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Today’s Forecast

81º | Cloudy | 15% chance of rain | Sunrise 7:04 a.m. | Sunset 7:57 p.m.

It’s a (star) sign ⭐️
A black dog smiles on the left of an iced coffee on a white table.
Libras love libations from Lucky Lab Coffee Co. | Photo by @luckylabatx
The stars have spoken, and they said you need coffee.

We’ve hand-picked the following coffee shops based on where we feel each sign would most enjoy a cup of joe. Don’t forget to check your sun, moon, and rising signs for a fully rounded coffee horoscope.

Find them all on this map.

♈︎ Aries: Little Brother Coffee & Kolaches | March 20–April 19
For the energetic Aries, we’re going to get you in and out of the shop. Stop by Little Brother’s micro shops on Rainey Street or South Congress Avenue for a latte and kolache to-go.

♉️ Taurus: Flat Track Coffee Roasters | April 19–May 20
The Taurus homebody can have the best of both worlds: an artisan latte in-store and a bag of beans to make their favorite cup of coffee from their kitchen. As a bonus, Flat Track doubles as a bike shop for the days this sign needs to get out of the house.

Coffees on a rainbow outdoor table.

Revival is the pinkest coffee shop in Austin.


Photo by @coffeefriyays

♊︎ Gemini: The Hive | May 20–June 21
Connect with nature without leaving behind creature comforts at The Hive, a coffee shop, bar, restaurant, and garden all in one. Geminis will enjoy the locally sourced beans, happy hour specials, and off-the-beaten-path location.

♋️ Cancer: Flightpath Coffeehouse | June 21–July 22
This cozy coffee shop is a cozy rendez-vous for Cancers, lovers of the familiar. With a worn-in interior, well-loved outdoor patio, and food options from neighboring local restaurants, Flightpath will make this water sign feel right at home.

A shot of espresso on a saucer with a spoon.

Greater Goods has its own Austin roastery.


Photo by @gg_roasting

♌️ Leo: Revival Coffee | July 22–August 22
With an all-pink interior and colorful drinks to match, the Instagrammability of this coffee shop and bar is off the chain. We see bathroom mirror selfies in the future for the Leo who wants to stand out.
What’s your sign?

Wednesday, April 19
  • Howie Mandel | Wednesday, Apr. 19 | 7 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave., Austin | $25-$45 | The “America’s Got Talent” judge has 30+ years of experience in show business.
Thursday, April 20
  • “The Austin” 1920’s Inspired Pop-Up Restaurant | Thursday, Apr. 20 | 4-7 p.m. | Stephen F’s Bar and Terrace, 701 Congress Ave., Austin | Cost of purchase | Take a step back in time inside of one of Austin’s oldest landmark hotels.
  • Girls Rock Austin Showcase | Thursday, Apr. 20 | 5-9 p.m. | The ABGB, 1305 W. Oltorf St., Austin | Free | Cheer on Girls Rock Austin, a group empowering youth through music.
Friday, April 21
  • Monét X Change | Friday, Apr. 21 | 11:30 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave., Austin | $25 | Sit back and enjoy the performance from the “Rupaul’s Drag Race” star.
Saturday, April 22
  • Art in ATX: Earth Day Fest | Saturday, Apr. 22 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., Austin | Free with admission | Support local artists as they showcase works inspired by nature and made with recycled materials.
  • Ben Schwartz & Friends | Saturday, Apr. 22 | 7 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave., Austin | $65-$75 | The comedian from “Space Force” and “Sonic the Hedgehog” will perform in Austin as part of the Moontower Just for Laughs festival.
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News Notes
Real Estate
  • The Austin-Round Rock MSA hit three months of housing inventory, the highest the city has seen in years. As of March, homes are staying on the market for an average of 80 days, active listings are up 377.7%, and the median price declined by 13.5% to $450,000.
  • TikTok put six floors, or 129,429 sqft, of its local office space up for sublease at 300 Colorado St. However, the company still seems to be on a growth path, with 41 active Austin-based job listings. (Austin Business Journal)
  • California-based Ledo Capital Group and St. Clair Commercial Real Estate has plans for a 663,000 sqft industrial park in San Marcos. Construction is expected to begin late this year and finish within a year. (Austin Business Journal)
  • The 2023-2024 ZACH Theatre schedule just dropped. Kicking off with Hershey Felder in “George Gershwin Alone,” the season will also include nostalgic classics like “A Year with Frog and Toad” and “The Little Mermaid.” View the schedule.
  • Do you ever wonder what happens to your recyclables after you put them in the bin? If you live in Austin, they likely go to Texas Disposal Systems or Balcones Recycling to be sorted. Get a deep dive on the local process. (KUT)
  • This Saturday, April 22 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and Travis County Constables will collect expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions for safe disposal. Find a location for the free, no-questions-asked service.
Fun Fact
  • In case you missed it, there’s still a chance to win $500 by taking our brief survey. Your feedback is important to us, and we want to ensure the content we deliver to you is relevant. Take the survey.
  • Swap the pinot grigio for something new. Rebel Rabbit is a federally legal, cannabis-infused seltzer designed for anyone interested in cutting back on alcohol without sacrificing the elevated experience of craft beverage. And because every order ships within 24 hours, you can make the most of your 4/20 festivities. Shop.*
  • In yesterday’s article about Austin-area school districts, we incorrectly stated that Lake Travis ISD has 22 school campuses, when in reality it has 11. We apologize for our typo.
🌎 Go planet, it’s (almost) your Earth Day
earth-day.jpg also has resources for how to celebrate Earth Day year-round. | Photo via Pexels
Shoutout to planet Earth for keeping us all grounded. Let’s celebrate.

Saturday, April 22 marks Earth Day — an annual holiday that is celebrated by more than a billion people across 193 countries. This year’s campaign is “Invest In Our Planet,” and to help you do so, has a plethora of resources that can help you get involved on local, national, and global levels. A few of our favorites include:
Interested in volunteering with a local environmental org in honor of Earth Day? Look no further than Keep Austin Beautiful and Austin Parks Foundation.
The Wrap
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From the editor
You were all so gracious not to point out how I forgot to fill in my recommendations from Lutie’s on Monday morning. It was all so good that I fell asleep trying to decide which dishes were my favorite.

It’s a farm-to-table restaurant, so the menu changes often, but we were wowed by the scallop crudo, estate bread, swordfish, and medico muerte cocktail.

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