Editor’s note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. From a contemporary castle to show business, Austin was ready to be entertained. Here are five articles that captured our collective attention over the past seven days.
1. Extravagant estate in West Austin hits the market for $4.25 million. Look inside the stone behemoth with five bedrooms, a 60-inch cooking range, and an ornately-shaped pool.
2. 8 Austin entrepreneurs rank among Forbes' richest self-made women for 2023. With an estimated net worth at $4.8 billion, Thai Lee, of Austin, remains at the top of the list in Texas.
3. Controversial comedian Dave Chappelle plots out 4 Texas arena shows, including Austin. Since Chappelle's been in hot water, no cellphones, cameras, or recording devices will be allowed.
4. Austin pedals into the 5th-best ranking for naked biking among U.S. cities. Even though Austin is a great place to take a nude ride, locals will have to travel to Houston to participate in September.
5. Cheers cast reunites in Austin, plus more highlights from the ATX TV Festival. Austinites heard from stars, showrunners, writers, and more. Plus, visitors got to see some show previews.