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The man on East Sixth Street: That's my daddy!

“That picture in the paper? That’s my daddy!”

After a photo taken in 1958 on East Sixth Street by Hans Beacham ran in the print edition of Austin Found, we received two calls. 386 more words


Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Chelsea Bat Attack

CHELSEA (CBS) — Police are looking for a suspect who attacked a man with a baseball bat Sunday morning in Chelsea.

Authorities say they received a call at 7:45 a.m. 103 more words


Life on the Austin homefront during World War II

Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day. Seventy-five years ago, the lives of Austinites, other Texans and all Americans totally changed.

Some Austinites, such as Connie Douglass Vanzura, … 171 more words


Austin holiday lights in days gone by

We can’t help it. We follow the holiday sparkle. We’re headed to the Trail of Lights preview party on Friday. Time to pause for some old images of twinkling wonder. 102 more words


Can you tell us more about these old Austin spots?

Sometimes, when readers ask for help identifying an old Austin business, we know that much could be solved by flipping through the annual city directories and phone books at the  360 more words


Texas Book Festival - Michael Fracasso

I was excited to find out that Michael Fracasso was playing in the Music Tent for the Texas Book Festival. He is one of my favorite local singer-songwriters. 10 more words


Tourist walking with daughter attacked on Congress Avenue Bridge

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A tourist visiting Austin with his family this weekend was attacked on the Congress Avenue Bridge, alongside his 6-year-old daughter.

Roger Buchanan, of Spearman, Texas, traveled to Austin last week for a crop insurance conference. 634 more words