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Texas boss shells out huge bonuses and more of the week’s top stories

Texas boss shells out huge bonuses and more of the week’s top stories

Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand at the Camp for All event September 2014
Jeffrey Hildebrand recently gave each of his 1,381 employees a $100,000 holiday bonus. Photo by Anthony Rathbun
Mozart's Coffee Roasters Lake Travis Christmas holidays lights display
Tarrytown and Hyde Park are some of the top neighborhoods in Austin for viewing holiday lights. Mozart's Coffee Roasters/Facebook
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The population of the Austin area has surpassed 2 million. Wikimedia Commons
Meditation Bar
Newly opened Meditation Bar is offering free classes through the end of 2015. Meditation Bar/Facebook
Apis Restaurant Hill Country
Apis is one of our top restaurant picks for date night and special occasions. Photo courtesy of Apis Restaurant
Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand at the Camp for All event September 2014
Mozart's Coffee Roasters Lake Travis Christmas holidays lights display
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Meditation Bar
Apis Restaurant Hill Country

Editor’s note: Texas company’s $100,000 holiday bonus and the best neighborhoods for holiday lights lead this round of top stories. Read on for the rest of the week’s most popular headlines.

1. Best boss ever: Texas billionaire gives a $100,000 holiday bonus to every employee.

2. Here are the five best Austin neighborhoods for spectacular holiday light displays.

3. Austin’s population passes 2 million — no signs of slowing down any time soon.

4. The latest happy hour craze in Austin delivers a different kind of buzz.

5. Where to eat in Austin right now: Try these six splurge-worthy restaurants for special occasions.