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Reconstructing the 1911 shooting heard 'all over South Austin'

Tales of historical murder and mayhem mean a lot more when they happened on your street.

Ken Roberts’ excellent “The Cedar Choppers: Life on the Edge of Nothing” (Texas A&M University Press) thoroughly chronicles the clans who until recently lived mostly isolated lives in the Hill Country west and north of Austin. 794 more words

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Adventures in Austin

About a year and a half ago, my husband was scheduled to attend a 3-day seminar in Austin, Texas. Seeing as how I never say “no” to going anywhere new and I had yet to visit Austin, I jumped on board…then, invited my best friend to come adventure with me while my husband only got to see the inside of the convention center every day. 670 more words

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Free Products, Coupons and Free Stuff, Congress Avenue, Austin, TX

Get all the Free Samples, Coupons and Free Stuff you can! Free Stuff on the internet – It’s called free stuff, freebies, freebees… 279 more words

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Fareground

So there is a new food hall in town, and it is called Fareground. This place is a wonderful concept, except they shouldn’t have invited so many people on a busy weekend night. 82 more words

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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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