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Brooklyn Decker to be Honored at Texas Film Awards
The Austin Film Society's annual Texas Film Awards ceremony is one the of biggest fundraisers for the non-profit, and its's already on the way to ensuring a star-studded lineup of honorees with the announcement today that model-turned-actress Brooklyn Decker will receive this year's Rising Star Award.

1:00PM Tue. Dec. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

RIP Gus Garcia, Austin’s First Elected Hispanic Mayor
Tributes are accumulating upon the passing Gustavo “Gus” Garcia, who fought for civil rights and blazed a trail for Hispanic public officials in Austin. Garcia was Austin’s first elected Hispanic mayor (2001-2003) after serving nine years as a City Council member, and was also the first Hispanic Austin ISD trustee and board president.

5:15PM Mon. Dec. 17, Michael King Read More | Comment »

CEO Chuck Smith Leaves Equality Texas
Equality Texas, a statewide political advocacy organization for LGBTQ rights, announced earlier today that CEO Chuck Smith is leaving the nonprofit after his 15-year tenure.

4:05PM Mon. Dec. 17, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Federal Judge Hears Oral Arguments in Sexual Assault Class Action
U.S. Judge Lee Yeakel will not make a decision until after the holidays regarding the City of Austin’s and Travis County’s motions to dismiss the sexual assault class action suit brought against both entities by eight local rape survivors.

3:50PM Mon. Dec. 17, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Eldorado Cafe Launches New Menu Item to Benefit Kids
It’s time to start thinking seriously about putting on an extra layer of fat for the long, cold winter ahead. Why not do it while also contributing to a good cause?

11:56AM Mon. Dec. 17, Melanie Haupt Read More | Comment »

J.T. Youngblood’s Is Now Permanently Closed
If you’re not on the Facebook pages for the Mueller neighborhood and its surrounding area, you might not have known that J.T. Youngblood’s shuttered quietly over the weekend.

11:00AM Mon. Dec. 17, Melanie Haupt Read More | Comment »

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Calvin Gimpelevich’s Invasions Hurts So Good
Invasions, a collection of short stories by Calvin Gimpelevich – a young author who can be found negotiating a cat-crowded life somewhere along this country’s Pacific coast – is just the thing you want to be reading as the 21st century shifts into higher gear along the road to humanity’s self-destruction.

10:00AM Mon. Dec. 17, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Gifts From the Greenhouse
The symbiotic relationship between Tillery Street Plant Company and East Austin Succulents was born when Tillery owner Jon Hutson offered an empty greenhouse for rent to East Austin Succulents owner Nick Pedley. Each has what the other does not – one focuses on, you guessed it, succulents and the other everything garden related.

7:30AM Sat. Dec. 15, Melanie Laporte Read More | Comment »

Weekend Wine
Happy holiday season. We’ve picked some lovely, big-boned red wines specifically aimed at those of you intending to have dishes with powerful flavors and red meat.

7:16AM Sat. Dec. 15, Wes Marshall Read More | Comment »

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