Time flies when you’re having fun, Austin, and boy did we have fun in 2022. This year, we sent 230+ newsletters with the goal of keeping our community informed, activated, and engaged.
We wanted to look back on the top ATXtoday stories from 2022 and give a huge thank you to our readers and members of the community that made this year so spectacular.
Our readers were captivated by this 16-acre art installation, which contains 28,000 glowing orbs. Our reel showcasing the exhibit on opening night was also one of our most-liked for the year.
2️⃣ Facebook’s parent company Meta signs historic lease in Austin | January 9
A lot has changed since Meta announced it would lease all of Sixth and Guadalupe’s commercial space. The company now plans to sublease its space in the 873-ft tower, which was set to be the tallest in the city — a title that has been reclaimed not once, but twice this year.
3️⃣ Nine must-visit rooftop bars in Austin | May 16
Our round-up — and our accompanying interactive map — of Austin’s best rooftops soared high, with Zanzibar and P6 earning the most clicks.
4️⃣ Nine concerts to see this summer in Austin | May 10
What can we say, Austinites love a show. Check out our most recent roundup of winter events, which includes upcoming festivals.
5️⃣ Behind the design for Sixth and Guadalupe | January 18
We spoke with George Blume, lead architect for the massive Sixth and Guadalupe tower (which topped out in November), about how to go about building a ~600,000 sqft skyscraper in the middle of downtown Austin, all while dodging capitol view corridors, historic sites, and height restrictions.
And that’s a wrap on 2022. Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year, Austin!