Austin

Suspect Arrested in Sexual Assault of a Female Runner in Texas

The suspect attacked the woman from behind, forcing her to the ground and sexually assaulting her, said Joseph Chacon, the Austin Police Department Assistant Chief, in a press conference today.<p>According to Chacon, the victim fought back and screamed for help. Another runner, who was armed with a …

Crime

Sophisticated condo at the Four Seasons Residences in Austin defines chic urban living

<b>98 San Jacinto Blvd., Unit 601</b> <b><br>Austin</b><b>, Texas</b> <b>78701</b><p><b>Neighborhood:</b> Downtown <b><br>Style:</b> Condominium home <b><br>Square footage:</b> 806 <b><br>Beds:</b> 1 <b><br>Baths:</b> 1 <b><br>Price:</b> $808,999<p><b>The</b> …

Texas

Google unveils new high

No need to search Google for this news, we’ve got it right here for you. With politicos and journalists in attendance, Google on Tuesday, September …

Texas

All ATX 2017 to host ‘Back to the Armadillo’ with John Fogerty, Shakey Graves at Auditorium Shores

For the last several years, All ATX, a nonprofit that dubs itself "Austin's Music Advocate," has hosted a big fall fundraising event for the Health …

John Fogerty

Now's your chance to live in this eco

A new master-planned community in East Austin is raising the bar for smart homes. <b>Whisper Valley</b> is a 2,062-acre mixed use development of more than …

Texas

crazed city in the nation

Here’s something to cheer about: Austin ranks as the most sports-crazed city in the U.S., according to <i>Men’s Health</i> magazine.<p>Austin tops the list …

Texas

Nearly Every Week, a Body is Found in a Portland River. This is Not Normal.

<i>Content warning: This story contains discussions of suicide and violent death.</i><p>There was something in the water.<p>Mike Johnson was with a friend in his …

Oregon

New downtown Austin brasserie with sunny patio sets opening date

Say bonjour to an all-star Austin restaurant group's latest endeavor. Le Politique, the anticipated French brasserie from New Waterloo (Sway, La …

Texas

Rents are collapsing in some of America's biggest cities

An inconvenient math for housing is beginning to dog Chicago: The third largest city in the US has been losing population for years. Not huge numbers, but it adds up… In 2016, according to the Census estimate, the population dropped by about 9,000 people. Since 2014, the population has dropped by …

Real Estate

The 7 Best Bike Rides in Austin

01 of 07<p>Downtown to Lady Bird Lake: Easy<p>If you’re staying in downtown Austin, this is one of the easiest ways to enjoy some scenery while getting …

Texas

Headmaster's House

Overlooking downtown Austin, this project sits within view of the castle on the hill that was once the Texas Military Institute. The historic portion of the home is a modest, thick-walled stone structure built in 1871 and was originally occupied by the headmaster of the Institute.

Texas

Rents are tumbling in some of America's biggest cities

An inconvenient math for housing is beginning to dog Chicago: The third largest city in the US has been losing population for years. Not huge …

Real Estate

How to spend the first 24 hours in Austin, Texas

While Texas might not strike you as the heart of liberal, laid-back America, Austin is busy keeping it hip and weird for the rest of the state. …

Texas

Garth Brooks to Headline Stagecoach 2018

Garth Brooks will headline the 2018 edition of Stagecoach, according to sources. It marks the first time the country music superstar has played a …

Music

Sudden Austin bar shutter tops this week's most popular stories

Editor's note: A bar's temporary shutter and a favorite park's long- awaited reopening lead our most popular stories. Read on for more of this week's …

Texas

Austin City Limits reveals fest upgrades and late night shows for 2017

Austin City Limits Music Festival has announced the official 2017 after-hours show lineup, as well as new amenities and changes for the festival, …

Texas

Women-Led Central District Brewing Wants to Bring Beer to Downtown Austin

IPAs, French saisons, and more<p>Longtime Austinites <b>Angela Duley</b> and <b>Julie Ballato</b> are bringing a brewery downtown with <b>Central District Brewing</b>. The two recently got approval to enter negotiations with the city to build Central District Brewing in the Austin Convention Center parking garage. Yes, in …

Texas

long closure

Parts of downtown Austin’s Republic Square, which has been closed since June 2016 for a $5.8 million makeover, will reopen next month.<p>On Thursday, …

Texas

Downtown Austin Gets a New Fancy Cocktail Lounge

Get ready for sparkling mixed drinks and wines<p>Downtown Austin gets a new upscale cocktail lounge with the opening of <b>Moonfire Lounge</b> in the Warehouse District on Colorado Street. The upscale bar focuses on drinks, wine, and small bites, as well as dancing events and parties.<p>The cocktail menu …

Texas

dollar makeover

Perched on the banks of Lady Bird Lake, the Four Seasons has long been regarded as one of Austin’s treasures. Recently, the cherished hotel got a $17 …

Texas

Scots couple chuck the jobs and set off on amazing global trek taking in 16 incredible countries in 17 months

Living out of a backpack, Gemma and Craig Armit hiked to Machu Picchu in Peru, cycled the world’s most dangerous road in Bolivia, stayed in an …

Machu Picchu

Austin's long-awaited new library finally set to open downtown

Austin Public Library's flagship location has set an opening date. The new Central Library will debut October 28. The state-of-the-art facility, …

Libraries

Downtown Austin Is Getting a New Brewery

It's scheduled to open by the end of 2018<p>Downtown Austin is getting a new brewery with <b>Central District Brewing</b>. It'll be found within the Austin Convention Center garage on 5th and Red River streets. The plans for the brewery, from owners Julie Ballato and Angela Duley, were approved last week by …

Texas

Huge helping of Austin restaurant news feeds this week's top stories

Editor's note: Tasty tidbits of restaurant news lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines. 1. Popular …

Texas

Brew pub inks lease in downtown Austin garage

Austinites love brew pubs — and they could soon have one downtown, adjacent to the Austin Convention Center in a parking garage. Austin City Council …

Texas

Tinder Select gets busted for wild Hamptons party

Most regular lonely hearts turn to Tinder to right-swipe their way to love. The elite, though, won’t slum it on regular Tinder lest they accidentally fall for a mere mortal. Instead they use Tinder Select, the virtual VIP section that is the invite-only version of the dating app for the prettiest, …

Tinder

How to Attend SXSW EDU on a Budget

Attending an education conference like SXSW EDU brings tremendous value, both personally and professionally. Conferences offer you opportunities for …

SXSWedu

Here's a first taste of downtown Austin's newest grocery store

Downtown residents are gaining a bigger, better boutique grocery store. The original Royal Blue Grocery in the 2nd Street District has outgrown its …

Texas

The idea of the "personal" camera as opposed to the "business" camera.

<i>Camera living on desk, currently.</i> <br>I've always enjoyed making delineations between the cameras I used for business and the cameras I used for the …

Texas

Downtown Austin's newest restaurant wows with innovative Mexican food

Longtime local restaurateurs Larry Foles and Guy Villavaso, known for perennial favorites Eddie V's Prime Seafood, Salty Sow, and, more recently, Red …

Texas