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Austin Under 40 unveiled, best beer ever, and more of the week's top stories

Austin Under 40 unveiled, best beer ever, and more top stories

Camille Styles
Camille Styles is among this year's Austin Under 40 nominees. Photo courtesy of Camille Styles
Mark Cuban on Shark Tank
Mark Cuban still plans to invest in Austin startups, despite Austin City Council's latest votes. Chewthedirt.com
Everybody Wants Some beer Richard Linklater Austin Beerworks Alamo Drafthouse
This beer from Austin Beerworks and Alamo Drafthouse is arguably the most Austin-y thing ever. Photo courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse
Kitchen with exposed beams
"Barnitecture" is one of the top home trends of 2016. Photo by Shoot2Sell Photography
Austin Photo Set: News_Michael Dell_Aleks_Feb 2013
Michael Dell's net worth? $19.8 billion. Photo courtesy of Dell.com
Camille Styles
Mark Cuban on Shark Tank
Everybody Wants Some beer Richard Linklater Austin Beerworks Alamo Drafthouse
Kitchen with exposed beams
Austin Photo Set: News_Michael Dell_Aleks_Feb 2013

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.