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Austin news feed: What's the 'bro-iest' neighborhood in town?
Editor's note: Over the course of a week, we come across dozens of newsy tidbits and interesting links that we want to share with you. For this weekly roundup, we gathered all the news we found bro-y, encouraging and funny.
1. West Sixth makes it on the list of bro-iest neighborhoods in the U.S. It probably comes as no surprise to most of us that West Sixth Street ranks No. 6 on this list, because it is a "true fortress of bro-itude." This is our favorite part of the description:
Once the college broseph graduates, he traditionally heads to West 6th to join his elder, popped-collar brethren pounding domestics (at places like J. Blacks and The Ranch), reminiscing about the Vince Young days and trying to talk to women who're either wearing cowboy boots or sky-high heels, but always DayGlo. Sometimes even Longhorn-themed DayGlo.
2. Our city is experiencing a "deepening humanitarian crisis." The satirical Borowitz Report in The New Yorker uncovers Austin's biggest problem: We're surrounded by the rest of Texas.
3. Austin is getting an NCAA bowl game. According to ESPN, Darrel K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium may play host to a new bowl game next football season.
4. Cedar Park barn holds a wealth of treasure. A local man has not one, not two, but five classic, pre-WWII cars in stunning condition.
5. What do University of Texas professors and the U.S.S. Enterprise have in common? Researchers at the UT Cockrell School of Engineering are working to make your GPS accurate down to the centimeter. So accurate, in fact, that it could work like the holodeck in Star Trek.
6. The mayor of Georgetown accidentally went to the restroom with his mic on. This video of a city meeting proves we all have the same sense of humor that we did when we were 12 years old.