What’s Hot in Austin…

by Jennifer Hecker and Kristy Sorensen, 2019 Host Committee Co-Chairs Howdy! We hope y’all are heading to Austin this summer for ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019: TRANSFORMATIVE!, the 2019 Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and SAA, July 31–August 6. The program committee has put together an exciting week for us and the new …

Support Diversely Owned Restaurants

By Rachel E. Winston and Amanda Jasso Everybody’s gotta eat! While in town for the annual meeting, consider dining at diversely owned restaurants. Here is a map of centrally located and diversely owned dining options, most a quick ride share away from the conference hotel. Feel free to add any places we may have missed on …

The Beer Situation

by Stephen Cooper, Harry Ransom Center Austin loves beer. The city and area have about 58 breweries and around two dozen more in development. This list is based on the Austin Chronicle’s most recent ranking of breweries, with a few additional favorites added. The closest options (within 1.5 miles) to the JW Marriott are listed …