22 episodes

One of the fastest growing cities in the US, Austin, Texas is home to over a million unique and brilliant people with fascinating stories to tell. With her friendly conversational style, host and Austinite Adrienne Huebner gives listeners a glimpse into the lives of the inspired minds that make Austin the special city it is. From entrepreneurs to activists, journalists to politicians, educators to artists, and everything in between…This is Austin.

This is Austin Adrienne Huebner

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 38 Ratings

One of the fastest growing cities in the US, Austin, Texas is home to over a million unique and brilliant people with fascinating stories to tell. With her friendly conversational style, host and Austinite Adrienne Huebner gives listeners a glimpse into the lives of the inspired minds that make Austin the special city it is. From entrepreneurs to activists, journalists to politicians, educators to artists, and everything in between…This is Austin.

    Monique Karabach, Austin Personal Chef & Food Blogger

    Monique Karabach, Austin Personal Chef & Food Blogger

    Monique Karabach is a successful food blogger (at ATX Eats & Treats) and personal chef whose background as a first generation American with an autoimmune diagnosis has informed her love of food, both healthy and indulgent, varied and delicious. At ATX Eats & Treats, Monique shares her original recipes, reviews of restaurants around Austin, as well as posts about travel and wellness. 
     
    We talked about Monique’s childhood in the Dallas area, how she began her career as a food blogger and personal chef, and her favorite spots in Austin to find delicious gluten free food. 
     
    This episode is sponsored by Getaway. Save $15 off an escape to nature with code THISISAUSTIN15 at www.getaway.house.
     
     
    AUSTIN PLACES
    Sway
    Flower Child
    The Kebab Shop  
    Kerbey Lane
     
    (All of these restaurants are currently offering take out and delivery during the COVID-19 Shutdown.) 
     
     
    Guest, Monique Karabach
    Facebook: @atxeatsandtreats
    Instagram: @atxeatsandtreats
    Web:   atxeatsandtreats.com
     
    Host, Adrienne Huebner
    Facebook: @thisisaustinpodcast
    Instagram: @thisisaustinpodcast & @adrienneinaustin
    Twitter: @adrienne
    Email: thisisaustinpodcast@gmail.com 
    Web: www.thisisaustinpodcast.com
     
    Producer, Myrriah Gossett
    Instagram: @myrriahgossett
    Twitter: @myrriahgossett
    Web: https://www.myrriahgossett.com/
     
     
     
     
    HOW TO RATE & REVIEW A PODCAST ON APPLE PODCASTS
    On an iPhone:
    Open the Podcasts app. Tap on the “Search” icon at the bottom. Type “This is Austin” in the search bar. Tap on the “This is Austin” logo. Scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section. Tap on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Tap on “Write a Review.” Type your review (it can be short and sweet!) and tap on “Send.” You’re done. Thank you so much! From a computer:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-austin/id1439033174?ls=1 Click on “Listen on Apple Podcasts” (if prompted, click on “Open iTunes”) Click on the “Ratings & Reviews” tab. Click on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Click on “Write a Review.” Type your review and click on “Submit.” You’re done. Thank you so much!

    • 41 min
    BONUS: The Coronavirus Impact on Austin Musicians & Business Owners

    BONUS: The Coronavirus Impact on Austin Musicians & Business Owners

    This is Austin alumni discuss how the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation has impacted their lives and livelihoods, and what you can do to support them and others in our community. 
    Featured Guests: 

    Jackie Venson, Musician
    Facebook: @jackievenson
    Instagram: @jackievenson
    Twitter: @jackievenson
    Web: jackievenson.com

    Peter Keller, FRINGE Sport
    Facebook: @Fringesport
    Instagram: @fringesport 
    Twitter: @fringesport
    Web: fringesport.com

    Guy Forsyth & Jeska Bailey, Musicians
    Facebook: @guyforsythband
    Instagram: @guyforsythband & @jeska_bailey_forsyth
    Web: guyforsyth.com

    Graham Wilkinson, Musician
    Facebook: @GrahamWilkinsonMusicFanPage
    Instagram: @grahamwilkinsonmusic
    Twitter: @gwilkinsonmusic
    Web: grahamwilkinsonmusic.com
    YouTube: @undergroundgraham

    Vanessa Rutkowski, Tigerlily Wellness & Acupuncture
    Facebook: @tigerlilywellnessacu
    Web:   tigerlilyacupuncture.com

    Kristin Finan, Carrying Hope
    Facebook: @carryinghopeaustin
    Instagram: @carryinghope
    Twitter: @carryinghopeatx
    Web: carryinghope.com

    Barb Steinberg, Teen Life Coach & Parent Coach
    Facebook: @barbsteinbergLMSW
    Instagram: @barb.steinberg.parenting.girls
    Web: barbsteinberg.com
    YouTube: @BarbSteinbergLMSW

    Gina Chavez, Musician
    Facebook: @ginachavezmusic
    Instagram: @ginachavez
    Twitter: @ginachavez
    Web: ginachavez.com

    Host, Adrienne Huebner
    Email: thisisaustinpodcast@gmail.com
    Facebook: @thisisaustinpodcast
    Instagram: @thisisaustinpodcast & @adrienneinaustin
    Twitter: @adrienne
    Web: www.thisisaustinpodcast.com 

    • 25 min
    Vanessa Rutkowski, Acupuncturist

    Vanessa Rutkowski, Acupuncturist

    Vanessa Rutkowski is a licensed acupuncturist and applied clinical nutritionist who has been practicing in Austin for about 18 years alongside her husband, Douglas Rutkowski. Together, they own Tigerlily Wellness and Acupuncture off S. Lamar. 

