Where to go and what to see is something on-the-go Texans are always seeking. Join our inveterate cool hunter Jake Gaines as he recommends some of the best choices around.


GLCO glasses are a favorite of the fashion and music worlds, and has opened a new store on South Congress in Austin. The store’s focal point is the lighting system, incorporated into the design as homage to the rich art-centric culture of Austin–inspired by the work of artist James Turell. Prices vary. At GarrettLeight.com.


When it opened in the early 80s, the Crescent Club at the Hotel Crescent Court was the place to be. It is again, as the members-only 17th-floor space renovation embraces the existing club’s traditional French craftmanship while bringing an all-new character to the dining areas, its conference rooms, and iconic bar. At CrescentCourt.com.


Need a new headshot for a social media profile? Or, might you want a family portrait just for the heck of it? Why not get a high-quality photo in a 30-minute session that you can book online. The nation-wide service by Shoott is now available in Austin. At Shoott.com.


Whether strolling the beach or indulging in a day of shopping, enjoy the 20-plus hours of Bluetooth® playtime, and the smallest fit ever of these cool wireless JLab Audio headphones. Available in colors, enjoy the dual connect, touch sensors, and auto on and connect out of the case to keep you on the go in style.
$PRICE TK. At JLabAudio.com.



As the newest addition to Austria’s federal museum landscape, Albertina Modern, the second exhibiting venue of the Albertina Museum in Vienna, will open with the exhibition The Beginning. Art in Vienna, 1945 to 1980, which will be the first-ever complete overview of an era of Austrian art that encompasses those three important decades following 1945. At Albertina.au.


The new West University locale of ThriVe Drip Spa is the premier luxury lifestyle spa destination in Greater Houston. It’s the place to be for space-age renewal treatments like I.V. therapy, Cryotherapy, B-12 and lipo shots, and EmSculpt. Plus, the Houston Texans, and Rockets players, as well as wellness buffs, often visit the spa. At ThriVeDripSpa.com.