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No More Booze
An alcohol ban is now in effect at the Barton Springs Spillway. Beginning Tuesday, September 2, the Austin Police Department will be cracking down on — and ticketing — visitors who are ...
Links We Love
Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...
Keep Austin Boating
Labor Day weekend means millions of boaters across the country will be hitting the water. Though Central Texas may not have a reputation as a sailor's dream, Austin was ...
Lists And Lists Forever
A few years ago, the comedian John Mulaney played the Cap City Comedy Club. During his set, he did a bit about taking an exit ramp off I-35 only to ...
Big Honor
Two Texas universities are getting high marks from Washington Monthly magazine for enrolling low-income students, and encouraging academic research and public service. Texas A&M University and the University of ...
Cellphone Ban Passes
On Thursday afternoon, Mayor Lee Leffingwell and City Council members unanimously passed a distracted driving ordinance, banning the use of cellphones and other electronic devices while driving a vehicle or ...
Terrible Things
KVUE — Thieves broke into a Central Texas home stealing money, jewelry — and the ashes of a former Fort Hood soldier. The burglary happened on August 19 in Killeen while Cody ...
Toilet Time
Thursday's Austin City Council features a particularly interesting item: gender neutral restrooms. Council members Chris Riley and Bill Spelman, along with Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole, are sponsoring the ...
New Plan for Astrodome
With rolls of Astroturf lying on carts and seats scattered about like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, the Astrodome has obviously seen better days. But standing in the middle of ...
Really Bad Decisions
Five years after faking a freak "pelican accident," an East Texas man has pleaded guilty to fraud for his role in a watery car crash that totaled his $1 million ...
Tales from the Crypt
One Austinite is keeping things weird with a bizarre Goodwill donation. On Wednesday, the Austin Police Department issued a statement asking for the public's assistance in locating a person ...
Grand Opening
KVUE — It's hard to tell that Austin Community College's new Highland Campus used to be a mall. The college marked the grand opening of the new campus Wednesday ...
Links We Love
Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...
Homestate Shame
We Texans have a lot to boast about, but this certainly isn’t one of them. According to a recent survey by WalletHub, the Lone Star State ranks among the ...
Pet of the Week
Brooke is an energetic and gorgeous bulldog that has everything you want in a furry friend. Get to know Brooke today, or meet her in person at the APA! American ...
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