Austin’s Best New Local Entertainment & Lifestyle Guide
For Immediate Release Contact: Deirdre Conley (512) 703-5312
Austin, TX – May 5, 2010 – KXAN Austin News, KNVA The CW Austin and KBVO My Austin TV today announced the launch of http://www.nowaustin.com, a new local web site designed for “Austinites” who want the latest information, news and reviews on music, theater, dining, nightlife and outdoor events occurring throughout the city, all on one easy-to-use, interactive web site.
NowAUSTIN.com will deliver more up-to-date local entertainment and lifestyle information than any other web site in central Texas. Utilizing a “rich content partner approach”, NowAUSTIN.com combines exclusive content from the best local businesses in Austin, covers music, festivals and the arts from all angles, reports on fashion, health and exercise, and lifestyle trends, as well as provides important local news and weather from KXAN-TV.
“Austin is a city rich with first-class music, arts, food, and outdoor activities,” said Eric Lassberg, President and General Manager, KXAN-TV, KNVA-TV and KBVO-TV. “We are excited to partner with local businesses and content providers to offer residents the first of its kind resource that showcases the best that our city has to offer.”
A key partner, do512.com, offers up-to-the minute access to information about events, artists, music, local specials, festivals and nightlife.
“We are excited about our partnership with NowAUSTIN.com, because it provides an opportunity for Do512’s event listings to reach a broad new audience,” said Jimmy Stewart, Do512. “ KXAN Austin News, and its sister stations, have done a great job building strategic partnerships with some of the city’s best web sites and blogs, and we believe this site has the potential to become the ultimate lifestyle/entertainment-guide for Austin.”
Content partners who are working with NowAUSTIN.com to provide an extensive variety of Austin information include:
- Greater Austin Creative Alliance(NowPlayingAustin.com)
- Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
- Rogue Ventures
- Austin Eavesdropper
- Edible Austin
- Holland Racing
- Party Ends