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Austinite Spotlight

  • Austinites

    Urban Betty

      Meet Chelle Neff, an accomplished Austinite who has built her business Urban Betty from the ground up. Urban Betty is a hair salon that is located in central Austin with more than 30…

    April 4, 2017
  • Austinites

    Mandarin Design Lab

      With Valentine’s Day just around the corner it means an increase in flowers. When it comes to flowers, Sofia and Victoria Avila are the floral masterminds behind Mandarin Design Lab. They’ve created all…

    February 8, 2017
  • Austinites

    Austin Pets Alive!

    Meet Dr. Ellen Jefferson. She’s the down-to-earth executive director of Austin Pets Alive!. Dr. Jefferson joined Austin Pets Alive in 2008 and has helped Austin become a 97 percent No Kill City today. Dr.…

    October 20, 2016
  • Austinites

    Cilantro Lime

    Imagine coming home from a long day at work and already knowing what you’re making for dinner will only take 20 minutes. Ingredients are measured out and included. With Anne Gardner’s company Cilantro Lime,…

    September 20, 2016
  • Kelly Wynne

    Kelly Wynne Handbags

    Risky Biz Wristlet, Paint the Town Tote, and Mingle Mingle Mini are just a few of the cute and clever names Kelly Wynne Ferguson has created for her Kelly Wynne handbag line known for their…

    May 26, 2016
  • Elizabeth Christian

    Elizabeth Christian

    Whether it’s operating her own newspaper, running her public relations firm, or successfully winning her husbands mayor campaign, there’s nothing fourth generation Austinite Elizabeth Christian can’t do! She is so full of energy, which…

    February 3, 2016
  • Texas Humor

    Texas Humor

    Need a good Texas inspired laugh while returning back to work after the holidays? Jay and Priscilla Sauceda’s online t-shirt fulfillment company, Texas Humor, does just that! Whether it’s their “Ain’t Texas” shirt that…

    January 5, 2016
  • The Austin Winery

    The Austin Winery

    Love wine? Love to help the community? Here are three young Texans who have made a career out of making Austin wine. Ross Mclauchlan, one of the founders and creators of The Austin Winery…

    December 1, 2015
  • Austinites

    Austin’s Police Chief: Art Acevedo

    There’s more to Austin’s Police Chief, Art Acevedo, than the badge and uniform we usually see him wearing out and in the public. He’s a Cuban American where English is his second language and…

    October 13, 2015
  • Austinites

    Jamie Schanbaum

    There is nothing in this world that will stop Jamie Schanbaum. In 2008 she was diagnosed with meningitis, in 2009 she learned how to walk with her prosthetics, in 2010 she got on a…

    September 23, 2015