Southwest Austin November 2012

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Supporters of SH 45 SW claim the roadway will relieve traffic on Brodie Lane, pictured above.

Photo by Kelli Fontenot

The long road to SH 45 SW

SH 45 SW, the proposed 3.6-mile roadway between MoPac and FM 1626, has long been a topic of discussion and controversy in southern Travis County. more »

Nov 21, 2012 Southwest Austin

Academy Sports + Outdoors anchors a shopping center in Sunset Valley, a city that relies on large tenants’ sales taxes for its general fund.

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Large retailers add stability to local shopping centers

Commercial real estate is active in Southwest Austin, according to local agents. more »

Nov 21, 2012 Southwest Austin


Annie Drabicky

Coffee with Impact: Dr. Richard Rhodes

Dr. Richard Rhodes, president and CEO of the Austin Community College District, joined ACC in September 2011 after serving as president of El Paso Community College for 10 years. more »

Nov 21, 2012 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto (1 Comments)

Editor’s note — November 2012

This November marked the 15th anniversary of an important vote in the saga of SH 45 SW. more »

Nov 21, 2012 Southwest Austin

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Verona Ristorante Italiano owner Reza K. Faridi compares the art of cooking to painting a mural.

Photo by Joe Olivieri

Verona Ristorante Italiano

Tucked away in a corner of Oak Hill Plaza is Verona Ristorante Italiano, a neighborhood restaurant serving Central and Southern Italian cuisine. more »

Nov 21, 2012 Southwest Austin