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Woman with Down syndrome finishes third straight Austin Half-Marathon - Purpose 2 Play

Woman with Down syndrome finishes third straight Austin Half-Marathon  Purpose 2 Play

Kayleigh Williamson, a woman with Down syndrome, finished her third Austin half-marathon. Better yet, she shaved 28 minutes off her time from last year.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 10:04 pm


Boys hockey | Dodge County 2, Austin 1 | Hockey - PostBulletin.com

Boys hockey | Dodge County 2, Austin 1 | Hockey  PostBulletin.com

AREA GAME. Dodge County 2, Austin 1. AUSTIN — Cole Kundert made 32 saves and Dodge County ended its regular season with a 2-1 win against Austin at ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 9:49 pm


Heather Lieberg is Austin Marathon women's champion - KXAN.com

Heather Lieberg is Austin Marathon women's champion  KXAN.com

Heather Lieberg battled a pulled hamstring over the final two miles, but kept the rest of the competition at bay for the Austin Marathon women's title.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:40 pm


Man arrested after robbery on north Austin game room, police say - KXAN.com

Man arrested after robbery on north Austin game room, police say  KXAN.com

A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly robbing and assaulting several victims at a game room in north Austin, according to the Austin Police Department.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 7:45 pm


Whelan, Lieberg take Austin marathon crowns - Austin American-Statesman

Whelan, Lieberg take Austin marathon crowns  Austin American-Statesman

Joey Whelan and Heather Lieberg were the fastest runners Sunday morning, taking the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon crowns.Whelan, last year's men's ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 4:25 pm


Vehicle Hits Bicyclist in Downtown Austin - Spectrum News

Vehicle Hits Bicyclist in Downtown Austin  Spectrum News

AUSTIN, Texas — A bicyclist is recovering after being hit in Downtown Austin early Sunday morning. Near Lavaca Street and West 6th Street; Man in his 20s hurt.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:51 pm


Two men injured after 'experimental' aircraft crashes Friday north of Austin - mySA

Two men injured after 'experimental' aircraft crashes Friday north of Austin  mySA

Two men are recovering and federal officials investigating following a non-fatal plane crash just north of Austin Friday afternoon, according to Horseshoe Bay ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:11 pm


FORECAST: More seasonable high of 60 expected Saturday in Austin - Brownwood Bulletin

FORECAST: More seasonable high of 60 expected Saturday in Austin  Brownwood Bulletin

After an unexpectedly warm Friday in Austin, temperatures will return on Saturday to a more seasonable high of 60 degrees under partly sunny skies, the ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 5:59 am


Man seriously injured after being hit by a car in northeast Austin - KXAN.com

Man seriously injured after being hit by a car in northeast Austin  KXAN.com

A man in his 50s is seriously injured after being hit by a car on Saturday night in northeast Austin.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 1:53 am


El Paso High knocks off Austin to earn spot in Class 5A boys basketball playoffs - El Paso Times

El Paso High knocks off Austin to earn spot in Class 5A boys basketball playoffs  El Paso Times

El Paso High and Austin faced off against on Saturday, playing for a spot in the Class 5A state basketball playoffs.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 11:57 pm


1929-2019: Gina Lalli, Austin advocate for Indian dance, has died - austin360

1929-2019: Gina Lalli, Austin advocate for Indian dance, has died  austin360

Gina Lalli, who advocated South Asian dance and other art forms in Austin for decades, died of complications from pneumonia Saturday morning at Dell Seton ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 11:35 pm


Community throws party after Austin pays to save historic black schoolhouse - Austin American-Statesman

Community throws party after Austin pays to save historic black schoolhouse  Austin American-Statesman

Myrtle Robinson started attending the Montopolis Negro School when she was 7 years old.Schools were still segregated in the 1940s, and she remembers ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 11:01 pm


