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100 Things to Do in Austin Before You Die, Second Edition

Just outside of the Hill Country of Texas lies Austin, a capital city alive with opportunity and optimism that’s far from ordinary. There are endless adventures for all walks of life, and its residents keep things weird 365 days a year. In 100 Things to Do in Austin Before You Die, you’ll find an insider’s guide to experiencing the fastest growing large city in the United States, now with even more tips and itineraries in the updated second edition. Stop in for some tacos at Torchy’s where you can order off the secret menu, or stuff yourself on an Austin Eats food tour. Go fly a kite at the Zilker Kite Festival, or make like a Texan and boot scoot and boogie over to Allen’s Boots. The University of Texas is the perfect place to catch a football game or enjoy the art and culture at the Blanton Museum of Art or the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Learn all the best tips for experiencing Austin’s many popular festivals like South by Southwest and the Keep Austin Weird Festival and 5k.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a born Austinite, a recent transplant, or a first-time visitor; author Kristy Owen well help you discover all the things that make Austin, Texas one of the greatest cities in the world.

About the Author:
Kristy Owen is the blogger, founder, and president of 365 Things To Do In Austin, a website she started in January 2010 as a New Year’s Resolution. The idea was to try something new every day for a year. The blog focuses on the best things to do in Austin each day, and it has become a go-to guide for Austinites and out-of-towners alike.

Unique Eats and Eateries of Orlando

Life is too short to eat a boring meal, especially in Orlando where culinary treasures await its 60 million visitors each year. Unique Eats and Eateries of Orlando is an essential road map through Central Florida’s vibrant food scene. Try authentic Eastern European fare in the shadow of ICON Orlando, or head to Historic Downtown Sanford for beer brewed with Florida hops. Have some Southern specialties surrounded by modern art in Mt. Dora or sweet corn chowder on a working farm in Zellwood. Expand your palate by sampling vegan Jamaican cuisine in Zora Neale Hurston’s hometown or sushi at a nine-seat restaurant in the Audubon Park Garden District. Can’t quite make up your mind? Spend all day sampling a variety of food from the award-winning chefs at Disney Springs. Edible Orlando publisher Kendra Lott eagerly shares the discoveries she’s made in her hometown that will inspire you to try new places and get to know the stories behind the menus and the people who create them. With the book as your guide, your taste buds are headed in the best possible direction for regional and international fare made with care.

About the Author:
Orlando native Kendra Lott is the publisher of Edible Orlando, a magazine and website dedicated to the area’s chefs, artisans, fishers, farmers and ranchers. She has a master’s degree in food studies from New York University, and has also worked in theater production, event management, travel writing, and butchering.

Events & Updates

Book Signing

Join Elizabeth Williams, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of New Orleans, for a book signing at the Central Business District Farmer's Market (750 Carondelet St., New Orleans, LA 70112) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

— June 29, 2019

Presentation

Join Kendra Lott, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Orlando, for a presentation at Bloomingdale's at Mall at Millennia (4200 Conroy Rd., Orlando, FL 32839) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

— June 29, 2019

TV Interview

Tune into KGV TV at 2 p.m. for an interview with Ruth Carlson, author of Secret San Francisco: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. 

— July 1, 2019

Book Signing

Join Ruth Carlson, author of Secret San Francisco: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a presentation and book signing at San Francisco Public Library (100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102) from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

— July 2, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the Muskegon Arts and Craft Show held at the Lakeshore. They will be selling and signing books from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

— July 5, 2019

Presentation

Join Cameron Collins, author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis, for a presentation at the Missouri Civil War Museum (222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125) from 9 a.m. to noon.

— July 6, 2019

Book Signing

Join Ruth Carslon, author of Secret San Francisco: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at Book Passage (One Ferry Building, Ste. #42, San Francisco, CA 94111) from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

— July 6, 2019

Presentation

Join Evelyn Kanter, author of the second edition of 100 Things to Do in New York City Before You Die, for a presentation at Wave Hill Garden and Cultural Center (675 W 252nd St., Bronx, NY 10471-2899) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

— July 10, 2019

Book Signing

Join Chad Chisholm, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Denver, for a book signing at Coohills Restaurant (1400 Wewatta St, Denver, CO 80202) from 4-6 p.m.

