Austin Texas Real Estate Blog

This years fourth and final Blues on the Green ... Tonight!

Have you made it to Blues on the Green this summer?  If not, it is not to late!  Tonight, August 8, is the fourth and final Blues on the Green hosted by 93.3 KGSR  and will be featuring the Oh Hellos and Bidi Bidi Banda.

This beloved Austin tradion is 25 years old and takes place in the heart of the city at Zilker Park. The free concerts bring together thousands of Austinites (humans and four legged friends alike) for a few hours of fun and entertainment. Grab a picnic blanket, snacks, cold beverages and go enjoy the Live Music Capital of the country and everything it has to offer!  Blues on the Green started off as a promotional event in the Arboretum, the original intention was to increase consumer traffic; the rest is history!

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Kids are ready to learn, teachers are ready to teach... what's missing?

Has a teacher touched your life?  Has a teacher made an impact on someone you care about?  I dare to say, "ABSOLUTELY!"  As we roll into August and school is nearly back in session, there are kids ready to learn, and teachers ready to teach. But they’re often missing something… school supplies.

Families sometime struggle to get food on the table, let alone have the resources to help their kiddo get set up with school supplies. I was surprised to learn, 94 percent of teachers actually spend their own money on school supplies to help out the kids in their classroom... and we all know being a teacher is not necessarily the highest paying career.  

Having 3 kids of our own, Gene and I have always been huge educational supporters, serving on PTA's, members of education foundations, you name it.  We see this...