We have so many fun events you will not want to miss this month. We are kicking off with a Seven Year Birthday Celebration TONIGHT! Come by after 8pm to toast to our seven year anniversary and cheers some of the original joining members. Have some complimentary cake while enjoying your Member-Owner discounts.
The first week [...]
[ May 5, 2013; 6:30 PM; ] What an amazing place Austin is, but there’s nothing more amazing than its many inspiring and exciting cooperatives! For the last two years, College Houses Cooperatives has sponsored the production of a documentary on how our cooperative community became such a strong model for cooperatives everywhere. This film, called “Many Hands: Building a Cooperative Future” [...]
A week from today, we’re sending out our annual member-owner survey. Meeting the needs of our growing and changing community is at the core of our cooperative philosophy, and we need your help in order to nurture a passionate, engaged community. By sharing your experiences & priorities, the Workers’ Assembly and Board of Directors can [...]
View some helpful videos from our Kitchen Team members, Johnny Livesay and Charlie Wilson. Props to the Stronger Together site for hosting this information and our neighbor, Arts+Labor for their skill in film and production.
Choosing Steak with Johnny Livesay
How to Cook a Great Steak with Johnny Livesay
Pan Sauces with Johnny Livesay
Red Wine Pan Sauces with Johnny Livesay
Simple Pasta Salad with Charlie [...]
[ April 2, 2013; 8:00 PM to 11:59 PM. ] Today marks the seven year anniversary of our incorporation day! We want to celebrate the first charter members who share their co-op birthdays with BSC tonight. Join us for birthday shenanigans and free cake for all from 8pm on. Come play!
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We are happy to announce the start of a new all day happy hour for you to help you kick off your week.
Every Monday we will offer happy hour with beer drink specials $12 rational pitchers from open ’til close. The kitchen will also prepare shareable family-style specials for you to enjoy with your friends. We hope [...]
WHAT DO YOU DO AT BLACK STAR? I brew the beer and fix the sinks.
WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I was born in the 614, but spent most of my developing years in the 205, where I was voice coach for Ruben Studdard.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE STYLE OF BEER? I love hops and sourness! You rarely see those two things [...]
A few months ago Ben, from Pure Luck Farm & Dairy, delivered our regular order and announced it would be our last delivery until spring because kidding season was here. Now, I am a huge fan of baby animals. And being such, I am able to recognize a potential baby animal situation at break neck [...]
Recently, the Board Outreach Committee met to discuss planning our Spring Member-Owner Happy Hour Extravaganza. One of the most important jobs of the Board of Directors is engaging the members who we serve. It can be really difficult to reach out to over three thousand people as a unified assembly, but it is really important [...]
Our Spring Irrational beer embodies all that is springy. Rover is golden Belgian ale made with LOTS of Goodflow Honey Co’s local wildflower honey. How much is “lots?” It’s easy just to put a weight measurement to the amount…but it’s far more interesting to spend a day in the life of the little worker bees [...]