On Thursday night, Austin City Council voted 7-0 to approve further study of Project Connect’s East Riverside (ERC), Core, and Highland corridors, a necessary step toward a probable bond election in 2014.
At their December 12 meeting, Austin City Council voted 6-1 to authorize the city's participation in the Lone Star Rail District (LSRD).
As reported by Peter McCrady of Community Impact News, Auditorium Shores will be seeing some renovations after Austin City Council approved 7-0 the final design for the park
What do you get when you combine two ovens, two types of pizza, and 40 wines by the glass? One amazing experience at East Sixth Street's newest restaurant, Due Forni.
The national bike-sharing phenomena is coming to Austin starting December 21 when Austin B-cycle, a local non-profit, will launch a bike sharing system with 11 downtown stations and 110 bikes available 24 hours/day for on-demand check out .
The Holiday Sing-Along and Downtown Stroll may have passed, but there are plenty of great activities throughout the month of December in Downtown Austin to keep you in the spirit! Be sure to catch some of these great events:
Capitol Christmas Tree
As reported last Friday by Amy Denney of Community Impact News, the group advising Mayor Lee Leffingwell to choose a route for urban rail approved Dec. 6 a recommendation to move forward with analyzing the Highland-East Riverside subcorridor as a possible route.
Join the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office and the Planning and Development Review Department of the City of Austin to discuss how CodeNEXT, the new City of Austin initiative to revise the Land Development Code,
Ann Ciccolella (Artistic Director of Austin Shakespeare) welcomes everyone who is intrigued by refreshing their creative spirit to join her Artist's Way group from noon- 1pm on Wednesdays through Dec.
The Austin District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) announced David H. Steinwedell, a 27-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, is the organization's new executive director.
Downtown commuters grab your bicycles, carpool buddy, and transit pass for the latest, greatest Commuter Pop-Up Breakfast! Movability Austin will be at the Hilton at 4th and Neches serving up tacos and hot chocolate to Downtown’s finest commuters on Friday, December 13 from 8:00-9:30 a.m.
Capital Metro’s new MetroRapid fleet will hit the streets of Austin in full force on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in preparation for the launch of service in January.
Austin Resource Recovery is hosting a meeting to present a summary of all issues documented, discuss recommended amendments received from stakeholders, and make sure that staff is on the right track to begin editing the rules. If you have any Universal Recycling Ordinance related challenges or o
Google is bringing Glass, its new wearable computer created by the Google[x] team, to Austin on December 14 and 15. The public is invited to come try Glass, which is not yet available to consumers.
Royal Blue Grocery has opened its fourth location in The Whitley apartment building at 301 Brazos. As with the other three stores, this beautiful space will be open daily from 7:00 a.m.-midnight.
This holiday season, auto burglars will be dashing through parking lots and streets doing their own window shopping. APD wants to ensure that your gifts do not end up in the wrong hands.
Austin’s new Pedestrian Advisory Council (PAC) is holding its next meeting on Monday, December 2 at 6:00 pm.