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Friday, October 19, 2018 by Ryan Thornton

City approves Austin Marathon route months in advance

Next year will mark the 28th year of the Austin Marathon. Since the marathon’s inception in 1992, the route has undergone a few dramatic changes and several minor changes as planners have tried to please runners, spectators, city government and…

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Legal questions remain as soccer team once bound for Austin may stay put

The possibility of Austin not becoming the relocation destination for an Ohio Major League Soccer franchise has brought a variety of new questions into the issue of the city providing land for a new 20,000-seat sports stadium in North Austin.News…

Monday, October 1, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

With cuts reduced, arts groups push city to reshape future funding

The city’s Arts Commission has asked City Council to allocate more than $1 million in extra money to arts organizations recently informed they were facing sharp cuts in their funding from the city’s Cultural Arts Division.At last Monday’s special meeting…

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Nightlife vet takes the lead of music venue district on Red River

With the appointment of the first executive director for the Red River Cultural District, changes are pretty much guaranteed for the downtown stretch that includes more than a dozen live music venues and represents one of the city’s most renowned…

Thursday, August 23, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Memo points toward cultural trust to save arts spaces

It appears City Council will move ahead with the creation of a cultural land trust and an economic development corporation in the coming months, both attempts to combat the rising cost of real estate for residents and local artists.A new…

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

County commissioners eye legal options on city’s soccer stadium deal

Travis County commissioners voted Tuesday to preserve their option to challenge the city of Austin’s deal to make a piece of North Austin land tax-exempt to facilitate the construction of a professional soccer stadium.The unanimous decision came in the wake…

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