2ND Street District – Where Texas Warmth Meets Austin Cool. You can find just about everything your heart desires down here. More than 50 (mostly locally owned) specialty shops, services, entertainment venues and dining destinations comprise the 2ND Street District, so whether you’re in the mood to sit outside with the perfect margarita, enjoy a leisurely dinner before catching a show, or ready to put on your shopping shoes and spruce up your wardrobe or your digs, we’ve gotcha covered.
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