South Austin Popular Culture Center
"...High school playoffs continue this weekend. Locally, Dripping Springs plays Hays in the 4A Girls Regional Final, and Leander Vista Ridge plays New Braunfels Canyon in the Boys 4A Regional Final on Friday; no local 5A schools made the third round..."
"...High school playoffs continue this weekend. Locally, Dripping Springs plays Hays in the 4A Girls regional final, and Leander Vista Ridge plays New Braunfels Canyon in the Boys 4A regional final on Friday; no local 5A schools made the third round..."
"...Locally, the LBJ boys play Pflugerville Hendrickson; district winner Travis has a first-round bye but plays on the weekend. The McCallum girls also play Hendrickson; the winner takes on Dripping Springs and then, possibly, undefeated Leander Vista Ridge...."
"...Locally, the LBJ boys play Pflugerville Henderson; district winner Travis has a first-round bye, but plays on the weekend. The McCallum girls also play Henderson; the winner takes on Dripping Springs, and then, possibly, undefeated Leander Vista Ridge...."
"...You know you want to... Accessories designer David Hall Hodges is turning out some pretty cool work in his Dripping Springs studio..."
"...We're fortunate to have one of the best concerted lighting displays in the state just west of town. The Hill Country Regional Christmas Lighting Trail dresses Boerne, Burnet, Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Goldthwaite, Johnson City, Llano, Marble Falls, New Braunfels, Round Mountain, and Wimberley in glowing finery..."
"...Quietly filming this week on the former The Alamo set in Dripping Springs is Appaloosa, a Western directed by and starring Ed Harris. Also in the cast are Renée Zellweger and Viggo Mortensen..."
"...Dripping Springs ISD: Approved $96 million in school bonds...."
"...DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD: $96,170,000 in bonds to build and renovate school facilities and buy land...."
"...The “world’s first preschool for dyslexic children” is hosting an open house for interested parents and their kids this Sunday from noon to 4pm at 13317 Fitzhugh Road, between Oak Hill and Dripping Springs, according to a press release from Prelexia, the new, tiny school. For more info about Prelexia, call 653-9653, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or check out www.prelexia.com...."
"...On the Travis County ballot are 16 proposed amendments to the state constitution (see the Oct. 19 issue for endorsements) and, depending on your precinct, special elections in Cedar Park, Jonestown, Lakeway, Manor, Sunset Valley, bond elections in the Dripping Springs, Leander, and Pflugerville school districts, certain county Emergency Services districts, the East Travis Gateway Library District, and the Lakeside, Lakeway, and Lazy Nine municipal utility districts. For voting locations, hours, sample ballots and other info, go to the Travis County Elections Web site...."
"...Spirits distilled in Texas certainly are an emerging trend. This makes three vodkas – Tito's, Dripping Springs, and Savvy; one platinum rum – Treaty Oak; and two liqueurs – Paula's Texas Orange and Texas Lemon....."
"...SE: It's so different now. I'd rather remember Texas as me being able to stand there with hair down to my waist next to a guy in a cowboy hat at the Dripping Springs Reunion without getting my ass kicked..."
"...We've got two weeks' worth of stories here. Since they live southwest of the city, Mick Vann and Wes Marshall were assigned to cover the Lake Travis area, Spicewood, Dripping Springs, Driftwood, Buda, Kyle, and Highway 71 east toward Bastrop..."
"...Dear Editor, On March 23 of this year, Adam Raymond was hit head-on and killed while riding his bicycle near Dripping Springs ["Naked City," News, June 22]. Earlier this month, the Hays County grand jury failed to indict Bradley Danz, the driver of the vehicle that killed Raymond..."
"...To donate or volunteer they need $60,000 in materials and 1,800 in volunteer hours call 472-8788 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Wells Dunbar Beyond City Limits Bicyclist Adam Raymond of Austin was killed in March when an oncoming pickup entered his lane on Mount Gainor Road in Dripping Springs and struck him head on..."
"...But still, it isn't enough, so the Foxes (Lisa, Emmett's wife, is his partner in life and food) have developed a relationship with farmer Harley Clark of Dripping Springs, who grows exclusively for the duo's dual restaurants. The partnership is in its fourth year, and, like the products it yields, it's a growing one..."
"...H.C. Carter Longhorn Ranch Ghost Town, Dripping Springs..."
