Austin Gets $200K Grant For Affordable Housing Goal

Austin, Housing Conservancy awarded $200K grant toward affordable housing creation amid brisk gentrification. (Shutterstock) AUSTIN, TX — The City of Austin and private real estate partnership Housing Conservancy were awarded a 2019 Outstanding Achievement Metropolitan City CommunityWINS Grant at the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Hawaii on Sunday. The $200,000 grant […]

Austin Design Week Call For Entries Opens

Austin Design Week has announced its call for entries ahead of week-long gathering scheduled in November. (Shutterstock) AUSTIN, TX — Austin Design Week has opened its call for entries for the its 4th annual upcoming gathering. The event comprises a week of free local workshops, talks, studio tours and other activities aimed at bringing the […]

BWW Review: TERMINATOR THE MUSICAL Irreverently Parodies The Sci-Fi Classic in Austin, Tx

Appropriately playing at Fallout Theatre’s historically comedic stage, TERMINATOR: THE MUSICAL parodies Arnold Schwarzenegger’s hit 1984 and 1991 films, The Terminator and T2: Judgement Day. The film features a time travelling robot, who has travelled from 2029 to 1984 in order to kill Sarah Connor before she gives birth to her son Jon Connor, the […]

National Lifestyle Website Ranks Best Austin Neighborhoods

Mandola’s Italian Kitchen calls ‘The Triangle’ home, doing a brisk business offering patrons authentic culinary fare. (Photo by Tony Cantú/Patch staff) AUSTIN, TEXAS — There are many wonderful neighborhoods in Austin, but the top "best" honor goes to (drum roll, please…) "Triangle State" in North Austin, according to a new report. That’s according to the […]

East Austin Weekend Weather Forecast

What to expect from the weather this weekend in the East Austin area. (Shutterstock) EAST AUSTIN, TX — Here’s your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Thursday, April 4 Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 90, low 66Chance of rain: 41%Visibility: 8 miles Friday, April 5 Mostly cloudy throughout the […] is Shaking up Real Estate with Zero Commission to Sellers

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BWW Review: Tom Stoppard’s INDIAN INK Shares the Humanity Behind British Imperialism at The Rollins Theatre in Austin, Tx.

Tom Stoppard is regarded as one of the greatest living playwrights of our day. His time spent in India in the 1940’s as a boy, no doubt influenced the author’s point of view in writing INDIAN INK. By modern terms, Stoppard’s writing would be described as a slow burn, with a style gradually revealing plot […]