    We spent most of our time talking about various modalities of Chinese and alternative medicine including acupuncture, cupping, and muscle testing. Whether you’re an acupuncture devotee like myself or a total skeptic, I think you’ll find something interesting in this conversation. 

    **Note that this episode was recorded in mid-February 2020, before Covid-19 became an immediate concern for most of us in the United States. We discuss general advice for wellness during cold and flu season, but this advice does not necessarily prevent or treat Covid-19. The content in this episode is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.** 
     
    This episode is sponsored by Getaway. Save $15 off an escape to nature with code THISISAUSTIN15 at www.getaway.house.
     
     
    AUSTIN PLACES
    Barton Creek Greenbelt 
    Zilker Park 
    Picnik
    True Food Kitchen 
     
    Guest, Vanessa Rutkowski
    Facebook: @tigerlilywellnessacu
    Web:   https://tigerlilyacupuncture.com/
     
    Host, Adrienne Huebner
    Facebook: @thisisaustinpodcast
    Instagram: @thisisaustinpodcast & @adrienneinaustin
    Twitter: @adrienne
    Email: thisisaustinpodcast@gmail.com 
    Web: www.thisisaustinpodcast.com
     
    Producer, Myrriah Gossett
    Instagram: @myrriahgossett
    Twitter: @myrriahgossett
    Web: https://www.myrriahgossett.com/
     
     
     
     
    HOW TO RATE & REVIEW A PODCAST ON APPLE PODCASTS
    On an iPhone:
    Open the Podcasts app. Tap on the “Search” icon at the bottom. Type “This is Austin” in the search bar. Tap on the “This is Austin” logo. Scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section. Tap on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Tap on “Write a Review.” Type your review (it can be short and sweet!) and tap on “Send.” You’re done. Thank you so much! From a computer:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-austin/id1439033174?ls=1 Click on “Listen on Apple Podcasts” (if prompted, click on “Open iTunes”) Click on the “Ratings & Reviews” tab. Click on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Click on “Write a Review.” Type your review and click on “Submit.” You’re done. Thank you so much!  

    • 44 min
    Julie Oliver, Candidate for US House of Representatives, Texas District 25

    Julie Oliver, Candidate for US House of Representatives, Texas District 25

    Julie Oliver is a Democrat Running for US House of Representatives in Texas District 25, which stretches all the way from Austin up to Burleson south of Fort Worth. It’s a heavily gerrymandered district that has not seen a Democrat in office since redistricting in 2012. Julie has a compelling personal story and professional background in healthcare finance, both of which inform her platform and her passions. I walked away from our conversation feeling inspired and optimistic and I hope you will too. 
     
    This episode is sponsored by Getaway. Save $15 off an escape to nature with code THISISAUSTIN15 at www.getaway.house.
     
     
    AUSTIN PLACES
    Alamo Drafthouse 
    June’s All Day 
    Bufalina 
    Fresa’s 
    Wanderlust Yoga
    Mohawk
     
    Guest, Julie Oliver
    Instagram:  @julieolivertx
    Facebook:  @JulieForTexas
    Twitter:  @julieolivertx
    Web:   julieoliver.org
     
    Host, Adrienne Huebner
    Facebook: @thisisaustinpodcast
    Instagram: @thisisaustinpodcast & @adrienneinaustin
    Twitter: @adrienne
    Email: thisisaustinpodcast@gmail.com 
    Web: www.thisisaustinpodcast.com
     
    Producer, Myrriah Gossett
    Instagram: @myrriahgossett
    Twitter: @myrriahgossett
    Web: https://www.myrriahgossett.com/
     
     
     
     
    HOW TO RATE & REVIEW A PODCAST ON APPLE PODCASTS
    On an iPhone:
    Open the Podcasts app. Tap on the “Search” icon at the bottom. Type “This is Austin” in the search bar. Tap on the “This is Austin” logo. Scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section. Tap on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Tap on “Write a Review.” Type your review (it can be short and sweet!) and tap on “Send.” You’re done. Thank you so much! From a computer:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-austin/id1439033174?ls=1 Click on “Listen on Apple Podcasts” (if prompted, click on “Open iTunes”) Click on the “Ratings & Reviews” tab. Click on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Click on “Write a Review.” Type your review and click on “Submit.” You’re done. Thank you so much!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Graham Wilkinson, Austin Singer Songwriter

    Graham Wilkinson, Austin Singer Songwriter

    Graham Wilkinson is a soulful singer songwriter and guitar player whose music crosses genres from rock & roll, folk, and country to hip hop, ska, and reggae. He’s played all over the world and collaborated with artists like Hayes Carll, Alejandro Escovedo, and Adrian Quesada. Above all, Graham is a family man and a story teller. We talked about the grief he has experienced since losing his older brother, Aaron, the healing power of laughter, and what it looks like to be a working musician in Austin in 2020.
    This episode is sponsored by Marathon Kids. 
     
