11:35 AM Oct 15, 2019 CDT

Lululemon returns to Bee Cave's Hill Country Galleria

Lululemon brought back its pop-up store to the Hill Country Galleria on Oct. 4 in time for the holiday …


Business roundup: four new establishments already open or coming to the Westlake area

Since the end of summer, several new businesses have opened in the Westlake area. From a sauna studio to a New York-style deli, here’s a breakdown of new establishments.


Margaglione Law relocates to the Bee Cave area

Margaglione Law has relocated its offices from Spicewood to 11612 FM 2244, Bldg. 1, Ste. 190, Bee Cave. The …



Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demands Austin reinstate its ban on public camping

In a second letter in as many weeks to Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demanded Austin reinstate its ban on public camping as a means to address the city’s growing homelessness challenge.


Austin’s long-awaited homelessness strategy officer leaves position after one month

Citing “family obligations,” Lori Pampilo Harris, the city’s long-sought-after homelessness strategy officer, will vacate the position after only one month on the job, according to city officials.


Business roundup: several new businesses now open in the Bee Cave Area

Since the end of summer, several new businesses have opened in the Bee Cave area. From retail to daycare, here's a breakdown of new establishments.


Early looks at newly proposed land-use code highlight its limited role in Austin’s affordable housing goals

The most recent draft of the proposed overhaul of Austin’s land development code—the rules governing what can be built in the city and where—shows revisions that boost the city’s income-restricted housing capacity from 1,500 to 8,841.



Travis County commissioners appoint Dimple Malhotra to preside over family violence court

Travis County commissioners voted 4-0 to appoint Dimple Malhotra to preside over the county’s family violence court at an Oct. 8 meeting. Commissioner Jeffrey Travillion abstained.


Travis County commissioners consider raising fees for public improvement districts

Travis County staff recommended a series of revisions to the local Public Improvement District, or PID, policy at an Oct. 8 Commissioners Court meeting.


Travis County extends burn ban through Nov. 6

Travis County commissioners voted unanimously to extend a burn ban through Nov. 6 at a meeting Oct. 8.


$500 grants now available to Leander ISD educators

The Leander Educational Excellence Foundation spring grant application period is now open. The deadline for Leander ISD teachers to apply for an Innovative Teaching Grant is Dec. 2, according to LEEF Executive Director Kristen Huguley.



New York-style Jewish deli coming soon to Westlake

Biderman’s Deli is scheduled to open Nov. 1 in the Village at Westlake. Biderman's, which currently …


Some West Lake Hills residents may be required to undergo address changes due to 911 procedures

A small number of West Lake Hills residents may receive notices to change their home addresses in order to improve security and safety measures.


Original plan for convention and visitor bureau in Bee Cave scrapped; new plan in the works

An agreement that was nearly brokered between the city of Bee Cave and the Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce will no longer move forward, as the chamber withdrew its application to create a convention and visitor bureau that would oversee the management of the lion's share of the city's hotel tax fund, which is now well over $2 million.


Bee Cave resident named as new CMO of Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs announced its new chief marketing officer in an Oct. 8 press release. Bee Cave resident Megan …



Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to conduct 'walk through' of River Place nature trail

The next step has been set in the pursuit of an agreement between a state agency and a local limited district charging a trail-use fee that has been officially deemed "not reasonable."


Here’s what you need to know to get around ACL this weekend

The first weekend of the Austin City Limits music festival will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 when British rockers The Amazons, locals Asleep at the Wheel and the choir from Barton Hills Elementary School all take the stage to kick off the weekend.


Army Futures Command wants problems for soldiers to be solved at Texas university campuses

A new $130 million combat development complex in at Texas A&M’s campus in Bryan will break ground Oct. 12


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demands improvement in Austin’s homelessness crisis by Nov. 1, threatens to intervene

In a scathing letter to Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called for the capital city to show “consequential improvement” in its homelessness crisis by Nov. 1 and threatened state intervention should the city not meet the governor’s demand.



Lakeway Zoning and Planning Commission postpones vote affecting Square on Lohmans

The Square on Lohmans development that has been a long time coming in the center of Lakeway will have to wait a little longer.


Workforce Solutions debuts new 'flagship' career center in Northeast Austin

Workforce Solutions Capital Area relocated its North Austin career center to a nearly 71,000-square-foot facility near Rundberg Lane in Northeast Austin after the lease of its previous location—on Airport Boulevard, north of the ACC Highland development—expired.