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    Earlier this year, a food writer from New York City declaredAustin the Breakfast Taco Capitol of Texas.  That re-ignited a long-simmering feud with San Antonio.  It didn’t stop until the mayors met to sign a truce. Article by David Schechter In this episode of Verify, it’s time to stir up this hornet’s nest once more […]
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    Texas country artist Pat Green has made a career out of reinventing himself, it seems. From an early career gigging around Lubbock to the fame and so-called “sell-out” phase of his career that started with “Wave on Wave” in 2003, to his return to Texas country a few years ago, he’s always been able to […]
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    AUSTIN, Texas — The OnRamps program at The University of Texas at Austin honored five outstanding educators from across the state with the OnRamps Instructor of the Year Award on July 22, 2016. OnRamps’ dedication to cultivating teacher excellence, best-in-class instructional materials and extending teacher quality throughout the public school system in Texas is echoed […]
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    Four light years — more than 24 trillion miles — from our home planet there is a world orbiting a small, red star called Proxima Centauri. No human eyes have ever seen it. The scientists who announced its discovery Wednesday are pretty sure it exists because they can see the way the star wobbles under […]
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    According to the leftists who dominate politics in Austin, Texas, it is outrageously offensive to tell young people to get an education and a job, and “do something useful and produce something in your society so you don’t have to live off others.” (Article by Thomas Lifson) Austin City Council member Don Zimmerman is currently […]
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    The city of Austin is looking for artists. (Article by Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin) Specifically, the call for entries for Austin City Hall’s 2017 People’s Gallery has just gone out. Each year, City Hall is filled top to bottom, inside and out, with creations by artists in the greater Austin area. Read the official press […]
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    Austin, Texas’ downtown restaurant Second Bar + Kitchen, will open the doors to its new location in Domain Northside on August 30. Serving as the anchor restaurant for the new ARCHER Hotel Austin, the popular restaurant concept from La Corsha Hospitality Group and Chef David Bull will offer much of the same acclaimed New American […]
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    With all the restaurant closures Austin has seen in the past couple years, it’s uplifting to hear about family restaurants that have been going strong for decades. Las Palomas, opened by the Corona family in 1983, is one of those success stories. (Article by Veronica Meewes) After working for the American embassy for 26 years, […]
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    Students from the University of Texas announced plans to arm themselves with 4,500 dildos to protest Texas’ campus carry law that went into effect August 1. (Article by Bob Price) University of Texas students organized a “Cocks Not Glocks: Campus (Dildo) Carry” protest for Wednesday morning at its Austin, Texas, campus, a Facebook event revealed. […]
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    Calling all creatives: Austin Design Week is seeking participants for its inaugural event, taking place November 7-11 at various venues around town. (Article by Nicole Raney) The new endeavor is the brainchild of founders Danielle Barnes (General Assembly), Candice Digby (General Assembly), and Amber Atkins (IBM Design), who see a need to bring together local designers […]