The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture located on South Lamar is another place to check out full of rare finds. This is a museum dedicated to Austin popular culture and keeping the weird dream alive.
Slackerville is a collective of local artists on South First Street touting a metal motorcycle cop in the front and a party in the back. A "anti-strip mall" layout makes it the perfect place to check out the art of Austin.
One of our favorite artists in town is Magda Sayeg of Knitta Please. She's a yarn-bomber who has made her way around Austin and the world doing amazing things with yarn needles. Keep an eye out for her projects around town.
There are many dive bars in Austin, but LaLa's stands out as a charming spot where every day is Christmas. Located up north, they have cheap beer, great tunes and a clientele to hang out with all night celebrating Christmas.
The movie Dazed and Confused spread the word - party at the moon tower. These started as a utility back in the 19th century and today they are an official Texas landmark and can be found near Zilker Park.