Central Austin September 2012

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Courtesy Antonelli’s Cheese Sh

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop

John and Kendall Antonelli opened Antonelli’s Cheese Shop in February 2010 to do more than just sell cheese. John said they wanted to share their passion with everyone in Austin after the idea first began to form about five years ago. more »

Sep 27, 2012 Central Austin

Developers’ plans for the Lamar Plaza redevelopment project would transform an aging shopping center into a multiuse development with pedestrian-friendly features.

Courtesy Big Red Dog

Area corridors budding with multifamily growth

The housing market in Central Austin is seeing an upswing in multifamily and mixed-use multifamily projects as developers respond to a demand for more centrally located units suited for younger tenants and families. more »

Sep 27, 2012 Central Austin

Austin increases its solar rebate

Solar rebate programs through Austin Energy will have extra appropriations in the 2012–13 fiscal year thanks to a budget amendment approved 7–0 by the Austin City Council. more »

Sep 27, 2012 Central Austin

Travis County: Photo ID not required at polls

Citizens who want to vote in the Nov. 6 elections must register before Oct. 9. more »

Sep 27, 2012 Central Austin

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Jesse Carpenter (left) and his father, Kenny, run The Omelettry with a menu and business model that have changed little since the 1970s.

Photos by Kelli Fontenot

The Omelettry

The Omelettry offers Austin a taste of ’70s American breakfast and Tex-Mex fare. Owner Kenny Carpenter describes it as “a plain old hippie diner that serves good food.” more »

Sep 27, 2012 Central Austin