An Austin sports market long dominated by Longhorn collegiate athletics may soon go pro.more »
City officials and community leaders are looking for ways to stem the tide of possible effects of the “Silver Tsunami.” more »
Short-term enrollment declines overshadow an otherwise high-growth decade for Austin Community College. more »
Some East Austin neighborhood members successfully rallied against the extension of operating hours for restaurant Weather Up. more »
As the city of Austin settles down after another South by Southwest Music and Media Festival, bike-share program Austin B-cycle is still riding high from its boost in ridership and popularity. more »
City Council members will be considering code amendments relating to removing site area and parking requirements for micro-unit residences after the process was initiated with a resolution at the March 27 meeting. more »
The Boards and Commissions Transition Task Force presented to City Council potential recommendations to help the city align its existing advisory entities with the new 10-1 governance system. more »
A code amendment process for Safe, Mixed-income, Accessible, Reasonably-priced and Transit-oriented Housing, or SMART Housing, regulations was initiated after Austin City Council approved a resolution at its April 10 meeting. more »
The University of Texas hosted a ceremony April 21 to commemorate the beginning of construction on the southeastern portion of the Dell Medical School campus. more »
On April 16, Project Connect North Corridor planners unveiled their locally preferred alternative map of transit options to connect those cities via bus and transit services. more »
At its April 15 meeting, the Austin ISD board of trustees named its Chief Schools Officer Paul Cruz interim superintendent and approved a request for proposals for a firm to help with a search for a permanent superintendent. more »
Project Connect planners are still weighing options of investing in either urban rail or bus-rapid transit in downtown Austin and how that transit would cross Lady Bird Lake. more »
GENaustin is scheduled to host an event for girls ages 11–18 to teach them about financial literacy April 12. more »
President Barack Obama delivered a half-hour keynote address on President Lyndon Johnson's contributions to civil rights and the country's responsibility to continue his work at the Civil Rights Summit on April 10. more »
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West Austin bistro Cipollina now features a menu of almost exclusively Italian dishes. Learn more about the longtime restaurant, which has been open since 1999.
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Rooster Teeth is relocating from South Austin to a new space at Austin Studios in East Austin. Learn more about this Austin-based company in this month's business profile.
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Austin Classical Guitar creates curriculum used by instructors worldwide.
Inside Info: MetroRapid
Learn more about Capital Metro’s newest bus system, MetroRapid.
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Coffee With Impact
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Hugh Forrest, director of the SXSW Interactive conference, talks must-see events and predictions.
2014 Summer Camp Guide
Browse the wide array of summer camp offerings this year through this convenient, easy-to-follow Summer Camp Guide.
Learn about volunteer opportunities throughout Central Austin this coming year.