"..."Our bill was opposed by Mike McKinney of the Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas, and with him opposed to it, we were not able to even get a hearing on the bill in committee," says Brock Wagner, founder of Houston's Saint Arnold Brewing and a leader of Friends of Texas Microbreweries, the coalition lobbying for the law. "We met with all the legislators on the committee, and all felt that we were making a very reasonable request, but at the end of the day that didn't matter." (A call to McKinney was not returned as of this writing.) Actually, there are two identical bills: HB 1926 by Houston's Jessica Farrar (in whose district Saint Arnold is located) and HB 2647 by Dripping Springs' Patrick Rose (Real Ale Brewing is in his district)..."
"...Actually, there are two bills, although they are word-for-word identical, just with different authors listed: House Bill 1926 by Houston's Jessica Farrar (in whose district Saint Arnold is located) and HB 2647 by Dripping Springs' Patrick Rose (Real Ale Brewing is located Blanco County). Wagner says he is already looking forward to pushing the bill again in 2009..."
"...It was all about constitutional philosophy: On one side, there are those like Rep. Patrick Rose, D-Dripping Springs, that say that it's unfair to hamstring future legislatures with a supermajority on one tax; on the other, there are legislators like Rep..."
"...It was a good week for CenTex schools in the state high school playoffs, as the Lake Travis and Round Rock McNeil girls and all four Westlake and Dripping Springs teams won two games each to advance to the regional finals this weekend. The Travis High boys, AISD's last entry, bowed out in the regional semifinals...."
"...The winner meets Chivas Guadalajara, who edged DC United in the other semi; just three days later, the Dynamo kick off the defense of their MLS Championship, hosting the L.A. Galaxy on Sunday, April 8, at 6pm; www.houstondynamo.com for info. It was a good week for CenTex schools in the state high school playoffs, as the Lake Travis and Round Rock McNeil girls and all four Westlake and Dripping Springs teams won two games each to advance to the regional finals this weekend..."
"...In high school bi-district playoffs, the Travis High boys were the lone Austin winner, 4-2 in OT over San Antonio Burbank. But the suburban schools did well; Westlake and Dripping Springs boys and girls teams all won..."
"...Hawkins, nonetheless, is hard-pressed to acknowledge his mistake, even as members of the House Human Services Committee tried to squeeze an admission out of him last week. Committee Chair Patrick Rose, D-Dripping Springs, summed up the whole Accenture deal as a "$156 million disaster" referring to the amount the state has already shelled out for the contract work...."
"...When Patrick Rose learned of his promotion to chairman of the House Human Services Committee, the Dripping Springs Democrat followed the actions of his two predecessors: He reached out to Austin Rep. Elliott Naishtat, who chaired the committee for nearly a decade until his demotion under Speaker Tom Craddick in 2003..."
"...Many eyebrows were raised when Dripping Springs Democratic Rep. Patrick Rose turned out to be a T-Rex (a very big DINO) during the recent speaker debate..."
"...On the Senate side, Watson, a testicular-cancer survivor, will co-author the proposed legislation with Jane Nelson, R-Lewisville, and Florence Shapiro, R-Plano, while Reps. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, and Patrick Rose, D-Dripping Springs, will carry the House bill..."
"...So no committees today. Poor Patrick Rose: after all that Craddick-boosting during the speaker debate, the Dripping Springs DINO will have to wait to see what his reward will be. Speaking of Patricks and committees: With all the hullabaloo about whether Tom would see his enemies list (i.e., those state reps who voted against him) in the House before picking committees, everyone ignored what's been going on in the Senate..."
"...Dear Editor, A wolf in sheep's clothing? Democratic Rep. Patrick Rose of Dripping Springs keeps saying he'll do whatever necessary to approve toll roads and to re-elect Tom Craddick as Texas House speaker..."
"...10) Rainwater: It seems so obvious, it's hard to believe no one has done it before. But fresh squeezed cloud juice from Dripping Springs is the first bottled rain water in the country, and it is scrumptious, chlorine free, locally and celestially produced..."
"...290 are funded but not the main lanes. The lanes of Highway 71 West out to Dripping Springs and beyond, as well as 290 East and Loop 360, are not funded at all..."
