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  • Abbot Hernandez
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott vowed to cut funding to Austin’s new sheriff after she announced her county would scale back cooperation with federal immigration officials over deportations, marking a showdown over so-called sanctuary cities that may resonate beyond the Lone Star state. (Article by Shane Dixon Kavanaugh from Vocativ.com ) Abbott, a Republican, has threatened […]
  • Famnily Violence
    Austin police are investigating the family violence murders of two women. They were killed in separate incidents in South Austin Sunday. Article by Noelle Newton Early Sunday morning police were called to a home on Walton Heath Circle in Southeast Austin for a report of a shooting. “Upon arrival on scene officers located a woman […]
  • Tech
    Well, if you haven’t already filled your travel mug with hot coco (or whiskey) and checked out the Trail of Lights, you’ve got about another week. The heavily visited Christmas light display at Zilker Park runs through Dec. 23. Article by Brent Wistrom Now, as we do each week, we’ve explored everything we can find […]
  • Austin City Council
    At this point, “Keep Austin Weird” has become more of a callback to a bygone era than an actual lifestyle tip. But every now and then, something happens here that truly couldn’t happen anywhere else. And in 2016, a year that has proven to keep getting weirder by the day, Austin City Council provided us […]
  • Austin Food
    – Over at Bon Appetit, Paula Forbes—founding editor of Eater Austin—shared where to get barbecue after dark in Austin. The list includes Stiles Switch BBQ, Freedmen’s, and Lamberts, among others. Article by Elizabeth Leader Smith – The 2016 Austin Food & Wine Alliance Grant Awards were announced last night. The recipients—Keep Austin Fed, Miche Bread, […]
  • Austin
    Friday 25 Article by The Austin Chronicle BLACK FRIDAY REVERSE HAPPY HOUR Shop. Nap. Then enjoy specials on sandwiches and drinks. Fri., Nov. 25, Freedmen’s, 2402 San Gabriel, 512/220-0953. www.freedmensbar.com/ FANCY TAILGATE SERIES Hook ’em in style. Fri., Nov. 25, 11:30am Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50-325. www.hotelellatailgate.splashthat.com FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING BREWERY TOUR Escape […]
  • Pilsner
    I spent my entire week drinking pilsners. And when not drinking them, I was writing about them, thinking about them in ways intellectuals would ponder Ovid’s Metamorphoses, researching their heat-slaying characteristics like an indie A&R rep, and generally admiring beer walls all over town. Article by Eric Puga Now you might be thinking, “Pilsners are […]
  • Austin Art Boards 2016
    Billboards are everywhere, obscuring natural or fabricated skylines, bright with images or texts or a combination of both. Obscuring, yes, but maybe also just becoming a part of them. Article by Wayne Alan Brenner This is no revelation to a modern human: This is the sort of statement where you can happily smirk “No duh, […]
  • Austin
    Elgin Christmas Tree Farm. Hayride, pick your own tree, crazy maze, playground and more. Open for the season beginning 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Dec. 21. 120 Nature’s Way, Elgin. elginchristmastreefarm.com. Article by Nicole Villalpando Evergreen Christmas Tree Farm. Cut your own tree and then play old-fashioned games or roast marshmallows. 10 a.m. to dark through […]
  • White Lives Matter
    AUSTIN, Texas — A large group of protesters marched through the streets of Austin after gathering to rally Saturday against a White Lives Matter event outside the Capitol in Austin. Article by Marjorie Owens At the height of the protests, riot police, state troopers and other law enforcement lined the streets to monitor the clashing […]
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    “One Night in November” is the eighth installment of our monthly series in which we visit a half-dozen local music hot spots on a single evening. For our first Saturday-night outing, we stayed entirely on the south side of town, below Ben White Boulevard, and came up with ample evidence that you need not go anywhere near downtown to […]
  • TRTK
    (TRTK), Brady, Texas: Licensed and non-licensed practitioners from around the state have reported cases of unjust investigations by the Texas Medical Board (TMB). In response to these reports, Texas Right to Know has organized the Texas Medical Freedom initiative to inform the public of their right to seek complementary and alternative care. Many health care […]
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    Life is about to get a whole lot busier in Austin’s startup and tech ecosystems. Article by Brent Wistrom From ATX Startup Week to Dell-EMC World and Austin Inno’s 50 on Fire, there’s a lot to pack your calendar with this fall and early winter. So, we’re breaking it down so that you can plan […]
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    We’ve got an abbreviated version of the inno-approved events listing today so we’ll cut to the chase and let you know everything you need to know about startup and tech events going on this week. Article by Billy Utt Tuesday October 11th Today is National Coming Out Day and what better way to celebrate diversity […]
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    The number of festivals, carnivals, fairs, and cook-offs is heating up as the weather cools off. It’s time to go exploring. Article by Gerald E. McLeod Artist Donald Judd arrived in Marfa in 1973 and made lasting changes to the desert landscape until his death in 1994. His legacy is a world-class art center that […]