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A Sampling of Summer Attractions Around Texas
"Day Trips" columnist Gerald E. McLeod picks some of his favorite things to do and see around Texas
"...if you're looking to travel farther afield than the Congress Avenue Bridge, there are other bat-spotting opportunities around the..."

May 17, 2019 Features Feature by Gerald E. McLeod

Batman’s Iconic Emblem Lights up Lady Bird Lake for Caped Crusader’s 80th Anniversary
Congress Ave. Bridge and its resident bats proved the perfect backdrop
"...urban bat colony would wing out from under the Congress Avenue Bridge for its nightly feed in a spectacular..."

March 18, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

DC Swoops Into SXSW to Kick Off Batman's 80th Anniversary
To the Bat-Bridge, Robin!
"...its worldwide #LongLiveTheBat party at the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge on Fri., March 15...."

March 15, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

David Brendan Hall's Top 10 Photos of 2018
"...Luther King Jr. Day parade at 11th Street and Congress Avenue on Jan. 15, 2018...."

Dec. 27, 2018 Photo Gallery

Things to Do Downtown During the Texas Tribune Festival
Take a break with these hot spots within walking distance of the Capitol
"...the Lone Star State, the Bob Bullock Museum (1800 Congress) is the place to go for some Texas history..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Chron Events Post by Shalavé Cawley

Jawbreaker, Last Band on the Titanic
Saving lives decades on
"...“Two million illegal rodents are living under the bridge on Congress Avenue,” Schwarzenbach announced, referring to Austin’s famed..."

July 14, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin July Events Guide
The fun isn't over yet. Summer is just getting started.
"...Selena. All screenings include $5 parking courtesy of 600 Congress, and every Tuesday means $2 Lone Stars and sodas...."

June 28, 2018 Chron Events Post by Cassie Arredondo

SXSW Film Review: A Tuba to Cuba
Preservation Jazz Hall Band doc is filled with life and joy
"...onstage, and led a “second line” parade out onto Congress Avenue and down Sixth Street. Holy SXSW!..."

March 15, 2018 Screens Post by Michael King

A Nightmare for DREAMers
Ending DACA affects an estimated 124,000 Texans
"...end on March 5, 2018, unless a consistently gridlocked Congress can agree to a legislative solution. Likely to prevent..."

Sept. 29, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 18-20
Soundtracking this weekend’s sweat-fests
"...Congress Avenue Bridge Sat., Aug. 19, 4pm..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Music Post by James Renovitch

Like Bats Out of Heaven
EarthShare of Texas invites you to enjoy bats, birds, and barbecue
"...that there are approximately 2 million bats under Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge, right? That’s why so many people gather..."

May 15, 2017 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Marketplace Art Gallery's Open Studio
In the Marketpace Art Gallery, four women have created a studio where they can develop as artists together
"...Sneden's Austin Bat Bridge is a good example of how the work of..."

March 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

"...plant now sits, at the south end of the Congress Avenue Bridge. The tract is a centerpiece of the..."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature

Pro-Immigration and Anti-Trump Rallies
Anti-Trump rally leads to arrests
" the Capitol at 7:30pm and migrated south down Congress Avenue, eventually stopping at the South First bridge, shutting..."

Nov. 14, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Power of Art in Austin’s Overlooked Objects
Defining the city's personality from the moonlight towers to the railroad bridge
"...universe is supposed to contract someday. Union Pacific Railroad Bridge..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Austin Bucket List
Dip your toe in local culture
"...window, or you can pop a squat on the Congress Avenue bridge for an up-close look at the spectacle..."

June 20, 2016 AAN Post by Molly Burke

Steve Parker's Song for Bat / Man
For this year's Fusebox, composer Steve Parker flies a batty Austin concert with live echolocation
"...colony of Mexican free-tailed bats, happily ensconced beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge, will be discomfited by Parker's interactive concert..."

April 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

"...The Congress Avenue Bridge (Chiroptophobians of Austin)..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Shorter Fuse, Bigger Bang
Fusebox Fest down to five days, but it's as explosive as ever
" for the flying mammals who roost under the Congress Avenue bridge, Bat/Man, that actually involves pitch-shifting their calls..."

Feb. 4, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Public Notice: A Tale of Two PUDs
It's not too soon to aim for green space
"...There are Walk & Draw "walkshops" starting under the Congress Avenue Bridge, at 6:30pm Thurs­day and 10am Saturday, and..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Gay Place: We're Expecting Guests
Gird up, ATX! The city's expecting 150,000 revelers in a rainbow sea next weekend.
"...and bats! Sat., Aug. 22, 4pm. Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. $15."

Aug. 21, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice: Lyft Up; Uber Under
The city sorts out airport ride-booking, and Uber resists
"...capita, and most Schoolyard Hab­i­tats (67). Famous for its Congress Avenue Bridge that's home to 1.5 million bats, the..."

March 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

POP Start
Sculpture heralds the first POP Austin international art show
"...a 15-foot Popsicle on the north end of the Congress Avenue Bridge. All in the name of art...."

Sept. 19, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Mike Martinez: 'Leadership of Austin's Tomorrow'
"...we created the Business Retention and Enhancement Program, on Congress Avenue and Sixth Street, BRE. And we used seed..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

His Name Was Gary Poulter
Meet the homeless man who became a movie star
"...At Sixth and Congress, the duo found themselves chatting up a homeless family...."

April 11, 2014 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

My Dove Springs ... and Ours
What life in 'the 44' says about the two worlds of Austin
"...hill leads past brown apartment complexes over a minimal bridge and over an equally minimal creek, onto a broad..."

April 11, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Project Connect: Phases and Stages
Advisory group gets closer to official Council recommendation
"...Currently, one option is to build a new bridge over the lake to Trinity Street. A rail bridge..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Playback: The New Vulcan Gas Company
You heard right, hippie – a new Vulcan Gas Company
"...been christened the Vulcan Gas Company after the legendary Congress Avenue psych-rock incubator (1967-70), the Austin music community cried..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Reconnect Austin: Part One
The Great Depression
" begins with a black-and-white photo of tree-lined East Avenue in 1950. That image fades into one of the..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Catching Up With Tish Hinojosa
Onetime local light begins El Sol y la Luna residency
"...the airport and managed to return to the late Congress Avenue Mexican eatery every day of my visit...."

March 27, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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