Two arrested for murder of Texas State freshman - FOX 7 Austin

Two arrested for murder of Texas State freshman  FOX 7 Austin

Two men have been arrested and charged with the murder of 20-year-old Aaron "Jack" Jackson Peterman, a freshman at Texas State University. 23-year-old ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 8:56 pm


Chinese artist debuts his art in US, picks Austin because people are friendly - KVUE.com

Chinese artist debuts his art in US, picks Austin because people are friendly  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — Aihe Guo picked Austin to make his U.S. debut because he says people were nice here. Guo said strangers even said hi to him during his first ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 8:13 pm


Austin man pleads guilty to dealing meth - KIMT 3

Austin man pleads guilty to dealing meth  KIMT 3

AUSTIN, Minn. – A Mower County man is pleading guilty in two separate drug cases. Chanh Daeng Inboua, 41 of Austin, is accused of providing 15 grams of ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 8:04 pm


Boys' Basketball: Austin, Century downs Red Wing - Republican Eagle

Boys' Basketball: Austin, Century downs Red Wing  Republican Eagle

Zach Cota led the Wingers with a team-high 20 points and a team-high eight rebounds. Cota was also 5-for-5 from behind the arc. Red Wing fell to 2-19 overall ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 3:52 pm


Austin police retrieve cell phones stolen during ACL - KXAN.com

Austin police retrieve cell phones stolen during ACL  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — If your cell phone went missing during the ACL Fest, Austin Police might have it. A number of phones were stolen during weekend one, and ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 3:25 pm


Austin Transportation Department installs parking boxes for scooters - KXAN.com

Austin Transportation Department installs parking boxes for scooters  KXAN.com

The Austin Transportation Department is stepped up Friday to try and help with the city's scooter congestion problem.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 2:37 pm


Some Austin Homeless to be Moved Amid Environmental Issues - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Some Austin Homeless to be Moved Amid Environmental Issues  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Austin's Watershed Protection Department will begin clearing out homeless encampments located in environmentally sensitive areas and connecting individuals ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 2:30 pm


USPS investigates Austin postal worker accused of wrongdoing - KXAN.com

USPS investigates Austin postal worker accused of wrongdoing  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The United States Postal *Service* said it will investigate after one man complained a mail carrier overstepped her authority with his important ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 4:35 am


Austin artist helping homeless community with portrait sales - FOX 7 Austin

Austin artist helping homeless community with portrait sales  FOX 7 Austin

An Austin artist is using his gift to give back to those less fortunate. Wiley Ross paints portraits of people experiencing homelessness and splits the profits with ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 3:29 am


KXAN staff racing at the Austin Marathon - KXAN.com

KXAN staff racing at the Austin Marathon  KXAN.com

KXAN staff will be racing at the Austin Marathon this weekend.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 2:59 am


EXCLUSIVE: Austin's HR Director Joya Hayes speaks with FOX 7 Austin - FOX 7 Austin

EXCLUSIVE: Austin's HR Director Joya Hayes speaks with FOX 7 Austin  FOX 7 Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - "While I appreciate the process and I am respectful of the process, I think in this case there was misinformation provided that was ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 2:26 am


Austin Marathon to affect many city roads on Sunday - KXAN.com

Austin Marathon to affect many city roads on Sunday  KXAN.com

The Ascension Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K will begin at 7 a.m. Sunday at Congress and Second avenues, affecting many roads throughout the city.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 1:31 am


Texas AG 'looking into' Austin's $1 lease with Planned Parenthood - KEYE TV CBS Austin

Texas AG 'looking into' Austin's $1 lease with Planned Parenthood  KEYE TV CBS Austin

The Texas Attorney General's Office says they're "looking into" the lease between the City of Austin and Planned Parenthood. The Planned Parenthood clinic at ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 12:32 am


Austin-area woman not guilty in fiancés fatal shooting - Austin American-Statesman

Austin-area woman not guilty in fiancés fatal shooting  Austin American-Statesman

An Austin-area woman who said she was defending herself and her daughter when she fatally shot her fiancé two years ago got to go home after a Travis ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 12:29 am