    AUSTIN PLACES
    Barton Springs
    Deep Eddy (pool)
    Uchi
    Botticellis
    G&S Lounge
    Polvo’s
     
    AUSTIN MUSICIANS
    Drew Smith
    Gary Clark Jr. 
    Black Pumas
     
    Guest, Graham Wilkinson
    Instagram: @grahamwilkinsonmusic
    Facebook:  @GrahamWilkinsonMusicFanPage
    Twitter: @gwilkinsonmusic
    Web:  https://www.grahamwilkinsonmusic.com/
     
    Host, Adrienne Huebner
    Facebook: @thisisaustinpodcast
    Instagram: @thisisaustinpodcast & @adrienneinaustin
    Twitter: @adrienne
    Email: thisisaustinpodcast@gmail.com 
    Web: www.thisisaustinpodcast.com
     
    Producer, Myrriah Gossett
    Instagram: @myrriahgossett
    Twitter: @myrriahgossett
    Web: https://www.myrriahgossett.com/
     
    HOW TO RATE & REVIEW A PODCAST ON APPLE PODCASTS
    On an iPhone:
    Open the Podcasts app. Tap on the “Search” icon at the bottom. Type “This is Austin” in the search bar. Tap on the “This is Austin” logo. Scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section. Tap on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Tap on “Write a Review.” Type your review (it can be short and sweet!) and tap on “Send.” You’re done. Thank you so much! From a computer:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-austin/id1439033174?ls=1 Click on “Listen on Apple Podcasts” (if prompted, click on “Open iTunes”) Click on the “Ratings & Reviews” tab. Click on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Click on “Write a Review.” Type your review and click on “Submit.” You’re done. Thank you so much!

    • 54 min
    Barb Steinberg, LMSW, Teen Girl Expert & Parent Coach

    Barb Steinberg, LMSW, Teen Girl Expert & Parent Coach

    Barb Steinberg is a tween and teen girl expert, parent coach, teen life coach and speaker on parenting girls. She is also a licensed, masters-level social worker and a certified Teen Life Coach with over 30 years of experience working with teens. Barb shares a huge amount of free parenting advice on her YouTube channel and Facebook page and although it is geared towards parents of teen girls, much of it is applicable to parents or caregivers of kids of all ages and any gender. Tune in to learn more about Barb as well as her area of expertise: teens and the issues that face them today like anxiety, friendship troubles, social media, independence and communication. 
     
    AUSTIN PLACES
    Launderette
    Jacoby’s
    Loro
    Matt’s El Rancho
    Maudie’s
    Barton Creek Greenbelt
     
    Guest, Barb Steinberg
    Instagram: @barb.steinberg.parenting.girls
    Facebook: @barbsteinbergLMSW
    Web: https://www.barbsteinberg.com
     
    Host, Adrienne Huebner
    Facebook: @thisisaustinpodcast
    Instagram: @thisisaustinpodcast & @adrienneinaustin
    Twitter: @adrienne
    Email: thisisaustinpodcast@gmail.com 
    Web: www.thisisaustinpodcast.com
     
    Producer, Myrriah Gossett
    Instagram: @myrriahgossett
    Twitter: @myrriahgossett
    Web: https://www.myrriahgossett.com/
     
    HOW TO RATE & REVIEW A PODCAST ON APPLE PODCASTS
    On an iPhone:
    Open the Podcasts app. Tap on the “Search” icon at the bottom. Type “This is Austin” in the search bar. Tap on the “This is Austin” logo. Scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section. Tap on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Tap on “Write a Review.” Type your review (it can be short and sweet!) and tap on “Send.” You’re done. Thank you so much! From a computer:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-austin/id1439033174?ls=1 Click on “Listen on Apple Podcasts” (if prompted, click on “Open iTunes”) Click on the “Ratings & Reviews” tab. Click on a star (preferably the 5th star) to rate. Click on “Write a Review.” Type your review and click on “Submit.” You’re done. Thank you so much!

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

txbevo03 ,

Always interesting

I enjoy listening to this podcast!

MustangAtty ,

Such fun!

What a great start! It was like listening in on a convo with friends. Kristen Fanin is a super lady and has set the bar high for future guests. I’m looking forward to more episodes!

Update: strong season two!!

mfulton99 ,

Great podcast

“This is Austin “ is always interesting, I enjoy listening every time!

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