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Austin's hottest restaurants land in national spotlight and more of the week's top stories

Austin's hottest restaurants land in national spotlight & more stories

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Odd Duck is one of the hottest restaurants in America.  Courtesy of Odd Duck/Facebook
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Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic returns to Austin this summer.  Photo by Shelley Neuman
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Eeyore's Birthday is one of the fun free things to do this spring.  Photo By Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson
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Local barbecue restaurants face new cooking restrictions.  Photo courtesy of La Barbecue
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Austin restaurants in the national spotlight and Willie Nelson's big return lead this round of top stories. Catch up on all of our most popular headlines below (including a guide to free spring fun). 

1. Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic is returning to Austin — and the lineup is stellar.

2. Two Austin restaurants are among the hottest in the country, says a new list from OpenTable. 

3. Here are nine totally free things to do in Austin this spring

4. Popular barbecue joints face new cooking restrictions from Austin City Council.  

5. A new map shows the most expensive (and affordable) neighborhoods for Austin renters.