A proposal to develop a PGA-quality golf course on currently unused parkland has now been postponed indefinitely.more »
Austin City Council considered an agenda of 53 items with 28 of those items on the consent agenda. more »
May 21, 2015 12:28 PM Central Austin
Private employers in Austin might have to remove a box on job applications asking if an applicant has a criminal history. more »
A report examining multiple areas of community social health and wellness was released in full May 20 showing progress in some areas while highlighting problem issues still facing the city of Austin and Travis County. more »
May 20, 2015 1:06 PM Central Austin
Traffic congestion dropped during the first six weeks of the "Don't Block the Box" campaign in which Austin Police Department officers ticket motorists who block intersections during peak periods, according to APD. more »
May 18, 2015 2:05 PM Central Austin
Austin City Council has its eyes focused on the future with various items discussed during the May 19 work session pertaining to votes that will take place in June. more »
May 19, 2015 2:25 PM Central Austin
A permanent piece of art will be created by two Austin artists in Eilers Neighborhood Park as part of the city-funded Art in Public Places program. more »
May 19, 2015 9:04 AM Central Austin
The city of Austin is offering SXSW visitors and Austin residents impacted by the nine-day event a chance to voice their opinions. more »
May 19, 2015 8:36 AM Central Austin
Teachers and Austin ISD staff urged the school district’s board of trustees to implement a 5 percent pay raise during the board's May 18 meeting. more »
May 18, 2015 12:00 AM Austin Metro
Near-daily rainfall since May 5 has made only a small impact on drought-depleted Lake Travis and the rest of the Highland Lakes. more »
May 15, 2015 10:41 AM Central Austin
A regional transportation plan designed to manage growth in Central Texas received nearly unanimous approval May 11 by the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. more »
May 12, 2015 11:02 AM Austin Metro
Austin City Council began its meeting around 10:15 a.m. on May 14 with 31 items on the agenda. more »
May 14, 2015 11:55 AM Central Austin
Austin City Council members held a news conference May 13 to address concerns regarding a training session held in March for city staff that offered recommendations for working with female council members. more »
An Austin-based company launched a Kickstarter campaign May 11 to make a product for those who enjoy lounging outside a reality. more »
May 13, 2015 4:27 PM Central Austin
Multiple proposed zoning changes will be considered by Austin City Council during its May 14 meeting that could repurpose uses on many existing sites. more »
May 12, 2015 12:51 PM Central Austin
Future improvements could be made to downtown Congress Avenue based on input received during two upcoming public meetings. more »
May 11, 2015 11:12 AM Central Austin
Travis County Commissioner Ron Davis has announced he will not seek re-election to the commissioners court next year. more »
May 11, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin
City staffers and a renowned shorefront planning expert are helping drum up interest on a South Central Waterfront Initiative that outlines efforts to redevelop 97 acres immediately south of downtown Austin. more »
A public art project that enables Austinites to map their emotions will be featured as part of the West Austin Studio Tour, or WEST, a free two-weekend, multi-location art show that starts May 9. more »
May 6, 2015 10:29 AM Central Austin
A mobile app released May 6 in Austin offers drivers rewards for using its navigation technology to provide drivers with the most efficient route to their destination. more »
American and English style ales are now available at Zilker Brewing Company. more »
May 6, 2015 9:50 AM Central Austin
2015 Summer Camp Guide
Find out what Central Austin camp your kid should attend this summer.
Dolce Neve has plans to open a second location. Find out where in this month's featured profile.
RealSavvy was a big winner during this year's South by Southwest Interactive Conference. Find out more about the real estate smartphone application here.
At the Capitol
News from the 84th Texas Legislature
Each month, we will update readers about road construction projects in various stages of planning.
- Transportation Updates—Central Austin, April 2015
- Transportation updates—Central Austin, March 2015
- Transportation updates—Central Austin, February 2015
- Regional transportation updates
- Transportation updates—Central Austin, December 2014
- Transportation updates—Central Austin, November 2014
- Transportation updates—Central Austin, October 2014
- Transportation updates – Central Austin, September 2014
- Transportation updates, Central Austin, August 2014
Q&A with AISD superintendent
New Austin ISD Superintendent Paul Cruz speaks to Community Impact Newspaper about the school district.
Esther's Follies co-owner Shannon Sedwick has kept the Austin staple running for 38 years.
Working in #ATX
Each month, we will provide perspective from one of Austin's top industries or work sectors.
2015 Fitness Guide
Renew those New Years resolutions using this guide.
Learn about volunteer opportunities throughout Central Austin this coming year.
Higher Education Focus
Get updates on area colleges and universities. Also, learn information about Austin's trade school programs and the discounted services they offer area residents.
Education Focus—Austin ISD
Gain access to testing data and school feeder charts