Google Fiber Coming to Austin

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Google announced in April, 2013 that Austin had been selected as one of the cities to receive its Gigabit Internet service. What does this mean and when will it arrive? Read more

East Austin Gentrifying

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Gentrification has become a common, and divisive, topic of discussion in Austin. Several areas of the city are in the midst of a process of transformation. Emblematic of this is east Austin Read more

Texas Drought 2014 Update

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Along with the heat and traffic, another major concern to Austin residents is the ongoing Texas drought. The majority of Texas, 88 percent of the state including Austin, has been under drought conditions since 2010. Read more

Circuit of the Americas, Two Year Anniversary

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Circuit of the Americas, a multipurpose live event arena east of Austin, has hosted some of the most prestigious racing events in the world and some top-of-the-line musical performances. The three-and-a-half-mile racetrack had its first race in November 2012. See some videos about the COTA's construction and the venue today. Read more

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