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Greg AckermanThe Live Music Fan:
Greg Ackerman was born and raised in Orange County, California, and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has written for several publications including Microsoft, Virgin-Atlantic Airways, New Music Express, Austin CVB, and Examiner.com. Greg has lived in Austin more than 15 years. Visit Greg’s blog and follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook


Jane KoThe Foodie:
Jane is the Editor of Austin’s top food blog, A Taste of Koko, covering the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. She strives to inspire your inner foodie by guiding you to the most delicious finds in the city through mouth-watering food photography. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for her daily finds.



Heidi GollubThe Mom:
Heidi Gollub is Editor in Chief of the award-winning website FreeFuninAustin.com.  When not running around town on adventures with her five children, she can be found sharing her love of Austin through the True Austin program and the local morning news.  Follow Heidi on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



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