This sand volleyball spot off Barton Springs is an ideal place to hang with your friends on a sunny day. Volleyball is the focus here, but if your last attempt at organized sports ended in double iced knees, there’s plenty of food, alcohol, and chairs to sit in while you watch other people throw balls over a net - especially since the games are usually fairly competitive and fun to watch.
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Le Politique in Downtown Austin is a place to see, be seen, and eat some great French food.
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Crown & Anchor Pub
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Towers of beer, sweet and savory funnel cakes, and a big bar. What more do you want?
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