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The Austin Grid is taking a hiatus to determine whether there is an interest in having an Austin news site... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at Austin Grid
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By now the whole re-re-redistricting situation has been going on for so long that it’s hard to write new headlines... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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If the name Seun Kuti seems slightly familiar to you, it might have to do with the legacy of his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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By now we all know the refrain that kids post stuff on the internet that they shouldn’t. It seems that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Mayor Lee Leffingwell’s reelection campaign is rolling right along. With no major competitors and the endorsement of 500 community leaders,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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When home bakers united last year and got a bill passed that would let them sell their baked goods, they... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Yes, the Occupy Austin protest is still there. It has collected almost 200 signatures in an online petition asking the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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In 2004, Austin voters approved a bond that included $14 million for a new elementary school to be built in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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The city is responding to the Rainey Street Neighborhood's request to help address the growing parking and traffic problems in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Grimes is the band name of Montreal-based musician Claire Boucher. She has been slowly gaining underground steam over the past... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Daily deals for your consideration: Pest Management: Interior and Exterior Pest Control Treatment ($49) -amazonlocal JW Tumbles: One Month of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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The Parrish and Beale Street Tavern teamed up on Friday and Sunday night to play host to the Oh Snap!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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As many musicians are discovering, major label recognition is not the only measure of success. Ben Kweller has gone the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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AISD is moving forward this evening with plans to approve the design for a performing arts center located at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds have a sound that might be best described as blue eyed southern soul. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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KLRU and the Moody Theatre are teaming up to host a panel discussion on Ann Richards and her enduring legacy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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MoPac may be getting express toll lanes that stretch from Parmer Lane down to Lady Bird Lake. Included in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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H-E-B has plans to spend $100 million this year in Central Texas and will be hiring approximately 1,000 workers. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Mayor ProTem Sheryl Cole held a town hall meeting on Saturday to hear from the community about Austin Energy's proposed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Much of the downtown Sixth Street area was without power Saturday night from about 8:30 p.m. until 8:15 a.m. Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Austin Grid
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H-E-B’s renovated North Lamar Boulevard/Rundberg Lane store introduces its Hispanic-influenced “Mi Tienda” (“my store”) concept to Austin. Drawing on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Austin Grid
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The Waller Creek Conservancy is set to announce semifinalists in the Waller Creek competition, and according to CultureMap, Austin architect... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Dozens of friends and sympathizers were on the steps of the Austin Police Department Headquarters yesterday to protest the treatment... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Austin Grid
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According to the Statesman's website, Scott Rantall won the men's division of this morning's 3M Half Marathon and Relay race... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Austin Grid
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Plastic bags will be gone from retail stores effective March 2014, according to the latest draft of the City's bag... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at Austin Grid