Cleaning Up in the AM & Movie Watching in the PM.  Join us!

Sunday, 9/11 on Historic E.6th: Cleaning Up in the AM & Movie Watching in the PM. Join us!

Come on down to Historic East 6th Street, Sunday evening the 11th, and hang with area residents, visitors and business owners as the Alamo Rolling Roadshow pulls into the 500 block of San Jacinto for a fun screening under the stars of the classic, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Last year, over 800 people showed up!

To prepare for this event as well as the upcoming Old Pecan Street Festival, ACL Fest, and the usual buzz of Fall events in Downtown Austin, 6th Street property and business owners will be out on Sunday morning sprucing up their buildings and the neighborhood.

More info on both events on the 6th Street Austin Blogspot.

See you there!

Mutual Mobile On The Move In Downtown Austin

Mutual Mobile On The Move In Downtown Austin

One of the hottest young companies in downtown Austin is on the move, according to a Sept. 6 announcement so far ignored by local major media outlets (probably at capacity covering the devastating wildfires).

Mutual Mobile, which makes applications for Apple and Android-powered tablets and phones, is consolidating three offices into one at the 20-story Capitol Tower building at 206 E. Ninth St (caddy corner from Brazos Place).

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New Life For Congress Ave Store Fronts

New Life For Congress Ave Store Fronts

More tenant changes are on tap in the shadow of the Capitol on on Congress Avenue.

Middle Eastern restaurant Marakesh Cafe & Grill, at 9th and Congress, closed its doors and has a sign indicating its looking for a new location, but its fate is questionable.

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