This Week's Top Stories

Piñata store controversy and more of the week's most popular stories

Piñata store controversy and more of the week's most popular stories

Pinata store torn down East Austin Jumpolin
Owners speak out about the demolition of an East Austin store. Photo by Shelley Seale
Uchi_dish_kani kankitsu_2014
Uchi is the best restaurant in Texas.  Uchi Austin/Facebook
Austin youth population map
This map details where young adults live in Austin. Courtesy of Generationed City
40 North pizza Austin
Check out our guide to Austin's newest pizza joints. 40 North/Facebook
Olamaie Grae Nonas
Olamaie scores big with James Beard nominations. Photo by Robert J. Lerma
Pinata store torn down East Austin Jumpolin
Uchi_dish_kani kankitsu_2014
Austin youth population map
40 North pizza Austin
Olamaie Grae Nonas

The controversial demolition of an East Austin piñata store leads this roundup of top stories. Read on for the rest of the week's most popular news, including a favorite restaurant's newest honor and the hottest 'hoods for young Austinites. 

1. Conflicting stories surround the demolition of Jumpolin, an East Austin piñata store. 

2. An Austin fine-dining favorite has been named the best restaurant in Texas

3. New map reveals the hottest Austin neighborhoods for young adults

4. Check out our guide to 11 new local pizza joints

5. Six Austin chefs nominated for most prestigious culinary honor