Central Austin December 2012

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Austin ISD considers bond election to afford recommended upgrades

There’s no question that millions of dollars would be needed to improve local and districtwide educational programs as well as facilities in Austin ISD, Superintendent Meria Carstarphen said at her State of the District address in November. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Southwest Austin (1 Comments)

Red Bull Racing, Lotus and Ferrari jockey for position at the 2012 United States Grand Prix on Nov. 18 at Circuit of The Americas. Many businesses reported experiencing boosts in sales during the weekend.

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Strong sales, lessons learned after Grand Prix

Austin officials were unsure how long it would be before the city gets the official tally of how much the United States Grand Prix added to the local economy. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Southwest Austin (1 Comments)

Russell Burns founded several businesses and events geared toward introducing Austinites to yoga.

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Russell Burns

Russell Burns survived a car crash in 1995 and said the accident made him want to search for meaning in life and to help others. In doing so, he discovered yoga. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Northwest Austin

City considers regulating plan to transform East Riverside Corridor

A longstanding plan to transform East Riverside Drive is gaining momentum. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Central Austin

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The Capitol Pie ($8.95) features Italian sausage, mushrooms, roasted red peppers and marinated tomatoes on white, wheat or gluten-free dough.

Annie Drabicky

Austin Terrier

While all dogs can go to heaven, owner James Durnil said diners who want well-priced, creative takes on culinary classics can go to Austin Terrier. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Central Austin (1 Comments)