H-E-B grocery stores to begin carrying Austin-made roasted cricket snacks - Dallas News

H-E-B grocery stores to begin carrying Austin-made roasted cricket snacks  Dallas News

Dallas News: your source for breaking news and analysis for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and around the world. Read it here, first.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:57 pm


Dead & Company Performs 'The Other One' In Austin: Pro-Shot Video - JamBase

Dead & Company Performs 'The Other One' In Austin: Pro-Shot Video  JamBase

Dead & Company released pro-shot video of the band's exploratory performance of "The Other One" in Austin, Texas, on December 2, 2017.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:39 pm


WINTER HEAT RECORD: Feb. 15 earliest ever for Austin temps to hit 91 degrees - Austin American-Statesman

WINTER HEAT RECORD: Feb. 15 earliest ever for Austin temps to hit 91 degrees  Austin American-Statesman

3:30 p.m. update: The temperature at Camp Mabry on Friday afternoon hit 91 degrees shortly before 3:30 p.m., making Feb. 15 the earliest day in the year that ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:25 pm


Facebook moderators complain over 'Big Brother' rules at Accenture facility in Austin - Business Insider

Facebook moderators complain over 'Big Brother' rules at Accenture facility in Austin  Business Insider

Some of Facebook's *content* moderators are in revolt over 'Big Brother'-style rules. In an open letter to Facebook employees, moderators from Austin, Texas ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 7:12 pm


Funds may help businesses move, expand near Austin Landing interchange - Dayton Daily News

Funds may help businesses move, expand near Austin Landing interchange  Dayton Daily News

Economic assistance program in works for tax district involving Miami Township, Miamisburg and Springboro.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 6:57 pm


Austin stabbing victims say attacks could be better tracked - KXAN.com

Austin stabbing victims say attacks could be better tracked  KXAN.com

Victims' loved ones and survivors say they hope to bring attention to what they believe is a troubling problem in the Austin area. In the process, KXAN revealed ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 6:19 pm


Austin’s Important Prix Fixe Restaurant Lenoir Adds A La Carte Menu - Eater Austin

Austin’s Important Prix Fixe Restaurant Lenoir Adds A La Carte Menu  Eater Austin

Lenoir, the essential Austin prix fixe restaurant with a focus on hot climate food, is switching things up by adding an a la carte menu. The 1807 South 1st Street ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 4:30 pm


Austin Rematch With Texas In Store For Cowboy Basketball - Oklahoma State Athletics

Austin Rematch With Texas In Store For Cowboy Basketball  Oklahoma State Athletics

... • Game Center Opponent: at Texas (14-11, 6-6 Big 12) Date / Tipoff: Feb. 16, 2019 / Noon CT Site: Frank Erwin Center (16,540) Tickets: texassports.com

Published on 15 February 2019 | 4:15 pm


Austin companys cricket-based snacks make jump to H-E-B - Austin American-Statesman

Austin companys cricket-based snacks make jump to H-E-B  Austin American-Statesman

If you don't eat bugs because you haven't been able to find them in convenient snack packs and whole-roasted in savory seasonings, your wait is over.Crickets ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 3:49 pm


Austin Marathon Runner Food Specials from Austin Restaurants - Eater Austin

Austin Marathon Runner Food Specials from Austin Restaurants  Eater Austin

Austin Marathon Food Specials Since the Austin Marathon is happening this Sunday, February 17, two local restaurants are offering food specials for runners.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 3:30 pm


Travel Watch | Destination: Austin From Baltimore - CBS Baltimore

Travel Watch | Destination: Austin From Baltimore  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (Hoodline) — Looking for a trending new city to explore? Consider Austin, Texas, one of the fastest growing large cities in the country and U.S. ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 3:00 pm


GOP senator wants Texas to be more like Austin (at least when it comes to dogs) - Austin American-Statesman

