Thursday, March 7, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

City expands money, eligibility for creative space assistance

The city has nearly quadrupled its funding and expanded accessibility for a 2017 pilot program to assist creative spaces at risk of closing due to rising rents or maintenance issues.The Creative Space Assistance Program has more than $750,000 available to…

Monday, February 25, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Casar opposes dense rezoning Renteria supports

On Thursday, Council approved the rezoning of two adjacent properties in the East Riverside corridor that will allow for considerably greater density when the property is redeveloped. The approval, which was on first reading only, was done over the objections…

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Travis County and its growing number of sexual assault response teams

Sexual assault has become a hot-button topic in Austin over the past several weeks. Of course, this sort of crime is nothing new; sexual violence has been with us for centuries and has always been difficult to deal with.In an…

Thursday, January 31, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

State, medical school lay out plans for new Austin State Hospital

Officials from the state and from Dell Medical School at the University of Texas have put together their plans for a new Austin State Hospital that will be constructed on the existing 95-acre campus in the Hyde Park neighborhood.State money…

Monday, January 28, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

John Treviño Metro Park gets development contract

The 330-acre plot of former ranch land that sits 2.5 miles east of Highway 183 has stood vacant since 2003 as it waits to become the future John Treviño Metro Park.This metropolitan park is one of two remaining undeveloped parks…

Friday, January 11, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

City charter would push possible stadium election to November

Petitions calling for an election that could challenge the city’s deal for a new soccer stadium aren’t expected to be certified until early February, but city staff has already decided November is the soonest a referendum election could take place.Citing…

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