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People looking for adventure and working from home see Austin as a top destination, according to a new report.

Hopping from location to location with laptop in hand, "digital nomads" or those working from an unfamiliar home for a short amount of time, are making Austin a top destination to set their sights on.


In a new report by Zillow, Austin ranks No. 2 for top U.S. destinations for digital nomads—a popular trend to follow after a year of working from home due to the pandemic. Contributing to its ranking, Austin's page views for rental listings are the second highest of the metros studied, according to the report.

The study states Austin's live music, arts and culture are what make it a hot spot for remote workers. It ranked highest—even above top ranked Jacksonville, Florida—in amenities sought after by digital nomads. Also boosting it to No.2 status was cost and quality of furniture rentals and coworking spaces.

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More people left Los Angeles than moved to the city in 2020, a pattern that can be seen in many California cities. (City of Los Angeles/Twitter)

A week after Texas added two congressional seats and California lost one, state officials reported a population decline in 2020 for the first time in the Golden State's history.

California fell by over 182,000 people from January 2020 to January 2021, dropping almost 0.5% to cap out at around 39.5 million people. It is still the nation's most populous state.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz of hibiscus-infused Tito's Handmade Vodka
  • 2 oz sparkling water
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1 tsp allspice dram
Directions: Add infused Tito's Handmade Vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass over fresh ice. Top with sparkling water, and garnish with a lime slice. Enjoy!

Several breweries in Austin host Austin FC watch parties in coordination with its biggest fan clubs. (Austin Anthem/Twitter)

The sun is out, and thousands of Austin FC fans will be as well as Austin FC goes to Kansas to play Sporting Kansas City at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

There's plenty of pub partners to choose from, but here's a few watch parties to help you get in on the action.

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