Entertainment & Events

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

IndyAustin targets stadium proposal, suggests petition for referendum

The local political action committee that helped to force an upcoming public vote on the implementation of CodeNEXT has set its sights on the city’s McKalla Place property and the push to build a professional soccer stadium there.IndyAustin is in…

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Economic development corp. stands out as answer to creative space crunch

A long-burgeoning effort to have the city create an economic development corporation that would help public and private entities to partner on ambitious development projects may be the best solution to help Austin’s creative community address a rapidly worsening space…

Monday, July 23, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Questions on finances, floodwater remain after stadium info session

Thursday’s information session at the Central Library offered those on both sides of the prospect of building a soccer stadium on city property in North Austin a chance to air their opinions, without producing much clarifying information on how the…

Monday, July 16, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Another report, same story: Austin’s too pricey for artists

Don’t stop, even if it seems like you’ve read this one before: A new city report finds that Austin’s musicians and creative class are feeling the financial squeeze while the rest of the city prospers.That finding, released last week, comes…

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

SXSW economic impact grows north of $350M

The economic impact of the South by Southwest festival inched across the $350 million mark in the latest analysis by Greyhill Advisors of the spring festival’s effect on the community. The $350.6 million total for the 2018 festival represented growth…

Friday, July 6, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Questions of timing, community benefits linger over stadium negotiations

With little more than a month before City Council is expected to formally consider an agreement to possibly provide city land for the construction of a professional soccer stadium, it seems one of the most important considerations is what constitutes…

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