"..."I'm hopeful that there's going to be a new speaker." While Howard's name appeared on Craddick's post-election pledge list of 109, she went missing from the revised head count of 84.* (Craddick's office acknowledges that Pitts' defection puts the tally at 83.) Democratic Reps. Dawnna Dukes of Austin and Patrick Rose of Dripping Springs are still officially backing Craddick, one more strongly than the other..."
"...Iola (1A Division II) 6pm tomorrow at Burger Center; and Chilton vs. Rocksprings (1A Division II), 7:30pm tonight in Dripping Springs..."
"...Mandola Estate Winery, outside of Dripping Springs, pairs handmade Italian-style wines with a Texas accent to an Old World-style Italian market and restaurant. Founded by the Mandola family, who also operate the popular Austin eatery under the family name, the winery announced its first release last month after more than four years of preparation...."
"...Dripping Springs decorates the business community along U.S. 290..."
"...I guess election season makes everyone crazy. First Rick Green (allegedly) throws a sucker punch at Patrick Rose on the steps of their Dripping Springs polling place..."
"...He released a post-election list of 109 members who have promised themselves to Craddick. The list includes several Democrats, including Austin's own Dawnna Dukes and Dripping Springs' Patrick Rose..."
"...The Quorum Report just posted a confirmed report that an "altercation" broke out in Hays County between state Rep. Patrick Rose, D-Dripping Springs, and his Republican predecessor in that seat, Rick Green..."
"...The drive has placed more than a million pets since it began in 1999 and has expanded from 14 participating animal shelters and rescue groups to 1,941 last year. The nine area participating organizations are the Austin Humane Society, Austin Siamese Rescue, Giant Paw Rescue in Lakeway, Cedar Forest Cat Ranch, Texas Great Pyrenees Rescue, Pflugerville's Lucky Mutts Rescue, Lago Vista PAWS, the Humane Society of Williamson County, and Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary of Dripping Springs..."
"...290 W., 858-1700). Friends in Dripping Springs tell me it's the happening joint out there these days....."
"...State Rep. Patrick Rose, D-Dripping Springs, introduced such a bill in the 2005 session, but it never reached the House floor for a vote..."
"...With the dazzling Hedda Layne as well as the Eric Tessmer Band performing, you can shop for your holiday rocks at a 25% discount that night while supporting KLRU and HAAM (Health Alliance for Austin Musicians). Tickets for this fab event are $50 through www.anthonynak.com or at the store Immortalize your favorite love (two- or four-legged variety) with an engraved Plaza brick or stone paw at Texas Hearing and Service Dogs' new training building and visitors center on its campus in Dripping Springs..."
"...Honorable Mentions: Jimmy Anderson (Alvin), John Robinson, Andrew Rodenberg, Akl Batrouni, Jason Brice, Jeff Schulz, Roy Alvarado (Round Rock), Jimmy Anderson (Alvin), Marc Irving (Cedar Park), Ken Coffelt (Briarcliff), Cesar Remus, Jarrod C. Mejia (Cedar Park), Paul Petersen (Alpine), Mike Bunga, Steve McMillon, Richard Botello (Dripping Springs), Jason Stanford, Rene Moreno, Dana Richie (Cedar Park), Roy Alvarado (Round Rock), Dennise Cowart, Juana Younce, Justin Williams, ManDee Mason (DeLeon), Bryan Bunkowski, Brandon Grebe, Scott NettlesGreen SauceFirst: Mark & Margaret Harsh (Round Rock)..."
"...The house reflects a Southwestern feel, filled with Native American iconography and personal altars that reflect Andes' pantheistic spirituality. Thoughtfully chosen art decorates the walls, many pieces painted by his brother and fellow Jo Jo Gunner Matt Andes, who lives in Dripping Springs..."
"...Don Nyland, the south area engineer for The Transportation Commission's Austin region, questioned the parkway on three counts. First, the road must serve a region far larger than Oak Hill, one that accommodates the growth of communities out to Dripping Springs and beyond to Johnson City..."
"...Juniper Hills Farm between Dripping Springs and Blanco takes advantage of the rich culinary culture of the Hill Country to combine a cooking school with overnight cabins for a unique weekend getaway...."
"...When the Threets first approached Young about helping their son's case, he wasn't interested. "I told them, if my child had died in a fight, I'd want him in jail, too," said Young, a 32-year veteran of the FBI, who's now a partner in Dripping Springs-based Mag International, which regularly consults with families who are victims of violent crimes..."