GOP senator wants Texas to be more like Austin (at least when it comes to dogs)  Austin American-Statesman

Republicans in the Legislature have long had a fondness for targeting Austin, taking steps over the years to strike down the liberal city's policies on paid sick ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 2:16 pm


Judge says that U of Texas at Austin can't revoke former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside court of law - Inside Higher Ed

Judge says that U of Texas at Austin can't revoke former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside court of law  Inside Higher Ed

The University of Texas at Austin lacks the authority, express or implied, to revoke a former graduate student's Ph.D., a state court determined this week.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:06 am


Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week - Austin Chronicle

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week  Austin Chronicle

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of February 14, 2019.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Stolen Austin dog back home after San Antonio good Samaritan finds her at gas station - mySA

Stolen Austin dog back home after San Antonio good Samaritan finds her at gas station  mySA

Trixie, a female Staffordshire bull terrier stolen from Animal Care Services kennel a week ago, has been reunited with her family from Austin with help from a ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 1:41 am


Good News: Fewer People Moved To Austin In 2017. Bad News: It Was Still A Lot Of People. - KUT

Good News: Fewer People Moved To Austin In 2017. Bad News: It Was Still A Lot Of People.  KUT

Prepare to be shocked: People keep moving to Texas. A new Texas Realtors study looking at Census Bureau and U-Haul rental data found more than half a.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 10:45 pm


29-story Austin tower for sale; could set price record - Austin American-Statesman

29-story Austin tower for sale; could set price record  Austin American-Statesman

Wanted: A buyer for a 29-story office tower in downtown Austin.In an earnings announcement this week, Dallas-based TIER REIT announced that it is putting the ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 10:37 pm


Amazon cancels plans for HQ2 in New York. What does it mean for Austin? - Austin American-Statesman

Amazon cancels plans for HQ2 in New York. What does it mean for Austin?  Austin American-Statesman

Online retailer Amazon said Thursday that it no longer plans to build part of its second headquarters in New York, opening up questions about what the decision ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 10:30 pm


Austin Democrat backs Medicaid-paid abortions in Texas - Austin American-Statesman

Austin Democrat backs Medicaid-paid abortions in Texas  Austin American-Statesman

State Rep. Sheryl Cole, an Austin Democrat serving her first term, stood with abortion advocates Thursday to urge the Legislature to act on a longshot bill that ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 10:05 pm


More class A office space coming to Austin's hot east side - Austin Business Journal

More class A office space coming to Austin's hot east side  Austin Business Journal

East Austin is a rapidly growing office submarket with 793146 square feet of class A office space under construction. The average asking price for this space is ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 9:05 pm


Austin to install parking boxes for dockless scooters and bikes - Austin American-Statesman

Austin to install parking boxes for dockless scooters and bikes  Austin American-Statesman

The city of Austin is preparing to install "parking boxes" for dockless scooters and bicycles in and around the downtown area.“City staff hopes parking boxes will ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 9:04 pm


VIDEO: Austin's Gary Clark Jr. talks new album, nerves before SNL - KXAN.com

VIDEO: Austin's Gary Clark Jr. talks new album, nerves before SNL  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Well known Austin musician Gary Clark Jr. sat down with NBC before his performance on the upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live to ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 8:38 pm


Popular Austin Breakfast Trailer Paperboy Is Opening a Restaurant - Eater Austin

Popular Austin Breakfast Trailer Paperboy Is Opening a Restaurant  Eater Austin

Paperboy is opening a brick-and-mortar in Central East Austin with breakfast sandwiches and pies.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 7:46 pm


NFL legend’s Austin home asks $1.36M - Curbed Austin

NFL legend’s Austin home asks $1.36M  Curbed Austin

Late Dallas Cowboys head coach's Hill Country hideaway near Lakeway overlooks golf course.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 7:13 pm


You can now fly non-stop to these new places from Austin airport - KXAN.com

You can now fly non-stop to these new places from Austin airport  KXAN.com

Two airlines are bringing new nonstop flights to the Austin-Bergstrom International airport starting February and March.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 6:29 pm


