Category Views of the Neighborhood

Views of the Neighborhood – St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

We went out to see if there were any St. Patrick’s Day decorations in the neighborhood. We found some so the tour is on. We are catered by Foxy’s Proper Pub in Austin. Our entertainment is (who else?) The Irish Rovers FRIED PICKLES pickle chips, chipotle ranch CURRY CHIPS sweet potato, bonito, toasted coconut, cilantro, […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Women in Art

The Lakeway Arts District presents “Women in Art” a very special art exhibition celebrating Women’s History Month from March 1-31st at the Lake Travis Community Library. We are going to attend the artist’s reception. We are catered by Birdies of Austin. Our entertainment is Eric Clapton. Menu March 5 Snacks Marinated Castelvetrano olives  – Roasted […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Search for Spring

Today we are going to try and find evidence of spring. It has been a challenging winter, and a lift of the spirits is in order. We are catered by Odd Duck of Austin. Our entertainment is Willie Nelson. menu starters Gulf seafood ceviche, carrot leche de tigre, strawberry, radish, potato chips Grilled kale salad, […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Chinese New Year Dragons

Today we will participate in a Chinese New Year celebration with dragons. The dragon show is being performed by the Texas Dragon/Lion Dance team. We are being catered by the sponsoring Asian restaurant Sakura of Lakeway. Our entertainment is Peter, Paul, and Mary. Menu Chirashi – Chef’s choice sashimi served on sushi rice. Served with […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Valentines and Other Stuff.

Today we were going to go on a Valentine’s story walk, but due to the danger of falling limbs, from our ice storm, the walk is canceled. So we will have to do whatever we can to salvage our trip. We are catered by Olamaie in Austin. Our entertainment is Chris Isaak. Menu So let’s […]

Views of the Neighborhood – The Ice Man Comith

Today we will motor around and check out the ice damage from the storm that passed through Texas. No need to leave the bus since we will be catered to by Paperboy of Austin. Our entertainment is who else but Vanilla Ice. BRUNCH classic breakfast – two eggs, maple sausage, potato wedges, buttered toast, apple […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Lakeway Heritage Tour

Today we are going on the heritage tour of Lakeway. There are 22 stops, and we will be chauffeured in a brand-new bus. Of course, we will have to take our bus to get there. We are catered by Odd Duck of Austin, and our entertainment is The Who. Menu Starters Gulf seafood ceviche, carrot […]

Views of the Neighborhood – GOOD “TIME” SCAVENGER HUNT – Part II

Well, we are back to finish the scavenger hunt. If you missed part I, you can go HERE and check it out. We will be doing the even numbers today. We are catered by Nixta of Austin. Our entertainment is Chicago. So jump on, and let’s go. So, right away, we have a problem. This […]

Views of the Neighborhood – GOOD “TIME” SCAVENGER HUNT – Part I

Today we are going on a scavenger hunt sponsored by Lakeway Parks and Recreation. It is titled the GOOD “TIME” SCAVENGER HUNT, and here is a description by the city. Happy New Year, Lakeway! It’s a “good time” to celebrate the start of 2023 with Parks & Recreation! As you walk the lower level of […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Frost Warnings

Prior to New Year’s Eve we had a two day freeze here in the neighborhood. I went out and captured some of the sights. Our tour today is to see how some of the residents tried to protect their plants. We are being catered by Koriente of Austin. Our entertainment is Little Big Town. Menu […]