Hilltop Views

Cheer Up Charlie’s moves location, “rock ‘n’ roll” bar to come


January 24, 2014

The Eastside bar community said farewell to one of its most essential drinking spots, Cheer Up Charlie’s, on Jan. 12. The bar, known for its dedicated LGBTQ community, is projected to reopen in the former home of Club DeVille ...

11TRAILERS – change every “speaks about” to a better quote framer

Photo Editor

November 15, 2013

Food trailers depend on the weather and their location in order to become successful businesses. Several food trailers had to relocate from the South Congress lot when the previous owner sold his lease.Wurst Tex was one of these ...

Alumni start beer blog, publish Austin beer history book

Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

St. Edward’s University alumni Caroline Wallace, Holly Aker, Ari Auber, Wendy Cawthon, Shaun Martin and Kat McCullough, along with Texas State University alum Sarah Wood, decided to start a blog of their own. Now they are know...

Austin-based German street food chain plans new locations

News Editor

September 10, 2013

Döner kebaps are Germany’s number-one selling fast-food meal, and vendors sell the flavorful, grilled meat sandwiches on every corner. While studying at Southern Methodist University in the fall of 2008, Michael Heyne and Do...

Breakfast Tacos Take on New Role in Austin

January 9, 2013

Something else is popping up on Austin visitor guides besides the stately Capitol building and the party mania that is Sixth Street: breakfast tacos. They are “near the top of foods that Austinites hold dear to their hearts and wo...

Campus coffee shop offers savings, student event opportunities

Staff Writer

November 28, 2012

This semester, Jo’s coffee shop on campus has made punch cards available to students. The Customer Appreciation Cards enable students to get a free  drink from the coffee bar after purchasing 10 bar drinks. Students agree ...

Food trailer lease to expire, some vendors forced to move


October 30, 2012

Food trailers on South Congress Avenue may not belong to SoCo much longer. The popular mobile eateries are facing lease terminations intended to make way for hotel construction by March 2013. However, these Austin staples will cont...

Third annual Austin Beer Week offers films, drinks, education


October 23, 2012

With new breweries, brewpubs and bars popping up all over the city, it is easy to see that Austinites love their beer–so much so that we have devoted an entire week just to celebrate it. This week is the third annual Austin...

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