The Dotted Line: Big 2020, 2021 targets are expected in Austin for Texas' junior day - Hookem.com

The Dotted Line: Big 2020, 2021 targets are expected in Austin for Texas' junior day  Hookem.com

Texas hosts its first junior day of the 2019 offseason this weekend as the Longhorns plan to host nearly 100 prospects from the 2020 and 2021 cycles.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 4:02 pm


Austin couple reunite decades after first blush of romance in 1940s - austin360

Austin couple reunite decades after first blush of romance in 1940s  austin360

Every time he heard John Denver, Virgilio thought of Marina.He would flash back to her smiling from the passenger side during afternoon joyrides in Mexico City, ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 3:20 pm


Southwest Airlines celebrates Valentines Day with Austin pop-ups - austin360

Southwest Airlines celebrates Valentines Day with Austin pop-ups  austin360

Love is in the air, literally, this Valentine's Day for Southwest Airlines, which is continuing its tradition of offering a free drink to passengers 21 and up who fly ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 3:20 pm


Amazon doubles down on Austin, win Bitcoin for highlighting your fave local spots, and more - Built In Austin

Amazon doubles down on Austin, win Bitcoin for highlighting your fave local spots, and more  Built In Austin

The Washington Post reported this week that Amazon execs are considering pulling out of its plan for a massive campus in Queens, NY. Meanwhile, in Austin, it ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 1:54 pm


Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend - CultureMap Austin

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend  CultureMap Austin

Spontaneous weddings, foodie fêtes, and arty experiences top the five best things to do in Austin this weekend. Raise a craft cocktail at Cannon + Bell.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 12:00 pm


Missing woman with dementia in Austin found - FOX 7 Austin

Missing woman with dementia in Austin found  FOX 7 Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - A Silver Alert has been discontinued for a 68-year-old Austin woman who suffers from dementia. She has reportedly been found ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 3:43 am


Shifting of municipal court operations to close South Austin location - Austin American-Statesman

Shifting of municipal court operations to close South Austin location  Austin American-Statesman

As the Austin Municipal Court prepares to relocate from its aging downtown location at the end of the year, one of the court's two substations is closing and ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 1:29 am


Austin Wildlife Rescue opens new larger facility in rural Elgin - KXAN.com

Austin Wildlife Rescue opens new larger facility in rural Elgin  KXAN.com

Austin Wildlife Rescue opened their new 6.7-acre rehabilitation center in rural Elgin Wednesday.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 12:19 am


How to not act like a local in Austin - KVUE.com

How to not act like a local in Austin  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — Long before you strolled into Austin with your U-Haul truck along with everyone else, Austin was a different place. A better place, many might ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 10:18 pm


How many hours did the average Austin driver spend in traffic last year? Over 100 - Austin American-Statesman

How many hours did the average Austin driver spend in traffic last year? Over 100  Austin American-Statesman

Austin traffic really is the worst.According to a new study by transportation data company INRIX, drivers spent more time driving in Austin traffic than anywhere ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 8:28 pm


Sky-scraping downtown Austin condo may break record with $25M asking price - Austin Business Journal

Sky-scraping downtown Austin condo may break record with $25M asking price  Austin Business Journal

It sits more than 300 feet above Austin, with a 360-degree view of downtown and Ladybird Lake. It spans more than 13000 square feet. And it could be a record ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 6:39 pm


Austin Proper Hotel & Residences announces summer opening Downtown - Curbed Austin

Austin Proper Hotel & Residences announces summer opening Downtown  Curbed Austin

After breaking ground more than two years ago, luxury property is Austin Proper Hotel & Residences is preparing to open it brand-new building in Downtown ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 6:19 pm


Former Lockhart Barbecue Joint Kreuz Market Owner Rick Schmidt Dies - Eater Austin

