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Abbott Reopening Plan Allows Businesses, Including Restaurants, to Increase Capacity to 75%
Gov. Greg Abbott, during a press conference at the Capitol this afternoon, outlined an executive order allowing restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, gyms, museums, and libraries to increase capacity from 50% to 75%. The changes take effect Monday, Sept. 21.

2:03PM Thu. Sep. 17, 2020, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

I Luv Video Closes ... So What Next?
I Luv Video may be gone, but Conrad Bejarano, who founded the Austin video store in 1983, said that even though the doors are shuttered on its final location, he’s trying to find a buyer for the whole library. He has two prerequisites: He wants to keep it in one piece, and to remain available to the people of Austin.

7:00AM Wed. Sep. 16, 2020, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

I Luv Video  Closes ... So What Next?
 
Drafthouse And Buffalo Tree Want You to Register to Vote!
If you hadn't noticed, there's an election this year, and making sure you're registered to vote is the first step in protecting your constitutional rights. Next Monday and Tuesday, the Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane will be hosting A Change is Gonna Come, a pop-up and drive-thru voter registration event run by Buffalo Tree Presents.

5:29PM Wed. Sep. 9, 2020, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Selling Pre-Packaged Foods Could Qualify Some Austin Bars to Reopen as Restaurants
Sixth Street’s two main strips of bars still look relatively desolate six months into pandemic shut-downs. The storefronts on the section colloquially known as “Dirty Sixth” remain largely boarded up and the upper-crust West Sixth stretch contains multiple closed down clubs and watering holes.

12:16PM Sat. Aug. 29, 2020, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Council Recap: Too Little Affordable Housing, or Too Much?
At its Aug. 27 meeting, City Council approved several state grants to the Austin Police Department in relatively short order that will provide additional funding for victims services, the mental health first responders program, and processing evidence for sexual assault cases.

2:20PM Fri. Aug. 28, 2020, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Waterloo Counseling Center Will Become a Program of Texas Health Action Alongside Kind Clinic
Today Texas Health Action announced Austin’s Waterloo Counseling Center will become a program of Texas Health Action alongside THA’s sexual health and wellness program, Kind Clinic.

10:11AM Mon. Aug. 24, 2020, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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Applications for Rent Relief Lottery Open Tomorrow
Calling all renters who have lost income because of COVID-19: The city wants to pay your rent. No, really. Starting Wednesday, August 19 at 8am, applications will open for a lottery rent relief program, with $12.9 million available in direct aid to struggling renters.

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