Austin FC has partnered with a parking company called Pavemint to manage not only prepaid parking in McKalla Place’s own (small) lots, but also third-party parking areas in the vicinity. Perhaps we’ll see some of the many businesses around the stadium open up their parking lots through Pavemint – looking … Read the rest “Getting to McKalla via the Pavemint Shuttle”
Part two in an ongoing series exploring the options for getting to McKalla Place for games. Previously: Getting to McKalla via the 383
The next option to look at is CapMetro’s commuter rail service, namely the Red Line. This route stretches from Downtown to Leander, and happens to go right by the stadium. Someday there will be a station right at the stadium, but they don’t expect to break ground on that until the end of 2021. In … Read the rest “Getting to McKalla via the Red Line”
Thanks to Twitter user “Beerwords” (@anavenueblog), we know the starting lineup of beers on tap at McKalla Place for the first home game. First the snapshot of the Scrabble-style signboard, and below, the transcribed list.
This looks to be the opening beer board for @AustinFC's supporter-accessible 20-tap Beer Hall. A few local heroes make the starting lineup: @circlebrew, @PinthouseBeer, @thirsty_planet, @4thtap, @Eastciders. 🤝🏼 pic.twitter.com/y82TwD5CtU
— Beerwords (@anavenueblog) May 25, 2021
We know there’s no big parking garage at McKalla Place. There are plenty of them around the Domain, but until we hear they’re offering gameday parking, it looks like we’ll need to be more imaginative about getting to the game than simply driving there in our cars. This post is part of an ongoing series exploring some of the options. See also: Getting to McKalla via the Red Line
Los Verdes, the newest independent supporters group for Austin FC, began selling memberships today after revealing the group’s logo earlier this week. Paid annual memberships are priced at $27, in recognition of Austin FC’s status as the 27th franchise in Major League Soccer and can be purchased at www.losverdesatx.org. The 2020 membership kit includes an exclusive scarf, bandana and stickers, along with the opportunity to vote on membership items and in elections. T-shirts and other items are also available … Read the rest “Los Verdes Launches Annual Memberships”
Los Verdes, the new supporters’ group on the block, comes out strong with some nice-looking merch and memberships.
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Black Pumas and Austin FC have teamed up to support Austin’s independent venues and record stores that have had to close their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19. We are pleased to offer this special-edition collaborative t-shirt, on sale now for a limited time. Proceeds from each purchase benefit the Black Pumas’ “Know You Better” initiative, which is devoted to preserving these Austin institutions through these difficult times until it is safe to open their doors once again.
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The NWSL will be the first American professional sports league to return when they begin competitive matches at the end of June.
A new Austin FC supporters group has been launched: Los Verdes.
From conversation on the Austin FC subreddit, it sounds like the new group was formed by former Anthem members who wanted a different approach.
There was always a desire to keep Anthem as the sole banner of supporters for Austin FC, but a number of Anthem leaders split off and have decided to create their own thing with a different model. [“TexanStig”]
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Anthem has had a