Former Lockhart Barbecue Joint Kreuz Market Owner Rick Schmidt Dies  Eater Austin

Texas Barbecue Icon Dies Rick Schmidt, the former owner of Lockhart barbecue restaurant Kreuz Market, died this week at the age of 73. Kreuz Market opened ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 5:21 pm


Dallas Best Bar Tipsy Alchemist Is Opening in Downtown Austin - Eater Austin

Dallas Best Bar Tipsy Alchemist Is Opening in Downtown Austin  Eater Austin

The Dallas-based bar is bringing inventive cocktails (lightbulb glasses, pneumatic tubes) and a new patio to the Rainey Street district this summer.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 4:00 pm


Whether Austin Is A 'Progressive' City Could Depend On The Color Of Your Skin - KUT

Whether Austin Is A 'Progressive' City Could Depend On The Color Of Your Skin  KUT

Austin likes to think of itself as a progressive city. For many, the liberal label is a point of pride, but for others, it doesn't ring true.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 12:17 pm


Austin elementary school wins national sustainability award - KXAN.com

Austin elementary school wins national sustainability award  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Brooke Elementary school in east Austin won a sustainability award from the National Wildlife Federation, becoming the fourth school in the ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 12:05 pm


Report: Seahawks impending FA Earl Thomas moves family to Austin - Seattle PI

Report: Seahawks impending FA Earl Thomas moves family to Austin  Seattle PI

Earl Thomas has reportedly taken steps to distance himself from the Seahawks — literally. The star safety has moved his family to Austin, Texas and his children ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 12:50 am


Senator Campbell files bill targeting Austin, San Antonio's 'Paid Sick Leave' policies - FOX 7 Austin

Senator Campbell files bill targeting Austin, San Antonio's 'Paid Sick Leave' policies  FOX 7 Austin

Senate Bill 762: It's called the “Texas Small Business Protection Act"

Published on 13 February 2019 | 12:43 am


Mega-Dog-Friendly Haven Mutts Canine Cantina Is Opening in Austin - Eater Austin

Mega-Dog-Friendly Haven Mutts Canine Cantina Is Opening in Austin  Eater Austin

Mutts Canine Cantina, the Dallas-based dog park, restaurant, and bar, is looking to open three locations in Austin. Specifically, it's targeting four potential areas: ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 10:05 pm


Neighborhood implements $10 fee for Austin nature trail - Austin American-Statesman

Neighborhood implements $10 fee for Austin nature trail  Austin American-Statesman

Starting March 2, hikers from outside the River Place Limited District will each have to pay a $10 fee to enter the River Place Nature Trail in Northwest Austin.

Published on 12 February 2019 | 8:15 pm


The Average Austin Driver Spent 104 Hours Stuck In Traffic In 2018 - KUT

The Average Austin Driver Spent 104 Hours Stuck In Traffic In 2018  KUT

Drivers spent more time in traffic in Austin than in any other Texas city, according to new research from transportation data firm INRIX. Austin ranked.

Published on 12 February 2019 | 6:28 pm


Austin-based RigUp on list of potential tech unicorns - Chron.com

Austin-based RigUp on list of potential tech unicorns  Chron.com

Austin-based RigUp, a platform for hiring contract labor in the energy sector, is on a list of 50 private companies that could become technology startups worth $1 ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 3:32 pm


Austin trustees push back against school closure timeline - Austin American-Statesman

Austin trustees push back against school closure timeline  Austin American-Statesman

Austin school district trustees pushed back Monday night against a plan to close schools and consolidate campuses as early as August 2020, saying that a ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 12:19 pm


Austin MLS stadium deal may go to vote - The Columbus Dispatch

Austin MLS stadium deal may go to vote  The Columbus Dispatch

AUSTIN, Texas — A petition that challenges the city of Austin's deal for a Major League Soccer stadium has been validated, City Clerk Jannette Goodall said in a ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 11:20 am


