Energized by new leadership, the nonprofit Waller Creek Conservancy is ready to ramp up efforts to redevelop the mile-and-a-half creek along downtown’s east side.more »
Two of the city’s biggest stakeholders are at odds over whether to allow overnight concrete pouring at downtown Austin construction sites. more »
Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Central Austin
Parks across Austin are currently looking for volunteers to lend a hand for It’s My Park Day projects. more »
Feb 27, 2015 3:01 PM Central Austin
Currently, adult oriented businesses are allowed in the Central Business District and Downtown Mixed Use zones unless it is located within 1,000 feet of schools, churches, parks and playgrounds, or licensed day-care facilities. more »
Feb 26, 2015 7:21 PM Central Austin
An Austin business coming up on its 100-year anniversary has rebranded and relocated to start a new chapter. more »
Feb 26, 2015 9:31 AM Central Austin
Austin Police Department is seeking Austin City Council approval to change the way they tow cars in the city that could shorten wait times for tow trucks. more »
An Austin organization on Feb. 25 launched its eighth annual philanthropic event that aims to collect handbags for victims of domestic violence. more »
Feb 25, 2015 8:35 AM Central Austin
Various members of Austin City Council voiced desire to pull items from the Feb. 26 meeting agenda and send it to the appropriate council committee before taking a full council vote. more »
Feb 24, 2015 3:57 PM Central Austin
Austin Board of Realtors released January housing market data Feb. 20 marking the fifth consecutive month of home sale prices increasing compared to the prior year. more »
Feb 20, 2015 11:25 AM Central Austin
Parent group Coalition Strengthen Austin Urban Schools, or SAUS, filed a request with the Travis County Special Prosecution Division this week to investigate “unethical actions” by the Austin ISD board of trustees during its superintendent search. more »
Austin, Dripping Springs, Pflugerville and Round Rock ISD schools will operate on a delayed opening schedule Tuesday, Feb. 24, according to their respective websites. more »
Feb 23, 2015 9:49 PM Austin Metro
Find out what's happening in Central Austin this week. more »
Feb 23, 2015 10:41 AM Central Austin
Austin ISD will operate on its regular schedule Feb. 23 and continue to monitor weather to determine whether inclement weather will affect tomorrow's schedule, according to a district statement. more »
Feb 23, 2015 12:00 AM Austin Metro
If a group of state representatives and senators get their way, Texans may soon be able to buy Tesla vehicles and other new automobiles directly from manufacturers. more »
Feb 20, 2015 3:05 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle
The team behind a planned development along Bull Creek Road is preparing to reveal site plans after receiving community feedback. more »
Feb 20, 2015 2:08 PM Central Austin
A new network of architects and interior designers launched in February and includes an award-winning firm based in Austin. more »
Feb 20, 2015 8:27 AM Central Austin
The statue of a homeless man wrapped in a blanket with holes in his feet from crucifixion was permanently installed at Central Presbyterian in February. more »
Feb 20, 2015 7:31 AM Central Austin
Three restaurants in the JW Marriott opened their doors to patrons Feb. 13, each with its own flare and flavors. more »
Feb 18, 2015 1:01 PM Central Austin
Camp Sloop, founded by Rebecca Cole and Rebecca D'Amico, provides camp organizations a free way to list their events and parents a free way to search for area summer camps. more »
Feb 18, 2015 10:00 AM Central Austin
Shalom Austin is restoring an Orthodox Jewish synagogue it relocated Feb. 13 to its Austin campus from Brenham. more »
Feb 18, 2015 10:43 AM Northwest Austin
Nearing its one-year anniversary, transportation advocacy group ATX Safer Streets provided an overview Feb. 2 of its anticipated efforts for this year. more »
Feb 17, 2015 1:33 PM Central Austin
Learn how a new public art project is enabling many Austinites to talk to inanimate objects throughout the city.
Lucy's Fried Chicken anticipates opening a third location in the near future.
Austin Spy Shop offers GPS trackers and hidden cameras, including some stealthy options hidden inside Austin works of art.
February 2015 Business Briefs
Two Austin businesses help local residents explore the city in new ways.
Working in #ATX
Each month, we will provide perspective from one of Austin's top industries or work sectors.
Learn more about I Live Here, I Give Here, the group that organizes Amplify Austin each year. There is more information about Austin's philanthropic efforts in this month's roundup.
Each month, we will update readers about road construction projects in various stages of planning.
- 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
At the Capitol
News from the 84th Texas Legislature
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