Uncommon Objects, 1512 S Congress Ave; South Austin; 512.442.4000
The best of the best antiquing is to be had at South Congress's Uncommon Objects, and luckily your granny's poor eyesight won't be good enough to read some of the staggering price tags.
Alta's Cafe, 74 Trinity St; Downtown; 806.786.0115
One of Austin's best-kept secrets, Alta's Cafe sits right on the water and serves as a scenic-but-still-in-the-city afternoon activity with simple snacks, coffee, and breakfast tacos.
THE GUEST: YOUR FRAT BUDDY WHO CAN'T DRINK ANYMORE FOR VARIOUS REASONS
You stood beside him when he pledged Sigma Phi, and you're still standing beside him now that he's pledged not to consume alcohol because of a court order or a nagging wife or a liver problem. But hey, there's still sports, right?
Pinballz, 8940 Research Blvd; North-Central; 512.420.8458
Relive classic bumper-based gaming at Pinballz, whose collection of games has climbed to 200+ and boasts nearly all of the most canonized tables, ranging from movie tie-ins like Star Trek to all-time classics like Medieval Madness.