New $10 fee coming to popular Austin nature trail - KEYE TV CBS Austin

New $10 fee coming to popular Austin nature trail  KEYE TV CBS Austin

A big change is coming to a popular hiking trail in Northwest Austin. Starting March 2, people who live outside the River Place Limited District will have to pay a ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 1:18 am


Sources: Amazon leases big chunk of high-rise under construction in Austin's second downtown - Austin Business Journal

Sources: Amazon leases big chunk of high-rise under construction in Austin's second downtown  Austin Business Journal

Amazon.com Inc. is leasing nearly half of the Domain 10 tower, which is under construction in the massive mixed-use development that's becoming known as ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 10:04 pm


South Austin Gets a New Cocktail Bar From Hopfields Team - Eater Austin

South Austin Gets a New Cocktail Bar From Hopfields Team  Eater Austin

Hopfields, the Eater 38 French-inspired gastropub near north campus, expanded with a new bar down in further South Austin. Nicolaza's is now open at 8504 ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:47 pm


Smelly water still draining from Austin pipes, officials say - Austin American-Statesman

Smelly water still draining from Austin pipes, officials say  Austin American-Statesman

Some Austin Water customers in the far southern reaches of the city's water system might have to continue dealing with funky water until the end of the week.

Published on 11 February 2019 | 7:24 pm


How To South By: The Ultimate Guide To Austin During SXSW - Forbes

How To South By: The Ultimate Guide To Austin During SXSW  Forbes

Changemakers is a *content* series produced by Cole Haan and Forbes. It provides a platform for industry leaders who are disrupting business and society by ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 7:18 pm


Reminder that Kacey Musgraves used to live in Austin - austin360

Reminder that Kacey Musgraves used to live in Austin  austin360

Kacey Musgraves' big wins at Sunday's Grammy Awards felt like a win for all of Texas. The country singer, who was born in Golden and graduated from high ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 7:17 pm


FloSports Partners With KXAN To Air 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon - FloTrack

FloSports Partners With KXAN To Air 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon  FloTrack

Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original *content*, and KXAN, the NBC affiliate station in Austin, announced a partnership to globally ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 6:11 pm


Beck, Cage the Elephant, Spoon team up for July concert in Austin - austin360

Beck, Cage the Elephant, Spoon team up for July concert in Austin  austin360

*Fresh* off Beck's Grammy win Sunday for Best Alternative Music Album comes word that he'll perform July 26 at the Austin360 Amphitheater, co-headlining a bill ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 4:27 pm


Austin gets break from winter weather, but for how long? - Austin American-Statesman

Austin gets break from winter weather, but for how long?  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin area will get a reprieve from the wintry weather conditions that passed through last week, but it's too soon to say if we're clear to put away our heavy ...

Published on 10 February 2019 | 11:55 pm


Austin Water performing targeted flushes to improve stinky water - Austin American-Statesman

Austin Water performing targeted flushes to improve stinky water  Austin American-Statesman

Austin Water is flushing targeted areas around the city that are still experiencing unusual taste and odor in the water, officials said Sunday.Flushing, which helps ...

Published on 10 February 2019 | 5:16 pm


Moody Foundation gives $20 million to Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art - austin360

Moody Foundation gives $20 million to Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art  austin360

Extending a string of extraordinary gifts, the Moody Family Foundation has given $20 million to the Blanton Museum of Art to transform the grounds of its ...

Published on 10 February 2019 | 4:40 pm


Zebra mussels turn Austin's water supply stinky - KPRC Click2Houston

Zebra mussels turn Austin's water supply stinky  KPRC Click2Houston

AUSTIN, Texas - If you're visiting downtown or south Austin and you smell something funny, it's something in their water. Literally. Zebra mussels were found in a ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 6:34 pm


Take a Peek at Downtown Austin's Future Skyline - TOWERS Austin

Take a Peek at Downtown Austin's Future Skyline  TOWERS Austin

Every time we come across a new downtown Austin condo, apartment, or office tower project in the planning stages, we like to cobble together a little 3D ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 5:16 pm


