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Northwest Austin October 2012

Austin City Council could see big changes in wake of upcoming election

Among the 18 propositions on the City of Austin’s November election ballot are three governance changes that could significantly change the faces on the Austin City Council as well as how council members are elected. more »

Oct 25, 2012 3:00 PM Central Austin

MetroRapid opens door to future development

Capital Metro began construction in September on the stations for its bus rapid transit system, and several North Austin neighborhoods are looking to capitalize on potential development opportunities for adjacent property. more »

Oct 25, 2012 7:01 AM Northwest Austin 1 Comments

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 7:00 AM Northwest Austin

General Manager’s Note — October 2012

Halloween is not all I have been preparing for this season. Election season is in full swing. One of our front-page articles examines what improvements Northwest Austin could see if voters approve the City of Austin's seven bond propositions. more »

Oct 25, 2012 7:00 AM Northwest Austin

Hatbox: A Modern Haberdashery

A haberdashery was originally an accessory and men’s clothing store that carried suit-making materials, buttons, hats, scarves and other items. The tradition has taken on a more contemporary turn at Hatbox: A Modern Haberdashery at The Domain. more »

Oct 25, 2012 7:00 AM Northwest Austin

Bond package would improve Burnet Rd., North Lamar Blvd.

On Nov. 6, Austin voters will vote on seven ballot propositions that would fund local and citywide improvements. The Northwest Austin area could see several improvement projects, including on Burnet Road and North Lamar Boulevard. more »

Oct 25, 2012 12:01 AM Northwest Austin

Austin Community College candidates

Four candidates are vying for two seats in Place 7 and Place 9 on the Austin Community College board of trustees. A fifth is running unopposed for the Place 8 seat. more »

Oct 25, 2012 12:00 AM Northwest Austin

Williamson County commissioners discuss possibility of veterans court

Williamson County Commissioners Court voted Oct. 9 to acknowledge a subcommittee formed by the Williamson County Mental Health Task Force to explore establishing a county veterans court. more »

Oct 9, 2012 2:49 PM Georgetown

Austin City Council approves economic incentive deal with HID Global

Austin City Council approved an economic incentive agreement with Irvine, Calif.–based HID Global Corp. worth approximately $920,576 in tax rebates over 10 years at its Sept. 27 meeting. more »

Sep 28, 2012 11:29 AM Northwest Austin