— July 12, 2019

Presentation

Secret Inland Empire author Larry Burns will host a presentation and book signing at Cellar Door Books (5225 Canyon Crest Dr. #30a, Riverside, CA 92507) from 6-7 p.m.

— July 13, 2019

Book Signing

100 Things to Do in Pittsburgh Before You Die, Second Edition author Rossilynne Culgan will host a book signing at Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor (2801 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) from 2-4 p.m.

— July 13, 2019

Presentation

Join Kath Usitalo, author of 100 Things to Do in Mackinac Island Before You Die, for a presentation at Hiawatha Sportsman's Club (Naubinway, MI 49762) from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

— July 17, 2019

Book Signing

Join Fran Golden and David G. Molyneaux, authors of Unique Eats and Eateries of Cleveland, for a book signing at Brecksville Branch Library (9089 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141) from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

— July 17, 2019

Presentation

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for a presentation at The 4 Ever Young Club (1777 Des Peres Rd., St. Louis, MO 63131) starting at noon.

— July 19, 2019

Book Signing

Join Katie Vaughn, author of 100 Things to Do in Madison Before You Die, Second Edition, for a book signing at A Room of One's Own Bookstore (315 W Gorham St., Madison, WI 53703) from 1 to 3 p.m.

— July 20, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the annual Richland Art Fair (held outdoors in the village square in Richland, MI) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— July 20, 2019

Book Signing

During Maxwell Street Days join Katie Vaughn, author of 100 Things to Do in Madison Before You Die, to ask questions about Madison and pick up a copy of this bucket-list-style book full of more fun ways to experience the city. Katie will be at A Room of One's Own Bookstore (315 W Gorham St., Madison, WI 53703) from 1-3 p.m.

— July 20, 2019

Author Event

Join Amanda Hunyar, author of St. Louis State Hospital: A 150-Year Journey Toward Hope, for the YMCA Book Fair in Queeny Park from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

— July 20, 2019

Book Signing

Join Larry Burns, author of Secret Inland Empire: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at Magnolia Center Marketplace (6520 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92506) from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

— July 20, 2019

Book Signing

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a book signing at Eastern Market (2934 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207) from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

— July 21, 2019

Author Event

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for the YMCA Book Fair at Queeny Park (550 Weidman Rd., St. Louis, MO 63011) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

— July 21, 2019

Presentation and Signing

Join Fran Golden and David G. Molyneaux, authors of Unique Eats and Eateries of Cleveland, for a presentation and signing at Euclid public Library (631 E 222nd St., Euclid, OH 44123) from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

— July 22, 2019

Presentation

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at Detroit Public Library (5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202) from 6-8 p.m.

— July 24, 2019

Presentation

Join Ed Wheatley, author of St. Louis Browns: The Story of a Beloved Team, for a presentation at Missouri Civil War Museum (222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125) from 9 a.m. to noon. 

— July 27, 2019

Presentation

Join Cameron Collins, author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis and St. Louis Brews: Third Edition, for a presentation at St. Louis OASIS (50 Gay Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105) from 10-11 a.m.

— July 31, 2019

Presentation

Join Ellen Shubart, author of What's with Chicago?, for a presentation at Mather Cafe (3235 N Central Ave., Chicago, IL 60634) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

— August 1, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for Holland's Art in the Park (held at the Park Theatre: 248 S River Rd., Holland, MI 49424) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— August 3, 2019

Presentation

Join Amanda Hunyar, author of St. Louis State Hospital: A 150-Year Journey Toward Hope, for a presentation at OASIS (50 Gay Ave, St. Louis, MO 63105) from 10-11 a.m.

— August 15, 2019

Book Signing

Join Rossilynne Culgan, author of the second edition of 100 Things to Do in Pittsburgh Before You Die, for a book signing at City Books (908 Galveston Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15223) from 7-9 p.m.

