The first psychiatric emergency department in Central Texas is expected to open at the University Medical Center Brackenridge in spring 2014, Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family announced Dec. 3. more »
Lyndsey joined Community Impact Newspaper as the reporter for Northwest Austin in September 2012. She is the beat reporter for Austin Community College and Round Rock ISD. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is from Santa Barbara, Calif.
Steve Flores began his position as superintendent of Round Rock ISD on Oct. 1. more »
Just as the Austin Lyric Opera was in danger of dissolution, its board of directors made a series of decisions that helped bring Central Texas’ lone opera company out of debt and profitable again. more »
In 40 years, Austin Community College has reached many milestones, including purchasing Highland Mall for a future campus and math emporium, opening 10 campuses and growing its student enrollment by more than 41,000 students. more »
Local pizzeria The Pizza Bistro remains true to its Austin roots by incorporating Texas flavors with imported goods from Italy. more »
Since July 2010, co-owners Kurt and Casey Knies and Tim Garrett have been offering Northwest Austinites a taste of Louisiana Cajun breaded, spicy and juicy flavor. more »
In Japanese, “ya” means shack, shop or house. Ramen Tatsu-Ya, a Japanese comfort food shop in North Austin, offers diners a variety of toppings and bombs, or seasoned balls of flavors, for a personalized ramen bowl. more »