In an announcement sent through their newsletter on Thursday, December 13, Kendall and John Antonelli informed patrons that their Downtown location of Antonelli’s Cheese Shop + Kitchen at Fareground will be closing effective December 31.
Founded in 1988, Wright House Wellness Center has always focused on a holistic approach toward taking care of people living with HIV/AIDS. Its birth – at the height of the AIDS crisis – was born of practitioners looking to alternative therapies like massage and acupuncture for end-of-life care for those dying from AIDS-related complications.
Austin-based online streaming service and content studio Rooster Teeth is arguably the city's biggest entertainment media employer, so any changes in management or ownership are inevitably noteworthy. Now the firm is part of the recent reshuffling of assets in the wake of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner.
The members of the Austin Film Critics Association are busy working on their end-of-year lists, and one of the most important considerations is the prestigious Austin Film Award. Today the association has released its short list of the five finalists for the prize (drum roll please).
With all votes counted, newcomers Natasha Harper-Madison and Paige Ellis and incumbent Sabino "Pio" Renteria have triumphed in the last remaining Austin City Council races, while Arati Singh and Stephanie Gharakhanian will be joining the Austin ISD and Austin Community College boards of trustees.
It's already a good night for Natasha Harper-Madison and Sabino "Pio" Renteria, as the Austin City Council District 1 and 3 contests looked pretty well settled as soon as early-vote results were released at 7pm. In District 8, Paige Ellis isn't quite out of the woods, but still has a substantial lead.
The lingering proposal to add to the Travis County legislative agenda the request to create a Criminal District Attorney office – merging the D.A. and County Attorney offices – failed today at Commissioners Court. Court will instead consider moving all criminal prosecutions under the D.A., leaving civil matters with the County Attorney.