Iconic Austin restaurant closure, real estate rumblings, and more top stories
Editor's note: Big restaurant news and real estate rumblings lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.
1. Austin restaurant institution closes after 31 years to prep for new owners. More changes are on the horizon for the Austin restaurant scene. After 31 years in business, dining institution Hudson's on the Bend has been sold.
2. These are the five most expensive homes for sale in Austin right now. Where do Austin's elite live? We sought out five of the most expensive properties currently on the market for a glimpse into the top luxury homes in the city.
3. Most charming neighborhoods in Austin revealed. It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, and Austin boasts five areas that would make even Mr. Rogers want to pick up and move. That's according to apartment search website RentLingo, which created heat maps across the country to determine which local neighborhoods have the most charm.
4. Starter homes in Austin have all but disappeared, warns new report. It's becoming increasingly difficult to own property in Austin. Not only is there a lack of housing availability but there's also a lack of affordable options — and it's only getting worse.
5. Beloved Austin swimming hole institutes big changes for summer season. If the recent gorgeous weather has you dreaming of Hamilton Pool's pristine waters, you may want to act fast, as changes are coming to the beloved swimming hole this summer.