McGuire, co-founder and CEO of Spokefly, said the idea for his peer-to-peer bike sharing business came to him after a crash totaled his car, and he was using other means to get around town and to his job. more »
Peter came to Community Impact Newspaper in August 2012 and reports on the happenings of Central Austin, including the Austin City Council. He has previously worked in public radio and at other newspapers, covering topics including crime, courts, features, education, city and business.
After a lengthy public hearing and debate at the Nov. 21 meeting, the Austin City Council made several revisions to the city's urban farm code including requiring processing of fowl and rabbits to be done off site in single-family zoning. more »
Sometimes when looking for the perfect gift, it helps to have options. The Blue Genie Art Bazaar, an Austin tradition for 12 years, is one way to browse many unique items made by local and regional artists. more »
After setting up shop at several different Austin locations throughout its 10-year history, El Chile Cafe y Cantina has found another spot for the local restaurant at 1816 S. First St. more »
Counter Cafe, located at 626 N. Lamar Blvd., might not have a lot of space—the restaurant is about 700 square feet—but that does not stop the staff from filling bellies and aiming for a friendly atmosphere. more »
In the kitchen of Satay, a 26-year-old Thai restaurant, customers can still find owner Rommanee Swasdee behind a stove, wok in hand. more »
here are a lot of things going on at Southside Flying Pizza, from airborne pizza dough to colorful murals surrounding the building, but David Hatley, general manager of the restaurant, said the real show is the pizza. more »