Roxy’s Best Of… Austin, Texas

Host Erik Kuykendall brings you the Best of Austin, Texas, from art and culture to restaurants and shopping to kid stuff

About: Who Is Erik Kuykendall?

Welcome to Roxy’s Best Of… Austin, Texas, one of the very first Roxy blogs not written by Roxy. I’d like to introduce you to Erik Kuykendall, best known in and around the blogosphere for his blog, Truth & Beauty, a site dedicated to the search for truth and beauty. Both are elusive and mean something different to everyone. Erik quotes Albert Einstein: “The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

Erik is a busy guy…his Blogger profile lists his occupation as “Massage Therapist, Photographer, Performance Artist, Artist, Teacher, and Canadian Wannabe.” Now, here at Roxy’s Best Of… Austin, Texas, you’ll find a complete directory of Erik’s favorite local:

  • Art & Culture — Art galleries, museums, theatre, local artists, art shows and events
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Food and Wine — including caterers, bakeries, butchers, fish markets and wine shops
  • Shopping — local favorite retail stores by specialty, shopping centers and malls
  • Personal Services — including hair and nail salons, spas, tailors, dry cleaners, and florists
  • Home Services — including handymen, housekeepers, plumbers, electricians, HVAC, decorators, realtors and mortgage brokers
  • Professional Services — including doctors, dentists, pediatricians, specialists, lawyers, accountants, financial planners, consultants
  • Community Links — to all the official local area web sites, as well as churches, clubs and community events
  • Kid Stuff — including summer camps, birthday party venues, sports, ballet, dance, gymnastics, tennis, swimming, acting, singing, Little League, classes, local events, nannies, babysitters, and child care
  • Schools — including public school information, pre-schools, and private schools
  • Events — including concerts, sporting events, and fundraisers
  • Weddings & Parties — including venues, caterers, florists, cake ladies, photographers, bridal shops and planners
  • Beaches, Parks & Recreation