Woodlands Park in River Place is a beautiful park, but it’s not one that most of us would stumble upon if we weren’t looking for it. Which is, of course, part of the charm. Located at the very end of Big View Drive, River Place residents know and proudly claim this great park. But for others in the Lake Travis area that have never been, it’s definitely worth the windy, scenic drive to get there.
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When you need a dish with a bit of a kick, look no further than Madam Mam’s. The newest location — and one of three — is a great choice for Thai food in the Lake Travis area.
Located in the Hill Country Galleria (next to Dick’s Sporting Goods), this eatery has a reputation for serving up some of the most traditional family-style Thai food around. From spicy noodle soups to curries and rice dishes, each meal has a touch of palate-pleasing magic.
The special recipes that have been so carefully preserved over the years were handed down through many generations, eventually landing in the kitchen of Chatfuang, or “Mam” and her Grandmother in Bangkok. As is customary, cooking traditions were taught from mothers and grandmothers to their daughters, and it was over the years that Mam perfected her technique to the point of gaining fans in her friends and family.
There’s a colorful new party supply store that has made its home in The Hill Country Galleria. Welcome to Party Couture, your one-stop-shop in the Lake Travis area for everything you need to get your shindig off to a great start.
Rows and rows of latex and foil balloons, from simple birthday balloons to Disney character-themed, you definitely have your pick of over 100 styles. A virtual rainbow of party goods, tables cloths, goody bags, and catering goods fill the aisles, ready to match with almost any color combination you might have.
Summertime is in full swing with boating, sunset cocktails, camping, road trips and lots of pool parties. If you feel the need to unleash your creative side and partake in the community’s arts & cultural fun, check out these summertime activities and what’s happening this week.
Take a dance lesson, learn about dinosaurs, or go shopping for a great cause. There are plenty of ways to keep your creative side alive this summer in the Lake Travis area!
Lake Travis area events are all over the place this weekend. It’s looking like we’ll have some temps in the 90s and a chance of rain, so make a mix of indoor and outdoor plans or find a place to stash an umbrella just in case.
In that spirit, here’s a nice little mix of sun and shade for your weekend: