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Mid-Century Modern and Vintage Lovers, There’s a New Shop in Town

Former vendors from the recently shuttered Hog Wild Vintage have moved west, just a few blocks away on North Loop, to create Rave On Vintage. They will be hosting a grand opening celebration in their new shop on Saturday, November 2, starting at noon.

This Week in Geek September 26 - October 2: Mutant Powers Edition

Calling all secret agents! This week, you can join your fellow S.H.I.E.L.D. agents for a viewing party or infiltrate superhero culture at Capstone Comics grand re-opening. If your flu vaccine wasn’t accidentally switched with a vial of super soldier serum, you can also play some geeky trivia, play some geeky boardgames, or play some geeky pinball.

Kickstarter of the Week: Free2Go SmartCar Bike Rack

It’s not often a Kickstarter lives up to Austin’s national stereotypes, but this may be the most Austiny Kickstarter ever started in Austin. That’s not a criticism. If I had my druthers, I’d own a SmartCar with a custom Doctor Who TARDIS paint job, and of course it would need a bike rack.

Tech Events Roundup September 23 - 29: Mobile and Game Dev Edition

Get ready for your favorite Thursday of the month, because BASHH is back! Have a drink, relax, and socialize with the best and brightest in the tech industry. Mobile and game developers, this is also a great week for you with three meetups including two great speakers devoted to helping you make games users can’t put down.

Made in Austin: Acid Etched Quarters

Local acid-etcher and jewelry maker Chris Zaribeck encourages anyone contemplating crafting to jump right in and learn as they go.

This Week in Geek September 19 - 26: Geek Camping Edition

This weekend, the Sherwood Forest Faire opens it’s grounds for the third annual Celtic Music Festival. If you’re not a fan of the outdoors, check out the Superhero party at Moltov, the super secret Whedonverse event, and the super fun game Settlers of Catan.

Tech Events Roundup September 16 - 22: Early Risers Appreciation Week

A lot of Austin’s tech events take place at happy hour, but this week, early risers have two tech breakfasts to choose from. After work, you can learn about the Austin startup scene, hang with your fellow video game developers, or, of course, have a drink at your networking minglers.

Tech Jobs Roundup for September 13

We’ve trolled Facebook, LinkedIn, and odd corners of the internet looking for the tech jobs you won’t find on Craigslist. Most of these come from people at the company in question hoping a friend of a friend can help them find a good person to hire. Luckily for you, The Austin Post is your friend.

This Week in Geek September 12 - 19: Talk Like A Pirate Day Edition

This week, Austin Geeks can enjoy a burlesque show, a Steampunk extravaganza, and a Talk Like A Pirate Day celebration as well as some smaller, quieter groups for the introverts such as the ever awesome Fantasy & Sci Fi Social, Austin Single Gamers, and a discussion group on being a geek.

Austin Kickstarter of the Week: “Dreams of the Dead” Sugar Skulls

Kate Heyhoe has a dream. It’s a sweet holiday dream where people look into the gaping eyes of hand sculpted, near life-sized sugar skulls to witness macabre dioramas within. Like a lot of makers, she doesn’t just want to sell you her art. Her dream is to teach you how to make your own.

Austin Startups: Rockify Knows Deep Down You Miss the Music Part of MTV

This week, the Austin Post talked to Joel Korpi, founder of Rockify, which he describes as "Pandora for music videos."

Tech Events Roundup September 9-15: Refreshingly Agile Edition

This week, Austin is home big educational events like the jQuery Conference an HIMSS Edu-Tech event and an all new Refresh Austin. If you’re more in the mood for networking, you can relax and enjoy a drink with Python, Security, or GIS professionals.

Tech Jobs Roundup for September 6

We’ve trolled Facebook, LinkedIn, and odd corners of the internet looking for the tech jobs you won’t find on Craigslist. Most of these come from people at the company in question hoping a friend of a friend can help them find a good person to hire. Luckily for you, The Austin Post is your friend.

This Week in Geek September 5 - 11: Impressive Past Edition

Nerd Nite is back! In addition to digging into technoarchaeology at the North Door, this week you can also help the Wild West Fest film their TV commercial, meet fellow Whovians for a kid-friendly house party, or admire David Bowie’s acting endowments as Master Pancake takes on Labyrinth.

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