Diners open 24 hours, shops boasting eclectic furniture, clothing, vinyl, books and the occasional pedal-powered beer pub bike crawl cruising by invite you to stop, shop and roll in Austin's West Sixth Street area.

Outdoor Voices storefront with bike
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OUTDOOR VOICES: The Austin-based recreation apparel shop is the place to hit for moon juice tonics and activewear. Follow OV on social media for yoga classes on the adjacent lawn courtyard and joggers club activities.

MUSIC SCENE: Big draws range from live patio acts at the Tiniest Bar in Texas to tunes paired with fare at the speakeasy-tyle listening room at restaurant Winflo Osteria.

WHOLE FOODS MARKET: The flagship location of the eco-conscious grocery concept spans 10,000-square feet and offers local tastings and education on food and wine, as well as a skating rink on the roof during the winter.

Books on table at BookPeople
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BOOKPEOPLE: Signings and readings from revered authors, yoga and story time for kids and an in-house coffee bar make this two-story stories mecca a don’t-miss for literary lovers.

PARLOR & YARD: Dedicated to heroes in sports, grab a seat inside that’s shaped like a leather baseball glove or challenge your group with outdoor games like cornhole and ping pong.

BOILER NINE BAR + GRILL AT SEAHOLM: Ever had dinner in a refurbished power plant? Give it a go in the four-story restaurant that boasts a rooftop observation deck and subterranean lounge.

Hut's Hamburgers
Hut's Hamburgers. Courtesy of Matthew Fuller.

HUT’S HAMBURGERS AND FRANK & ANGIE’S: The long-standing duo never goes out of style thanks to juicy burgers - go on a Wednesday for a 2 for 1 deal - and piping hot Sicilian-style pies served up since 1994.

RUSSELL COLLECTION FINE ART: This fine art gallery in the historic Clarksville neighborhood houses exquisite pieces by world renowned artists ranging from Pissarro to Picasso.

WU CHOW: Dim sum service in a sleek setting makes this a must for authentic Chinese fare.

Man shopping at Waterloo Records
Waterloo Records. Credit Andy Mahr.

WATERLOO RECORDS: Shop new era vinyl as well as vintage, and catch an occasional live daytime tune from local performing artists.

KATIE KIME: Shop aspirational lifestyle goods for decor and closet at this highly styled boutique.

FRESA’S: Step right up or drive right through for wood-grilled chicken, tacos, dips, chips and refreshing aguas frescas.

Brunch spread at Waltons Fancy and Staple.
Courtesy of Walton's Fancy & Staple.

Take It From a Local: Austin food and travel blogger, Jane Ko, creator of A Taste of Koko (@atasteofkoko), which features the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways, gave us her top three Instagram-worthy spots for dining in the district:
Walton’s Fancy & Staple
True Food Kitchen
24 Diner