Posts Tagged ‘Galleria

Pictures with Santa

In: Stuff

26 Nov 2016

(map) Put some ho-ho-ho in your holidays! Take the kids (or wanna-be kids) to the Hill Country Galleria and get pictures of them with Santa. It’s free, and they even sweeten the deal with free lollipops and tote bags. Santa will be on-hand starting this weekend, then every day through December 24. Merry merry! (specific [...]

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Snow Day

In: Outdoors

16 Dec 2015

In Texas, a white Christmas usually is just a dream. But this Saturday, the Hill Country Galleria will let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Bring the kiddos from 12-4 for snowballs, sledding, and other slushy fun. (Photo courtesy of Sam Chapman, Austin Real Estate Guy.)

(map) They say they have the biggest happy hour in Texas, and it is definitely a big deal. House wine and all beers are just $3, and all 12 appetizers are $3 off. Save $3 off every tequila drink also. There are the usual nachos and queso, as well as some more exotic choices, like

In two weeks, we’ll see the annual Lake Travis Springfest, May 2 from 11 to 9. There’ll be live music all day, plus tons of stuff to see and do. Above, The Derailers play for the crowd in the Amphitheater at the Hill Country Galleria on a previous year. The good news is that from [...]

(map) The ultimate way to toast your Valentine’s Day may be this ‘rita from Iron Cactus. Dubbed “Vision for Valentine’s,” the drink is crafted from Patron Platinum, Grand Marnier Centenaire and freshly squeezed lime juice. But what sets it apart is what’s served on the side: A sparkling pair of earrings designed by Zoltan David, [...]

(map) Sure, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but it would be a Grinch indeed who wouldn’t enjoy a free fireworks show and live music by The Vintage 15. This eighth-annual event runs from 6 to 9 tomorrow night. Santa arrives on Main Street at 7, followed by the official lighting of the tree. The big fireworks [...]

Free Ice Cream

In: Eating

17 Nov 2014

(map) Now for summer, Chisos Grill is serving up several new dishes showcasing their creative Southwestern cuisine. (We’ve posted previously about Chisos Grill here.) Above, the Hatch green-chile shrimp scampi, Gulf shrimp sauteed in a white wine and green chile sauce. They’re served with a fried cake of jalapeno-and-cheddar grits. Below, the Texas eggrolls, stuffed with [...]

(map) Is it a tapas-and-wine bar that sells gourmet olive oils? Or the other way around? Ponder that question while you enjoy a glass of wine and some of the gourmet goodies here. We Olive just opened with a big party in the Hill Country Galleria. While we mingled, we sampled many (okay, all) of

(map) At long last, the ‘cue joint that has had us salivating with anticipation opens its doors. Schmidt has family ties to Lockhart legends Kreuz Market and Smitty’s, even ceremoniously lighting its pit with burning coals from those two giants. The Bee Cave location promises to build on the family’s reputation with its own versions of [...]


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