When the Dell Seton Medical Center opens its doors on May 21, 2017, it will be the first teaching hospital built in the United States in the past 60+ years. More than just a singular building, the teaching hospital at The University of Texas will...

What do you get when you combine experts in branding and marketing with experts in competitive intelligence and business funding? The Starting Out Report, of course! With a shared passion for fueling entrepreneurs and a limited window of working hours to do so, the senior teams...

Q: What do you get when you combine one of Austin's hottest and most mindful co-working spaces (Vuka) with a global network of "people, places and programs that inspire, connect and catalyze impact" (Impact Hub)? A: Impact Hub Austin. [caption id="attachment_16146" align="alignleft" width="300"] Austin Mayor Steve Adler...

Several years ago and while he was still living in New Orleans, my dear friend and fellow Human Rights Campaign volunteer, Frank, lost his partner very suddenly and unexpectedly. The loss hit the community very hard because, as a couple, they were the envy of...

If you love the mid-century modern homes popping up around South Austin as well as the fabulous vintage stores lining South First and the revival of the cocktail, then a weekend in Palm Springs (California) will help you complete your travel back in time. With its...

To many, “the pass” may refer to a driving term, a Rush song or even a sleight of hand as used in magic. As a native New Orleanian, these two words bring to mind decades of memories spent with family and friends on the water,...

If you are a Game of Thrones fan, you quickly realize that you are walking the steps of King’s Landing. If you have never seen an episode, it doesn’t matter, as you can easily understand why this medieval walled city was chosen as a filming...

Our cabbie’s radio is producing lyrics of longing for the big city as the reality of our retreat from all the trappings of the city has just begun. We are in Split, the northernmost city on the Dalmatian Coast of the Adriatic Sea. From Austin,...

For years, the world's most intriguing and well-known gathering has been kicked off with these three words, "This is TED." Founded by Richard Saul Wurman and now helmed by Chris Anderson, this week long conference brings together the biggest ideas worth spreading in Technology, Entertainment and Design...

Whether you are celiac, avoiding gluten or simply feeling adventurous, cauliflower pizza crust can actually be a welcomed departure from the traditional flour crust. And this is coming from a self-described omnivore. By simply reducing the amount of grains in a pizza, you are maximizing...