Austin Fire plans to build 5 roomier fire/EMS stations for faster response - Austin American-Statesman

Austin Fire plans to build 5 roomier fire/EMS stations for faster response  Austin American-Statesman

Austin Fire Station 4, a century-old building nestled into the Old West Austin neighborhood off West 12th Street and North Lamar Boulevard, has far more ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 12:36 am


City of Austin wants to know what you think about single-use plastic shopping bags - KEYE TV CBS Austin

City of Austin wants to know what you think about single-use plastic shopping bags  KEYE TV CBS Austin

While the city's "bag ban" is no more, Austin Resource Recovery still wants to know what you think about single-use plastic bags. The agency is conducting an ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 12:26 am


Austin, San Antonio team up to tackle traffic woes - Austin American-Statesman

Austin, San Antonio team up to tackle traffic woes  Austin American-Statesman

Regional planners aren't letting a lack of funding stop an ambitious vision for improving travel along the notoriously clogged Interstate 35 corridor between ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 9:16 pm


A Day Later, Some Of Austin's Water Still Smells, But It's Safe To Drink, Utility Says - KUT

A Day Later, Some Of Austin's Water Still Smells, But It's Safe To Drink, Utility Says  KUT

Twenty-four hours later, Austin Water says it's still unsure when the odd smell coming from tap water in certain parts of the city will dissipate. The.

Published on 8 February 2019 | 5:51 pm


Photos: What's recently opened, closed in Austin dining scene - austin360

Photos: What's recently opened, closed in Austin dining scene  austin360

Look, grief is a process. We all mourn at our own pace. That being said, R.I.P. 3 a.m. street pizza from Roppolo's.The downside to an active and competitive food ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Its snowing snow jokes in Austin, Texas - Austin American-Statesman

Its snowing snow jokes in Austin, Texas  Austin American-Statesman

It got cold in Austin fast this week. A streak of warm days with highs in the 70s took a definite and chilly turn Thursday when temperatures dropped to a low of 33 ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Cyclists demand change to UT campus and Austin city streets - KXAN.com

Cyclists demand change to UT campus and Austin city streets  KXAN.com

While students at UT Austin say they are scared to ride their bikes around campus, the university says it is working on it in their master plan.

Published on 8 February 2019 | 4:23 am


Radwood’s Coming to Austin Feb. 23, and If You Don’t Go You’re All Hat and No Cattle - Jalopnik

Radwood’s Coming to Austin Feb. 23, and If You Don’t Go You’re All Hat and No Cattle  Jalopnik

There's quite a few things I miss about Austin, Texas. Things like breakfast tacos, properly done brisket, Hill Country driving roads and comically cheap booze.

Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:45 pm


Google's Leasing Spree Extends To Austin, Putting More Pressure On The City's Office Market - Forbes

Google's Leasing Spree Extends To Austin, Putting More Pressure On The City's Office Market  Forbes

Google committing to take an entire building in Austin's Central Business District is only going to put more pressure on the city's already tight, and increasingly ...

Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:00 am


City of Austin: Zebra mussels to blame for downtown's smelly water - KXAN.com

City of Austin: Zebra mussels to blame for downtown's smelly water  KXAN.com

If you live in downtown or south Austin and your water smells funny, Zebra Mussels are the reason why, according to an Austin Water release.

Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:00 am


EXCLUSIVE LOOK: A mind-bending trip at Hopscotchs Austin art pop-up - austin360

EXCLUSIVE LOOK: A mind-bending trip at Hopscotchs Austin art pop-up  austin360

There's an indoor thunderstorm in the room to my right, and I'm told that a ghost floats over a graveyard of TVs in the room to my left. If that wasn't weird enough, ...

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Austin Museum Expands Latin American Collection - The New York Times

Austin Museum Expands Latin American Collection  The New York Times

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas in Austin has been at the forefront among museums in collecting modern and contemporary Latin American ...

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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