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Earlier this year, the Georgetown City Council decided restaurant owners within the city limits did not have the right to choose for themselves whether or not dogs can be allowed in designated areas on outdoor patios. Council members cited health concerns and a general dislike...
South By Southwest wants to move its headquarters. The festival organizers have been dealing with a space crunch at its Bowie Street HQ and multiple campuses for a while according to the Statesman. CEO Roland Swenson says it's about consolidation and communication. Last year,...
Click here for Voting Sites in Travis County If you live in District 10 you might not be voting in the run-off at your same location as on voting day. Austin City Council hashes out the Dec 10 run-off election in District 10 at a special meeting. One problem is, where you voted...
The City of Austin was named recently as one of the top-ranked tech-savvy digital cities in the country by Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities program. Austin was ranked fifth in the population category of 500,000 or more. The top-ranked city in this...
Travis County Commissioners want new rules that would make developers who don't want to build sidewalks pay the county a fee. Developers in Travis County must build sidewalks but a new subdivision in Manchaca gets permission from County Commissioners not to build a sidewalk...
Deep Eddy Pool, located at 400 Deep Eddy Avenue, will be closed for annual maintenance from November 29, 2016 through December 19, 2016. The pool will reopen at 9:00 am on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Barton Springs, Bartholomew, Stacy and Springwoods pools will be open during...
Sidewalk and landscape work in the vicinity of The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication begins Nov. 28, 2016, and is scheduled to be completed Feb. 23, 2017. Sidewalks and a bike lane on the south side of Dean Keeton Street will be closed to allow work to...
Dec. 13, 2016 Runoff Election for City Council, Place 1. The votes in the Nov. 8 Election were also canvassed at a special City Council Meeting last night. Early Voting Dates, Times, Locations – Runoff Election, City Council, Place 1
Neander Silva, the man charged with inappropriately touching a child at the Hop N Happy play place on Anderon Mill, is facing a new charge stemming from a incident earlier in the year. Back in July, Silva was arrested for that incident at Hop N Happy after the child's father...