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Joe Olivieri

Joe has been covering Southwest Austin news since he joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2011. His reporting focuses on new businesses, development, transportation, industry and Travis County issues. Joe hails from New Jersey. 

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County adopts new model for social services

Data shows that the number of county residents who live outside of Austin has grown, and county services have not kept up. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Central Austin

From the Editor–April 2014

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Apr 23, 2014 Southwest Austin

Barton Hills resident John Luther patrols his neighborhood looking for suspicious activity.

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The eyes of South Austin are upon you

Police say Southwest Austin does not have a major crime problem. Residents aim to keep it that way. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Southwest Austin

Court takes suggestions to name new DA office

Commissioners are seeking recommendations for the naming of the new district attorney’s office at 416 W. 11th St. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Central Austin

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A Guide to SXSW 2014

Trends, keynote speakers and road closure information for the 2014 South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals more »

Mar 5, 2014 SXSW

SXSW announces first round of 2014 education panels

Organizers announced the first round of programming for the 2014 South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival. more »

Oct 15, 2013 SXSW

SXSW announces first round of 2014 Interactive programming

Organizers announced on Oct. 14 about 500 sessions of programming for the 2014 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. more »

Oct 14, 2013 SXSW

Government and business representatives discussed Austin's past and future investments in technology during "How the Austin Region Supports Technology Companies."

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'How the Austin Region Supports Technology Companies'

By now, the story of how Austin became a technical and creative powerhouse is well-known. Stay in town even a few days, and you're bound to hear it. more »

Mar 14, 2012 SXSW Interactive

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The Bun Thit Heo Nuong is grilled marinated pork with vermicelli noodles and vegetables ($7.95).

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PhoNatic Vietnamese Cuisine

In 2010 Pat Lee noticed that Vietnamese food had not gone mainstream. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Southwest Austin

Jessica Forkner, owner of Crema Bakery & Cafe, holds some cake balls, a specialty of the restaurant.

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Crema Bakery & Cafe

Jessica Forkner said she noticed something was missing in Southwest Austin. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Southwest Austin

The Drunken Hunk has bacon-wrapped meatloaf, potato pancake, a fried egg and candied jalapeños ($12).

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Gourdough’s Public House

Gourdough’s burst onto Austin’s food trailer scene in 2008 by serving its “big fat donuts” out of an Airstream trailer on South Lamar Boulevard. more »

Feb 26, 2014 Southwest Austin

Teaser

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Pieous

Pieous defies easy classification. more »

Jan 29, 2014 Southwest Austin