Editor's note: Influential Austinites and the best beer ever lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.
2. Shark Tank star isn't scared of Austin City Council’s controversial actions. Dallas billionaire Mark Cuban isn't deterred by what fellow investor Mike Maples decries as the Austin City Council's "hostile" attitude toward companies like Uber, Lyft, HomeAway, and Airbnb.
3. Alamo Drafthouse and Austin Beerworks release the most Austin-y beer ever. This is arguably the most Austin-y thing to happen in a while. An Austin movie chain is teaming up with an Austin brewery to produce a beer inspired by Austin's favorite filmmaker.
4. Top Texas builders lay out all the trendy home features for 2016. The 2015 Texas real estate market went down in the books as a record-breaking year, and year-end housing construction numbers placed Texas cities among the country’s top building markets. We asked some of the top homebuilders in North Texas to take a break from their busy schedules to give us their predictions for 2016 homebuilding trends.