Joe Lanane

From the Editor

Joe Lanane joined Community Impact Newspaper in April 2012. He specializes in business and development news and serves as editor for the Central Austin coverage area. Lanane's previous newspaper experience includes stints in Stillwater, Okla., and Milwaukee.


The best of Austin’s nonprofit community received recognition Nov. 11 during the Party for Good, the seventh annual nonprofit excellence awards ceremony hosted by Greenlights. more »

Nov 26, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Austinites can map their emotions as part of WEST art exhibit

A public art project that enables Austinites to map their emotions will be featured as part of the West Austin Studio Tour, or WEST, a free two-weekend, multi-location art show that starts May 9. more »

May 6, 2015 10:29 AM Central Austin

Austin city staff outlines short-term plan to alleviate development review backlog

Austin's notorious development review backlog could be eliminated under a new short-term plan outlined May 1 by city staff in response to a City Council request. more »

May 4, 2015 10:46 AM Central Austin

Readers share Highland Mall memories

Community Impact Newspaper published an April story detailing the pending closure of Highland Mall, which closes its doors April 30 after 44 years. We asked Central Austin readers to share their fondest memories of Highland Mall. more »

Apr 30, 2015 1:18 PM Central Austin 2 Comments

Highland Mall soon to be college campus

Contrary to popular belief, Highland Mall is still open—but not for long. Austin’s first regional indoor shopping center closes to consumers April 30 after 44 years to make room for Austin Community College’s expanding Highland Campus. more »

Apr 22, 2015 7:00 AM Northwest Austin