Thanks to our shared fame as the capital of Texas and the live music capital of the world, Austin has a wealth of creative types and political junkies.
Daniel Greer mouths off, Lee Leffingwell dances with the stars, and Judith Zaffirini reaches a landmark.
Austinites shouldn't expect to be boarding a bullet train to Barton Springs anytime soon, but urban rail took a big step forward this past week.
It's been two years since 21-year-old Jennifer Cave was brutally murdered and dismembered inside the West Campus apartment of her friend Colton Pitonyak.
INRIX, a Kirkland, Wa., company that collects real-time traffic data from more than 100 million vehicles worldwide using global positioning devices, rates Austin traffic as the fourth worst in the United States.
Oh, San Antonio. You were rebuilding your rep for South Texas rock dominance - with corazon - until Pinata Protest crashed the fiesta.
By now you have heard that Trader Joe's is coming to Austin. The Austin Business Journal reported earlier this spring that three stores will open in Rollingwood, Downtown, and at The Arboretum beginning this fall.
Writing prizes are great news for the recipients, but they're even more spectacular for the community: You get a whole new set of rising stars to watch make their impressive trajectory.
This March 14, 2013 photo shows members of the band Vampire Weekend, from left, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Baio, Chris Thomson and Ezra Koenig posing during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
The New York Times once wrote that Nashville was like Austin's cousin had it been raised by a stricter father.
AUSTIN, Texas The City of Austin's Emerging Technology and Telecommunications Committee had its first public discussion Wednesday regarding Google Fiber and which city buildings should get the super fast Internet connection first.
Okay, folks, our annual comedy competition is really gettin' serious. Back on April Fools' Day, we were looking at a record 209 jokeslingers vying for the crown in this year's Funniest Person in Austin contest.
It started in 1997 as a summer-only art program for kids at Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center.
July, 2009. I'd lived in Austin nearly two years. That first leg from Spoon's three-night stand at Stubb's hit so hard that I had to scalp a ticket to the third night.