Katey Psencik

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Katey Psencik is an online content producer for the Austin American-Statesman. Follow her on Twitter @psencikk.

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Driving through Austin: 22 things to do along Manor Road
 East Austin has always been a hotbed of culture, and Manor Road is no different. If you find yourself on our near the up-and-coming Austin street, here are 22 things to do, see, eat and drink in the area, starting closest to Interstate 35 and working east. El Chile Cafe y Cantina -- 1809 Manor Road This laid-back Mexican restaurant...

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East Austin has always been a hotbed of culture, and Manor Road is no different. If you find yourself on our near the up-and-coming Austin street, here are 22 things to do, see, eat and drink in the area, starting closest to Interstate 35 and working east. El Chile Cafe y Cantina -- 1809 Manor Road This laid-back Mexican restaurant...
These are the best date spots in Austin, according to OKCupid
 Wondering where to take your new boo or old flame? Dating site OKCupid teamed up with Yelp and asked users to weigh in on the hottest Austin spots for your next romantic rendezvous. The best cheap date option (hey, no judgement here) was Torchy’s Tacos, and the most photo-friendly spot was Jo’s Coffee (although you may want to...

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Wondering where to take your new boo or old flame? Dating site OKCupid teamed up with Yelp and asked users to weigh in on the hottest Austin spots for your next romantic rendezvous. The best cheap date option (hey, no judgement here) was Torchy’s Tacos, and the most photo-friendly spot was Jo’s Coffee (although you may want to...
Officials found a python, a goat and a 100-pound tortoise roaming around San Antonio this week
 Think your job is weird? It’s not as weird as what the folks working at San Antonio’s Animal Care Services have dealt with lately. Just this week, they’ve picked up a tortoise, a goat and a python on city streets, according to the San Antonio Express-News. And no, that’s not the beginning of some bad “....

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Think your job is weird? It’s not as weird as what the folks working at San Antonio’s Animal Care Services have dealt with lately. Just this week, they’ve picked up a tortoise, a goat and a python on city streets, according to the San Antonio Express-News. And no, that’s not the beginning of some bad “....
WATCH: Speedy turtle evades arrest in Williamson County
 Slow and steady wins the race, right? Not for one turtle hanging out in the middle of a road in Williamson County earlier this week. On Monday, Sheriff Robert Chody tweeted a video of him helping a turtle cross the road -- but the turtle wants no part of it. Once Chody gets close to him, the little shelled fellow takes off at full speed....

Posted: 5 days ago

Slow and steady wins the race, right? Not for one turtle hanging out in the middle of a road in Williamson County earlier this week. On Monday, Sheriff Robert Chody tweeted a video of him helping a turtle cross the road -- but the turtle wants no part of it. Once Chody gets close to him, the little shelled fellow takes off at full speed....
SUMMER READING: Here are the books you recommended this summer
 We recently hosted a book giveaway after sharing our summer reading picks, asking our readers to send us their summer book recommendations in order to enter. We got so many great emailed entries (with 10 randomly chosen winners), we had to share them all! Check out what Austin360 and Statesman staffers said they’re looking forward to...

Posted: 5 days ago

We recently hosted a book giveaway after sharing our summer reading picks, asking our readers to send us their summer book recommendations in order to enter. We got so many great emailed entries (with 10 randomly chosen winners), we had to share them all! Check out what Austin360 and Statesman staffers said they’re looking forward to...
WATCH: These 7 guys competed in a real-life version of Mario Kart on Austin streets
 Driving in Austin can sometimes feel like you’re playing a real-life game of Mario Kart. These seven men took it to the next level, donning Mario Kart-themed costumes and riding motorized skateboards through the streets of Austin. According to a video posted by YouTube user Patrick Lyons in April (and later shared by Inside Edition)...

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Driving in Austin can sometimes feel like you’re playing a real-life game of Mario Kart. These seven men took it to the next level, donning Mario Kart-themed costumes and riding motorized skateboards through the streets of Austin. According to a video posted by YouTube user Patrick Lyons in April (and later shared by Inside Edition)...
Driving through Austin: 13 places to check out along East MLK 
 Ever found yourself in an area of Austin you’re unfamiliar with, thinking, “There’s gotta be something fun to do around here...” ?  Well, if that area is East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (we’re talking east of Interstate 35, until MLK hits Ed Bluestein), you’re in luck. Here are 13 things to do...

Posted: 6 days ago

Ever found yourself in an area of Austin you’re unfamiliar with, thinking, “There’s gotta be something fun to do around here...” ?  Well, if that area is East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (we’re talking east of Interstate 35, until MLK hits Ed Bluestein), you’re in luck. Here are 13 things to do...
This colorful, ‘krazy’ Blue Bell flavor is coming back to stores
 If you love sweet, colorful ice cream, you’re in luck. Blue Bell announced Tuesday its Krazy Kookie Dough ice cream is coming back to stores. The creamery described the flavor as “cake batter ice cream loaded with sugar cookie dough pieces in bright shades of green, blue and pink.” The ice cream is available in pints...

Posted: 6 days ago

If you love sweet, colorful ice cream, you’re in luck. Blue Bell announced Tuesday its Krazy Kookie Dough ice cream is coming back to stores. The creamery described the flavor as “cake batter ice cream loaded with sugar cookie dough pieces in bright shades of green, blue and pink.” The ice cream is available in pints...