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During the thick of South by Southwest, patrons of Austin’s hip Better Half Coffee and Cocktails shop likely noticed something odd while sipping their espressos and craft cocktails last Monday: The upper window of a plywood house behind the restaurant shattering while cameras zoomed in on the scene.

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