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From the General Manager—Central Austin, December 2014

“I love that paper!” or “I read it cover to cover every month” is all I have heard since I announced in November my plans to step away from the anchor desk at KEYE-TV and become the general manager of Community Impact Newspaper’s Central Austin editi more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Working in #ATX: Artists

Austin has become a career launching pad for many artists, and area advocates are working to ensure those artists can earn a full-time living without relocating to a bigger market. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Co-owners Eric Burke (left) and Roy Carter opened Tribe Comics and Games in 2008.

Photo by Kelli Weldon

Tribe Comics and Games

Tribe Comics and Games co-owner Eric Burke carefully opened an issue of the comic book “Mouse Guard,” gesturing at details and the ink drawings that bloom across the page. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Leslie Pool (front, left) is holding her runoff election watch party at La Mancha Tex Mex Tavern off Burnet Road. She is likely to win the Austin City Council District 7 seat.

Joe Lanane

Leslie Pool wins District 7 runoff election

Leslie Pool leads J.E. "Jeb" Boyt in the Austin City Council District 7 race. more »

Dec 16, 2014 7:06 PM Vote Central Texas

A traveling showroom featuring designer eyeglasses debuts Nov. 14 outside The Picnic, where it will remain for at least six months.

Courtesy Warby Parker

What to do in Austin this weekend: Nov. 13–16

Learn what's happening in Central Austin this weekend. more »

Nov 13, 2014 1:05 PM Central Austin

New Braunfels hosts the annual German festival Wurstwest through Nov. 16.

Courtesy Wurstfest

What to do in Austin this week: Nov. 10–12

Learn what's happening in Central Austin this week. more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:03 PM Central Austin

Ten design teams will construct unique structures using donated canned food goods Nov. 8 at Barton Creek Square Mall.

Courtesy CANstruction/Capital Area Food Bank

What to do in Austin this weekend: Nov. 6–9

Learn what's happening in Central Austin this weekend. more »

Nov 6, 2014 1:28 PM Central Austin

Kitchen avoids runoff and wins Austin City Council District 5 race

Ann Kitchen has avoided a runoff and is expected to win the race for Austin City Council District 5. more »

Nov 4, 2014 7:41 PM Vote Central Texas

Casar, Pressley head into runoff election for Austin City Council District 4 seat

District 4 candidates Gregorio “Greg” Casar and Laura Pressley garnered the most votes for the Austin City Council seat, and the two will face off in the Dec. 16 runoff election. more »

Nov 4, 2014 7:34 PM Vote Central Texas 2 Comments

Dell World 2014, a three-day technology conference, takes place Nov. 4–6 at the Austin Convention Center.

Courtesy Dell World

What to do in Austin this week: Nov. 3–5

Learn what's happening in Austin this week. more »

Nov 3, 2014 7:40 AM Central Austin

The production "Farce of Nature" continues at The City Theatre through Nov. 16.

Courtesy The City Theatre

What to do in Austin this weekend: Oct. 30–Nov. 2

Learn what's happening in Austin this weekend. more »

Oct 30, 2014 3:36 PM Central Austin

Celebrity sign language interpreter Amber Galloway Gallegos will host ASL Fusion on Oct. 27 at the Austin Community College Eastview Campus. Gallegos is pictured here recording a training session with an ACC student prior to the event.

Courtesy Austin Community College

What to do in Austin this week: Oct. 27–29

Learn what's happening in Austin before the weekend. more »

Oct 27, 2014 3:22 PM Central Austin

The Texas Book Festival takes place Oct. 25–26 and features more than 280 authors.

Courtesy Texas Book Festival

What to do in Austin this weekend: Oct. 23–26

Learn what's happening in Central Austin during Oct. 23–26. more »

Oct 23, 2014 2:00 PM Central Austin

Bollywood Night, a free event hosted by #UniteAustin, seeks to bring together Austin's artisan community.

Courtesy #UniteAustin

What to do in Austin this week: Oct. 20–22

Learn what's happening in Central Austin during Oct. 20–22. more »

Oct 20, 2014 1:51 PM Central Austin

Viva la Vida Festival takes place Oct. 18 this year.

Courtesy Mexic-Arte Museum/Faustinus Deraet

What to do in Austin this weekend: Oct. 16–19

Billed as Austin’s largest and longest-running Day of the Dead festival, the 31st annual Viva la Vida Festival and Parade takes place from noon–9 p.m. Oct. 18. more »

Oct 16, 2014 2:00 PM Central Austin

Online food fight highlights Oct. 13–15 activities, events

A 12-day online bidding battle begins Oct. 13 to decide what culinary contender should win the Sixth Annual Food Fight. more »

Oct 13, 2014 12:46 PM Central Austin 1 Comments

Macro problem, micro solution

Are Austinites ready to start living in 21st century boarding houses? more »

Sep 24, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

The University of Texas graduate Jane Rupp owns and operates her own accent-reduction business.

Photo by Jennifer Curington

Voices of the World Speech Therapy

A graduate of The University of Texas set out to utilize her linguistics degree and ended up opening her own business that helps individuals improve language skills. more »

Sep 24, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Transportation updates – Central Austin, September 2014

Major transportation projects in the area more »

Sep 24, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Photo by Joe Lanane

Dawson, Central Austin, August 2014

Dawson is the southern neighbor of the “SoCo” district in the heart of 78704. more »

Sep 24, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin