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The Daily Dot reports that those ever-helpful Reddit sleuths are at it again, this time treating a South Austin hit-and-run driver to some vigilante justice, 78704-style.
In another proud civic listicle moment, a survey released by the Daily Beast Thursday pronounced Austin the fifth-drunkest city in the nation.
In drier news, KEYE reports that the Lower Colorado River Authority is considering a controversial plan to drop the water level in Lake Austin by four feet in order to raise Lake Travis levels. Naturally, Lake Austin denizens object. It'll all come out in the wash, right?
If it's any consolation, Eater Austin points out that the new Oak Hill location of Your Mom's Burger Bar will open its doors with a soft launch on Friday. Mmmmm, fried potato salad balls.