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Congress Avenue Bridge Named for Ann Richards
"...Item 40 was a vaguely worded ordinance naming the Congress Avenue Bridge – yet for who or what, it..."

Nov. 15, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Another Hotel Checks In on Congress Avenue
The Hideout has seen the future and it's a 32-story hotel
"...working with their next-door neighbors at the historic 617 Congress, home of the Hideout Theatre and Coffeehouse. Both the..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Breaking: Congress Avenue Closed
Expected until noon
"...News 8 Austin is reporting that Congress Avenue is closed from Cesar Chavez to 11th street,..."

Jan. 8, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Black Austin Matters Mural on Congress Avenue
"...street mural reading "Black Austin Matters" was installed on Congress Avenue between Sixth and Ninth streets, a collaboration between..."

June 19, 2020 Photo Gallery

South Congress Avenue at Monroe Station
"...Central city neighborhood station and avenue uplift (Urban Design Associates) This South Congress station is..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature

Dancing Over Lights on Congress Avenue
"...– the dancing will take place outside at 100 Congress in the midst of the First Night crowd –..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Live From (Your Laptop on) Congress Avenue, It's #TribFest2021!
The virtual Texas Tribune Festival kicks off on Sept. 20
"...each day, or you can hang out on Con­gress Avenue near the Capitol with your laptop and it'll feel..."

Sept. 17, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Change of Location but the Same Spirit at South Congress Books
After more than a decade the store finds a new home on Kerbey Lane
"...housing thousands of vintage and used books on South Congress Avenue represented the realization of Sheri Tornatore’s dream to..."

Feb. 5, 2023 Arts Post by Joelle DiPaolo

Cap Metro Quits Congress
Buses re-routing to Guadalupe-Lavaca corridor
"...If you're waiting for the bus on Congress Avenue, get ready for a walk. As of today,..."

June 3, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

"We'll Always Have 807 Congress"
The Raging of the Elements, or Indoor Theatre in Austin -- Al Fresco
"...drowns fleets of mariners, bent the live oaks on Congress Avenue sideways. Suddenly, minutes into the preview, the rear..."

June 25, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Saving South Congress - for Whom?
This weekend's street fest raises questions about the future of the Southside's main drag
"...Is the fabric of the South Congress strip wearing thin? Neighbors on both sides of South..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

On the Avenue
'PlazaLife' comes to Austin's Great Street: Congress Avenue
", "The event celebrates a year-long effort of DAA's Congress Avenue Plaza Team to re-imagine the plaza as a..."

April 27, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Putting the Brakes on Congress Bus Stops
Citing accident rate, Cap Metro retools Downtown stops
" longer stroll up to just any corner on Congress and hop on your bus. Citing a need to..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Tenant Wanted on South Congress
"...In Magnolia Cafe's early days on South Congress, the only source of neighborhood color seemed to come..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Only Constant on Congress Is Change
Liz Lambert chronicles being both sides of the gentrification debate in Through the Plexi-Glass
"...San José on today's now fully gentrified, hipster-rich, South Congress Avenue...."

March 19, 2021 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Sunrise on South Congress
El Sol y La Luna: A Bright New Place to Dine
"...1224 South Congress, 444-7770..."

Sept. 29, 1995 Arts Feature

A Look Inside South Congress’ New Superstition Nightclub
C3-Backed dance venue pays homage to Seventies disco
"...hands of NoCo Hospitality, the team behind the (sac)religious-themed Congress Avenue cocktail bar and nightclub, Higher Ground. The team..."

Dec. 29, 2022 Music Post by Christina Garcia

Nightmare on Congress, Candy at City Hall?
Escuelita del Alma holds what may be its last downtown trick-or-treat.
"...annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat. The staff and students of the Congress Avenue child care center will be putting on their..."

Oct. 31, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

New Tricks on South Congress
A Community Policing Success Story
"...A friend and his young son were on South Congress around dusk, why I don't remember, when they encountered..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Opinion: Bring Back East Avenue – Downtown Is No Place for a 20-lane Death Machine
The case for running freeways around cities, rather than through them
" Burnet Road, Lamar Boulevard, Manor Road, and South Congress – have remained urban streets, or have become urban..."

Sept. 17, 2021 Column by Chris Riley

Batfest Flies to South First Street
Fest schedule resolved; reservations about Downtown closures continue
"...broader wisdom of closing parts of massive thoroughfares like Congress Avenue for events like Bat Fest. "The process by..."

Aug. 13, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Obama Event to Affect Friday Downtown Traffic
Streets in front of Capitol will close beginning at midnight tonight.
"...street closures in downtown Austin on Friday, Feb. 22. Congress Avenue from 11th Street to 10th Street, and 11th..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Bat Fest
Congress Avenue Bridge, Saturday, September 3, 2005
"...have the state loony bin at the end of Congress Avenue. Snap! No doubt about it, this town is..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

A Fitting Tribute
At the Ann Richards Congress Bridge dedication
"...Martinez said atop city hall's second story balcony, the Congress Avenue Bridge hovering behind him like a hologram above..."

Nov. 16, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Luv Doc Recommends: The Jump at the Capitol
Congress Avenue, Friday, June 12, 2009
"...known to mankind" (especially if you're trying to cross Congress). Of course, the pièce de résistance (the maraschino cherry..."

June 12, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Luv Doc Recommends: ROT Rally Parade
Congress Avenue, Friday, June 11, 2010
"...ROT is all up in our chili, parading down Congress, tearing around the Hill Country, clogging up Sixth Street,..."

June 11, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Patty Griffin – The Paramount’s Aural Blade
Singer continues transformation from folkie to Americana icon
"...Opened on Congress Avenue 100 years ago, the Paramount Theatre now counts..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Street Style, Festival Edition
Sartorial snapshots from Congress during AFF and TBF
"'s most beloved fests did battle for dominance on Congress Avenue: the Texas Book Festival and the Austin Film..."

Oct. 28, 2013 Design Post by Amy Gentry

Luv Doc Recommends: ROT Rally Parade
Congress Avenue, Friday, June 10, 2011
" farting and rattling through the glass canyon of Congress Avenue, then you should strap on your halter and..."

June 10, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Luv Doc Recommends: Republic of Texas Rally
Congress Avenue, Thursday, May 31, 2007
"...way from the Travis County Expo Center and to Congress Avenue. Following the parade will be two stages with..."

June 1, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

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