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We would like to introduce our new blog series! "Local Gems" will be focusing on local favorites from greater Austin, featuring a new town each week. Comment local favorites from your town and we'll try to write about it!

 

1. Balcones Canyonlands Wildlife Refuge

 Originally created to preserve the golden-cheeked warblers and black-capped vireos, the Balcones Canyonlands Wildlife Refuge is a designated globally Important Bird Area. Make the most of your bird-watching experience in the awesome overlooks on site. Or, take a walk on the wild side using the parks map of trails.

2. Lake Travis Music Theatre

 Since 2007, Lake Travis Music Theatre has hosted productions for the hill country community, by the hill country community. All productions

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Cue the red, white, and pink. Valentine's Day, Single Awareness Day, and the all important Galentine's Day celebrations are fast approaching. Time to find a date, reserve movie tickets with your girly swirlys, or just restock your Franzia. And if you're a guy reading this, it's about time you figured out what you're getting that special someone (or made plans to hibernate through Mid-February). Whatever you're relationship status (we know it's complicated), we've complied some Valentine's Day treats and gestures for all the dates, babes, besties, co-workers, 'lil pumpkins, and spouses in your life.

 We've made several boards for your convenience, so take what you need and leave the rest! Keep reading to see our boards, and our favorite pins for all

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We would like to introduce our new blog series! "Local Gems" will be focusing on local favorites from greater Austin, featuring a new town each week. Comment local favorites from your town and we'll try to write about it!

Known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country,” Dripping Springs is home to 30,000 fun-loving Texans. It is also home to 30 wedding venues within a 15 mile radius, making it the "Wedding Capital of Texas" as well. There is also an abundance of wineries, breweries, and distilleries.  There are so many little gems in this town, we had a hard time even deciding what to feature.

1. Hamilton Pool

Hamilton Pool is an extraordinary swimming hole in Dripping Springs. You can find Texans from all over the hill country basking in the

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We would like to introduce our new blog series! "Local Gems" will be focusing on local favorites from greater Austin, featuring a new town each week. Comment local favorites from your town and we'll try to write about it!

1.Harvest Ranch

In Liberty Hill, along the ranch road, is the "The Harvest Ranch Chuckwagon and Dinner Show." This dinner show is truly like nothing else in the Austin area, it features good 'ol "chuckwagon" cuisine and western jams from "The Booher Kids." Finally, the night will be finished with a rodeo show! The 2017 season at Harvest Ranch begins April 1st, so get tickets here.

2. Best of the West Shooting Sports

 This Texas shooting range and paintball center is fun for everyone. With pistols and rifles available for

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We would like to introduce our new blog series! "Local Gems" will be focusing on local favorites from greater Austin, featuring a new town each week. Comment local favorites from your town and we'll try to write about it!

Buda, located just a half-hour south of downtown Austin, is known as the "Outdoor Capital of Texas." It has the unique distinction of having more parkland per capita than any other town in the state. You can always find Buda locals soaking up the beautiful central Texas weather.

1. Jackson Tyler Norris Memorial Skate Park

This awesome skate park is dedicated to deceased local skater Jackson Tyler Norris. The seven people who received Norris's organs are celebrated by seven wall etching at the park, and seven newly planted

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We would like to introduce our new blog series! "Local Gems" will be focusing on local favorites from greater Austin, featuring a new town each week. Comment local favorites from your town in the comments and we'll try to write about it!

While many people are under the impression that "Westlake" is just an Austin neighborhood, it's actually it's own city dubbed West Lake Hills. West Lake Hills residents can always be found hiking, biking, paddle-boarding, or just eating great food. You'll find some of Austin's original residents tucked in and around this towns rolling hills. Since West Lake Hills is a treasure trove of Austin culture, narrowing down the list of "local gems" was a real challenge.

1. Zilker Park

Nothing says "I love Austin"

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Greater Austin is known as a place that is obsessed with tacos. There is no taco that a good citizen of the hill country will turn their nose up at. Little tacos, big tacos, fish tacos and beef tacos too name a few. Austin may be one of the few cities where it's possible, and socially acceptable, to eat a taco for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. However, it's breakfast taco market stands apart from anywhere else. Austinites just have so many options! Luckily, we had local narrow down the field to offer y'all a definitive ranking of the best breakfast tacos in good 'ol CP.

10. Taco Bell

If you live in Austin, and have any self respect, stop going to the Bell for breakfast. There is a better way. Taco Bell shouldn't even make the list, neither

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We would like to introduce our new blog series! "Local Gems" will be focusing on local favorites from greater Austin, featuring a new town each week. Comment local favorites from your town in the comments and we'll try to write about it!

Ah, the 'ville. We're talking about Pflugerville! (And yes, the P is silent.) Pflugerville is definitely for nature-lovers, who want a fifteen-minute commute to the Austin city limits. With 743 acres of parkland and 528 acres of open space, Pflugerville is home to serene and adventure-seeking residents. While the place is littered with gems, we picked our top five for you.

1. Lake Pflugerville Park

If you didn't already know, Pflugerville is home to 180-acre freshwater reservoir that residents know as "Lake

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Cedar Park, Texas– RE/MAX 1 has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Austin American-Statesman. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that
specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement.Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace,
organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than

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Do you throw an annual Christmas party and need to mix it up? Or are you throwing your first one and have absolutely no idea what you're doing? Well we've got the tips that you'll need to make your soiree legendary.

1. Make a Lit Holiday Playlist

Forget "Silent Night," liven up your party with a list of fun Christmas cover songs. Unconventional artists are a must. Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Justin Beiber and man other pop sensatios have great Christmas covers. If you don't want to curate your own playlist, Spotify and Pandora have great collections that you can stream to any Bluetooth speaker.

2. Party Games

Start your guest off on the right foot with a fun white elephant exchange, or ornament swap. It's a great way to get everyone

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