— August 17, 2019

Presentation

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for a presentation for Third Tuesdays at the Maplewood Library (7550 Lohmeyer Ave., Maplewood, MO 63143) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

— August 20, 2019

Presentation

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for a presentation as part of the Missouri State Archives Speaker Series (600 W Main St., Jefferson City, MO 65101) from 7-8 p.m.

— August 22, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the Mecosta County Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show (Hemlock Park, Big Rapids, MI 49446) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— September 2, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the Paw Paw Harvest and Wine Festival (44144 60th Ave., Paw Paw, MI 47079) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

— September 7, 2019

Radio Interview

100 Things to Do in Cincinnati Before You Die author Rick Pender will be interviewed on WVXU-FM 91.7 at 7 p.m.

— September 8, 2019

Presentation and Book Signing

100 Things to Do in Cincinnati Before You Die author Rick Pender will host a launch party at Booksellers on Fountain Square (505 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202) from 2-4 p.m.

— September 15, 2019

Presentation

Join Verna Gates, author of 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, for a presentation at Emmett O'Neal Public Library (50 Oak St., Mountain Brook, AL 35213) from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

— September 17, 2019

Presentation

Join Larry Burns, author of Secret Inland Empire, for a presentation and book signing at Mission Inn Museum (3696 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501) from 2 to 3 p.m.

— September 21, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for Septemberfest in Hudsonville (5235 Park Ave., Hudsonville, MI 49426) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

— September 21, 2019

Presentation

Join Larry Burns, author of Secret Inland Empire: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a presentation at Mission Inn Museum (3696 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501) from 2-3 p.m.

— September 21, 2019

Presentation

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for a presentation at Gateway Postcard Club (111 S Geyer Ave., Kirkwood, MO 63122) starting at 7 p.m.

— October 7, 2019

Author Event

Join Irene Levy Baker, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia, for an event at the Main Line Chamber of Commerce's Society of Professional Women from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More info here: https://asoft4201.accrisoft.com/mlcc/index.php?src=sba&srctype=geteventdetails&cale_id=1045&function_code=SPWL10%2F10%2F19

— October 10, 2019

Book Signing

Join Jenna Kashou, author of 100 Things to Do in Milwaukee Before You Die, for a book signing at Stone Creek Cafe (422 N 5th St., Milwaukee, WI 53203) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

— October 13, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the annual Georgetown Bible Church Arts and Crafts Show (4114 Baldwin St., Hudsonville, MI 49426) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

— October 26, 2019

Book Signing

100 Things to Do in Cincinnati Before You Die author Rick Pender will host a book signing at Books by the Banks at Duke Energy Convention Center (5th and Main Sts., Cincinnati, OH 45202) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— October 26, 2019

Book Signing

100 Things to Do in Cincinnati Before You Die author Rick Pender will host a book signing at Books by the Banks at Duke Energy Convention Center (5th and Elm Sts., Cincinnati, OH 45202) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— October 26, 2019

Presentation and Book Signing

Secret Inland Empire author Larry Burns will host a presentation and book signing at San Bernardino Historical and Pioneer Society (796 N D St., San Bernardino, CA 92401) in the Christian R Morris Memorial Hall from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

— November 7, 2019

Book Signing

Join Ashley Petry, author of Secret Indianapolis: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for the Christmas Gift & Hobby Show (Indiana State Fairgrounds) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

— November 10, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the Grand Blanc High School Holiday Craft Show (1962 Hasler Lake Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— November 16, 2019

Book Signing

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for a book signing at Downtown Book & Toy (125 E High St., Jefferson City, MO 65101) from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

— November 30, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the Christmas at Wings Craft Show (Wings Stadium: 3600 Vanrick Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49001) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

— December 7, 2019

Book Signing

Join Bill Hart, author of the second edition of Historic Missouri Roadsides, for a book signing at Main Street Books (307 S Main St., St. Charles, MO 63301) from 1-3 p.m.

— December 7, 2019

Author Event

Join Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm, authors of 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, for the Christmas at Wings Craft Show (Wings Stadium: 3600 Vanrick Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49001) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

— December 8, 2019