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Jack Wright (left) was one of five veterans from the Atria at the Arboretum to go on the April 11–12 Honor Flight. Atria residents—including veteran Rocco Cocco (center), who went on a previous Honor Flight—sent them off.

Amy Denney

Honor Flight takes 60 Austin veterans to WWII memorial

Nonprofit organization Honor Flight Austin took 60 veterans, including five from the Atria at the Arboretum senior living facility, to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on April 11–12. more »

Apr 15, 2014 Northwest Austin

Austin ISD vets potential names for North Central Elementary School

Austin ISD's board of trustees asked the administration at its April 7 board meeting to vet several name suggestions for the district's new North Central Elementary School No. 2. more »

Apr 8, 2014 Northwest Austin

Roku plans expansion into Austin

Roku, the company known for its streaming media players, has opened an office in Austin and is hiring hardware and software engineers to grow the company’s engineering team. more »

Feb 7, 2014 Northwest Austin

Update: AISD board OKs attendance zone for new elementary school

At its board meeting Dec. 16, the Austin ISD board approved an attendance zone map for the new North Central Elementary School No. 2, including boundary changes for Cook and Wooldridge. more »

Dec 17, 2013 Northwest Austin

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Relocation: Loan Science

Loan Science, a consumer lending and credit risk management firm that focuses on student loans, recently relocated from 9737 Great Hills Trail to 2111 Kramer Lane. more »

Apr 17, 2014 Northwest Austin Impacts

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Jacob Hilbert moved to Austin from North Carolina to take the job as the head chef at Zed’s.

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When Zed’s opened two years ago in the Tech Ridge development, the vision was to create an oasis where residents could get away from the hustle and bustle but still be in Austin. more »

Dec 20, 2012 Northwest Austin

Randy Hashem, owner of Chisholm Trail Icehouse & BBQ, learned grill techniques from his family.

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Chisholm Trail Icehouse & BBQ

At Chisholm Trail Icehouse & BBQ, food has a family lineage that can be traced back several generations. more »

Nov 21, 2012 Northwest Austin

From left: Restaurant manager Wyatt Rutledge, owner Linda Bernardone and bar manager Kari Marlin greet customers at Myplace Sports Bar and Italian Grill.

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Myplace Sports Bar and Italian Grill

In a sea of University of Texas burnt orange and sometimes Dallas Cowboys blue and white, Myplace Sports Bar and Italian Grill welcomes Austinites to a taste of New England and the Boston Red Sox. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin

The Elevation Burger (right) comes with two beef patties, two slices of cheese and unlimited toppings at no additional charge. The restaurant has two veggie burgers, one of which is vegan (left), for $3.39 each.

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Elevation Burger

The Bone family is well-acquainted with the food service industry. After owning Northwest Austin's Dunkin' Donuts for 35 years, Danny, Dennis and Ronnie Bone opened two locations of Elevation Burger with a third on the way. more »

Sep 27, 2012 Northwest Austin

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Zed's concert series features Lisa Marshall on Jan. 27. more »