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Austin’s eight-year effort to rewrite land code advances to final vote with City Council's second-round approval

A majority of Austin City Council voted in favor of the land development code rewrite, setting the stage for a final vote on a project that has exhausted the community for roughly eight years.


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James Avery relocating Anderson Lane store to near The Arboretum

The relocation will allow the Texas-based brand to offer more products and services.

Chameleon Companies planning mixed-use project on South First

Chameleon Companies, a local developer, is in the permitting process for a four-story, multifamily, mixed-use …



Affordable housing complex on I-35 now open

Aria Grand Apartments, a 70-unit affordable housing complex at 1800 S. I-35, Austin, celebrated its grand …


Electric motorbike company Jet opens in South Central Austin

Jet, a local business that rents and sells electric motorbikes and offers tours around Austin, opened Dec. 20 …


Lammes Candies celebrates 135 years and 5th anniversary of North Austin shop

Lammes Candies opened its Anderson Lane shop five years ago.


Garrett Leight California Optical now open on South Congress

Garrett Leight California Optical opened its fifth store at 1333 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 120, Austin, in …



MAP: Find your early voting locations in Central Austin

The early voting period for the March 3 primary election begins Feb. 18 and ends Feb. 28.


Bake shop and beer garden Easy Tiger to open in South Austin

Easy Tiger will open a third location in the former Red's Porch space in South Austin.


Six restaurants coming soon to Central Austin

Houston restaurant Local Foods and Reunion 19 from Los Angeles chef Esdras Ochoa will be opening soon.


11 restaurants that recently opened in Central Austin

New options include the second location for Little Deli & Pizzeria and Tiff's Treats Cookie Delivery expanding to Oltorf Street



The first coronavirus case in Texas was just confirmed. Here is what Austinites need to know about the virus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in San Antonio this morning, according to a news release from the federal agency.


SuperShuttle of Austin rebrands to Carter Transportation of Austin

SuperShuttle of Austin rebranded as Carter Transportation Austin as of Dec. 16 after the SuperShuttle parent …


New apartment building The Troubadour breaks ground along I-35

Austin-based developer Wayfinder Real Estate broke ground on The Troubadour, a 321-unit apartment building in …


Tense land development code debate leaves Austin City Council members concerned over tenor of proceedings

Climate change denial and a sweeping compromise proposal highlighted Austin City Council's debate over long-awaited changes to its land development code.




Five-floor office building 701 Rio breaks ground downtown

701 Rio, a five-floor property with more than 120,000 square feet of office space, broke ground Jan. 8 at 701 …


Thai, How Are You? closes on The Drag

Thai, How Are You? owners Noi Sukkij and David Roberts announced on the restaurant’s website and social …


Travis County group urges bond reforms after settlement in Harris County

Work group members recommended a series of bond reforms at a Feb. 11 Travis County Commissioners Court meeting.



Travis County OKs request to decommission 192 jail beds

Travis County commissioners approved a request from the county sheriff to decommission nearly 200 jail beds.


Travis County announces new intergovernmental relations officer

Travis County commissioners announced Feb. 11 the hiring of Julie Wheeler as intergovernmental relations officer.



Rejuvenate Austin Med Spa moves to W. Fifth Street

Rejuvenate Austin Med Spa opened Jan. 20 at 1301 W. Fifth St., Ste. 100, Austin, after relocating from 3801 …



Dell Children’s Medical Center to spend more than $300 million over next 3 years to expand Mueller campus

The Dell Children’s Medical Center campus in Mueller is set to break ground on an expansion plan following the announcement of significant investment over the next three years.


Yeti will sponsor Austin FC jerseys; designs to be released later in 2020

The team did not disclose terms of the sponsorship deal, but said it was a "multiyear" arrangement.