The 2015 3M Half Marathon and the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Freescale contributed an estimated $24 million in total business activity to the Austin economy in the first two months of this year, according to an analysis conducted using the methodology developed last year by th
The ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and will take place Thanksgiving Day, November 26. Austin’s beloved Thanksgiving tradition has raised $2.5 million for Caritas of Austin, which helps people move out of poverty toward self-sufficiency.
Have a favorite store in your neighborhood? Looking for the perfect unique gift?
Movies in the Park, sponsored by Austin Parks Foundation and Alamo Drafthouse, closes out the fall season this Thursday, November 19 at 6:15 p.m. with a free showing of the documentary: Crazy Carl a
The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Austin with a Gold Bicycle Friendly Community award, demonstrating Austin’s leadership in revolutionizing the way our community evaluates quality of life, sustainability, and transportation networks.
This Thursday, November 19th, the Austin City Council will conduct a public hearing on a draft ordinance and draft amendments to the ARR Administrative Rules regarding recycling and reuse of materials generated by building and demolition projects.
‘Tis the season to be jolly and, realistically, a little stressed. With all the shopping, feasts, and decorating, it’s easy to gain a little weight and lose your temper sitting in holiday traffic. Fear not – St. David’s has a way to keep your holiday season merry and bright this year!
In an effort to keep buses running on schedule, the Austin Transportation Department has installed a queue-jump lane at the corner of Guadalupe Street and 4th Street. A queue-jump lane is a short stretch of bus lane combined with traffic signal priority.
Just over 14 months after breaking ground, Seton Healthcare Family celebrated the “topping out” of Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas this past Thursday, a major construction milestone that marks the placement
Tomorrow's Veterans Day Parade will close the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, Congress Avenue (between Cesar Chavez and 11th), and cross streets during the morning rush hour.
In June, 2014 City Council initiated the Lamar Beach Master Plan Process to meet the community's desire to plan the park in a “comprehensive way and address issues like parking, environmental protection, public benefits and the potential benefits and impacts” of the Pressler Street extension.
The Congress for the New Urbanism Central Texas Chapter will hold their 2015 Annual Luncheon featuring Dr. Antwi Akom on December 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the JW Marriott.
Last week, The Trail Foundation (TTF) hosted its annual “State of the Trail” address, detailing the work the organization does each year to improve Austin’s most used and admired urban green space – the Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake.
The CodeNEXT team will be testing different development standards around Austin next week and will be sharing the results as they roll in during CodeNEXT's Sound Check.
Join the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and TxDOT for an Open House to learn how community input is helping to shape mobility improvements along MoPac from Cesar Chavez Street to Slaughter Lane.
The Downtown Austin Alliance hosted a standing room only crowd at Brazos Hall Thursday night, October 29, at a forum featuring former New York City Transportation Commissioner and current Bloomberg Associates Principal, Janette Sadik-Khan.
On Sunday, October 25, the City’s Contractor reduced Guadalupe Street to two lanes between West 2nd and West 4th Streets to complete reconstruction of the west half of the Guadalupe/3rd Street intersection. Also closed is the 400 block of West 3rd Street, between Guadalupe and San Antonio.
Join Preservation Austin for their 55th Annual Preservation Merit Awards Celebration on Friday, November 20 at the Driskill Hotel. Featured speaker Stacey L. Mickelson, Vice President of Government Relations for Artspace Projects in Washington, D.
Have you seen the pink boxes invading downtown Austin? Well get ready for your new favorite treat because they are full of delicious Voodoo Doughnuts! After working with DAA Retail Recruiter, Meredith Sanger, Voodoo has opened their doors on Historic East Sixth Street.
Join us on November 5 at 6:30 p.m., as Austin Parks Foundation and Alamo Drafthouse present The Dark Knight in Palm Park.