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Dancing on Congress Avenue

Dancing on Congress Avenue – Austin, Texas

Yes, I was recently at the Dia de los Muertos Parade, the Mexican holiday celebrating the day of the dead. 83 more words

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Begin and End at Paramount Theater

Sundays are the best days to go walking in Downtown Austin. I started at the Paramount Theater on Congress Avenue, took a loop around the Town Lake hike and bike trail, and then ended up back at the Paramount. 8 more words

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Conflict over Capitol complex plan raises concerns from local lawmakers

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The road from the Blanton Museum of Art all the way to the Texas Capitol could soon be turned into a public, pedestrian plaza. 454 more words

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Do you know this downtown Austin cafe from the 1950s?

Lawrence Da Silva, who posts frequently on sites devoted to Old Austin, shared this sharp image of a split-level cafe photographed by Neal Douglass… 446 more words

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Austin considers making Congress Avenue car-free for a day

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin’s iconic Congress Avenue is usually bustling with traffic, but what would the street be like without cars?

That’s what Bike Austin hopes to discover next year. 415 more words

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Proudly on Display

Proudly on Display, ROT Rally – Austin, Texas

There’s a lot of pride and dollars wrapped up in these machines and I’m sure people with their passions love to show them off. 286 more words

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Austinites invited on 'walkabout' to give input on improving Congress Ave.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One of Austin’s most well-known addresses is having a challenging time keeping up with the resurgence of business coming into Austin. Congress Avenue, from the river to the Texas Capitol, is about to undergo a design change. 312 more words

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