Austin en-us © 2005 - 2014 JG Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:15:00 GMT Austin ISD breaks ground on districtwide Applied Technology Center Austin ISD officials broke ground Nov. 19 at the site of the district’s new Applied Technology Center, which is situated on the northeast side of Anderson High School, located at 8403 Mesa Drive.

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Steve Adler and Mike Martinez to battle in mayoral run off A run off election between Councilman Mike Martinez and newcomer Steve Adler is certain now that final voting totals are in.

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UT student no longer being monitored for Ebola A University of Texas student is no longer being monitored for possible Ebola infection.

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Some Austin ISD board of trustees races headed for runoffs Voters went to the polls Nov. 4 to choose their local representatives for five contested seats on the Austin ISD board of trustees.

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Mayor votes Steve Adler for next mayor of Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell cast his vote for who he thinks will be the next Austin mayor—Steve Adler. Leffingwell announced his support for Adler on Oct. 27 after voting at City Hall.

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The Park on South Lamar Customers come to The Park on South Lamar to watch sports and socialize, but the restaurant’s menu ranges from expected bar food fare such as Buffalo wings to more substantial steaks, craft pizzas and grilled entrees, General Manager Eric Dunahoe sai

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Over the Rainbow For almost 40 years a local toy store tucked away in Tarrytown has been selling unique alternatives to mass-market toys and games.

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Southwest Austin–based nonprofit to host carnival Oct. 25 Food, music, a fire truck, a bounce house, games, face painting and henna tattoos will be among the features at Harmony Carnival, a free event Oct. 25 hosted by local nonprofit The Austin Harmony Project.

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UPDATE: Austin resident being monitored for Ebola virus Austin is at a low risk of its residents becoming infected with Ebola, Mayor Lee Leffingwell said Oct. 16 at a news conference.

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Items to watch—Oct. 16 Austin City Council meeting This week, Austin City Council members will take up 70 items for consideration, 37 of which from the consent agenda.

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Patika debuts brick-and-mortar location Patika Coffee, LLC officially opens its new brick-and-mortar location Sept. 26 at 2159 S. Lamar Blvd.

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Now Open: Amazing Lash Studio Amazing Lash Studio opened its sixth Texas location at Lakeline Market, 14028 N. US 183, Ste. 330, Austin, on Aug. 9.

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Now Open: Foxhole Culinary Tavern On July 25 brothers Ryan and Trey Wolslager opened restaurant Foxhole Culinary Tavern, which utilizes locally sourced produce for classic American cuisine.

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Relocations: The Ivy School The Ivy School, a Spanish immersion preschool, will relocate in October from 10713 N. RR 620, Ste. 601, Austin, to 9511 N. RR 620, Austin.

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School Notes: Harmony School of Political Science and Communications Harmony School of Political Science and Communications, 13415 N. RM 620, Austin, was one of 16 schools announced Aug. 13 to receive a Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Academies designation for the 2014–15 school year.

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Relocations: Nothing Bundt Cakes Leif and Caitlin Johnson will relocate their franchise of Nothing Bundt Cakes from 1890 Ranch in Cedar Park to 10225 Research Blvd., Ste. 330, Austin.

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Reel Popcorn Banana, caramel, loaded baked potato and wasabi ranch are among the flavors snackers can seek at Reel Popcorn on South Congress Avenue.

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District 8 From 2000 to 2010, the district’s population grew by more than 35 percent, the city of Austin reports. The district has nearly 55,000 registered voters and the highest percentage of home ownership among all city districts—more than 60 percent, according to city data.

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Black Fret Black Fret, an Austin nonprofit that seeks to empower area musicians through grants and public support, ann0ounced Aug. 2 it will hold its first gala, The Black Ball, on Nov. 8 at The Paramount Theatre.

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Austin-area grillers to face off on 'American Grilled' episode Four Austin-area grillers will make national television appearances on an upcoming episode of “American Grilled” from Travel Channel.

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