Central Austin August 2012

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Austin Fashion Week 2012 roundup: Local businesses’ participation

Local businesses participated in Austin Fashion Week 2012 events. more »

Aug 24, 2012 Central Austin

The Environmental Protection Agency analyzes data from the air quality monitoring station at Murchison Middle School off Far West Boulevard.

Photo by Macy Hurwitz

Ozone levels a concern for Austin and regional entities

If the Environmental Protection Agency finds that the Austin area is in nonattainment of federal air quality standards, the EPA and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will step in and enact a State Improvement Plan. more »

Aug 24, 2012 Central Austin

Jonathon Sims learned a love of tea from his parents and has passed it along to his own children.

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Tea Embassy

At the Tea Embassy, owner Jonathon Sims shares his love of tea with downtown Austin customers. The shop sells more than 200 varieties of tea. more »

Aug 24, 2012 Central Austin

Austin Water Utility proposes rate hikes, reserve fund for FY 2013

Austin Water Utility recommended several changes to Austin City Council, including a rate increase, that would take effect with the FY 2013 budget. more »

Aug 24, 2012 Central Austin

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Komé Sushi Kitchen offers fresh fish and other seafood in addition to its sushi menu.

Photo by Annie Drabicky

Komé Sushi Kitchen

Takehiro and Kayo Asazu spent years working in the food industry before opening their own restaurant, Komé Sushi Kitchen. more »

Aug 24, 2012 Central Austin